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Cantillon Don Quijote

Formerly brewed at Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Brussels, Belgium


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RATINGS: 96   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.32/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A fruit lambic brewed with Italian grapes similar to Concord grapes or Fox grapes (Vitis Labrusca) exclusively for Goblin Pub and Livingstone Club - Florence - Italy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
hellbilly (3249) - scottsdale über alles, Arizona, USA - NOV 8, 2011
2008 bottle g-60 shared by jason at rbwg 3/5/11. pinkish brown color. murky. slight ring of off white. a+f=onions, dumpster sludge water, bandaids, salty earthy wood, vinous, canned sliced black olive juice and blue cheese. it is super tart, dry and crazy good!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
bu11zeye (12712) - Frisco (Dallas), Texas, USA - OCT 27, 2011
(750ml, Bottle 71L, 20.11.2008) Pours a hazy oragne body with a spare off-white head. Aroma of orange, barnyard, manure, florals, mold, herbs, and mustiness. Flavor of orange, white grapes, earthiness, and some wild berries with a dry finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
fbm115 (187) - New Jersey, USA - AUG 7, 2011
from notes. served from bottle 51. pours dark red hue, almost purple with a light pink head that holds for a few moments much brighter than lamvinus. Intense funk and rich fruity grape. raw juice and skins. intense fruit smell. Taste is very rich, fruit grape backed up with a lemony pineapple apricot tangy lambic background. Musky funk and a touch of barrel. grape flavor is like grapes right off the vine. soft mouthfeel with moderate/ low carbonation overall dry without much residual sweetness. Overall a masterpiece.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
cbkschubert (2901) - BFE, Arizona, USA - JUL 2, 2011
750 ml bottle shared by BOLTZ7555 during RBWG - Pours a hazy pinkish color with a thin off white head. Light carbonation. Aroma is floral and estery. Flavor is tart esters. Finish is tart too. I realize my description is vague, but when it comes to the complexities of great Sours, I’m not the one to write descriptions. I do appreciate this beer and feel it was a privilege to be able to try it. Thanks Jason!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
AmEricanbrew (6727) - Same Trailer, Different Park, Louisiana, USA - JUN 9, 2011
RBWG2011. Hazy amber color/ ivory head. Huge, pungent barnyard dung, musty white wine barrel aromas. Medium body. Nicely tart citrusy lemon, wheat, barnyard piss flavors with musty rotting white grapes, wet wood bugs--sounds like shit, but tastes like a dream

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Rusty (1545) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - MAY 29, 2011
Shared by the gracious Boltz at RBWG, holy cow Jason you are the man. Pours a hazy reddish orange with a white head. Aroma is sour and acidic, red wine, funk, oak, grapes. Flavor is out of this world earthy grape skins, red wine, sourness, oak, funk. Awesome beer, worthy of the hype.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
anders37 (22720) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 7, 2011
Bottle. Tasted blind @ yespr. Pours a slightly hazy pale reddish orange color with a small off-white head. Has a fruity funky barnyard aroma with berry hints. Fruity sour funky tart berry barnyard flavor. Has a fruity sour tart funky finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
j12601 (9548) - Poughkeepsie, New York, USA - APR 18, 2011
Bottle at the release of batch 3 Rosso down at Captain Lawrence. Enormous thanks to the guy who brought this (who I’ve met a couple times before and I can never remember his name, so next time remind me to remember your name), as it was the best beer of the day for just about everyone who tried it I think. Pours a clear ruby color with a thin white head. Light vinegar, just vaguely reminiscent of the classic Cantillon profile. Very soft acid and hay, fruit and grapes. Big berry flavors, and a bit of haw fruit. Fruity, smooth and soft, light fruit with very faint vinegar. Sweet grape skins, lingering soft fruit and light acid. Outstanding.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fata2683 (2176) - Tucson, Arizona, USA - APR 10, 2011
enjoyed during 2011 RBWG pours hazy dirty blond with a medium off white head. Aroma is dirty daipers, very pungent and dank. Flavor is ruhbarb and lemon with earthy tartness that is damned nice. Finishes with a mix of grapes and barnyard funk.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbastard (841) - Mesa, Arizona, USA - APR 9, 2011
RBWG, Thanks again for the experience. Pink beauty. Funky, oceanside sea saltyness. Tart. Don’t have the words to discribe it, just know it was so special.

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