Cantillon Mamouche | 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:
Cantillon Zwanze 2009 = Elder flowers. In 2010, Cantillon re-released this beer as Mamouche (same beer), which will be brewed on a regular basis.

Added by rvdoorn on 11-07-2009

BEER STATS
Ratings:
834
Reviews:
188
Avg:
4.14
pDev:
10.39%
 
 
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411
Gots:
204
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26
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4.17/5  rDev +0.7%
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4.69/5  rDev +13.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2016 vintage. Poured into a taster glass at Brasserie Cantillon.

Fragrant dandelion-like floral notes dominate the nose upon the first whiff of the brew. The floral notes linger around just enough for you to want take another sniff without giving you a headache, unlike those you tend to get from some stronger or more pollen-y flowers like roses and acacias. The initial floral breeze is further accentuated by a warm scent reminiscent of cold chrysanthemum tea, and finishes with very light funky barnyard notes with a touch of cracked pepper.

Wildflowers and cold chrysanthemum tea are again the dominant flavors on hand. There's a hint of a refreshing mint-like quality that I can't quite put my finger around which starts to slowly surface along with the "cold tea"; the oak and funky barnyard notes gracefully ornate the finishing touches upon the tongue, along with a slight hint of cinnamon / nutmeg (I can't tell the two apart at times) and peppery spice.

Medium-light bodied--sips like herbal tea to be honest--with a moderate amount of pleasant tongue-tickling carbonation. While I can understand that most will either end up absolutely hating this beer or adoring every last sip of it like I did, it's definitely a brew worth trying once for the experience; and of course, the fresher the better.

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4.4/5  rDev +6.3%
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look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.75

Dull yellow, significant amount of haze, lambic hefe. Pristine white head. Aroma was pepper, flowers of a purple variety, lemon, sour tartness.

The pepper flowers (like black pepper) are some of the most unique flavors going on. Not my cup of tea (this and grand brusccella are my least fave Cantillons). Lots of carbonation. Too much pepper domination.

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Cantillon Mamouche from Brasserie Cantillon
4.14 out of 5 based on 834 ratings.
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