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Cantillon Lambic de Haute Densité

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

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RATINGS: 85   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.26/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A high density lambic, think of it as a Gueuze/Barley Wine.


3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
gephross100 (58) - Bellaire, Texas, USA - JUN 21, 2016
Clear brown color (easy light penetration). Nose of cheese, oak, raisin. Very sour, light mouthfeel for a barleywine. Very interesting beer from cantillon. Thanks DJ!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
djd07 (8764) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUN 16, 2016
Bottle. Pours a dark brown with small off white head that diminishes to nothing. The aroma is raisin, sherry, wood, funk. Thin mouth, dark fruit, oak, funk, nice tartness, vinous, very good.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Jorn69 (2547) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2016
Glass @ Cantillon 20160505. Fruity and caramely with dark fruits, alcohol, the finish is dry and sweet.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
fillepolo (475) - SWEDEN - MAY 10, 2016
Bottle @ cantillon brussels. Pours dark orange colour beer with a small head. Feels like a barleywine style lambic with notes of dried fruit and alcohol. Dry finish

1.9
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 3/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 7/20
GrumpyOldTroll (59) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 6, 2016
Not a fan of this. It’s a bit like a barleywine style lambic, and tastes just like that sounds. It has a medium mouthfeel and the nose is sour lambic notes with some strange barleywine characteristics. I had it fresh and then again recently and unfortunately there hasn’t been any improvement. But the experimentation is fantastic.

2.3
   AROMA 4/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 4/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 10/20
Koelschtrinker (16252) - Köln (Cologne), GERMANY - MAY 5, 2016
Voluminös herber Antrunk. Etwas dumpf, geringe Würzigkeit. Moderat spritzig, mild würzig. 9/8/7/7//8

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 14/20
jfb (5343) - Freising, GERMANY - APR 25, 2016
(draught) hazy deep amber colour with a small frothy off-white head. aroma of white bread, yeast and shrivelled walnuts, with some distinct notes of apricot yoghurt, grass, pear and balsamic vinegar. flavour is heavy dried apricots, some ethanol and bread dough, with a faint hint of strawberries, some almonds and a medium-dry tannic finish. heavy-bodied with soft carbonation.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
SinH4 (2306) - Garching b. München, GERMANY - APR 22, 2016
At the brewery. Dark orange color with small white head. Aroma is toffee, caramel, not much funk. Taste is toffee, caramel, there’s the sourness coming in, sweet-sour finish. No carbonation, full-bodied. Faro on steroids, I’d say. Much better than most Faros, though, since the sweetness doesn’t feel set up.

3.4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
Mesjasz (835) - Lodz, POLAND - APR 15, 2016
Glass at Cantillon. Very nice aroma of barnyard, grapes. Like nice Lambic. Taste is light sour and light sweet. Citric and vineuos but with high level of alcohol. Pretty empty for the level of alcohol.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jinroh (1053) - ESTONIA - MAR 27, 2016
Glass at the brewery. Poured maybe a bit darker shade of pale, to really amber but into that direction. Aroma had some booze with prickly bitter funky spots. Tasted warming, still lambic but much higher density. Not really that sour, some sweetness left, I guess you can’t really get the ABV up without that. Super interesting brew, was lucky to try it.


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