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Cantillon Goldackerl Lambic

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


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RATINGS: 13   MEAN: 3.9/5.0   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 270   ABV: 9%
The unblended, draught only version of Goldackerl, without the addition of Beerenauslese Goldackerl wine.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hildigöltur (5105) - København, DENMARK - JUL 14, 2005
Draught at Akkurat. Loads of cognac, prunes and raisins in the aroma and in the flavour. Notes of apples. Very sweet and mature. Dry finish. The high alcohol content is slightly noticeable in the aroma but very well hidden in the flavour. Not much sourness. Very interesting and original. And tasty.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (34376) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAY 23, 2005
A hazy orange beer with no head. The aroma has a strong alcohol presence - no wonder with 9% ABV, and also notes of wood and apples - but they can’t hide the alcohol. The flavor is sweet - yet acidic with notes of grapefruit, alcohol, and apples. Not as sour as other Cantillon products.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jeppe (2631) - Brooklyn, Alabama, USA - MAY 23, 2005
Hand bottled from draught.
Hazy copper colored with no head of course. Vinous aroma with sour apple notes, not as tart as the ususal Cantillon. Some toffee and wood in there also and salty hints. Slightly alcoholic. Flavor is rather white wineish. Dry and sharp with a tart edge. Fruity with a grapefruity finish. Flavorfull and biding. An atypical Cantillon lambic, less tart, but still very nice and interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Dixen (1465) - Flagstaff, Arizona, USA - MAY 20, 2005
Nice aroma of fermented apple juice, grapes, lots of wood and hints of aged cheese. Hazy orange colored body, no head at all and completely still. Some sourness and tartness, but not as sour as other Cantillons, good grape flavor. Very balanced.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
FrkAabenhuus (147) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 19, 2005
Thanks to Jacob Lövenlund bottled from draught. Cloudy orange coloured with no head or carbonation. Fresh, sour aroma and taste of apples, yeast and wood. A very soft and well balanced lambic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
ToolHead (266) - København, DENMARK - MAY 18, 2005
Bottled from draught, courtesy of Jacob Lövenlund - thanks! Served in Poperings Hommelbier glass. Slightly cloudy pale copper color. No head, no carbonation. Sweetish, lightly sour aroma w/ extremely prominent wood presence. Flavor is sour and quite sweet, again w/ tons of wood. Long finish. Slick, flat mouthfeel. An interesting, different lambic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Emil (6065) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2005
Thanx to Jacob Lövenlund ! Light hazy copper colour with no head. Light acid wood cognac almond aroma and a light sweet sour taste not as sour as most other Lambic I have had, this one is drinkable. Light sour alcoholic finish.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (25926) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2005
Cloudy orange coloured with a small head. Aroma of wood, sherry and grapes. Acidic flavour of wood and grapes. Reminds me of a dry sherry. Not as acidic as most lambics. Nice and interesting.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Mads Langtved (2244) - Copenhagen K, DENMARK - MAY 17, 2005
Golden appearance. Sweet and acidic. Woody flavour. Dusty and fruity. Sweetness and sourness is well balanced in this good lambic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Engelsmann (651) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - MAY 16, 2005
Pours a dark hazy brown. Aroma is sweet grapes, with some woody, funky notes to it. Taste is tart, and surprisingly sweet. Not much acidity. Totally different from any other Cantillon lambic i’ve had, but still a very nice experience. Thanks to Jacob Lövenlund for sharing this gem with us

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