Brewery: Brasserie Cantillon
Style: Lambic – Gueuze
Other Notes: 20/21 Season
Brewer Description: (from bottle) The Gueuze Cantillon, a real spontaneous fermentation beer, is entirely made up of Lambic. This Lambic is brewed with organically grown wheat (35%) and malted barley (65%), and with dried hops. The Gueuze Cantillon is a sour beer that contains absolutely no sugar. To be drunk preferably within 20 years after the bottling date. Beer with taste evolution.
My rating: 4
My beeradvocate.com rating: 4.34
My ratebeer.com rating: 4.2
Intro: A 750ml corked and capped bottle, 20/21 season, bottled on 1st October 2020. Poured into a 3 Fonteinen gueuze glass.
Appearance: A mostly clear golden orange colour with a big two finger white head that had pretty good retention and eventually settled to a thin cap while leaving some nice lacing.
Aroma: Sour, tart, funky, musty, wet wood, green apple, grapefruit zest, with a touch of white grapes.
Taste: Sour, tart, slightly sweet, funky, oak, apricot, with some light lemon zesty notes.
Mouthfeel: Light to medium bodied with moderate carbonation.
Overall: A nice enjoyable easy to drink gueuze. Perfect for a hot summer day.