Glouglouburp (5929) - Montreal, Quebec, - NOV 16, 2012
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
In short: An uper-dry, uper-tannic, fruity (more than just grapes) and not so funky & sour lambic. Complex and excellent beer, an average Cantillon.
How: Bottle 750ml at Akkurat, Stockholm.
The look: Cloudy glowing amber-orange body topped by a small white head with low retention.
In long: After five long minutes looking at my waitress worked on the cork on of this thing I finally have my beer. Nose is unexpectedly fruity considering the age of the beer with fresh citrus, fresh grapes and lemon zest over a moderate funk and fresh oak. Certainly not the most funky Cantillon ever, to the contrary. Taste is very smooth for a Cantillon, fresh fruits swimming in mild funk, grape skin, mouth drying tannins, mild acidity, relatively low sourness level. Finish is very very dry while not losing the fruity flavor. The yeasty last glass from the bottle was developing strawberry-like fruitiness. This is bone dry, probably the most tannic Cantillon I’ve ever had, actually probably one of the most tannic lambic I’ve ever had. That saliva sucking stuff even brought a light salty sensation. An excellent beer, an average Cantillon. This was my first beer of my first visit at the world famous Akkurat, I was so excited, I couldn’t control myself, I had butterflies in my stomach, I shouldn’t have eaten those butterflies, I eat weird stuff when I’m excited and can’t control myself.
vtafro (2465) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - DEC 1, 2013
4.2 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle. Pinkish pour with no head. Some wine, grape and sweetness in the aroma. Flavor has similar tones and some nice tart sour tones.
Sean9689 (270) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - SEP 23, 2013
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
The "F**k Yo Passport" Tasting. 750ml bottle into Cantillon taster.
Pours reddish/orange in color, minimal white head. Tons of pinot, which is surprising and awesome, nice sour notes, oak, and some tannins in there as well. Flavor is a lot of the pinot character, oak, berries, light funk and a medium level of sour. Light body, light carbonation, dry finish.
I preferred this one over the Muscat, but both are equally amazing beers.
Aniela (2302) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - JUN 2, 2013
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Akkurat, Stockholm. A bit hazy beer witj almost no head. Rubber, grapes, citrus, berries, raisins sweetish and sourish aroma. Rubber, berries, earthy, grapes, citrus flavour. Nice mouthfeeling, soursh and earthy. Nice one:-)
mcberko (5372) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - APR 29, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
750mL bottle at Akkurat, pours a hazy dark golden orange with basically no head. Aroma of dry grape skins, medium barnyard funk, dry red wine notes, and some other dry apple skins further back. Flavour is super dry and vinous, with loads of puckeringly dry red wine notes, very dry purple grape skins, and some moderate barnyard funk. Really, really, really dry. Moderately vinegary, with a low-to-medium acidity. Almost as enjoyable to me as the Muscat version.
KansaiBeerLvrs (1345) - Kyoto, JAPAN - AUG 15, 2013
4.3 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at Akkurat thanks to omhper! 2005 vintage, wonderful orange gold color with a thin quickly dissipating head. Nice mildly sour aroma with a hint of a musty white wine. The taste was very smooth, lightly carbonated, slightly sour but very easy to drink. A subtle geuze, fantastic stuff!
fredrik_ (81) - SWEDEN - NOV 4, 2012
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottle @ Akkurat shared with Ludvig.
This is one of my favorite Cantillons. Just beautifull i love how the pinot noir grapes just shines through.
Ludvig (106) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - OCT 9, 2012
4.4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 19/20
oh lord this is a beer you would like to drink all day and night! the grapes tinge your tongue and the beer gives a nice dry finish. a must have if you visit akkurat!
rlgk (9492) - Göteborg/Jönköping, SWEDEN - JUN 1, 2013
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 18/20
Bottle at Akkurat, Stockholm. After this, only five bottles are available in the world. Somewhat hazy beer, almost no head. Sourish rubber aroma, vinous, woody, grapes, citrus, grape fruit, funky, earthy, raisins, grapefruit, earthy, stable, acidic, hay, floral, dandelions, sweetish, caramel, some horse blanket. Sourish earthy flavor, hay, rubber, föoral, dandelions, grapefruit, lovely to feel the sweet grapes bringing balance to this sour beer. Alcohol is very well hidden. Sourish fruity finish, grapes, earthy notes, hay, citrus, grapefruit, tart, funky notes and some horse blanket. Magic beer.
teorn88 (1916) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 7, 2013
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 18/20
75cl bottle at Akkurat. Not on the list. It pours a muddy ruby color with a thick off white head. Aroma is sweet acidic with red wine and floral notes. Earthy with notes of lemon and pepper. Taste is acidic with some sweetness from the grapes. Nice vinous quality to it with some berry and wood notes. Finishes lemony and dry. Overall, an excellent fruit lambic.