Cantillon Iris | Brasserie Cantillon

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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
Ratings:
2,055
Reviews:
496
Avg:
4.26
pDev:
9.39%
 
 
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46
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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

'13 750ml into a CS snifter.

A- Beautiful golden/cider color. Minimal head with pretty large lacing for this style.

S- Acetone, granny smith apple, gueuze funk (I know, unblended...), barnyard funk/horseblanket (never smelled one, but going with the flow)

T- Such a light and delightful lambic. As for straight lambic unblended, I can't imagine it gets better than this. Glorious. So happy I pulled the trigger to open this one!

M- Medium to medium/light body for the style. Nice amount of carb follows down throat.

O- What a treat. This is one of Cantillon's least hard to acquire lambics, but I believe it is one of the purest beers/lambic that I have ever had.

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Cantillon Iris from Brasserie Cantillon
4.26 out of 5 based on 2,055 ratings.
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