Cantillon Lambic | 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:
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Added by TheLongBeachBum on 12-30-2002

BEER STATS
Ratings:
260
Reviews:
56
Avg:
4.11
pDev:
8.52%
 
 
Wants:
52
Gots:
19
For Trade:
0
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Ratings: 260 |  Reviews: 56
Photo of ArrogantB
4.15/5  rDev +1%
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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Photo of tobelerone
4.14/5  rDev +0.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of stevehagy
4.05/5  rDev -1.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of MaxOhle
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Kurmaraja
4.38/5  rDev +6.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of BEER88
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Zekenyce
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Foley67
3.94/5  rDev -4.1%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 3.75

Photo of pisano
4.25/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of MattMorin
3/5  rDev -27%
look: 3 | smell: 3 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3

Photo of epyon396
3.99/5  rDev -2.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of Dicers
4.5/5  rDev +9.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Ciocanelu
3.9/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 3.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

On cask at Moeder. Clear golden color with off-white head. Aroma is really woody and rustic with some fermented fruits on top. Taste starts tart, bitter and woody and lingers on the aftertaste with bitter wood flavor. It has some funk but mostly you get the spicy wood flavors. Body is quite light and almost flat. It's a very different lambic from what I had from bottles. The lack of carbonation makes it really easy to drink and the cask notes really shine through.

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Photo of Rifugium
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of DispyDnb
4.06/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 3.75 | overall: 4

Photo of kitch
3.93/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 3 | overall: 4

From the cask, aged 18 months. Tasted at the brewery, poured from a jug into a Cantillon tasting glass.

Appearance: It was a clear dark golden orange colour with no head and no lacing.

Aroma: Funky and sour with hints of wood and lemon.

Taste: Sour, tart and funky with a touch of hay and lemon zest.

Mouthfeel: Light bodied with pretty much no carbonation.

Overall: Quite nice, but I tend to prefer at least a bit of carbonation.

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Photo of BenBreeg
4.32/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of seangibbs60
3.96/5  rDev -3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of heerboth
3.27/5  rDev -20.4%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of aleigator
3.38/5  rDev -17.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.5

Hazy amber yellow, no head.

Aroma of citrus peel, grass and straw. Sour, green apples, citrus and hay.

Moderate, dry, almost sharp aftertaste, typical Cantillon funkiness is present, but only in a supporting role. All in all very agressive on the palate, due to the untamed sourness.

Not one-dimensional, but not as complex and balanced as the "Ouder" versions.

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Photo of wonothesane42
4.21/5  rDev +2.4%
look: 3.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Bugs318
4.26/5  rDev +3.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of chrisroarshack
4.75/5  rDev +15.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of YvesB
4/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Photo of Dave_Treat
4.02/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Cantillon Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
4.11 out of 5 based on 260 ratings.
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