Cantillon Iris | Brasserie Cantillon

Cantillon IrisCantillon Iris
BA SCORE
96.5%
Liked This Beer
4.36 w/ 2,082 ratings
Cantillon IrisCantillon Iris
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Lambic - Unblended

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Year-round

Notes / Commercial Description:
From the brewery's website: "Although it is a spontaneous fermentation beer, the Iris is very different from the Lambic. The amber colour and the bitter and slightly caramelized taste make it a complex beer."

Added by TheLongBeachBum on 12-05-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#333
Reviews:
503
Ratings:
2,082
Liked:
2,010
Avg:
4.36/5
pDev:
8.94%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
713
Gots:
482
Trade:
49
User Ratings & Reviews
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Photo of npachl
4.77/5  rDev +9.4%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of ha-sheem
4.09/5  rDev -6.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wanderingpints
4.18/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PugsandBeer
4.43/5  rDev +1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mattboyer182
4.24/5  rDev -2.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of loganburgh
4.44/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of skiking70
4.26/5  rDev -2.3%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JoeMarinello
4.55/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of nguasta2
5/5  rDev +14.7%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of baggedlunch
4.53/5  rDev +3.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Erik-P
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DispyDnb
4.1/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Foley67
4.74/5  rDev +8.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.75

Photo of kell50
4.41/5  rDev +1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of scottspencer
4.23/5  rDev -3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of ArtZan
4.68/5  rDev +7.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of brandonld23
4.92/5  rDev +12.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Dave_Treat
4.39/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Jhfinn
4.34/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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3.92/5  rDev -10.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Photo of TX-Badger
4.49/5  rDev +3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

On tap at Jester King during Zwanze Day. Pours a slightly hazy reddish color with off-white minimal head. Funk, barnyard, light fruits and must on the nose; follows onto the palate. Light bodied. Finishes with barnyard funk and some light fruits.

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Photo of FLBeerGuy
4.25/5  rDev -2.5%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of garyloveman
3.94/5  rDev -9.6%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of fosters9
4.5/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Bruno74200
4.34/5  rDev -0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4.5

2 years old bottle (2014)
It's interesting to see the difference between a lambic and a gueuze, it's like history in a bottle. This one has definitely not the mouthfeel of a gueuze, it's lower in carbonation. The smell and taste are a lot about grass, lemon and flowers with a good hop presence. Almost bitter for the style, It's tart but never sour.

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Cantillon Iris from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 96.5% out of 100 with 2,082 ratings
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