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

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RATINGS: 928   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.01   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Apricot lambic


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SSSteve (3833) - - JAN 18, 2008
2003. a peach hued beer with a small white head. extremely sour, brett, apricot aroma. very sour with flavors of vinegar, apricot, brett. i can feel it burning my stomach. heartburn tonight! probably the most sour beer iíve tried.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Miver (609) - Silver Spring, Pennsylvania, USA - JAN 16, 2008
Bottle. Poured hazy yellow in color with a thin white head. Oh so wonderful aroma of Cantillon yeast and funk with a touch of sweet from the fruit. Taste is jaw puckering excellence. Flavors of barnyard, funk, slight apricot, but overall just a ton of sour and tart. I found this one more acidic then most other Cantillons, but it wasnít horrible. Of all the Cantillons I have had this one tops the charts in tartness and I love it. I want more.

2.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 8/20
Wim (2882) - Weelde, BELGIUM - JAN 12, 2008
cloudy yellow coloured body with a white head a sour fruity ( abricot) aroma a ful sour pallet a sour fruity finich not my style off beer

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Yves (2364) - Turnhout, BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2008
Cloudy yellow colour with small white head. Strong sour aroma with a hint of sweet abricot. Full sour diminishing palate finishing off strong bitter and fruity. Itís not the beer to drink all night long but just one is heavenly.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bart (2939) - Brussels, BELGIUM - JAN 6, 2008
Hazy yellow coloured beer with a small white head. Very fruity sweet-sour aroma. Full sour palate. FInish is sour fruity with a dry tart finish. Very enjoyable lambic.

3.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 12/20
Bradrcr (806) - Renton, Washington, USA - DEC 26, 2007
11/7/07 From the bottle. Aroma is very sulfuric, sweet/sour with lots of fruit, mainly apricot, and earthy tones. Appearance is hazy light yellow with a low white head. Flavor is earthy forward, with very tart fruit, low fruity sweetness, complex and clashing. Mouthfeel is spritzy, medium bodied, and resiny in the finish. Overall, this isnít terrible, but definitely lacks the smoothness or balance such a well reviewed beer should have.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
thewolf (11264) - Kolding, DENMARK - DEC 16, 2007
UPDATED: JUN 9, 2011 Bottle, bought @ YNWA, Kolding. Pours a hazy pale yellow without any head. Looks a bit like apple juice. Aroma is musky, apricot, barnyard and a slight fruity tartness. Low carbonation, giving the beer a slight oily feel. Flavour is powerfully tart at first, slight oakiness mixing well. Very dry mouthfeel, but it is stunningly well-crafted the way the fruity apricot flavours abound after the tartness has subdued. Very nice. (and stunning for a hot Chili Con Carne)
7/2/9/3/17 = 3.8

Re-rate: Tap @ Mikkeller Bar, Cph.
Hazy golden with a lovely, white head. Sweetish aroma with a sh**-load of apricot and actually peach. Light carbonation, great dryness. Just top-class flavour, apricot, exoticness, tart, fruity and incredibly fresh. Just magnificent. 9/4/9/4/17 = 4.3

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20947) - Vasa, FINLAND - DEC 3, 2007
Bottled. Hazy orange colour, small white sparkling head. Aroma is concentrated sourness along with wood and fruits. Flavour is very much the same with some slight fruity notes lurking behind the sourness. Dry to the extreme.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
KimJohansen (10350) - Frederiksberg C, DENMARK - NOV 5, 2007
Hazy orange with tiny head. Aroma is sour with citrus, abricot and woody notes. Very sour flavor with well hidden hints of abricot ;-) Lovely...

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
DragonStout (1408) - Pickerington, Ohio, USA - OCT 28, 2007
UPDATED: JAN 18, 2009 Thanx to Mgumby for sharing this.Pours a golden hay color with a white head.barnyard funk nose.Flavor is super sour fruit.This finished off with apples and sourness coming in on the backend.RERATE! HAd this on tap at RedLight on 01/17/09.I am not a sour head but man when they are fresh I enjoy them more and this was no exceptionThe sourness in the bottle was more tart fresh.The apricots came out more.Good stuff.


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