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


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RATINGS: 971   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.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MartinT (7860) - Montreal, Quebec, CANADA - JAN 24, 2005
UPDATED: NOV 1, 2005 The Lure:
The Cantillon Gueuze signature is definitely present, although it seems to be a bit tired as there is less carbonation to push it. A sugary component also appears to make it distinctive.

The Festivities:
Musky pineapples and orange pulp merge with the lemony tartness, starfruit sourtalks the honey sweetness, as the cask ale feel makes the brettyness feel gentle. This is a white wine/table lambic combo, with subdued tartness and acidity for a Cantillon.

Dormant from the distance obviously does not prove to be a reliable source in such a case.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CampbellWilson (533) - SCOTLAND - JAN 23, 2005
Bottle from Beers of Europe. Hazy orange, flat as a pancake. Aroma of cheesy feet, wood, acidic apple peel. Salty, woody lemony tart flavour with long acid finish. Excellent.

   AROMA 1/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 2/10   PALATE 1/5   OVERALL 3/20
temporrari (381) - Fort Wayne, Indiana, USA - DEC 25, 2004
UPDATED: AUG 17, 2010 My first lambic. Wow. I donít even know what to say. I was hoping to like this beer, but... I hated it. Extremely sour. No carbonation. Murky yellow. My palate just couldnít take it.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
JoeMcPhee (8466) - Toronto, ON, Ontario, CANADA - DEC 11, 2004
Very cloudy golden yellow beer with light carbonation and a thin head. Intense funky horsey aroma typical of Cantillon. Bright citrus, acetic, and lactic acidity in the nose. Musty and dusty aroma. Flavour is much less sour than the aroma would have you believe. Nice tangy flavour, some green apple, a touch of woodiness and a nice sharp acidic finish. Very tasty and well-balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
lilannie (384) - Adamstown, Maryland, USA - DEC 4, 2004
Aroma: mint, straw, toothpaste, some sweet Ivory soap scents, some mustiness
Appearance: golden, murky yellow, small bubbles, little head
Flavor: sweet honey, tart vinegar, some mint, some rose hips, rasberry vinegarette flavors
Palate: scrapes the back of the tongue and throat, very sweet/floral aftertaste followed by a tart, vinegar bite...yum!
Overall: quite good, a sweeter cantillon

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Gusler (2653) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - NOV 29, 2004
Upon it disembarking the 750ml green bottle resides in the glass a beclouded straw color with a smallish off white head and the resultant lace a thin but sealing sheet. Nose is tart, with hints of sour apples, citrus like in its crispness; start is dry and sour with the top light. Finish continues the devastatingly tartness, dry as a bleached desert bone, and the aftertaste lingers long, a true lambic loverís brew that you will love or hate, I love it, but beware its not meant for everyone even if you like most lambics.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
jimmack (1222) - Nutley, New Jersey, USA - NOV 25, 2004
On tap at the Blind Tiger In NYC. Hazy, golden/orange color with almost no head. Tart, yeasty aroma of grapefruit, and sour apples. Flavor also sour, but not overly so. Hints of grapefruit and other citrus fruits along with a strange, but not unpleasant, copper taste. Finishes beautifully with a crisp, clean aftertaste. I wish I could get more of these beers.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
joeec5 (204) - bayonne, New Jersey, USA - NOV 20, 2004
On draft at blind tiger..cloudy orange with small white head. Good sourness, very low carbonation. Sour, metallic, blood, citrus, ..makes mouth water alot. Very Good

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Emil (6066) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - NOV 13, 2004
UPDATED: SEP 30, 2007 Copenhagen beer marathon 2004, Vintage 2001, Golden color, sour limon grapefruit aroma, sour dry taste, full body, dry finish. 2-3-1-4-4 Re-rate. 5-3-5-4-12 Bottle vintage 2001. A light hazy yellow beer with a small white head. The aroma is acid and fruity, the taste is acid, light sour, fruity and have some notes of horseblanket in it. Medium body with a dry finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (11955) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - NOV 1, 2004
(750ml bottle) Pours a lightly cloudy yellow-orange body with a spare white head. Aroma of tart grapefruit. Tart flavor.

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