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Cantillon Fou' Foune | Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
4.65/5
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2,944 Ratings
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
Apricot Lambic

Added by rastaman on 08-05-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#18
Reviews:
544
Ratings:
2,944
pDev:
7.53%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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2,774
Gots:
635
Trade:
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Ratings: 2,944 |  Reviews: 544
Photo of Phineasco
4.87/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of tylerstravis
4.49/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Michaelpro824
4.69/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of sloelco
4.5/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MichaelCoyne
4.73/5  rDev +1.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Went to Cantillon when I was in Brussels. Pretty sure I drank 6 bottles of fresh Fou over the course of 2 days. This beer is awesome fresh. Once its been shipped, stored, etc I personally think this beer gets worse. I would drink this fresh all day over aging it.

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Photo of Tigerbrau
5/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of RAlmeida77
4.74/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

2015 bottle poured into a Cantillon stem. Semi hazy orange with a white head. Aroma is all apricots and funk. Taste is the same. Lots of apricot, sour and funk. Lots of carb. Overall an excellent funky sour. Best Cantillon I've had.

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Photo of edthehead
4.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MatthewGrapeHead
5/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Love me some Fou.

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Photo of superspak
4.47/5  rDev -3.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 9/5/2016. Pours slightly hazy medium golden yellow color with a 1-2 finger dense white head with good retention, that reduces to a thin cap that lingers. Nice spotty soapy lacing clings on the glass, with a moderate amount of streaming carbonation retaining the cap. Aromas of big tart lemon, lime, apricot, peach, mango, pineapple, melon, pear, green apple, white wine, oak, hay, straw, leather, grass, pepper, wet musty funk, wheat, cracker, light vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness. Incredible aromas with fantastic complexity and balance of fruity/funky yeast, apricots, oak barrel, and moderate pale malt notes; with good strength. Taste of big tart lemon, lime, apricot, peach, mango, pineapple, melon, pear, green apple, white wine, oak, hay, straw, leather, grass, pepper, wet musty funk, wheat, cracker, light vinegar, and yeast/oak earthiness. Light fruity/lactic tartness and yeast/oak spiciness on the finish. Lingering notes of tart lemon, lime, apricot, peach, mango, pineapple, melon, pear, green apple, white wine, oak, hay, straw, leather, grass, pepper, wet musty funk, wheat, cracker, and yeast/oak earthiness on the finish for a good bit. Incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky yeast, apricots, oak barrel, and moderate pale malt flavors; with an amazing malt/tartness balance, and zero puckering/astringent flavors after the finish. Light dryness from tart/spiciness, lightly increasing through the glass. Medium-plus carbonation and medium body; with a very smooth, moderately crisp, creamy/grainy, and fairly acidic/tannic balanced mouthfeel that is awesome. Zero warming alcohol as expected of 5%. Overall this is an insane fruit lambic! All around incredible complexity, robustness, and balance of fruity/funky yeast, apricots, oak barrel, and moderate pale malt flavors; very smooth, crisp, and refreshing to drink with the mellow acidity/tartness. Plenty of funky yeast complexity; with perfectly balanced fruit, oak, and malt notes. A highly amazing offering.

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Photo of MyThoughtsExactly
4.87/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Philcassella
4.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of GDawgs34
4.63/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Skellbop
4.5/5  rDev -3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dleiner
4.53/5  rDev -2.6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bauers
4.82/5  rDev +3.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of dmk82
4.24/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of 123moops
4.85/5  rDev +4.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Unreal

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Photo of Rich_K
4.79/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of DankScuba
4.51/5  rDev -3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zonk
4.93/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Photo of leroybrown10
4.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brunsojw
4.75/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of drone
4.39/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Zazzi82
4.58/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Cantillon Fou' Foune from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 4.65 out of 5 with 2,944 ratings
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