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Cantillon Vigneronne - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

809 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 809
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.68%
Wants: 495
Gots: 183 | FT: 15
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Lambic - Fruit |  5.00% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

(Beer added by: brewdlyhooked13 on 07-23-2002)
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mogburn1317

Florida

4.25/5  rDev -3%

10-01-2013 15:42:09 | More by mogburn1317
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stevec32

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

09-29-2013 21:28:41 | More by stevec32
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Strelnikov

Texas

5/5  rDev +14.2%

09-29-2013 21:07:25 | More by Strelnikov
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koopa

New Jersey

4/5  rDev -8.7%

09-28-2013 14:52:00 | More by koopa
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tsauce2

Indiana

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

09-28-2013 11:48:35 | More by tsauce2
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vonnegut21

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

09-27-2013 18:41:26 | More by vonnegut21
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Chriscrundwell12

Minnesota

4.33/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle at Monks Cafe Bottled (Nov 23 2012)

A- Dark Golden hay color, minimal head, nice bubbles stuck to the side of the glass
S- The aroma is amazing, classic funky Cantillon aroma, but more subtle than most Cantillon that i've had. Sour lemon, sour white grape notes, malt comes out as well, nice musky notes.
T- The taste is delicious, so refreshing, very easy to drink for being sour and puckering. Sour lemon, white grape, barnyard funk.
M- Light/medium mouthfeel, clean drinking, dry finish, well carbonated.
O- I have yet to have a Cantillon beer that i've had any problems with, always delicious, always satisfying, this beer is no exception.

Serving type: bottle

09-26-2013 02:49:18 | More by Chriscrundwell12
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DiscLizard

North Carolina

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

09-22-2013 02:27:36 | More by DiscLizard
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rlee1390

Indiana

4.51/5  rDev +3%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.75

A-Cloudy bright orange, one finger head.

S-Oak, mild funk, grapes very musty.

T-Woah. Musty as all hell, in a good way. Then wheat and oak round it out. The balance is perfect. The grape must and wheat is perfect.

M-Medium bodied, some carbonation.

O-What a beer. The best Cantillon I had that day, perfect balance.

Serving type: bottle

09-19-2013 00:09:37 | More by rlee1390
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gamanley

Connecticut

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

09-18-2013 23:22:08 | More by gamanley
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HopsMatt

Kentucky

4.25/5  rDev -3%

09-17-2013 02:27:21 | More by HopsMatt
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caguiar

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

09-16-2013 21:38:38 | More by caguiar
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sfr26

New York

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

09-16-2013 18:53:36 | More by sfr26
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

09-16-2013 16:33:43 | More by BuckTuckian
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IndyDad

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

09-16-2013 13:27:17 | More by IndyDad
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Alieniloquium

Florida

4.23/5  rDev -3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

750 mL bottle poured into a wine glass.

Appearance - Very hazy orange body. Nice white head that settles to a thick collar.

Smell - Acidic and very citrusy. Lemon and orange. Musty hay. If I think about it, I can imagine it smelling like grapes.

Taste - Huge citrus flavor here. Much more lemon than any grape flavor, although I get the grapes more here than in the nose. Grain, hay, and all the standard Cantillon lambic flavors. The sourness is strong and blends well with the grape sweetness.

Mouthfeel - Medium carbonation. Strong sourness, but never overbearing.

Overall - This is great. Nothing like what I expected from a grape lambic.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2013 02:16:44 | More by Alieniloquium
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ddedhed

Ohio

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

09-16-2013 01:16:25 | More by ddedhed
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MarcWP

Arizona

4.8/5  rDev +9.6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

750 ml acquired in trade. Bottled 2011. Consumed on 9/15/2013.

Pours a golden apricot color, hazy, with traditional looking head for the style. Looks beautiful with the sun shining through.

The aroma on this shows big standard gueuze whiffs of lemon peal, apple, apricot, lime, and hints of funk. Also coming through is some white, not like Chardonnay, but lighter and delicate, as well as raspberry and some floral notes.

On the palate you get lemon meringue, apricot, and white grapes. That's it! But it's still pretty close to fridge temperatures so I'm sure more flavors will rear their heads as it warms. This definitely sour, more so than say the classic gueuze, but I'm sure the two years age on it has added to the pucker. As it warms, funky/musty characters come out as well as deeper fruit flavors of pineapple and nectarine.

The mouthfeel on this is pretty traditional for a gueuze and the addition of muscat grapes hasn't changed it much. If anything perhaps a bit heavier but barely noticeable.

Overall I can say that this is worldclass and proof why American breweries are still playing catch up in both fruit based sours and traditional spontaneous fermentation examples. The grapes have made for a much brighter beer and fruitier style gueuze. This is a perfect beer to enjoy in the warm and lush green outdoors. It's VIBRANT.
Flaws? I can't seem to find any other than if this was a notch less sour it would be undeniably perfect.

Serving type: bottle

09-16-2013 01:11:28 | More by MarcWP
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doremite

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

09-15-2013 23:05:30 | More by doremite
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TallSaint

New York

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

09-15-2013 10:28:32 | More by TallSaint
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JonnyBeers

British Columbia (Canada)

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

09-14-2013 04:29:42 | More by JonnyBeers
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MaseFace

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

09-13-2013 02:36:56 | More by MaseFace
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Benjiehorn

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3%

09-12-2013 22:41:19 | More by Benjiehorn
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neorunner

Virginia

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

09-12-2013 16:54:02 | More by neorunner
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jegross2

Illinois

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

09-12-2013 05:52:57 | More by jegross2
Cantillon Vigneronne from Brasserie Cantillon
97 out of 100 based on 809 ratings.