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Cantillon Rosé De Gambrinus - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
95
world-class

1,580 Ratings
THE BROS
86
very good

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Ratings: 1,580
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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MSandahl23

Indiana

5/5  rDev +16.8%

03-31-2013 07:07:30 | More by MSandahl23
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Veristic

Tennessee

4.19/5  rDev -2.1%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle served @ 50* into a flute, consumed on 3/30/13. Bottled Feb 9th 2011. My first Cantillon. Been sittin on this for a year. Split with the wifey.

A - Nice big puffy fizzy light pink head, dissipates quickly to a thin blanket that holds up through the entire glass due to high carbonation. Good clarity, slightly hazy. Orange/pink body. Not much lacing at all.

S - Can catch some tart fruitiness during the pour from a foot and a half away. Tart with some light funk & fruit notes. Funk gets stronger as it warms, funky cheese.

T - Pretty tart but fairly balanced. Not as fruity as it probably was fresh but as a result of age a solid sour/funk profile is in control. Still the raspberry is there no question. Fairly complex. Finish is on the dry side. That fatty/cheesy funk really comes through at the end of the glass once its warmed, delicious.

M - Effervescent, prickly carbonation makes this delightful. Medium-light body.

O - This is very pleasurable to drink. The overall balance and high carbonation make it very refreshing. Really wish I had easy access to this on the reg.

Serving type: bottle

03-31-2013 03:07:35 | More by Veristic
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aztraz

Sweden

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-28-2013 22:56:40 | More by aztraz
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straightlambic

California

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-27-2013 20:54:18 | More by straightlambic
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baybum

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-25-2013 02:18:54 | More by baybum
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CypherEnigma

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-24-2013 13:45:54 | More by CypherEnigma
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Sparky44

Illinois

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-23-2013 21:25:08 | More by Sparky44
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YoungTeach

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-19-2013 22:02:21 | More by YoungTeach
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thezoobrew

New York

5/5  rDev +16.8%

03-19-2013 18:37:27 | More by thezoobrew
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JustXBeer

California

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-19-2013 14:52:28 | More by JustXBeer
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superspak

Michigan

4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

375 ml bottle into tulip glass, bottled on 4/20/2011. Pours lightly hazy red-orange color with a 2 finger foamy pink head with good retention, that reduces to a small cap that lingers. Spotty foamy lacing clings on the glass, with a good amount of streaming carbonation. Aromas of huge tart raspberry, raspberry juice, sour apple, cherry, hay, straw, leather, pepper, clove, oak, funk, white vinegar, and earthy yeast spiciness. Fantastic aromas with great balance and big complexity of tart fruit notes with barrel and yeast character; and great strength. Taste of big tart and sour raspberry, sour apple, raspberry juice, cherry, hay, straw, pepper, clove, oak, leather, oak, funk, light vinegar, and earthy yeast spiciness. Good amount of tart fruity acidity on the finish; with lingering notes of tart raspberry, sour apple, cherry, hay, straw, pepper, clove, funk, oak, and earthy yeast spiciness on the finish for a while. Fantastic flavor balance of fruit, yeast, and barrel flavors with big complexity; good balance of acidity and sweetness; and zero cloying flavors present after the finish. Medium-high carbonation and medium bodied; with a crisp, acidic, and lightly syrupy mouthfeel that is great. Acidity is moderately high, but not overwhelming. Alcohol is very well hidden with zero warming noticed after the finish. Overall this is a fantastic raspberry lambic! Great balance and big complexity of fruit, barrel, and yeast flavors; and very smooth to drink despite the fair amount of acidity. A highly enjoyable offering as expected.

Serving type: bottle

03-19-2013 04:14:58 | More by superspak
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huskermike12

Iowa

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

03-18-2013 13:53:36 | More by huskermike12
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safaricook

Netherlands

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-17-2013 18:32:19 | More by safaricook
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Festigio

Illinois

5/5  rDev +16.8%

03-16-2013 17:33:56 | More by Festigio
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schnarr84

Alberta (Canada)

3.75/5  rDev -12.4%

03-15-2013 06:29:37 | More by schnarr84
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MADPolo

Alabama

5/5  rDev +16.8%

03-10-2013 18:46:08 | More by MADPolo
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theGlasstronaut

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -6.5%

03-07-2013 22:00:19 | More by theGlasstronaut
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EliSpitzner

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-07-2013 19:18:22 | More by EliSpitzner
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BelgianBeerHog26

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-06-2013 10:19:17 | More by BelgianBeerHog26
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TallSaint

New York

4.61/5  rDev +7.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

March 5th, 2013

A glorious Cantillon bottled on the 26th of September, 2012

The nose bursts with fresh, juicy, just-picked raspberries. Underneath the raspberries is a touch of barnyard funk but it is surprisingly subdued for a lambic.

The raspberries again, dominate the palate. The raspberries are bright, juicy and full with the slightest touch of sweetness. The raspberries begin to take on an earthier flavor as it progresses down the palate, like dirt covered raspberries. The raspberries begin to fade towards the back and are taken over by an herbal spiciness and a bit of barnyard funky-ness. Lactic acidity is present in the back with a gentle drying and tannic sourness.

The mouthfeel is light and extremely silky.

A fantastic fruit lambic with a great balance between ripe raspberries and acidity/sourness. Love it, and I love you Jean van Roy

Serving type: bottle

03-05-2013 21:13:11 | More by TallSaint
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dcdarko

Colorado

3/5  rDev -29.9%

03-04-2013 09:25:04 | More by dcdarko
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nzerbe

New York

4.25/5  rDev -0.7%

03-04-2013 02:45:50 | More by nzerbe
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buschbeer

Ohio

4.33/5  rDev +1.2%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

12 ounce bottle
Served in a flute
Bottled in 2011
Thanks to dakkon54 for this beer.

A - It is dark amber to copper in color. I meager pour yielded a large off-white head the dissipates quickly.

S - I smell some tart raspberries. I also get some musty, moldy basement aromas.

T - It is mouth puckeringly sour. I wasn't prepared for how sour this beer would be. The raspberries are not as relevant as I thought. The dank comes through in this beer.

M - Medium

O - It's been a while since I have enjoyed a good sour beer. I have had Lindeman's lambics that I find too sweet. This is my first Cantillon and will spoil my palate for a good while. The rarity of Cantillon is somewhat depressing knowing that it not be often that I find another one of these gems.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2013 19:13:17 | More by buschbeer
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mattafett

Iowa

4.5/5  rDev +5.1%

03-03-2013 15:17:34 | More by mattafett
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maximum12

Minnesota

3.8/5  rDev -11.2%
look: 4 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

Many thanks to, uh, whomever shared this at Geoff's house. There were so many sours flying around that I lost track of who stripped the enamel off of what. Classic green 750ML bottle.

Pour is has a lovely girlish pink figure, clear, since I avoided the yeast boogar oozing along the bottom of the bottle. Nose is fresh, tart, & vaguely fruity. Doesn't scorch my nose hairs out of existence, which I appreciate it.

Rose de Gambrinus is my kind of sour, leaving my asshole unpuckered. It's lovely & light, tart without being too sour. I couldn't quite identify the fruit & had to be told it was raspberries, but the fruitness is undeniable & welcome. Lightly acidic with a touch of lemon on the end. Easy to sip, this is the rare sour that I could drink a full glass of.

I hope to find this brew fresh at Cantillon this summer when we visit, I'll bet the raspberries would pop out even more. As is, a very good beer & nice sour.

Serving type: bottle

03-03-2013 03:25:37 | More by maximum12
Cantillon Rosé De Gambrinus from Brasserie Cantillon
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