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Cantillon Saint Lamvinus - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,374 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,374
Reviews: 433
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 1,068
Gots: 335 | 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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dasmusik

Minnesota

4.55/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

750 ml bottle bought in Rome, dated October 2011.

Pours smooth into a tulip, thin head develops as it pours and aerates. lacing quickly runs to the edges of the glass before disappearing completely. Beautiful red/pink color, appears clear until it accumulates, and becomes opaque.

Classic Cantillon smell, starts fruity and juicy before overwhelming barnyard funk overtakes it. Almost smells rotten. I love it.

Fruity and oak, dry champagne type of alcohol taste, not cloying at all but the natural grapes add a bit of natural sweetness. Sourness creeps in and overtakes the sweetness.

So totally smooth and crispy on the finish, coats the whole mouth with a puckering sense throughout. The longer between sips, the more I want.

Great beer.

Serving type: bottle

11-22-2012 04:28:38 | More by dasmusik
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boogercrack

Texas

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

11-19-2012 15:02:13 | More by boogercrack
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Anonymous1

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.4%

11-16-2012 08:16:33 | More by Anonymous1
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Mister_Joshy

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

11-14-2012 16:42:00 | More by Mister_Joshy
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tarheels86

California

4.55/5  rDev +0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.5

750mL bottles over the years. Many 2007+ bottles including some over the hill 2003 bottles. Pours a ridiculous muddy deep purple with a fizzy white head. Aroma of musty grapes, oak, Merlot, raspberry, cherries. Comes across almost as a Framboise and really not so different from Don Quijote. Taste is grape skin tannins, sweeter Merlot grapes, citrus tartness, lactic raspberry, sharply citric, tart blueberry and strawberry come to mind. High carbonation, effervescent mouthfeel. Full on yogurty lactic. 2010 and 2011 bottles are so good right now. One of my favorites.

Serving type: bottle

11-13-2012 20:56:14 | More by tarheels86
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mmattiso


3.75/5  rDev -17.2%

11-12-2012 20:18:14 | More by mmattiso
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funkyaudio

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.4%

11-12-2012 03:42:46 | More by funkyaudio
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gpawned

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.4%

11-11-2012 22:46:16 | More by gpawned
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brikelly

New Hampshire

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

11-11-2012 22:34:32 | More by brikelly
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Romulux

Michigan

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

11-11-2012 15:44:57 | More by Romulux
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pirmannt1

Illinois

5/5  rDev +10.4%

11-06-2012 00:28:50 | More by pirmannt1
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Hanzo

Virginia

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

11-04-2012 14:23:11 | More by Hanzo
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chippo33

Vermont

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

11-02-2012 06:03:02 | More by chippo33
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Rollzroyce21

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

10-30-2012 22:59:22 | More by Rollzroyce21
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FeelinSurley

Minnesota

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

10-28-2012 16:25:21 | More by FeelinSurley
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plumcrazyfx

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

10-27-2012 11:38:49 | More by plumcrazyfx
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jwat

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

10-22-2012 22:46:41 | More by jwat
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ColForbinBC

New Jersey

4.3/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

750mL bottle poured into a tulip; 2011 batch

Ruby red (almost plum) colored body with a thin cap full of tiny bubbles. Musty red wine grapes, barnyard, soft oak, lightly aged cheese, and lactic tartness. At first the nose seems real straightforward, but as you keep diving in, more layers reveal themselves. On the palate, sweet yet tart red grapes up front, with a mustiness coming out mid-palate. Barnyard notes through the middle with some oak before a final rush of cherries and grapes. The finish is crisp and dry. A long lingering tartness in the finish. The body is on the light side of medium with perfect carbonation. This lambic is a great bridge beer for the wine drinker. Loads of wine grape flavor with a moderate tartness. This could easily win over some wine drinkers. I found this to be delicious. The flavors are bold, and really release off the palate quickly to reveal this lingering tartness that satisfies the sour cravings.

Serving type: bottle

10-19-2012 20:58:27 | More by ColForbinBC
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Beeradelphia

Pennsylvania

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

10-12-2012 09:41:43 | More by Beeradelphia
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TheCrowsNest

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

10-08-2012 01:44:41 | More by TheCrowsNest
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freduardo

Alabama

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

10-02-2012 23:40:41 | More by freduardo
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shoyoroll

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

10-02-2012 07:58:07 | More by shoyoroll
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oldp0rt

Quebec (Canada)

5/5  rDev +10.4%

10-01-2012 13:09:37 | More by oldp0rt
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FalconA

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

09-27-2012 05:09:44 | More by FalconA
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jaasen64

Massachusetts

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

09-26-2012 14:59:46 | More by jaasen64
Cantillon Saint Lamvinus from Brasserie Cantillon
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