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Cantillon Rosé De Gambrinus - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,579 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,579
Reviews: 674
rAvg: 4.28
pDev: 10.05%
Wants: 413
Gots: 400 | FT: 26
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Year-round

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: UncleJimbo on 02-16-2002)
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MarcatGSB

Michigan

3.78/5  rDev -11.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Poured from 355 ml bottle into Duvel tulip. Enjoyed during a pretty solid Cowboys v. Dolphins game on Thanksgiving 2011.

Appearance: Pours a fruit punch like color with a light frothy two finger, bright, growing head. Minimal to no lacing.

Nose: Ohhh tartness shines. Smell wonderful, sort of vegetable like and bright fruitiness. Raspberries and a mild oak come through.

Taste: This puppy is all raspberry. Very enjoyable. Bright flavors of raspberry (and I know Raspberry, the Keweenaw is a Haven) and some nice oak spice coming through. Bit a of creaminess balances out the super tart fruit.

Mouth: Lively carbonation, filled with a nice level of acid that provides some fun drinking.

Drink and overall: Overall, a real nice fruit beer. Honestly, I don't think it's better than Blushing Monk. I feel like Blushing Monk, although not the same beer obviously, provided more of a well rounded raspberry flavor. Good Cantillon, definitely no where near the top though.

Serving type: bottle

11-24-2011 23:59:51 | More by MarcatGSB
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shwillivanilli

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-24-2011 21:11:32 | More by shwillivanilli
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JimmyMacS

Virginia

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-24-2011 14:28:19 | More by JimmyMacS
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-24-2011 02:00:56 | More by Exiled
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PEIhop

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-23-2011 17:32:50 | More by PEIhop
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jethrodium

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375 ml bottle. Bottled on 21 March 2011. Pours a cherry red with a light pink head that has good retention and leaves a small amount of lacing on the glass. The aroma is raspberry, cherry, some brett funk, light lemon, and some lactic acid. The initial taste is tart with raspberries and some brett funkiness. Then comes some cherry and some light lemon. The finish has a decent tartness and some brett funkiness. Medium body. Medium carbonation. Another really enjoyable Cantillon beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-23-2011 05:42:15 | More by jethrodium
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deskim

Pennsylvania

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-23-2011 03:18:17 | More by deskim
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thewimperoo

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-22-2011 21:34:09 | More by thewimperoo
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Goldstar81

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-22-2011 18:37:12 | More by Goldstar81
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nickhiller

Texas

3.95/5  rDev -7.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 4

A: rosy, pink champagne-y head, lots of bubbles

S: nice and funky, some raspberries and fruit in the background

T: more gueze-y than kriek-y, nice lambic yeast, not a lot of fruit apart from a slightly juicy finish

M: light bodied, a little watery, the only real drawback

O: had this on tap recently and it was a lot more smooth and fruity a lot less watery and sour

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2011 04:40:16 | More by nickhiller
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ElGallo

New Hampshire

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-21-2011 21:24:43 | More by ElGallo
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bob727

Florida

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-21-2011 07:30:46 | More by bob727
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Callmecoon

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-21-2011 04:58:14 | More by Callmecoon
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bsuedekum

Missouri

4/5  rDev -6.5%

11-21-2011 03:37:43 | More by bsuedekum
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LynnHomeBrewer

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

11-21-2011 02:33:22 | More by LynnHomeBrewer
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DoctorB2B

Massachusetts

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-20-2011 17:41:10 | More by DoctorB2B
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Diomede

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-20-2011 07:27:42 | More by Diomede
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brandoman63

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -18.2%

11-20-2011 04:13:38 | More by brandoman63
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OddNotion

New Jersey

4.75/5  rDev +11%

11-20-2011 00:40:24 | More by OddNotion
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Photekut

Tennessee

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-19-2011 20:59:20 | More by Photekut
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dmsohyea

California

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-19-2011 20:10:23 | More by dmsohyea
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BBP

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Pours a raspberry hue conveniently enough with a very nice head that falls back somewhat quickly.

The aroma is of bright fruits and is somewhat floral at the same time. Sourness doesn't let itself be hidden here.

The taste is at first, intensely sour. After a little bit of getting used to it, it becomes just as sour as you'd like. There's a slight foundational earthiness, however the raspberries and sourness are enough to keep you from thinking there's anything else.

It's worth noting that while the fruit is there, the sweetness associated with it is minimized. That aspect really helps it to set itself apart from others by letting you know that it is beer you're drinking still, rather than a fruit drink with barley and hops in it. I've found all too many beers with fruit seem to lose a bit of themselves to it.

The body is medium heavy with medium fullness. The carbonation helps to make this feel a bit nicer without being abrasive. The finish is considerably dry.

Overall, this was certainly a nice introduction to Cantillon. I have to say that I was a bit nervous at first that this would be a bit uninspirational due to the low ABV, but I found I couldn't be more wrong. I'm looking forward to trying more Cantillon now, as I'm sure this is just the tip of the iceberg.

Serving type: bottle

11-19-2011 02:08:07 | More by BBP
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BelgianDip

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-18-2011 19:15:54 | More by BelgianDip
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rbrefbeerman

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

11-18-2011 00:38:42 | More by rbrefbeerman
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nathanjohnson

Vermont

5/5  rDev +16.8%

11-17-2011 19:24:20 | More by nathanjohnson
Cantillon Rosé De Gambrinus from Brasserie Cantillon
95 out of 100 based on 1,579 ratings.