Cantillon Lambic | Brasserie Cantillon

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4.13/5
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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

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Added by TheLongBeachBum on 12-30-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#2,427
Reviews:
60
Ratings:
280
pDev:
8.23%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of Keith_R
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of jvillefan
4.51/5  rDev +9.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of lupercmda
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of WormGod
4.56/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of BdM
3.28/5  rDev -20.6%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

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

Photo of greenspointexas
4.09/5  rDev -1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of joaopmgoncalves
4.16/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of ccrida
4.46/5  rDev +8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

On cask at Moeder Lambic, what a joy!

Appearance is dull hazy gold with a big bubbled head, leaning still.

Smell is spritzy sour citus, sweet cereals and a little baby diaper

Taste has a real fruityness comes through the funk, resulting in a robust yet extremely balanced taste, enhanced by the soft mouthfeel of the cask. A little salinity as well, almost gose like, and very clean (save the wild funk). An indisputable world classic for a reason, amazing.

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

Photo of mltobin
4.42/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of JamFuel
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

From a pitcher at the end of the tour at the brewery.

Pours a semi clea yellow, with no foam to speak of.

Smell is funky and lemony with some acidity.

Taste is mildly sour and funky. Slight hint of bitterness. Very crisp and clean.

Mouthfeel is almost flat and thin.

Really great to try the base for the Cantillon beers, and it's of course delicious.

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4.37/5  rDev +5.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Beersnake1
4.06/5  rDev -1.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Poured from pitcher at the brewery in August 2017. Pours a nice yellow with a small and quickly dissolving head. Nose is funky, earthy, a bit sour, and a bit of horse saddle. Taste is nice - sharp and sour, with some funk. Mouthfeel was dry and medium bodied.

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4.21/5  rDev +1.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thebeers
4.02/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

From a pitcher at the brewery, 18 months old. Very clear yellow. Extremely still. No head whatsoever. Fruity, sour, wooden nose. A bit abrasive sourness as first, but then very wine like with the wood and white wine grape flavors. Slightly syrupy. Semi-dry. Very good sipper, and an absolute pleasure to try.

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Photo of kylehay2004
4/5  rDev -3.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Virby44
4.25/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of DucksFan16
4.23/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Enjoyed at the brewery on 06/24/2017. Served from a pitcher, 18 months old from the cask.

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3.47/5  rDev -16%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

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4.15/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

Server at the brewery from a pitcher, 18 months old from the cask. Orange-amber color, clear, and obviously still. Slightly funky aroma, musty. Flavor reminded me quite a bit of bruoscella, but less sour. Slight cider like flavor. Delicious.

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4.14/5  rDev +0.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stevehagy
4.05/5  rDev -1.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.38/5  rDev +6.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

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Cantillon Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 4.13 out of 5 with 280 ratings