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From the cellar: Cantillon Iris 1996

Cantillon Iris

ABV: 5% Origin: Anderlecht, Brussel Website: Date: 18 September 2000

Another review from the archive written for the pioneering Oxford Bottled Beer Database (OBBD). I’ve left it uncorrected — so please read it in that historical spirit. Iris has since become a relatively regular part of Cantillon’s range: it’s very highly regarded, […]

Cantillon Lou Pepe Gueuze

Beer sellers: Cerveteca

ABV: 5% Origin: Anderlecht, Brussel-Bruxelles, Belgium Website:

Cantillon Lou Pepe Gueuze

Cantillon, with its unforgivingly dry oude geuze, has a reputation as the most hypertraditional of the lambic breweries, but proprietors the Van Roy family have developed quite a repertoire of innovative variations on the traditional techniques. This special edition […]

Cantillon Rosé de Gambrinus

Originally published in What’s Brewing August 2004

Origin: Anderlecht, Brussels, Belgium ABV: 5 per cent Buy from Specialist stockists Website

Cantillon Rosé de Gambrinus

The lambic beers of the area in and around Brussels are the result of the ancient technique of “spontaneous” fermentation. Lambic brewers simply leave the wort exposed to the […]