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

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RATINGS: 467   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.


illinismitty's rating

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
illinismitty (2270) - Nashville, Tennessee, USA - FEB 19, 2012
Bottle shared at Yazoo release party. Pours hazy gold with a white head. Bold funky aroma. Nice assertive flavors (funk, herbs, tart lemons) with a semi dry finish. Very complex and wonderful. I enjoyed this more than the 1900 and Classic Gueze.


3.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
VastActiv (2768) - 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.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 13/20
umich03jm (1926) - 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.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tectactoe (1657) - 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.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Pailhead (4741) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - AUG 10, 2014
Courtesy of northernbrews

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.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Camons (5785) - 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

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
Danyel (647) - Colorado, USA - AUG 7, 2014
Tap. Pours orange with white head. Aroma is very floral, dry, tart. Wild yeasts. Has a very extreme floral flavor, lots going on. Dry but good fruitiness to balance it out. Exceptional.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
NikkTwist (1581) - Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - AUG 3, 2014
Draft at a sour event at Monks Cafe in Philly. Cloudy gold pour with a foamy ring. Very tart and very dry. Elderflower. Bee Pollen. Sickel pear. Fresh oak. Sage. Juniper. Straw. Goldenrod. Distinctive floral notes. Bitter and astringent. Tremendous!

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Nische (669) - Saltsjö-Boo, SWEDEN - AUG 2, 2014
Hazy yellow with a low white head. Funky yeast, grass, fruit and sour aromas. The taste was floral, light fruits, funk and lambic sour ending in a big elderflower juice notes. Just great!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
WheatKing (1287) - Victoria, British Columbia, CANADA - JUL 5, 2014
Pours golden. Random notes at this point, sorry... very round finish. Very austere, funky but not acrid. Interesting. Definition of a sipper.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
hackobock (1282) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - JUL 1, 2014
(#1100) Bottle at Cantillon and on tap at Akkurat. Pours hazy golden with a frothy white head. The bottle was fresh (2 days since bottling) and had lots of elder flower in the aroma, nice funky, tart, floral, hay, earth in the background. Taste is light fruity and floral sweetness up front, the acidity takes over in the end leading to a dry tart refreshing finish. Light/medium bodied.


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