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

bottled
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 870   WEIGHTED AVG: 4   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Apricot lambic


4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ajnepple (1995) - Clear Creek, Colorado, USA - APR 12, 2014
On tap at Falling Rock. Pale cloudy appearance with a white head. Aroma of apricots and funky yeast. Similar flavor, fruity, tart and sour, finishing dry. Quite quaffable.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
gendv138 (974) - Falls Church, Virginia, USA - APR 7, 2014
750 ml bottle poured into a tulip. Bottled August 30, 2013. Pours a very cloudy pale yellow color with a bit of off-white head. Aromas of vinegar, tart fruit, stone fruit, light oak. Tasting notes of big vinegar and acidity, big mouth puckering tart and sour fruit, stone fruit including apricots, subtle oak. Maybe just a hint of funk but it’s overshadowed by the tart and sour notes. Medium-light body with a very dry finish. Low carbonation, light and juicy mouthfeel. Goes down like fruit juice. One of the best fruit lambics I’ve had.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Tide (1638) - Espoo, FINLAND - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle at Moeder Lambic. Sour taste with apple, acidic notes, earthy notes, ripe fruit, toast and grapefruit. Sour finish with apple, ripe fruits, acidic notes and toast. Excellent lambic.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
maekchu (1943) - Hirakata, JAPAN - MAR 29, 2014
Bottle, four years old. Thanks to KyotoLefty. Great funky nose, lots of apricot, and light-scented calf manure. Hazy honey straw color. Mouth-, throat-, and stomach-puckering sourness hits like razor blades. Apricot, rhubarb, and celery. Bitter fruit pits. Small light peppery notes in finish.Thin and astringent. Wow! This is wonderful. Tangy, sharp, and flavor packed. Four years and tastes as fresh as can be.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
GothGargoyle (1095) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - MAR 21, 2014
Bottle of the 2012. Cloudy orange with a good sized white head, most of which dissipated quickly. Aroma is apricot, sour candy, hint of vinegar. Acidic on the palate with a reasonably sweet fruity background. Taste is fresh apricots, dried apricots, dried peach, sour candy, cider vinegar. Tasty and apricoty.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JBPortland (625) - Portland, Maine, USA - MAR 9, 2014
750ml bottle (’13) pours cloudy pale orange with a finger of head. Nose is funky tart citrus, subtle apricot, hay, peach. Taste is sour funky citrus, apricot, orange peel, peach, dusty wood, barnyard. Finish is tart slightly acidic funky dried apricot, peach, orange, touches of grain, dry woody funk. Great.

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fritz123 (898) - Boca Raton, Florida, USA - MAR 3, 2014
Bottle shared at the Sybarite Pig. Small snifter. Pours a hazy yellow with a thin white head. Very little lacing. The aroma is tart light fruits, bacteria yeasts, light malts. The taste is simply amazing with tart apricots, citrus, sour yeasts, and almost a slight lemon finish. So damn refreshing and light, but full of flavor every sip. Great carbonation. Tart finish.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
mikesaum (596) - Newark, Ohio, USA - FEB 23, 2014
Was really surprised to see this show up at the bottle shop, pours a very murky orange-yellow with a big bubbly white head that fades. Aroma strong barnyard funk, hay and horse blanket, over ripe fruit, lacto. Taste is very sour at first, smooths out after a few sips, but still stays tart, funky, hay, a short lived bitterness that goes back to fruity and tart with tons of funk and some of the apricot as well, finishes very dry. Delicious, hope to have it again.

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
ddemmingjr (689) - Chagrin Falls, Ohio, USA - FEB 22, 2014
On tap at winking lizard barrel aged fest. Pours hazy lemon yellow, fluffy white ring. Acidic lemon, apricot, cedar on the nose. Real light refined body with a super lemon sour tartness that's drying on the finish. Almost perfection ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
JesusO (48) - - FEB 19, 2014
Probada en el aniversario de Cevezorama, en barril. No es fácil probar Cantillon en barril y no podía desaprovechar la ocasión. Excelente ejemplo de creación. Olor muy agradable que mezcla el acético, láctico y el toque de fruta. En boca más mezcla, empiece dulce y el inequívoco retrogusto ácido matizado por el melocotón. Espuma muy blanca y poco persistente. Para tomar litros, con un Almax en la mano.


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