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


on tap

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RATINGS: 472   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.96   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Macération de fleurs de sureau dans un lambic de 2 ans d’âge. Cuillette effectuée par l’équipe Cantillon.

crosamich's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
crosamich (431) - Twin Falls, Idaho, USA - NOV 29, 2012
I think of elderberry as a very European flavor. If you have not experienced a homemade elderberry cordial you are missing out and might not get the full effect of this beer. Really captures the light floral and citrus notes. Very refreshing, covers up some of the funk I expect from Cantillon. I forgot how good this is.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Ionlyrate5s (52) - New York, USA - SEP 10, 2014
Oh how wonderfull this was. Poured light orange with minimal head. Aroma of lemon tartness and such a great herbal character which made this unique and fantastic. Such a wondeful flavor of funk yeast butter and tart dry finish. A++++

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
markextrae (958) - NETHERLANDS - SEP 10, 2014
Shared bottle. Poured a dark golden yellow colour with a Nice small white head. Strong aroma of elderflowers, yeast, Lemons, barnyard, oak, floral, Nice sour aftertaste, loved it!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
daniele (5383) - ITALY - SEP 8, 2014
Oro leggea schiuma non molto persistente lievi note fruttate legno leggero erbace floreale buona acidita ma abbastanza smussata

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Oldmanriver (51) - Freiburg, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY - AUG 26, 2014
An amazing dance of the herbal sweet delicacy of the elderberry as it rushes up to meet your nose balanced atop Cantillons acidic, tart, lip puckering, effervescent wheaty and grainy Lambic.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Kavu (2231) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 21, 2014
0,33l on tap @ Pikkulintu. Pours hazy golden with a low head. Aroma is sour malts. Flavor is sour malts with some floral fruits. Excellent stuff.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2825) - Oulu, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2014
Tap at Pikkulintu, Helsinki. Colour is cloudy orange with very small white head. Aromas and flavors: Fruits, tartness, sourness, floral and tackiness.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
umich03jm (1952) - Flat Rock, Michigan, USA - AUG 13, 2014
Bottle. Cloudy amber pour with a small foamy ring of head. Aroma are rotten flowers, lemon candy, and some barnyard. Tastes moderate to strong sourness. Dry rotten flowers. Tons of barnyard and cheese. Hints of citrus. Not terrible but not something I’d go back to again.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (1855) - Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle: Super hazy, burnt yellow body with a white-ish head that fades quickly to a thin, albeit lasting collar. Aroma has that lovely, signature Cantillon critter funk. Mild lactic acidity, funky barnyard, some sweat sock funk, dry wood, light floral & botanical notes, a small hint of yogurt, & a bit of citrus spritz. Taste has lots of soft woodiness, critter funk with a touch of barnyard & sweaty horse funk. Nice lemon sourness, very mild acidity that snaps but doesn’t burn, citrus, & moderate jock strap funk. A touch of mildly herbal & floral notes coming through the funk every now & then. Dry, woody finish with tons of that lingering funk.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (4808) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2014
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Bottle: The aroma consists of moderate funky, cheese, feet, and lemon. It pours a hazy golden-orange with a one finger white head that quickly fades to a thin film outlined by a slightly thicker ring. The flavor starts with a quick dose of citrus. The finish has light-moderate cork, light sour lemon, lemon peel, floral notes, and a touch of oak. It’s light bodied with light carbonation. Overall, it smells a lot better than it tastes.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Camons (5957) - Hasselager, DENMARK - AUG 10, 2014
Bottle @ Cantillon Brewery. Pours dark yellow with a white head, some nice lacings. Aroma is sour, yeasty, dusty, leather, barnyard, nice sweet elderflowers, notes of lemonzest. Just great and very inviting. Flavor is sourness, yeast/brett, barnyeard, grapes, leather, dust, sweet elderflowers, lemonzest. Medium body, average carbonation, lasting sour finish. Just a very great beer.290714

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