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Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Unblended
Brussels, Belgium

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RATINGS: 987   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.66   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A classic, specially selected single batch of lambic, aged three years in the cask. The only unblended real lambic you can find anywhere.

DISCLAIMER: this entry stores the ratings for both the "Cantillon Bruocsella" no mather whether it’s organic or not.


3.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alengrin (2425) - BELGIUM - AUG 8, 2014
Old Cantillon lambic and one of only a couple of ’flat’ lambics that are bottled in their pure, unsweetened form - ideal for those trying to get familiar with this style but unable to visit the region where it is made. Reminiscent of Cantillon Gueuze but only in a basic kind of way and obviously flat, though a very modest and very loose, embryonic ’head’ can form due to fermentation continuing in the bottle; softer too, as this is only the old, ’lactic’ lambic, but it offers all the funkiness, horseblanket, esters, sherry- and hay-like flavours one can expect in this type of beer, which is exotic even to modern-day Belgian consumers. A unique thing this is, one of so many examples of Cantillon’s creativity in innovating the style without even thinking of compromising it.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (359) - Ontario, CANADA - AUG 5, 2014
2014/08/05 - Pours a translucent orange/gold colour with no head. Aroma is sour apples, wood and barnyard funk. Taste is tart apples, wood, Brett funk and acidic wine notes. Moderately to highly sour and slightly drying. Medium body with almost no carbonation. Highly enjoyable. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tricksta_p (1330) - Steenwijk, NETHERLANDS - AUG 4, 2014
2010 bottle. Aroma of tart apple, wine, wood, earthy notes, barnyard funk. Flavour is nicely sour. Quite dry. Wonderful Lambic.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
poech73 (214) - Nivelles, BELGIUM - AUG 3, 2014
Sample@Quintessence 2014. Bière sans col offrant un nez assez boisé, peu amer moyennement fruité. En bouche, la dégustation est assez sèche, pas trop acide, mais assez bien maltée sur des notes biscuitées laissant la langue rêche et développant des arômes de fruits rouge (groseille). Gueuze très bien équilibrée entre les maltes, l’acidité et le boisé. Intéressante.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
BeerGolem (707) - Quebec, CANADA - JUL 31, 2014
Bottle shred by Tom10101, thanks. Not so sure about this one. Interesting notes of acidity, fruits, woods, wine and bretts, but it seems like the sum is somehow lesser than its parts. Would like to try it again though.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
Franzen (352) - SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2014
Tart, green apples and strawberries in aroma. Hazy orange. Tart and sweet and pretty sour. Interesting but i prefer more carbonation.

3.6
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Nische (896) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - JUL 26, 2014
Tap at Akkurat. Pours deep amber/copper with a small head. Distinct funky. sour aroma with some citrus. Tart taste with citrus and maybe some seabuckthorn. Sour finish.

3.8
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ktingleff (151) - - JUL 18, 2014
Organic version. Dry and acidic and generous notes from oak casks. Deep and vinous. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ventanas83 (11) - - JUL 6, 2014
Nice golden color with some floaters. But no prpoblem. very sour and barnwood aroma. Very dry excellent tart green apple ,and sour mellon. Very refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
knickskicks (762) - - JUL 5, 2014
08 sticker. Rusty orange, flat. Nose is funk, farmhouse, mouth-watering sour. Taste is tart lemon, funk, straw, pretty tart. Medium watery mouthfeel.


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