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%
 
 
Wants:
709
Gots:
470
For Trade:
46
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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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3.5/5  rDev -17.8%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

Photo of papat444
4.34/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed at DDC`s anniversary party/Zwanze Day.

Smooth yet lactic feel, aroma is of wood and cherries flavor is much the same but with some sour strawberries thrown in. Tiny bit of sweetness, not really tart, well balanced. This is some serious good stuff.

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4.5/5  rDev +5.6%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.25/5  rDev -0.2%

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4.75/5  rDev +11.5%

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5/5  rDev +17.4%

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3.75/5  rDev -12%

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4.39/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

I had this at a local bar in Southern Maine after giving away a bottle of it while I was in line at a local store to a guy and his girlfriend that had never had it before...so when I saw it listed on the menu I had to get a bottle.

Appearance is Hazy due to the sediment and the bar having to store these on their side...but I'm not one to complain. I love how this beer smells, it's funky, there's a barnyard, forest floor, citrus acid thing going on that is hard to pin down...but I could smell this for hours if I wasn't drinking it so fast.

This seems more sour than some of the normal Geuze that I've had...and it seems to get more sour with age. Buy it if you can find it!

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