Cantillon Saint Lamvinus - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,608 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,608
Reviews: 443
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 7.95%
Wants: 1,177
Gots: 354 | 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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look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

A: A slightly hazy raspberry color bordering on maroon with a healthy burst of head that eventually dissipates into a wisp.

S: Berries, red grapes left in the sun, and the almost cheesy Cantillon yeast funk.

T: Tart but not sour. Crisp and dry upfront followed by a wave of fruit that is initially more berry than grape but becomes more vinous in the finish. The aftertaste is a bold, funky rot but not nearly as unpleasant as that sounds. Again, there's a mild cheesy taste.

M: Thin and dry in the mouthfeel but bold in flavor.

O: This definitely grew on me as I made my way through the bottle. Not knowing quite what to expect I was perhaps underwhelmed or just unappreciative at first but as I drank more the balanced complexity became more apparent. Saint Lamvinus is certainly worthy of its stellar reputation.

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look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Corked and capped 750 ml from Tipples dated October 31, 2013. Pours a super bright almost neon purplish pink color with a massive fizzy pink head that recedes quickly. Lots of vinegar on the aroma, berries, vinous notes, and an interesting mint leaf that I get from Geueze and Faro sometimes. Really nice. The flavor is sweet berries and wine, vinegar, sourness, some dry oaky presence, and maybe even a little vanilla. The fruit doesn't overpower here which is nice. Light bodied, spritzy carbonation, dry finish with some wine like warmth on the way down. Beautiful beer.

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750ml, 11/2012
Cantillon juice glass

***1200th review on BA***

A: Pours a deep purple reddish color. Initially a tight bubbles pinkish hued head. Then somewhat still.

S: Dry oak. Chalk. Vinous.

T: Dry oak. Tannic. Fruit is there. More delicate than any American wild ale on the sour flavors.

M: Lighter highly carbonated medium

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Cantillon Saint Lamvinus from Brasserie Cantillon
100 out of 100 based on 1,608 ratings.