Cantillon Lambic de Haute Densité

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

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RATINGS: 106   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.29/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 291   ABV: 9.7%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
A high density lambic, think of it as a Gueuze/Barley Wine.

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3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Iznogud (3409) - CROATIA - MAR 20, 2017
Bottle pour at the Brewery. Pours hazy depp orange, small off-white head. Malty, sweetish, wood, dried fruit, some funk. Sour, tart. Strong wood, vinegar, even some cognac notes in aftertaste, maybe a bit throat burning. Definitely not easy to drink, but very interesting brew.

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bierridder_S (823) - BELGIUM - MAR 15, 2017
15/03/2017 - glass from 75cl bottle @ Cantillon. Hazy orange, copper, no head. Nose is fruits, some caramel, moderate sourness. Taste is dry, bit sherry-like, some sweetness, moderate sourness, wood, thick mouthfeel which I never had before in a lambic. Interesting!

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
fonefan (47135) - VestJylland, DENMARK - MAR 2, 2017

From decanter @ Cantillon Brewery/Museum, 56 rue Gheude, Brussels, Belgium 1070.

[ As Cantillon Lambic de Haute Densité ].
Unclear matt medium orange color with a small, fizzy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, off-white head. Aroma is moderate malty, sweet fruit, sugary, leather, wood. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light acidic with a long duration, tart, fruity, sugary - dried fruit, sour, wood, barnyard. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. [20160916]
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3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
BuckeyeBoy (7052) - Boise, Idaho, USA - FEB 25, 2017
750ml bottle at the brewery. Pours out a rusty nail color no head. Nose is heavy oak tons of wood booze the nice lambic notes and a pithy fruit touch. Taste is more of the oak barrel very strong some nice light fruit notes and rich malts.

3.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Johnstledger8 (1075) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 22, 2017
Bottle. Pours a lightly hazy amber orange with a quickly fading bubbly off white head. Aroma is of vinegar, dried fruits, caramel, apple butterscotch. Taste is of vinegar, citrus, butterscotch, grassy, hint of orange, floral. Almost syrupy, oily mouthfeel with little to no carbonation.

3.2
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 13/20
koleminer20 (3219) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2016
From notes. Enjoyed at Cantillon on November 10. Draft pour. The pour is a dark ruby with a faint ring of off white head and a couple bubbles stuck to the glass. The aroma is really strong on the oak and alcohol. Jesus. There is a big time caramel and a dark fruit forward aspect, but the alcohol is just huge. The light grape must on the back end add a lambic style to this, but shit, it’s not great. The flavor is much of the same. The alcohol just dominates. The dark fruits and caramel work with the grape must to create a sweet and tart alcohol that I’m not feeling. The mouth feel is somewhat thick, but has a nice crisp carbonation and doesn’t come off as syrupy as it looks. The aftertaste is heavy on oak, alcohol, and a fruity sweetness. This is just a mess.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
fombe89 (2893) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 11, 2016
Botella @Cantillon Brewery/Museum, Bruselas 06/12/16 Color ambar, sabor dulce, final agrio, cuerpo alto.

3.3
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Benzai (15018) - Oirschot, THE NETHERLANDS, NETHERLANDS - NOV 22, 2016
Sampled @ Cantillon thanks to Sebletitje. Clear rusty orange color, no head. Smell and taste both have a nice mix of wood, light tart, nice fruit influences. Tart finish. Nice.

2.7
   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 2/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
MisoW (3497) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 21, 2016
Bottle at Cantillon. Pours by hazy brown color, no head. Aroma of wood, sourish. Taste is medium sour, lot of wood.

3.3
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
bursprak (2800) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2016
Bottle @ Cantillon. Dark golden pour with a generous head. Notes of caramel, dark dried fruits, funk, warming alcohol and some vanilla.


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