First Cantillon

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by CerealKillerKP, Sep 14, 2012.

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  1. kingcrowing

    kingcrowing Initiate (0) Mar 24, 2009 Vermont

    What an epic troll thread (I hope).

    I think people saying 'loon' might not be getting the joke themselves.

    It's pronounced 'Can-tee-yawn', not 'Can-ta-loon'
  2. DogfishJoe

    DogfishJoe Initiate (189) Feb 14, 2010 Ohio
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    first sour was cantillon classic and its the only one ive had, my shops get it very rarely and do raffles for them, i work afternoons so never get a shot at them :( ive seen bottles twice in the last 2-3 years.
  3. adkieffer

    adkieffer Disciple (326) Nov 23, 2010 Washington

    My first was a Fou Foune on tap at Brouwers sourfest. It was the perfect start to a day! Had that exact Cantillon the other day that I found in Ireland of all places. I rank it in my top 5 of all time! Congrats on popping your cherry!
  4. VncentLIFE

    VncentLIFE Meyvn (1,417) Feb 16, 2011 North Carolina
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    I remember when my friend was bartending at the Parrothead in Shelby, OH. He came up to me and said, "didnt you just get a job? well ive got a beer to celebrate with." He then pulls out an Cantillin Iris 07. Holy mother of god. Ive been on the hunt ever since. He then procured a bottle of Rose at that same bar over Easter break on my trip. good guy.
  5. carteravebrew

    carteravebrew Zealot (503) Jan 21, 2010 Colorado

    At Avery's SourFest, they serve Tums on the tables next to the rinsing water. Good palate-cleanser too.
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  6. OneBeertoRTA

    OneBeertoRTA Devotee (490) Jan 2, 2010 California
    Beer Trader

    I had 6 likes in 30 seconds. This is why pictures should be required in opening thread.
  7. Bungletronics

    Bungletronics Initiate (141) Jan 5, 2009 California

    My first (see avatar) was Rose de Gambrinus at Local Option a few years ago. I fucking loved it! I was at the bar by myself and my wife was at the hotel doing something for work. I called her and made her come down just to have a glass.
  8. 2beerdogs

    2beerdogs Poo-Bah (1,608) Jan 31, 2005 California
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    Well, I cracked popped my 2008 LP Kriek and... meh. Some people really liked it, I was not impressed. Not bad, but I wasn't inspired. I hope to try a Framboise. Maybe I'll like that one better.
  9. DonDirkA

    DonDirkA Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2011 Arizona

    I didn't have the Lou Pepe, I had the Kriek 100% Lambic, but I personally liked the Rose de Gambrinus (the framboise) better
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