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Cantillon Saint Lamvinus - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,398 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,398
Reviews: 434
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 1,079
Gots: 339 | 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 cypressbob:
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cypressbob

United Kingdom (Northern Ireland)

4.45/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2003

750ml, capped and corked

Pours with a murky pinkish purple body, fizzy off white head, retention isnt great

Smell, thick winey grapes, some sherbet fizz, slight whiff of cherries. Tart acidity on the nose, slightly funky but very slight.

Taste, sharp tart citrus, almost puckering, followed by a whack of warming rounded red wine grapes. Slight warming merlot alcohol on the finish. Zesty grapefruit throughout also. Some acidity throughout, lots of red wine vinegar type flavours

I'd had a few real lambics and gueuzes before this and they all impressed me, this did also. It grew on me, at first i wasnt overly impressed, i thought the body was very thin and the flavours a bit one dimensional but as you have a few more sips, then a few more it becomes a much more flavourful and deep beer, great stuff. A grade A lambic, but not something i'd drink everyday

Serving type: bottle

08-10-2005 19:18:02 | More by cypressbob
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Bottle at Cafe Derat

Straight pour builds up a head that falls apart in seconds. The body looks like a wine with its red color.

Grapes and funk dominate the nose. Slight wet woodiness.

Big Merlot grape flavor, sharp tartness, lingering musty funk.

Prickly, light body, and dry.

A winner for sure. The flavor is so good. Even popped a bottle with some spaghetti bolo in Belgium cuz why not. The grape flavor is so nice.

Serving type: bottle

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Cantillon Saint Lamvinus from Brasserie Cantillon
100 out of 100 based on 1,398 ratings.