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Cantillon Rosé De Gambrinus - Brasserie Cantillon

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1,747 Ratings
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Ratings: 1,747
Reviews: 683
rAvg: 4.29
pDev: 9.79%
Wants: 438
Gots: 440 | FT: 29
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website

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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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Morningstorm, Mar 14, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

Agold, Mar 14, 2012
Photo of Cinderbike
4.53/5  rDev +5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.5

2011 bottle into RR tulip.

A - reddish pink, thick fluffy pink head.
S - raspberry, lemon, funk.
T - Raspberries are prominent, notes of cherry, red currant, lemon, tangerine. Acidic, fruit fades as it warms. Some wine vinegar.
M - very dry, effervescent carbonation.
O - Fantastic.

Cinderbike, Mar 12, 2012
Photo of danedelman
4.23/5  rDev -1.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

served from a 375ml bottle at black and blue and took notes.

A-dim lighting but was reddish/amber color with little head.

S-funky raspberry from cantillon,little horse blanket but has more of the brett brux funk. Very fruity and tart. hints of oak lie in the background

T-tart, sweet raspberries with a bit of horse blanket and some sweetness from brux. A nice driness to accompany the sweet raspberries. hints of oak. one of the least funky I have had from Cantillon.

M-thin bodied. very drinkable other that the tartness could get to you but I didn't drink more than the 375ml bottle to tell.

Cantillon is hyped up now and I used to be able to find this anywhere sitting on the shelf. Good beer though.

danedelman, Mar 10, 2012
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4.25/5  rDev -0.9%

CheapBeerBuzz, Mar 06, 2012
Photo of flyingpig
3.9/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A real treat, tried this on-tap at Brewdog Edinburgh over the weekend.

This one was my first true lambic, having only tried a few imitation fruit beers in the past and I glad I was introduced to the style on-tap as opposed to from a bottle; a rare treat in the UK I would imagine. Even with the warning at the bar and a small taster before I ordered I was still inpressed by how sour this beer was as I worked my way down the glass. I found this one as being an amazing beer t sip away at with my third of a pint lasting around thirty minutes. Given that I'll probably not find this one on-tap anywhere else in the UK in a hurry I didn't begrudge paying the equivelant of £9.60 had it only be available by the pint. Do your best to try this one, you won't regret it.

Full review on my 1001 Beers Blog:

flyingpig, Mar 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

OldPenguinHunter, Mar 02, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

Corkpuller, Feb 29, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

PaBeerLover, Feb 27, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

rand, Feb 26, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

oldp0rt, Feb 24, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

ADTaber, Feb 21, 2012
Photo of hardy008
4.38/5  rDev +2.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Bright red color with a 2 finger light pink head, which settled down to a thin disc. Left no lacing, as expected. The aroma has tart raspberries, yeast, and barnyard funk.

The taste has tart raspberries, yeast, barnyard funk, lemon, and is acidic.

Light bodied with a lot of carbonation. Finishes dry, with a light tart raspberry aftertaste. Another great sour from Cantillon. I highly recommend trying it if you get the chance.

hardy008, Feb 21, 2012
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4.33/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Grabbed a bottle from one of the rare shipments that comes in now and again.

A - Pours with a fairly vigorous head that dies very quickly to a small ring of persistent bubbles around the edge. Color is a dull brown cherry red.

S - Very nice. Pretty heavy on the cider vinegar alongside raspberries. Smells much more sour than funky. Raspberries are the biggest component.

T - Tart and dry. Starts with a tart fruit burst, quite fruity at the beginning. The fruit fades a bit to let up some light funk with the tartness. Finishes quite dry. Not much oak presence here really.

M - Very refreshing. Pretty well-carbonated to go along with the refreshing acidity and fruit.

Overall a very good lambic. Not truly fantastic but certainly worth picking up whenever you see it.

OSUBeerStudent, Feb 20, 2012
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3.7/5  rDev -13.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Appears clear, light ruby with a slight haze and a short-lived pink, rocky head that leaves no lace on a Dogfish Head snifter.

Has an aroma of fresh berries with a light, sour funkiness. The background includes cigar tobacco and apple vinegar.

Big, puckering tartness, similar to cranberry juice. The middle contains sweetness and very fruity raspberries, while the finish is long and tart.

A light body, crisp and refreshing with vigorous carbonation.

Very enjoyable as a sipping beer. The aggressive tartness, while desirable, makes consumption more difficult.

SLeffler27, Feb 19, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

jfcaa193, Feb 18, 2012
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5/5  rDev +16.6%

Beezee, Feb 18, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

adrian21, Feb 16, 2012
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4.2/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

184th Review
Bottle to snifter

From notes. Enjoyed a while back with some excellent dudes one summer night in CO. Thanks (I think) to Knownfactor for bringing this to the table!

A: Soft redish, pink. Barely 0.25 (dull pink) fingernail head on medium pour. Looks tasty!

S: Smells of raspberry field, slight funk, and hint of citrus. Dull oak is hidden, but mostly berries here.

T: Distinct raspberry tartness up-front followed by a combination of funk and sweetness. Notes of oak and mixed berries come through towards the end. Very refreshing.

M: Medium bodied and almost no carbonation. Crisp.

O: A very enjoyable beer for a warm summer night. The raspberry is extremely well-rounded and complimented by the notes of oak and funkiness. Highly drinkable.

spdyfire83, Feb 16, 2012
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4.75/5  rDev +10.7%

stevefinny, Feb 13, 2012
Photo of DarthKostrizer
4.05/5  rDev -5.6%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

Thanks to JealousChalice for sharing this bottle. And what a great bottle it is. How often do you get to look at boobies while drink a beer?

Look: Red raspberry color with a 1/4 inch pink head and ok retention

Smell: Sour raspberry notes

Taste: Again it is pretty much just sour raspberries with a hint of barnyard funk

Mouthfeel: Thin body and mild carbonation slightly bitter

Overall: A really good lambic and I am really staring to appreciate Cantillon more and more but I still dont like fucking pink beer

DarthKostrizer, Feb 11, 2012
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3.9/5  rDev -9.1%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

A- Delicate looking, opaque pink with a small, soft, light pink head. Dissipates quickly and leaves spatters of lacing. A very "pretty" beer.

S- Yummy, fruity funk all the way. Raspberries are there in the nose, held up by earthy, wet sour notes.

T- Tart raspberries. Other fruits are brought to mind as well- crisp apple and pear among them. The acidic sourness is a huge part of this but remains modest even as it lingers. Definitely some funky fresh earthy notes.

MF- Light, airy, crisp, refreshing. Well-suited carbonation.

O/D- A really fun beer to drink. Might make my tummy hurt later though. A great first taste of the much talked about Cantillon, would love to get my hands on more!

fdkayti, Feb 05, 2012
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3.78/5  rDev -11.9%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled Feb 2011

Pours a murky pinkish red with a slim white cap. Head has decent staying power, little lacing.

Smells of a fruity funk like I've never had before. Pleasant.

Sour raspberries in the taste. A little funky in there as well.

Highly carbonated. Medium to medium thin mouthfeel.

Highly drinkable, before I knew it I was almost done with my glass. Tastes like New Glarus Raspberry Tart but not as sweet. First Cantillon was good, not great. Thanks fdkayti!

Duff27, Feb 05, 2012
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4/5  rDev -6.8%

johndoe8, Feb 05, 2012
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4.5/5  rDev +4.9%

brez8791, Feb 05, 2012
Cantillon Rosé De Gambrinus from Brasserie Cantillon
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