Main Street Brewing – Cantus Fermus 2015

Main Street Canus Fermus 2015 Glass

Rating

3.5 out of 5
Appearance
4.25 out of 5
Aroma
4.5 out of 5
Flavour
4 out of 5
Mouthfeel

Total

4.1
4.1 out of 5

Overview

  • Brewery: Main Street Brewing Co.
  • Beer Style: Sour
  • Release Date: January 04, 2016
  • Pros:

    Packed with fruity aromas and flavours

  • Cons:

    Could use more time in the bottle to mellow

  • Conclusion:

    Fruity and funky, a complex and delicious beer

Main Street Canus Fermus 2015Main Street Brewing – Cantus Fermus 2015 Review

Main Street Brewing Company released their award winning Cantus Fermus in early 2016, made using the dregs of the Belgian Cantillon.  This review is for the bottle numbered 143 and bottled on October 20th, 2015.  The Beer pours from the 750mL bottle a cloudy orange colour with 2 fingers of white head that quickly dissipate.  The aromas are intensely fruity with notes of apricot, pineapple, passion fruit, sugar, and a delightful yeasty funk.  The taste proves a complex and delicious mix of sour pineapple, white grape must, yeast, crab-apple, and tropical fruit, with an acidic finish and subtle dryness that lingers long in the mouth.  These fruit flavours are complimented by a pleasant effervescence that makes the beer feel quite light on the tongue and compliments a wheaty mouthfeel.  This bottle of Cantus Fermus was aged for just over two months but further aging should mellow the flavours, making it even more delicious.

Alcohol – 5.0%
IBU – 3
Size – 750mL
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Jeremy Nemanishen

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2 Comments

  1. Mike March 19, 2016
    • Jeremy Nemanishen March 20, 2016

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