JK (5732) - St. Louis Park, Minnesota, USA - SEP 30, 2007
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Predictably awesome like everything Cantillon produces. Sour, barnyard aroma, acidic, and promising a sour flavor that I’m anxious for. Very light sugar in the flavor, more mostly sour, and abundant Belgian yeast giving a barnyard and horseblanket character. Cloudy orange color.
slimchill (1044) - Austin, Texas, USA - SEP 30, 2007
3.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 6/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 13/20
UPDATED: SEP 9, 2008 2005 Bottle. Complex nose is malty at first followed by acidic. A still, mostly clear dark gold-amber with a minor head around the edge of the glass. Well balanced acidity, light at the fron to fhte palate and strong in the back. Very light mouthfeel.
joebrew (608) - Farewell Minny; Hello Puyallup, Washington, USA - SEP 28, 2007
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
2004 vintage Pours a nice golden orangish brown. Very spicy fruity delicious nose. Super tart fruity flavor. Not much to say, but this is unbelievably good lambic, and being unblended, this is fan-fricking tastic!
shadey (2079) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - SEP 22, 2007
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
750 Ml bottled in 2005 - So the beer went into the bottle 2003. Consumed august 2007. Poured into a Hoegaarden glass. The color is a deep orange, quite hazy. No head. Aroma is quite complex - the obvious part is the sourness and a drying hoppiness. There is a beautiful tartness and fruitiness that reminds me of apricots. The flavor is a match for the aroma. The apricots is there with a dry hoppiness in the finish. I’m struggling to detect the fresh hops, but it has been two years in the bottle. The finish is actually sweet under the hoppy dryness. A really beautiful beer.
Tmoney99 (13466) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 18, 2007
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle cap & corked from Dilly Deli. Poured hazy yellow color with an minimal frothy off-white head that mostly lasted with fair lacing. Moderate sour yeasty raw wet woody aroma. Light to medium body. Medium sour citrus flavor with a medium bitter finish of moderated duration. This is a standout for style beer.
jeremytoni (3029) - Swedesboro, New Jersey, USA - SEP 16, 2007
3.7 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
From bottle at Tria, poured a light clear rose color with very little head. Nice tangy flavor with a lasting aftertaste.
shigadeyo (3635) - Cincinnati, Ohio, USA - SEP 13, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
9/12/2007: Cantillon Iris is deep gold to amber in color and has a dense, foamy and frothy head that lasts for quite some time. The musty, slightly acidic and sour aroma is quite alluring and also presents some distant oakiness. The flavor begins sweet and then becomes more sour toward the end (kind of like Brie or a similar cheese does). The flavor is acidic and sour and contains some oak, mustiness, and a tart (slightly puckering) finish. This beer is dense and feels creamy and smooth in the mouth. Overall it is quite unique and very good!
750 mL corked and capped bottle shared by Tmoney99 at the Dilly Deli. Thanks Tom! Rating #341 for this beer...
shp555 (2024) - Atlanta, Georgia, USA - SEP 10, 2007
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
Pours light hazy amber color with a tiny white head. Aroma is musty, sour, with some fruit. flavor is sour fruit, earthy, with a long bitter finish.
FatPhil (13867) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - SEP 5, 2007
3.3 AROMA 6/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 14/20
375ml bottle (Pikkulintu, Helsinki, Lambic days 2007)
Exceptionally sharp sour aroma. Orange colour, almost no head Exceptionally sharp and sour taste too, but quite pleasing. Some apple cider, some oaky wood. Grape seeds.
piscator34 (2344) - Winnipeg, Manitoba, CANADA - SEP 1, 2007
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottled sample via boutip, shared with oakbluff. Light orange in colour with moderate mellow carbonation. Aromas of lemon-like citrus fruit, mild spicy hops, dried wood, and a bit of pale barley malt sweetness. Mild citrus fruit and wood up front in the mouth, with some huge woody hop bitterness on the back end. Somewhat watery on the palate, but still very drinkable. I found that this one kinda grew on me. Very nice.