dreadnord (1012) - San Diego, California, USA - JUN 22, 2012
4.7 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Pours pale yellow with a large white head. Nose is boozy, wood, vinegar, sour apples, leather, barnyard funkery. Taste is sweet, with an enourmouse wave of tart that peaks several times throughout the taste ultimately dominating the aftertaste. Amazing complexity. Mouthfeel is soft, creamy yet fizzy. The body is medium to heavy and has a very long finish. Amazing.
JBPortland (1514) - Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA - JAN 1, 2017
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 18/20
750ml bottle 2012 vintage batch 2, was a pleasant surprise when this was pulled out of someone’s bag at our New Years gathering! Pours clear golden yellow with minimal bubbles but a touch of carbonation. Nose is old and wise, complex white grape, wine, attic, wood, lemony citrus. Taste is similar to the nose with nice layers of old lambic funk and musty citrus. Cognac is present but not dominant throughout. Moderate acidity. A beer to sip and ponder!
koleminer20 (2856) - Ann Arbor, Michigan, USA - DEC 29, 2016
4.3 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
From notes. Enjoyed at Cantillon on November 10. 750 mL bottle. The pour is a nice darker golden orange, relatively clear, with a thin white head. The aroma is lovely. There is a great citrusy acidity to it and the signature Cantillon funk. I like the sweetness of the cognac barrel throughout. The light grape must is nice as well. The flavor is nice and acidic. There is a great sourness and a light funk. The cognac and grape just go so well together. It’s balanced, tart, crisp, and fantastic. The mouth feel is light and crisp with a lightly soft carbonation and a lingeringly funky and acidic sweetness of the cognac with a tart grape skin. This is awesome. Such a great start to the trip!
freretoc (1833) - Besançon, FRANCE - DEC 29, 2016
3.9 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 7/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bue en bouteille de 75cl chez Cantillon
Couleur ambrée, grosse effervescence peu de mousse
Nez sur la gueuze et avec une toute petite pointe de cognac
Attaque en bouche caractéristique de la gueuze cantillon avec juste un arričre goűt vineux du cognac et de l’alcool. Pas si complexe...
Rask0lnikov (942) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - DEC 24, 2016
4.6 AROMA 10/10 APPEARANCE 3/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
750ml bottle. Pale amber colour. Modest white head which disappears quite quickly. Acidity, vanilla, almondy notes or notes of marzipan, creamy citrusses (sic!) in the aroma. Woody notes, citrussy notes at first. Slight acidity. Oakiness. Oak, woody, spicy finish. Slightly acidic, spicy, citrussy, bit sweet aftertaste. Maybe even hints of peat. Balance is amazing. Fruity notes as well. It has nice, smooth, silky body. Definitely more body than usual gueuze. Rather low carbonated beer. A masterpiece. Will miss this one.
Modjeiz (3) - Halle, BELGIUM - DEC 21, 2016 does not count
4.6 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 19/20
Flavor that changes while airing, great lambic in my eyes.
After a some resting he will taste even more subtile and full.
MisoW (3408) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 21, 2016
3.8 AROMA 7/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 8/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 15/20
Bottle at Cantillon. Pours golden color, small white head. Aroma of oak, quite sweet. Taste is sour, wood, mainly oak, bit fruity.
RasmusOtt (2562) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2016
4.3 AROMA 8/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle @ the source. A very very long time want! Pours clear amber with a white head. Aroma has some smooth basement funk, green apples, stable, vinegar, wood and slight sweet cognac kinda notes. The taste has notes of tart green apples, vinegar, smooth funk, green grape skin and some sweet cognac which also provides this a pretty smooth and oily body. Extremely interesting and deep gueuze, though much more "straight forward" than I would have guessed. This one was pretty fresh though and I would love to see hot this turns out with some aging as for every rare cantillon beers haha. Awesome!
bursprak (2712) - Aarhus, DENMARK - NOV 14, 2016
4.2 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 16/20
Bottle @ Cantillon. Light hazy dark golden pour with a off white head. Notes of funk, apples, lemon peel, some musty oak, wood, light barrel character and some floral notes.
fajry (1749) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 5, 2016
4.4 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 4/5 TASTE 10/10 PALATE 4/5 OVERALL 17/20
Fľaša v pivovare priamo od majiteľa. Zlatá farba, biela pena. Vôňa sladová, kyselkavá, vínová, jemne sladká. Chuť osviežujúca, kyselkavá, koňak, červené jablká, višne. Veľmi dlhá dochuť, užasne piteľné, osviežujúce.
Cuso (8098) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 4, 2016
4.5 AROMA 9/10 APPEARANCE 5/5 TASTE 9/10 PALATE 5/5 OVERALL 17/20
Bottle at brewery. Golden color small white head. Aroma of malt, light sourness, bayrnard, vinous notes. Taste, distinct sourness with vinous notes, apples, cognac, light cheesy notes. Long refreshing sour finish. Very tasty,