Cantillon Loerik

Formerly brewed at Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Gueuze
Brussels, Belgium


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RATINGS: 173   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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fonefan (48740) - VestJylland, DENMARK - OCT 23, 2008
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2017
Bottle 750ml.

[ As Cantillon Loerik ].
[ My Rating #5000 ]
Bottled in 1998. [ Courtesy of Hildigöltur (Jacob)]. Unclear medium orange color with a small to average, frothy almost creamy, good lacing, mostly lasting, white to off-white head. Aroma is moderate to light heavy hoppy, grapefruit, citrus tart, moderate to light heavy yeasty, barnyard, sour, tart, woody. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet, acidic and bitter with a long duration, and a dry dry finish. Body is light to medium, texture is watery, carbonation is flat to soft. Wow, what a beer ! ;o)) [20080905]

Bottle 750ml. shared at [ A Day To Sink All Sea Shepards tasting. ], Brussels, Belgium.

[ As Cantillon Loerik ].
Murky medium orange color with a small to average, fizzy, fair - virtualy none lacing, fully diminishing, white head. Aroma is moderate bread, sweet cookie, barnyard, leather, brett, minerals, cellar funk, citric notes. Flavor is moderate sweet and light acidic with a long duration, manure, minerals, light tart, light citric. Body is medium, texture is oily to watery, carbonation is soft. Still very impressive and refined but not as good at i remember for previous bottles. [20160917]

yespr (44810) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - MAR 27, 2009
75 cL bottle, Lövenlund your a star and pain in the ... Thanks for this! Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Dry and slight fruity aroma. Wooden and brett aroma. Dry wooden, orange fruity and brett flavoured. Citric and wooden flavoured into the finish. Lovely dry and fruity smooth into the finish. Smooth wooden finish.

Ungstrup (37309) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - MAR 13, 2004
UPDATED: MAR 20, 2004 [A special treat from Jean-Pierre van Roy at the open brewing day March 6th 2004 - thanks a million] The color is an unclear orange with a white head. The aroma is sour, dusty, and woody. The flavor is very sour with strong notes of grapefruit, lemon, wood, and dust. I believe this is the best Gueuze I have tried.

joergen (27983) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - JUN 1, 2007
Bottle at Bier Circus, 1998-vintage. Hazy orange coloured with an off white ehad. Light acidic aroma of wood, barnyard and fruits. Light acidic flavour of wood, barnyard, fruits and brett. Tart finish.

oh6gdx (26482) - Vasa, FINLAND - SEP 29, 2008
Bottled@Akkurat. Orangeish golden colour with minor head. Aroma is acidic and sour wood with some mild notes of sour fruits. Flavour is dry acidic and sour with some mild yeast, wood and also mildly bluecheesy notes. Long sour wooden aftertaste. Really mouthdrying. Still a bit smoother than many other Cantillons.

anders37 (26227) - Malmö, SWEDEN - MAY 15, 2007
Bottle. Pours a hazy orange color with a small white head. Sweet malty and tart sour aroma. Sweet malty tart sour flavor with some woody hints. Tart sour finish. Very nice.

Papsoe (25063) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - NOV 19, 2008
(Bottle 75 cl) Hazy amber golden with a small, off-white head. Soft and not overly sour aroma. Medium body with a low carbonation and an almost soft mouthfeel - not really typical for Cantillon! Plenty of horse blanket accents but surprisingly accessible for a Cantillon. 061008

omhper (24973) - Tyresö, SWEDEN - MAY 12, 2004
Bottled (1998). Hazy deep golden. Citric nose. Nearly flat, but still with pleasant light, sparkling mouthfeel. Juicuy and concentrated. Barnyrady and woody. Soft and dense malt character. What a brilliant mistake this beer is!

Travlr (24307) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - APR 7, 2011
ygtbsm84 has been talking about this one for years, so I just had to seek it out. It was worth the effort. Cloudy golden color, plenty of carbonation. Aroma of cobwebs, dust, pepper, summer fruit. Taste was dry and powdery, dried grapefruit, dried peach, pepper. Great stuff.

fiulijn (20427) - Vancouver, British Columbia, CANADA - SEP 18, 2002
UPDATED: MAR 26, 2009 2009-03-26, courtesy of Jacob (Hildigöltur), bottled in 1998, 11+ years old, 9-4-8-4-17=42
Cloudy light amber color, with small head. Wonderful aroma, citrusy, with light grapefruit and lemon, delicate Bretts, cellar smells, lightly cheesy and woody. Smooth mouthfeel, the typical Cantillon aggressiveness has been smoothered by the age, there is still a good sourness, decisive astringency, a bit woody, with citrus fruits (orange peels). The final is long, astringent, a bit sour and fruity, with more grapefruit. Wonderful.

2002-09-18, bottled in 1998, 4+ years old, 9-4-7-4-15=39
Beautiful golden colour, bright; not excessively carbonated, but anyway it has half inch of creamy head.
Wonderful aroma, sour and dry, fruity if possible: citrus fruits, pink grapefruit, cassis.
It’s smoother and less astringent than her sisters, the taste is not complete and complex as the aroma; pretty monodirectional, the leading flavour is similar to lemon juice, but less sour, adjusted by a light woodyness.

It’s less interesting than other Cantillon’s, but perfectly enjoyable for any sour-beer addicted out there. I had it with Swiss black bread, butter and Alaskan smoked salmon: the marriage was perfect for my taste.

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