Tasted alongside a 2013 Cascade Apricot. The Cantillon was much better: more complex, funkier, and showing more of its fruit than did the Cascade. Excellent beer, and this continues to be my favorite fruited lambic.
TASTE: very tart; apricot and orange juice and orange pith; apricot pie; some light brie-like funk on the finish; lactic and a little pukey on the finish, too; excellent, as always. As a fruited lambic: 9.5/10.
-- tasted non-blind from a tulip glass -- -- bottled: Aug. 28, 2012: BBE: August, 2017 --
NOSE: strong aroma: smells like a fruity/edgy/light Saison; apricot aroma is noticeable, and pleasant.
BODY: hazy orange color; active carbonation produces a lacey white head; light to medium-light bodied.
TASTE: noticeable brett; citric acidity; very tart/sour; apricots, with a strong lemony undercurrent; 5% alc. not noticeable. 300g of Bergeron Apricots per liter were used in the production of this beer. As a fruited lambic: 10/10
I really wish these would hold up a little longer...the intensity of Apricot and nectarine that were so vivid the first time around really has faded significantly on only 2-3 months...As much as I love this...these really should be consumed as soon as possible to get that level of intensity and enjoyment. Still outstanding though...
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