marcot (770) - Campomorone, - SEP 21, 2011
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Bottiglia comprata all’Irish Pub e bevuta a casa, abbinata con pompelmo ripieno di gamberi allo zenzero. L’accostamento era da paura, e questa Vigneronne pure
knickskicks (789) - - JAN 18, 2015
4.9 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
2013 bottle. Golden-orange pour. Nose is tart white grapes, funk. Taste is very tart and vinous, a touch of grapefruit, just so mellow and flavorful. Right up there with St. Lam as my favorite fruited lambic.
Cunningham (4996) - Halden, NORWAY - JAN 4, 2015
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Lovely unclear orange golden color with a small off white head. Fine aroma with apples, wood and yeast. Fine body. Nice balance between sweetness and acidity. Some yeast, apples, wood and fruity flavor. Lovely refreshing stuff.
[Bottle from YNWA Bottleshop in Kolding, Denmark]
Rob_D_UK (1016) - Surrey, ENGLAND - DEC 27, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Sour, vinegary nose; hazy orange color; scumy head. Sour taste of green apples. Dry finish. Heavy body with a clean palate.
suprchunk (2420) - Crestview, Florida, USA - NOV 22, 2014
3.7 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
Hazy straw colored pour. Big white head with a small amount of lacing. Smell is sour yogurt and wheat, with some notes of vine fruit and lemon. Taste is the same. With more grape coming through.
hayduke (3503) - Eureka, California, USA - NOV 22, 2014
3.9 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Sampled at the Kick Starter Fund Raiser in the Humboldt Cider Works to raise money for the new tasting room. Pours a rich golden color with a white head. Nose of fruits. Medium plus body. Smooth in the mouth. Flavor is rich and full of fruit notes. Very good.
Klimaet (343) - Aarhus N, DENMARK - NOV 16, 2014
4.1 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle. Pours hazy light gold with a thin white foamy head. Aromas of tart green grapes, slight lactic, some leather. Taste is tart green grapes, some sweeter notes, pretty funky, barnyard, slight leather with a dry grapy finish.
toxichop (408) - South Gate, California, USA - NOV 10, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 17/20
P: Golden and almost no head. S: Musk, grapes, barnyard funk, oak, floral and wine. T: Grapes, and oak very wine like. M: Thin, very dry and light pucker-y. O: Good stuff.
rosenbergh (7505) - Tampere, FINLAND - NOV 8, 2014
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 3/5 OVERALL 16/20
750 ml bottle. 2008 vintage. Seems to be bottled on Christmas eve 2008.
From some online store some time ago.
Clear bright golden colour with a tiny bubbly white head.
Very tart and sour aroma with lots of vinegar and musty notes.
The flavour is acidic, tart, sour and musty. Very strong and distinctive flavour.
A great beverage.
Dogbrick (8795) - Columbus, Ohio, USA - NOV 2, 2014
4 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Sample of both 2013 and 2011 bottles at (Hopp)Kurtkeller 016: Cantillon-tastic 01 on 10/11/2014. Slightly hazy pale yellow color with a thin white head that evaporates quickly to a wispy film. Spotty lacing. Aroma of vine fruits, yeast and slight vinegar. Light-bodied with flavors of oaky white wine, herbal yeast and a touch of apple. The finish is oaky with a vinous fruity aftertaste. Enjoyable beer all around.
Alengrin (2584) - BELGIUM - OCT 31, 2014
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
In the 19th century, and probably a lot earlier than that, there was a small tradition of lambic brewed in the IJle valley, where moscatel grapes were used in it. Cantillon resurrected this type of fruit lambic in the seventies and this is a derivative of it (though no moscatel grapes are used). The foam is minimal (the oil from the grape seeds has a negative effect on it) but the colour is a beautiful hazy orangey blonde. The aroma is stunning and breathes all the good things you’d expect in a refined lambic beer, funkiness, barnyard, hay, old sherry, a truckload of perfumey fruity esters, and indeed sweet white grapes are very apparent as well. Taste is sour and funky, ’wild’ with clear grape presence again, as if you’d pour a fine white wine in an equally fine lambic. The woody tannins, the fruity esters and all the complexity of the lambic bring this to a grand finale. One of the finest lambics I ever tasted.