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Cantillon Loerik

 (RETIRED)
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100
91
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Formerly brewed at Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Brussels, Belgium

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RATINGS: 164   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.04   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
fonefan (34595) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2008
Bottle 750ml. [ My Rating #5000 ]
Bottled in 1998. [ Courtesy of Hildigöltur (Jacob)]. Unclear medium orange color with a small to average, frothy almost creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy hoppy, grapefruit, citrus tart, moderate to light heavy yeasty, barnyard, sour, tart, woody. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, acidic and bitter with a long duration, and a dry dry finish. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat to soft. Wow, what a beer ! ;o)) (050908)

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
yespr (30902) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2009
75 cL bottle, Lövenlund your a star and pain in the ... Thanks for this! Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Dry and slight fruity aroma. Wooden and brett aroma. Dry wooden, orange fruity and brett flavoured. Citric and wooden flavoured into the finish. Lovely dry and fruity smooth into the finish. Smooth wooden finish.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ungstrup (29207) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2004 [A special treat from Jean-Pierre van Roy at the open brewing day March 6th 2004 - thanks a million] The color is an unclear orange with a white head. The aroma is sour, dusty, and woody. The flavor is very sour with strong notes of grapefruit, lemon, wood, and dust. I believe this is the best Gueuze I have tried.

3.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Papsoe (25088) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2008
(Bottle 75 cl) Hazy amber golden with a small, off-white head. Soft and not overly sour aroma. Medium body with a low carbonation and an almost soft mouthfeel - not really typical for Cantillon! Plenty of horse blanket accents but surprisingly accessible for a Cantillon. 061008

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
joergen (20640) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2007
Bottle at Bier Circus, 1998-vintage. Hazy orange coloured with an off white ehad. Light acidic aroma of wood, barnyard and fruits. Light acidic flavour of wood, barnyard, fruits and brett. Tart finish.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
oh6gdx (20274) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2008
Bottled@Akkurat. Orangeish golden colour with minor head. Aroma is acidic and sour wood with some mild notes of sour fruits. Flavour is dry acidic and sour with some mild yeast, wood and also mildly bluecheesy notes. Long sour wooden aftertaste. Really mouthdrying. Still a bit smoother than many other Cantillons.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
omhper (19307) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2004
Bottled (1998). Hazy deep golden. Citric nose. Nearly flat, but still with pleasant light, sparkling mouthfeel. Juicuy and concentrated. Barnyrady and woody. Soft and dense malt character. What a brilliant mistake this beer is!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
anders37 (16537) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2007
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange color with a small white head. Sweet malty and tart sour aroma. Sweet malty tart sour flavor with some woody hints. Tart sour finish. Very nice.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fiulijn (14380) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 18, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2009 2009-03-26, courtesy of Jacob (Hildigöltur), bottled in 1998, 11+ years old, 9-4-8-4-17=42
Cloudy light amber color, with small head. Wonderful aroma, citrusy, with light grapefruit and lemon, delicate Bretts, cellar smells, lightly cheesy and woody. Smooth mouthfeel, the typical Cantillon aggressiveness has been smoothered by the age, there is still a good sourness, decisive astringency, a bit woody, with citrus fruits (orange peels). The final is long, astringent, a bit sour and fruity, with more grapefruit. Wonderful.

2002-09-18, bottled in 1998, 4+ years old, 9-4-7-4-15=39
Beautiful golden colour, bright; not excessively carbonated, but anyway it has half inch of creamy head.
Wonderful aroma, sour and dry, fruity if possible: citrus fruits, pink grapefruit, cassis.
It’s smoother and less astringent than her sisters, the taste is not complete and complex as the aroma; pretty monodirectional, the leading flavour is similar to lemon juice, but less sour, adjusted by a light woodyness.

It’s less interesting than other Cantillon’s, but perfectly enjoyable for any sour-beer addicted out there. I had it with Swiss black bread, butter and Alaskan smoked salmon: the marriage was perfect for my taste.

4
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Theis (13353) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JAN 2, 2007
Bottle - thanks to Jacob. Unclear golden - no head. High gooseberries, earthy, wood, citrus, grape nice smooth sourness !! Very light carbonated - well thats the game... I love it - thats it !!


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