Cantillon Fou' Foune | Brasserie Cantillon

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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
Ratings:
2,878
Reviews:
536
Avg:
4.53
pDev:
8.17%
 
 
Wants:
2,766
Gots:
625
For Trade:
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Ratings: 2,878 |  Reviews: 536
Photo of BarrelAgedG
4.35/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Buck89
4.43/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

A 2015 version, poured from a tap into a pint glass. Moderately hazy, yellow-amber color with a frothy white head. Aromas, of ripe apricot, white bread, hay, and barnyard funk. The taste followed closely - the fruit was there but restrained. The funk was also restrained and melded well with the sweet flavors. Not much tartness. A dry but layered feel. So happy to enjoy this.

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Photo of Jcvalocchi
5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Juggerr
3.37/5  rDev -25.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 2.75 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Photo of Egotist
4.06/5  rDev -10.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MilwaukeeBeerMaker
4.89/5  rDev +7.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 5

Chased this beer for a long time and finally caught it thanks to a good friend sharing his 2015 vintage with me. It was everything I hoped it would be. Tart and fruity without being obnoxiously acidic with full flavor. Very balanced beer and was definitely worth the chase. Now to acquire my own to let it sit for many years and see how it does.

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Photo of 1levelabove247
4.68/5  rDev +3.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of teamwiggum
4.75/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dirtyhands
5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of MJSJr
4.39/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of pgrenvicz
4.75/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of MikeM417
4.82/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 5

Photo of johnny_chimpo
4.72/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Mista_Carta
4.55/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of cherche
4.25/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Bruno74200
4.6/5  rDev +1.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at les Fleurs du Malt in Lyon, France.
It seems like I'm biting in a fresh slighty acidic immature apricot. All along the main attributes might be its fruitness and the fact that it's damn well refreshing. Tart but not acidic the beer delivers a brett apricot and mango smell. The taste is never sour but still very fruity and slighty herbal. The lambic ain't too funky here.
The highlights of this very sought after beer are its simplicity and its balanced. A beer to love. I'm dying waiting to try the bottle I have in the basement. Hoping for a bigger complexity along the balance

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Photo of SteveD082791
4.35/5  rDev -4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of bootdown21
4.66/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of jcugafsu
4.49/5  rDev -0.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of MaxOhle
4.55/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Pooles26
4.42/5  rDev -2.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Gerry129
4.71/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Amguerra305
4.63/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Turbid yellow reddish orange with a ring of white head around it. Smell is sourish but you get notes of hay barnyard and horse blanket with lemon; not much fruit. Taste is very balanced with a little fruit sweetness in the middle. It gets sweeter as the beer warms. Not overly sour, just the right amount of balance in all its different aspects. Feel is light and moderately carbonated. Overall I understand what the hype is about. Super balanced sour beer but you don't really get much apricot, only generalize fruit sweetness. Still excellent however.

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Photo of nvbrew
4.85/5  rDev +7.1%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of dVinci
4.82/5  rDev +6.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Cantillon Fou' Foune from Brasserie Cantillon
4.53 out of 5 based on 2,878 ratings.
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