Heerengeuze | Brasserie Cantillon

BA SCORE
94.3%
Liked This Beer
4.29 w/ 35 ratings
BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Gueuze

Alcohol by volume (ABV): not listed

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by MasterSki on 04-19-2013

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ranking:
-
Reviews:
9
Ratings:
35
Liked:
33
Avg:
4.29/5
pDev:
10.02%
Alströms:
0
 
 
Wants:
57
Gots:
11
Trade:
1
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 35 |  Reviews: 9
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

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4.81/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of YvesB
4.81/5  rDev +12.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Pete27lax
4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

Photo of dirtylou
4.74/5  rDev +10.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

750 bottle, @ De Heeren

"Blend of 3 Fonteinen and Cantillon lambic . Bottled in 2011 by Cantillon, aged for 2 years in 75 cl bottles by heeren van liedekercke. Released in April 2013 on Tour de Geuze day."

Kicked off our evening at De Heeren by splitting this gem. I found this to be a really really special gueuze. Incredibly complex - tart and funky but bright citrus and candi sugar really providing a nice twist. For a 50-50 blend, seems to lean more Cantillon with the nice hoppy goodness. Fantastic.

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Photo of mothman
4.6/5  rDev +7.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

White head.

Golden orange color.

A nice lemon and citrus flavor up front. Grapefruit and orange. More tropical than a typical gueuze. Nice oak shows. Funky but mainly bright. Light sour. Nice and tart.

Very beautiful feel. Nice body and nice carbonation, medium level.

A beautiful blend that was bright and citrusy. Very fun to try. A delightful treat.

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Photo of halo3one
4.59/5  rDev +7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Appearance - light, golden, hazy
Smell - citrus, apple
Taste- pear, apple
Mouthfeel- typical Cantillon (a smoother, softer gueuze vs 3F)
Overall- This is an underrated and still young gueuze that should continue to devop.

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Photo of fewa
4.56/5  rDev +6.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

25 (not 125) euro a bottle at DHVL (this price is for the in-house consumption only; take away is 200 euro which is ridiculous). This Gueuze is not for starters; the typical 3 Fonteinen funk is clearly dominant in the already very complex taste, while the beer has a very strong citric aftertaste, showing the presence of Cantillon lambiek. A beautiful blend, with extremely much aging potential. Definitely worth to try, and worth the 25 euro price tag.

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4.53/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of WillCarrera
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle at de Heeren. This is an exact 50/50 blend of Cantillon gueuze from December 2008 and Drie Fonteinen gueuze from November 2008. Bottled on 07/01/2011, released 13/03/2013. According to the waiter this is one of less than 600 bottles.

A- Pours a hazy dark gold/amber color, topped with a finger of creamy white head, great retention, leaves a bit of spotty lacing.

S- Hay, lemon, lots of dry, cobwebby funk, as it warms the funkiness just gets more complex. The 3F aromas are definitely predominating here.

T- Very soft, rounded flavors, more balanced between the Cantillon and 3F flavors. Lots of damp, earthy funk, damp oak, with a bit of honey towards the end, along with a huge lactic and lemony acidity.

M- Medium-bodied, low carbonation, feels very soft and smooth.

O- I really do like this beer, the flavors are nice, complex and rounded.

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Photo of JonahNW
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Excellent, complexly funky, *super* tart. 3 Fonteinen + Cantillon lambic collaboration blend, a.k.a. the Watch the Throne of geuze.

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Photo of jbuddle
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of drummermattie02
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Quackus
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of Mbrown44
4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Photo of kylehay2004
4.49/5  rDev +4.7%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dddddddd
4.48/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of CheapBeerBuzz
4.48/5  rDev +4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of aasher
4.46/5  rDev +4%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of nkeckhar
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of spycow
4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Photo of Huhzubendah
4.24/5  rDev -1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Thanks to Caleb for grabbing this from De Heeren and shipping it across the ocean! A 3 Fonteinen / Cantillon collaboration?!? Yes, please!

Cork 2010

The beer is light rusty orange with a small white head. Mineral and basement scents, well water. Cantillon character comes out more in the nose and flavor. Funky with mineral and citrus notes. A slight pucker in the finish. This has a few years on it and tastes like it. Very nice. I believe I enjoyed this more than the rest of the guys. Very similar to a Classic Gueuze with some age on it, only much more expensive and rare. Still, I'd do it again.

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Photo of LotsofLupulin
4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of westcoastbeerlvr
4.06/5  rDev -5.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

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Heerengeuze from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 94.3% out of 100 with 35 ratings
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