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Cantillon Brewery/Museum
World Class based on 384 ratings
Type: Brewery (see listing)

56 rue Gheude
Brussels, Belgium 1070 [ print map ]
02 521 4928

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Hours: Mon - Fri 0900 - 1700; Sat 1000 - 1700; Sun Closed


Mayor: Mathieu87 (13) | Taps: 0 | Bottles: 10-16


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Beer Available At Cantillon Brewery/Museum (arranged by most recent)
Cantillon Lambic Amphora 95, Cantillon Lou Pepe Framboise 100, Cantillon 50°N-4°E 100, Cantillon Lambic Chardonnay , Cantillon Zwanze (2011) 100, Cantillon Cuvée Florian 100, Cantillon Carignan 100, Cantillon Kriek 99, Cantillon Rosé De Gambrinus 98, Cantillon Bruocsella 1900 Grand Cru 96, Cantillon Saint Lamvinus 100, Cantillon Zwanze (2013) Abbaye de Cureghem 95, Cantillon Cuvée des Champions 100, Cantillon Fou’ Foune 100, Cantillon Gueuze (Classic/Organic/Bio) 99, Cantillon Lou Pepe Gueuze 100, Cantillon Vigneronne 99, Cantillon Zwanze (2008) 100, Cantillon Iris Grand Cru 98, Cantillon / Allagash / Russian River Wild Friendship Blend 99
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384 reviews for Cantillon Brewery/Museum
 Ambiance  95%
 Service  86%
 Selection  79%
 Food  75%
 Value  90%
 Overall  90%
 Rating  99%
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 19/20
ILikeOl  (121) , Norway | March 17, 2011
A must see place for any beerenthusiast. Hard not to get into the sampling mood after walking thru their facility covered with bottles, old brewing equipment and sacks of malt. Geuze and lambic is an aquired taste, and this is the place to start aquiring if you already have not. When we got there at two pm it was not too crowded, at four it was time to leave, families with screaming kids (that don’t belong in breweries) had entered the premises.
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 14/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 17/20
JohnnyJ  (100) San Diego, California | March 11, 2011
Visit on my trip to Brussels. I highly reccomend seeing this place. Staff was friendly and English speaking, talked to the brewer for a while. Bottling Cuvee des Champions when I was there and was given a glass of it. Self guided tour was also interesting. See the old style lambic brewing process, open fermentation. It goes without saying that the beer was excellent.
82
  AMBIANCE 4/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 11/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
chicagodri  (58) Chicago, Illinois | February 18, 2011
You have to go here if you are in Brussels. A little farther away from the normal path. The tour is 6 Euros and includes two beers. They basically let you run wild and you can try some fresh beers there that are hard to find anywhere else. I got there around 1pm on a Saturday and it got flooded within the hour - so get there earlier. Different than any other brewery you have ever been to.
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 9/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 19/20
akarova  (18) Beersel, Belgium | February 14, 2011
The place to be...
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 9/10   OVERALL 17/20
sogrady  (21) Maine | February 13, 2011
The one and only. Not only is this the birthplace of the incomparable Cantillon offerings, it’s a fascinating look at how old school brewers did things. There’s no artificial cooling, for example, so Cantillon can only brew during the fall and winter. The tour is self-guided but pretty easily navigable, and fascinating for all of that. Service is not their primary function at the brewery, so don’t expect much hand holding. Everyone was very polite for all of that, though. If you’re in Brussels, you must go. Word to the wise: the neighborhood around Cantillon isn’t great, so either take a taxi or know where you’re going.
100
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD 7/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
SvenDrunkMonk  (10) Premia de Dalt, Spain | February 4, 2011
Indispensable.
90
  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 12/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 18/20
barleybrave  (14) | February 1, 2011
if you like lambic and gueuze you already must know, if you dont like maybe you are still in time to change your mind :-)
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 10/10   SELECTION 15/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 8/10   OVERALL 19/20
faggio  (11) , Italy | January 13, 2011
Tappa obbligatoria per gli amanti del lambic e non,si può visitare il birrificio e assaggiare vari lambic.Un pezzo di storia da non perdere.
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 8/10   SELECTION 10/15   FOOD N/A   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
flavio_b  (25) ROME, Italy | January 2, 2011
One of the best places I’ve ever been. My love for the Lambic style cames from 2-3 year of experience, trying many different bottled and draught lambics. The ambiance is something really special and unique. The flavour you can smell just entering in the brasserie, is very enchanting and the warmth shown by Jean and his father is absolutely incredible. They are great people! They made me the sensation to be at home since the first step inside the brewery. The room dedicated for the tasting is very inviting and the shop gives the visitors a wide choice at very acceptable prices. The Cantillon Faro is a delicious lambic that everyone should try. The only bad con is that it is situated in a zone not to much safe in my opinion. Actually there are many strange and not recommendable people around the brewery. I suggest to go when the daylight is still high. In any case, this is a place to absolutely go if you go to Brussels. Thank you so much!
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  AMBIANCE 5/5   SERVICE 7/10   SELECTION 9/15   FOOD 5/10   VALUE 10/10   OVERALL 20/20
geda  (4) , Italy | December 28, 2010
Enter in this brewery is a unique emotion, chat and drink a Mamouche with Jean is an unforgettable experience.

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