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Cantillon Vigneronne - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
97
world-class

801 Ratings
THE BROS
95
world-class

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Ratings: 801
Reviews: 282
rAvg: 4.38
pDev: 8.45%
Wants: 492
Gots: 184 | 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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jag21

Washington

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-11-2014 23:17:38 | More by jag21
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EvoJoe

North Carolina

4.75/5  rDev +8.4%

06-11-2014 18:10:58 | More by EvoJoe
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Endtro

Delaware

5/5  rDev +14.2%

06-10-2014 19:24:11 | More by Endtro
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DrunkAl

Illinois

3.75/5  rDev -14.4%

06-10-2014 19:23:42 | More by DrunkAl
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BColton1

Rhode Island

4/5  rDev -8.7%

06-08-2014 13:23:34 | More by BColton1
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SierraJosh

California

5/5  rDev +14.2%

06-08-2014 04:13:44 | More by SierraJosh
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KeKeKumba

Ontario (Canada)

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-07-2014 23:51:27 | More by KeKeKumba
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Flabbyjandro

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-07-2014 01:38:12 | More by Flabbyjandro
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Dicers

Texas

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-06-2014 19:18:37 | More by Dicers
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BSchnab

Florida

3.5/5  rDev -20.1%

06-06-2014 19:00:01 | More by BSchnab
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mltobin

Connecticut

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-06-2014 00:01:18 | More by mltobin
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my_knew_craft

Massachusetts

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-05-2014 23:56:58 | More by my_knew_craft
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StonedTrippin

Colorado

4.4/5  rDev +0.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

i had the esteemed pleasure of having this on tap and in a bottle just one day apart, which is not only a rare treat, but something to almost feel guilty about, beer this sought after and all, but i am thankful and will remain that way. this beer, for carrying so much hype, isnt as distinct as i expected it to be, and in fact is an awful lot like the classic gueuze itself. i think the grapes are a little more vibrant in the on tap version, but the properties of both are quite similar honestly. the bottle pours hazy golden, still looking, but with a short white head. as per cantillon usual, there is as much funk as there is sour here, tons of musty oak in the nose, and i get the lambic part of it long before i get any fruit. the fruit is a little more dramatic in the flavor than the nose, and has a sweetness to it. more of a riesling thing to me than a muscat one, although i dont drink a ton of white wine, i get that vibe from it. the oak is nice on it, really robust and mellowing, and the sourness too is tempered by it. tart for sure, especially in the finish, mouth watering like crazy, but the fruit doesnt add as much to it as either of the berry beers they do, and certainly not as interesting as the elderflower mamouche i had earlier in the week. its hard when comparing so many world class sour beers, but for me, the fruit is lost a little in this one, not as radiant and memorable as others they make. i love the complexity and the ancient feel to this, how truly high quality it is is certainly obvious, but im not sure the grapes make it any more special than the lambic is in isolation. nice dry but mouth watering finish, good acidity, and maybe a touch undercarbed. overall outstanding beer, but not my favorite cantillon brew by any measure.

Serving type: bottle

06-02-2014 20:34:07 | More by StonedTrippin
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clubarsky91

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-02-2014 17:57:01 | More by clubarsky91
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pmoney

Illinois

4.25/5  rDev -3%

06-02-2014 13:23:37 | More by pmoney
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McNazz

Colorado

4/5  rDev -8.7%

06-02-2014 04:13:24 | More by McNazz
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Satchboogie

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

06-02-2014 03:33:34 | More by Satchboogie
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gator79

Washington

4.25/5  rDev -3%

05-31-2014 22:17:28 | More by gator79
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solo103

Florida

5/5  rDev +14.2%

05-31-2014 22:14:38 | More by solo103
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cmgray03

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

05-31-2014 12:22:02 | More by cmgray03
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Jwale73

Rhode Island

4.53/5  rDev +3.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

2012 vintage procured at the brewery during May of 2013. Pours a dull, orange-gold hue with a hazy clarity. Head is loose and off-white and quickly dissipates into a tight, thin band around the shoulders of the glass. Nose is fantastic - lovely grape aromas with just a suggestion of tartness. Taste expresses quite a bit of fruit, a light tartness and a slightly salty character. Mouthfeel is light and lively with a mild astringency and a residual acidic burn at the back of the throat between quaffs. This beer was delicious and more than I expected. I'm quite amazed at how much I enjoyed and think it may surpass my love of fou' foune. I'd love another bottle for extended cellaring.

Serving type: bottle

05-30-2014 23:30:32 | More by Jwale73
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Hopfensaft

Delaware

4.25/5  rDev -3%

05-27-2014 01:36:44 | More by Hopfensaft
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mrkdwrds

California

4.5/5  rDev +2.7%

05-26-2014 00:24:34 | More by mrkdwrds
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BMMillsy

Florida

4.26/5  rDev -2.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750 ml bottle capped and corked from Tipples. Bottles November 23, 2012 and poured May 25, 2014. Pours hazy golden with a half finger fizzy white head that dissipates almost immediately. Super musty dusty aroma, oak, funk, huge acidity, apricots, grape skins, a bit of vinegar, tart and sour smelling, very light vinous notes. Flavor is intensely acidic and sour, some floral notes on the tongue, citrus zest all the way through, dry oaky finish, and some lingering vinous warm left in the throat. Mouth puckering like whoah. As this warms it mellows a bit and the white wine notes become more present. Spritzy and prickly carbonation--lots of it--and light on the palate without sacrificing bold flavor. Super dry. Extremely clean and crisp. Good stuff.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 20:32:17 | More by BMMillsy
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mverity

Florida

3.73/5  rDev -14.8%
look: 4 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 3.75

Pours a slightly hazy golden straw with half an inch of bubbly white head that fades quickly into some wisps and a medium collar. Aroma is dry oakiness, white wine-like and a good earthiness. Taste is tart grapes, some vanilla and oak. High carbonation and low-medium body. Very tart overall and the grape plays a decent second string.

Serving type: bottle

05-25-2014 01:34:02 | More by mverity
Cantillon Vigneronne from Brasserie Cantillon
97 out of 100 based on 801 ratings.