Cantillon Cuvee Moeder (Kriek) | Brasserie Cantillon

Cantillon Cuvee Moeder (Kriek)Cantillon Cuvee Moeder (Kriek)
BA SCORE
4.47/5
63 Ratings
Cantillon Cuvee Moeder (Kriek)Cantillon Cuvee Moeder (Kriek)
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by rtepiak on 06-13-2010

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#1,247
Reviews:
16
Ratings:
63
pDev:
8.28%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
102
Gots:
1
Trade:
0
HISTOGRAM
 
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Ratings: 63 |  Reviews: 16
Reviews by YankChef:
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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of JamFuel
4.27/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

On cask at Moeder Lambic in Brussels.

Pours a lovely, deep red with some soapy foam.

Smell is of cherries and currants with a hint of grass.

Taste is mildy sour, with cherries, a hint of almond, and cherry jelly candy.

Mouthfeel is almost flat and thin.

Overall, more easy to drink than regular Kriek, but less intense and complex. Very refreshing though!

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Photo of jlisuk
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

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4.5/5  rDev +0.7%

Photo of jlb502
5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of GABrew
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SourinQns
5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of straightlambic
4.3/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Anonymous1
4/5  rDev -10.5%

Photo of Stardusthotel83
4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of greenspointexas
4.42/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Thorpe429
4.41/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On cask at Moeder Lambic Fontainas a few weeks ago during our trip to Belgium. Served in a Cantillon tulip. Reviewed from notes.

Pours a beautiful bright, bright red with an everlasting white pink head. Once that eventually fades, there is loads of lacing. The nose brings forward some restrained funk and loads of fresh, tart cherries. Really impressive. Good acidity coming throughout plus strong cherry flavor and a light tartness. Lactic acid throughout. Light-medium body with moderate carbonation. Super-smooth and uber-enjoyable.

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4.27/5  rDev -4.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of Rifugium
2.96/5  rDev -33.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 2.5 | overall: 2.75

On cask at Moeder Lambic.

Looked nice like a typical kriek, rosy red and cloudy, with a full whitish head. Dusty aroma, lots of vinegar, cherry candy. Big vinegar bomb in the taste, sweet cherry flesh and some wet oak in the background, but mostly acetic acid. This honestly didn't even taste like a Cantillon lambic, but rather more like other lesser quality brands. Way too much vinegar in this for me to enjoy, and it was a bit of a struggle to get through one glass. I hate to say it, but...yuck. Very bad.

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chippo33
4.75/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of hurfer
5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of RedHaze
4.33/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

On cask at the Moeder Lambik on Place Fontainas.

Poured a bright red with a one finger pink head. Lacing was minimal, but I've come to expect this with lambics and geuezes.

Smell; holy cherries. I've never smelled a lambic with this dominant a cherry aroma before. Mildly sour and funky in the nose, but not as much as I was expecting for a Cantillon.

Taste: very much cherry forward, but the funky/sourness that I was hoping for comes through a little more here. That's a really good thing too, as there's a bit more underlying sweetness in this than I've some to expect in Cantillon beers. Tart, and kind of oaky, with a surprising dryness in the finish.

Mouthfeel is smooth, almost velvety, but still manages to be on the lighter side.

Overall this is one really fantastic beer. This is one of the most cherry forward Kriek beers I've had in a longtime, though somehow it manages to be sweet, tart and dry all at the same time.

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4.25/5  rDev -4.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Monsone
5/5  rDev +11.9%

Photo of MacStinson
4.71/5  rDev +5.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dicers
4.5/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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Cantillon Cuvee Moeder (Kriek) from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 4.47 out of 5 with 63 ratings
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