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

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RATINGS: 950   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.


3.8
   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.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
__Rb81 (134) - NETHERLANDS - APR 6, 2014
Bottle at home (bio 2010, shared). Pours a golden orange with no head. Sour flowery/fruity aroma, citrus, wood, white wine. Same fruity tartness in the taste, citrus, white wine. Not too acidic, very nice and very drinkable.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ethereal (2417) - Los Angeles, California, USA - APR 2, 2014
Taster at the White Horse, Parsons Green, 25th May 2011, courtesy of Scopey. Slightly hazy and bitty gold. Delicate sourness, really calmed down by the wood aging. Nice citric bite and a fresh finish. An exceptionally drinkable sour.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
culchiem (2419) - Berlin, GERMANY - MAR 31, 2014
Bottle shared with others on a course in Leuven. Hazy lemon with no head. Aroma is sour. Flavour of tart yeast, wood, citrus with a dry tart finish.

3.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 12/20
Duntoyou (100) - Kr.sand, NORWAY - MAR 29, 2014
Lambic bio 2010. Pale yellow. No head. Uncarbonated, or very close so. Aroma of funk, barnyard, hey. Lambic. Quite sour. Dry. Funk. Citrus barnyard. The mouthfeeling is wierd because its not carbonated. Soft.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
lesifflebiere (1207) - Gatineau, Quebec, CANADA - MAR 24, 2014
Version bio 2008. Liquide d’or, effervescence nulle, nez presqu’en vinaigre mais qui laisse percevoir des pointes de raisins et de levures sauvages. Passablement acidulée en bouche, elle est cependant assez ronde, bien piquante, d’une belle profondeur. Un lambic de référence, moins facile d’approche que certains autres, mais qui impressionne par son audace et ses saveurs outrageusement franches.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
ekoerper (587) - Iowa, USA - MAR 19, 2014
Aroma: distinct sourness, lemon, hay, oak, good dose of Brett earthiness and complexity. Appearance: golden/copper pour, no head. Taste: lemony tartness, hints of oak, some earthy/leathery character and spiciness from the Brett. Palate: light-medium body, no carbonation. Overall: interesting brew - would have to say that I prefer at least a bit of carbonation, but still rather enjoyed this.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
danlo (1077) - Darlington, Durham, ENGLAND - MAR 15, 2014
750ml bottle. Orange golden colour, no head and aroma of woody oak, sour. Taste is tart, vinegary with yeast, oak, lemon rind. Slick mouthfeel, medium bodied, low carbonation, dry souring finish. Very drinkable.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
mgajdaczewa (448) - Katowice, POLAND - MAR 7, 2014
Aromat piwa był wspaniały, cuownie owocowo - winogronowy z zalewie lekko wyczuwalną nutą kwaskową i stajenną, co zwiastowało piwo umiarkowanie słodkie. Nic bardziej mylnego, w smaku dominował silny kwasek przechodzący wręcz w cierpką goryczkę wyrazistym, długim finiszem, który jakby zalepiał podniebienie i zostawiał posmak rozgryzionej pestki winogrona. Do tego gdzieś w tle nuty owocowe, kwaśne jabłko, porzeczki, agrest, takie klimaty... Mnie brak wysycenia nie przeszkadzał, zmniejszył pijalność, ale przez to dłużej rozkoszowałem się tym piwem. Doskonałe!

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Sparf (106) - Östersund, SWEDEN - MAR 1, 2014
UPDATED: MAR 2, 2014 Version Bio 2008. Tappad 19 januari 2012. Enastående doft. Välutvecklad och mogen fruktighet. Inslag av äpplen och surnat hö och där syrligheten är tydligt vinös. Vacker orangetonad färg, påminner om äppeljuice. Disig och helt utan kolsyra som sig bör. Mycket kraftig smak med rejält sura fattoner. Drar åt äppelcidervinäger och med en mineralaktig finess. Riktigt intressant med sin komplexa blandning av skarp surhet och den välutvecklade, jordiga karaktären. Eftersmaken är trevligt torr och behagligt avrundad med en lite spritsig syra.


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