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Cantillon Don Quijote

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


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RATINGS: 99   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 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ryan (3186) - Beltsville, Maryland, USA - DEC 11, 2011
Nose is very phenolic, with lots of bandied. If you’re patient much of it blows off and you get some nice strawberry and melon. The taste is lightly sweet lots of fruit, fresh strawberry, light apricot. Light acetic acid on the finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
CaptainCougar (7133) - Columbia, Maryland, USA - DEC 11, 2011
Bottle shared by GT2: pours a clear deep orange with pinkish hues and a spotty-lacing white head. Has a fresh fruity grape nose with a healthy amount of barnyard character and vinous oak. Starts with fine carbonation and a touch of light fruity sweetness with complex grapeskin flavor and tart balance before a drier puckering finish. Very unique and enjoyable brew.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
EricE (1367) - Seattle, Washington, USA - DEC 11, 2011
Pours a pink tinted orange with a thin white head. Very fruity aroma with notes of spice. A touch of funky barnyard and bandaid. Grapes and strawberries. Flavor is extremely tart and fruity. Grape juice and maybe a touch of citrus, strawberry, and cherry. An amazing beer.

   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 (12756) - 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 (6737) - 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 (23333) - 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.

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