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

bottled
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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1101   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.68/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.


tabernae's rating

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
tabernae (178) - Latina, - NOV 17, 2012
Color arancio, schiuma praticamente assente, liscia, al naso note acide, brett, in bocca decisamente buona, mela verde, miele, aspra nel finale.


3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 14/20
JStax (4587) - Devola/Marietta, Ohio, USA - MAY 13, 2016
750 ml bottle poured into a Cantillon tumbler. The beer is a hazed gold with a white head of foam that starts small and dissipates pretty quickly . The aroma is funky, earthy, a bit cheesy, musty, dry grassy notes, mild acidity. As it warms, more acidity comes out and more fruity acidity also comes out. Medium body and medium carbonation.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Jokestereo (276) - SWEDEN - MAY 11, 2016
UPDATED: MAY 11, 2016 Pours hazy honey orange copper with no head. Aroma; Barnyard, almond, citrus, oak, hay, funk, green apples and minerals. LTaste; Low carbonated, tart, green apples, almond, lemon, green tea, minerals and vinegar with a dry finish.

3.9
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
PartyFowle (942) - - MAY 6, 2016
Bottle at Monk’s Cafe. Pours flat and gently clouded honey-gold. White vinegar leads in the aroma, but is tempered nicely by pronounced wine character, huge minerality (like wet cement) plus delicate green grapes, almond, vanillin, pear. Smooth and sweet. In the flavor, big tannic Brett funk tugs on the tongue and lingers long after the sip. Sugary pear up front morphs into dry white wine and a flash of white vinegar midpalate. Watery body slides the acid down the palate, depositing peppery bitterness. I know the style doesn’t really call for it, but some carbonation would be appreciated.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GrumpyOldTroll (59) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Hazy light brown and orange in color. Very little carbonation. Dry and tart.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Haavard (69) - NORWAY - MAY 2, 2016
Lambic bio 2012 Aroma: funk, green apples, dried banana, vanilla, Taste: vanilla, green apple, green tealeaf. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ambro206 (350) - ITALY - APR 29, 2016
Interessante birra. Acida un po’ aggressiva e astringente ma comunque aromatica con sentori che rimandano alle pesche, al pompelmo. La carbonatazione é volutamente assente, la birra é secca, senza alcun zucchero residuo e risulta piacevole e di buona beva.

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CapFlu (5074) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 27, 2016
Pours headless with a very clear gold body. Nose of acidic and sweaty bum. Flavour is sour, lemony, and very vaginal. Great stuff.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
msbernac (1634) - Krakow, POLAND - APR 20, 2016
Bottle Aroma-acid, barnyard Appearance-orange, hazy, white foam, Taste-heavily sour, medium sweetness, Palate-medium body, slick feel, average carbonation, long finish, Overall-very good

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrOrla (1980) - Odense C, DENMARK - APR 9, 2016
One man down tasting. Thx Hallinghansen. Pours hazy copper with no head. Aroma of funk, barn, light green apples, light vinegar, light acetone, sour. Taste is sour, funky, barn, gooseberrie, vingar notes, light acetone. Enjoyable and very nice unblended!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
jinroh (1035) - ESTONIA - MAR 27, 2016
Pours clear orange, transparent and looking nice as a sour beer. Nose has some acid, funk and a bit of horse blanket, next to some rotten leaves. Taste is sour, prickly acidic bitterness and then also fruits, apple peels and pears without sweetness. Long lingering dry fruity horseblanket at the end. Real good stuff but something is still missing, no idea what.


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