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Cantillon Saint Lamvinus - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,405 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,405
Reviews: 435
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 1,086
Gots: 336 | FT: 26
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: truthbrew on 03-20-2003)
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Reviews by Dreizhen:
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Dreizhen

France

5/5  rDev +10.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Poured form a 75 cl bottle into a Cantillon chalice

I'm going to be honest, I'm not great at describing beers. But this one is amazing. It's one of my all time favorite beers. My absolute favorite in its style. If you're familiar with Cantillon, think the Zwanze, but more red wine, particularly a right bank Bordeaux, than white wine. Perhaps the reason I love this so much is that it is a perfect blend of Bordeaux and lambic. I've had almost every kind of Cantillon beer and loved them all. They are fantastic in different ways. But this is the one they really got right.

One hell of a beer, especially if you moonlight as wine snob.

Serving type: bottle

07-09-2013 19:50:15 | More by Dreizhen
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Cantillon Saint Lamvinus from Brasserie Cantillon
100 out of 100 based on 1,405 ratings.