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

bottled
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on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 488   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.97   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.


kromamc's rating

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kromamc (192) - - SEP 13, 2010
bottiglia alla brasserie cantillon... veramente particolarissima.. al naso si sente la speziatura molto forte data dal sambuco che sembra quasi peperoni!! tutto accompagnato da note citriche acide di lambic.. piuttosto corposa e carbonata... pazzescaa!!


4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sarlacc83 (806) - Oregon, USA - OCT 20, 2014
Bottle. 2011 brew/2013 bottling. A: Pumpkin orange color with a white head. No real lacing of which to speak. N: Elderflower, lemon, pink grapefruit, cedar bark, grain, pine, loam, funk, apple cider vinegar, bubble gum, lavender, and maybe chamomile...maybe. N: Very sour. Not many other taste descriptors, because my god is this sour. M: Foamy light body, prickly carbonation, no alcohol presence. O: This beer is incredibly unique, though I remember thinking that Cable Car had a lot in common with it way back when. Recommended, but don’t be surprised if the elderflowers put you off.

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
eduardovl (865) - SWITZERLAND - OCT 14, 2014
750ml bottle served in a flute glass. Bottled in March, 2012. A: Pours a yellow to orange cloudy color forming a big bubbled and aired white to yellow head. Good retention and many lacings left around. Interesting enough is the fact that you can see some pollen floating around inside the bottle S: A mix of flowers and Lambic. Sour and, at the same time, delicate. The perfume of elderberry flower is really fantastic. Unique and perfect T: Again, a flower bomb. Strong notes of elderberry flowers followed by malts and Lambic yeasts. Slightly sweet and sour upfront followed by a mild bitterness in the end which I suppose comes from the flowers too. In overall, a dry taste. Perfect in the mouth too M: Light body and medium carbonation. Flowery aftertaste O: Very drinkable. A unique experience. One of the best Cantillon I’ve ever had [ BA Review @ 3/9/2013 ]

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
JaBier (4956) - Capital City, Ohio, USA - OCT 5, 2014
Bottle. Hazy amber pour with a thick, fuzzy off-white head. Aroma of malt, florals and sour fruit. Tart flavor with some bitter florals before a sour finish.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
HonusWagner (1424) - Florida, USA - SEP 29, 2014
I was not a fan of this until this year’s Zwanze Day, but this keg was amazing. The floral character was extremely pleasant rather than overly herbaceous, and this is definitely a lactic beauty, not overwhelmingly sour but great tartness.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
rxeight (1365) - Illinois, USA - SEP 27, 2014
2013, thanks Bryan. Tart, slight sour. Some floral bitter hops. Wine and vinegar. Similar to iris and cuvée.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
olliejobbins (825) - Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 26, 2014
750ml bottle shared with rob at cantillon. poured a hazy brown with thin bubbly head. aroma is of musty yeast and slightly floral. smells like the brewery! nice dry, yeasty, sour taste and quite earthy. tongue tingler. nice.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
slowrunner77 (5977) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 23, 2014
"A nice sour from Cantillon. 2009 bottle. Funky barnyard, lemons, and some floral qualities to the aroma. Flavor is sour, not quite bracingly so, but not subtle either. There is little sweetness, but an underlying pleasant fruitiness, with hints at bitterness and stinky cheese. Good stuff."

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Sevenlee (1351) - Central Coast, NSW, AUSTRALIA - SEP 22, 2014
Pours a cloudy brown with little head. Aroma is fruit, citrus, yeast and sour. Taste is fruity and sour. Very good.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
RobertDale (3557) - Lansing, Kansas, USA - SEP 21, 2014
On tap at Zwanze day. Comes a hazy golden orange with a small white head. Aroma of floral, funk, and fruit. Taste is floral, citrus, funk, spice, and wood. Delicious.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
oOJUXEOo (294) - Huntingdon Valley, Pennsylvania, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Draft. Pour is hazy orange, minimal head. Earthy, dank, and floral on the nose. Taste is tart and floral, with the elderberries just adding a unique tinge to the palette. Very nice lambic.


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