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

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RATINGS: 959   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 itís organic or not.


4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hopdog (8852) - Lansdale, Pennsylvania, USA - MAY 9, 2014
Iíve never rated this one! 750ml bottle. Poured a hazy golden color with a small sized head. Funky, tart citrus, woody, fruity, and some barnyard.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
BRW (977) - Barcelona, SPAIN - MAY 6, 2014
At quintessence. Golden-orange colour qith no head. Fruity aroma. Fruity, sweet, malt and wood taste. Medium body.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
gn0sis (52) - Massachusetts, USA - MAY 2, 2014
Pours slick and viscous, in a chalice, zero bubbles save for a misplaced one here or there..Barnyard palate with hay and grass, hazy if chilled and transluceny when served at cellar temp. An easygoing, tasty pour with 2-5 years on it, though somewhat young and undeveloped fresh. Good standby to have, and interesting to hang onto in hopes that it carbs up someday. Aging shows minimal impact as there is little to no carbonation by intent, however oxidation seems to round the beer out, seems to get a bit funkier and sweetens up as it gets a bit older.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
StilleStorm (703) - Stavanger, NORWAY - MAY 2, 2014
DWF; Lambic Bio 2010. Pours hazy golden orange with no head. Aroma is sour, yeast and citrus apples, lambic. Taste is acid sour and bitter, both lasting like "sour feets". Body is light to medium, texture is oily, carbonation is flat. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
ST247 (372) - Antwerp, BELGIUM - MAY 2, 2014
Sample @Cantillon Quintessence 2014. Pours orange, little clearer than 1 year old Lambic sample. Aroma is little sour, fruity. Taste is more intense sour than the 1 year old, dry and not bitter (1 year old was bitter).

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Inbreak (2006) - Loddefjord, NORWAY - APR 23, 2014
Old rating rerated 17.04.2014, tap @ Akkurat Bar & Restaurant:
Tiny bubbly shortlasting head. Aroma is mild fruity, mild vinegar, oak, sorrel, apple juice, apple skin, grass, caramel. Taste is slightly dry grassy, sorrel, oak, sour apples skin, mild vinegar, minerals, grass, hay, sour socks. Medium bitterness, slightly dry mouthfeel. Nice and easy drinking.

2
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 8/20
CH-303 (1382) - Fribourg, SWITZERLAND - APR 21, 2014
Appearance: Lambic Bio 2008. Cap and cork. Yellow brown-ish, slightly hazy. Pretty flat with microscopic head. Aroma: Sourness, fruit. Taste: Tart fruit, white wine. Sour. Probably very good if youíre into this stuff, but Iím not... Info: 750ml bottle, 20/4-2014, 58/100, BB: 16/1-2032

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
sunevdj (3152) - Copenhagen OE, DENMARK - APR 20, 2014
Bottle at 7 Eclipse Tasting. Pours a hazy orange with a tiny head. Tart and fruity. Also aromas of berries. Hints of vinegar. Medium bodied. Very soft carbonation. Dry finish with more sour berries.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ChinoSkillzian (160) - The Hills, California, USA - APR 19, 2014
Pours a medium yellow with some amber tints, minimal foam dissipating quickly. Nose is musty and earthy, wet barn floor, lemon, funky oak. The palate is dry, medium sour with flavors of oak, white wine, lemon juice, earthy must, finishing short and acetic.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Rightious1230 (14) - Escondido, USA - APR 7, 2014
Slight bubbles, thin white foam, orange hazy color lemon and more lemon aroma, pretty acidic, but I did like it. Residual yeast in bottom, not a problem, 750 bottle. I think from hi times in Costa Mesa I was told. Would have again.


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