overall
100
97
style
Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Brussels, Belgium

bottled
available

on tap
common

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1085   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Apricot lambic

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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
scrizzz (2223) - Bothell, Washington, USA - FEB 24, 2009
bottled 2006. Fresh apricot aroma lends a very complimentary character to the tart and the wood. Hazy yellow with a clean sustained white head. Fiercely tart, young fruit and a punch to the jaw. Reminds me of the first shock I got when I first drank Iris. I can get the fruit of apricot, the juice of lemon, and the shock of kumquat. Sun scorched driftwood. I actually don’t like this to be alcoholic. I want to remain completely sober while I drink this.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
ironchefscott (357) - portland, Oregon, USA - FEB 19, 2009
sour as shit...great fruit flavor and cloudy gold.....very nice...too bad I am moving from wisco and can’t get this on the west coast...2004 bottle

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
GodOfThunder (1249) - Orlando, Florida, USA - FEB 19, 2009
Thanks to Redlight for getting this on draft. Pours a golden orange. Aroma is dusty and fruity. Flavor is fruity and amazingly sour. Incredibly easy drinking for as sour as it is. Not too sweet, though with a good amount of fruit.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
scraff (2121) - Baltimore, Maryland, USA - FEB 19, 2009
Max’s 72 Hour Belgian Fest – Hazed golden amber, thin wispy white head. Deeply funked sour apricot and cheese aromas rest on soft undertones of old wood. Sour tangy apricot lemon flavors balance very well on the oak and funk notes. Light to medium bodied, light carbonation, sour finish. Cantillon does no wrong in my book. Would be great on a hot summer day picnic...

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
EricE (1367) - Seattle, Washington, USA - FEB 14, 2009
Draft at Max’s. Hazy hay colored pour with little carbonation and thin sliver of a head. Vinegar funk and yeast on the nose. Sour and fruity. Very dry and sour flavor. Tart with a touch of fruit on the fnish. Crisp and refreshing. Very enjoyable lambic.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
mwelsh13 (499) - Maryland, USA - FEB 14, 2009
Draft at Max’s Belgian fest poured straw color. Great yeasty aroma with slight fruit. A bit of apricot in the flavor. Also, reminds me of sour lemonade. Nice lambic.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
bconley (352) - Fern Park, Florida, USA - FEB 11, 2009
Draft at Redlight. This is WAY too easy to drink. Really nice. Sour and tart. Light body. Not terribly sure what apricot is supposed to smell like, but I liked the way this smells.

4.5
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
ucusty (2691) - raleigh, North Carolina, USA - FEB 8, 2009
UPDATED: MAY 24, 2011 Thanks to whoever shared this at the sexual chocolate release. Hazy bright gold pour with thin fizzy off white head. Apricot aroma. Leather, horse blanket, apricot, and mango. Very tart, dry, crisp and refreshing

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Betty (236) - Walgett, NSW, AUSTRALIA - FEB 3, 2009
Beautiful very hazy appearance. Stinks of apricots left out in a puddle. The label is for sure my favourite label ever - a moonscape with an apricot planet rise! Very similar to their Geuze to taste but with some very obvious apricot. Another fantastic intervention from the masters. Oh - this stuff is available at Plonk in Canberra - too great! Thanks guys.

4.3
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
arrogantb (1402) - Denver, Colorado, USA - JAN 30, 2009
750ml bottle 2007 vintage $22. Beautiful golden color, hazy. It smells like apricot or peach pits, slight bit of hay, really excellent aroma. Taste is sour apricots, peaches, lemon. Very sour but it doesn’t get in the way at all, delicious flavor. The apricot aroma is really my favorite part about this beer but overall this is probably the best Cantillon I have had thus far. Serving type: bottle Reviewed on: 10-27-2008 01:08:29


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