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Cantillon Saint Lamvinus - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
100
world-class

1,403 Ratings
THE BROS
90
outstanding

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Ratings: 1,403
Reviews: 435
rAvg: 4.53
pDev: 8.17%
Wants: 1,081
Gots: 337 | FT: 25
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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cmgray03

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

05-31-2014 12:16:01 | More by cmgray03
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JulioH

Florida

4.2/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

SOUR.

Good/great beer. I was expecting some grapes, but I didn't get much.

Pours a nice dark beer. Little foam forms. Scent is faint, with traces of lambic, maybe berries. Taste is sour, tart. It is a smooth sour beer, not extremely acidic like most farmhouse ales. Very well executed, well balanced. Nice beer yet not over the top. Good if you are not looking for something to shock your taste buds. Cantillon after all.

Serving type: bottle

05-28-2014 16:35:31 | More by JulioH
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backbaybrewer

Massachusetts

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

05-27-2014 17:49:53 | More by backbaybrewer
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whitenads

Ohio

5/5  rDev +10.4%

05-27-2014 12:41:56 | More by whitenads
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Rootz

New York

5/5  rDev +10.4%

05-27-2014 10:39:36 | More by Rootz
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mrkdwrds

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

05-26-2014 00:12:06 | More by mrkdwrds
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kenzilka007

Minnesota

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

05-24-2014 15:36:08 | More by kenzilka007
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1Sundown2C

New York

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

05-24-2014 09:28:02 | More by 1Sundown2C
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SadMachine

New Jersey

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

05-24-2014 00:55:36 | More by SadMachine
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fromthewood

California

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

05-24-2014 00:50:27 | More by fromthewood
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KevMo84

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

05-23-2014 19:37:58 | More by KevMo84
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alaimoa

Connecticut

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

Easy top 20 beer to date for me. Poured cold into balloon glass. Relatively clear red color with smell of grape and wine. Taste follows the nose with a sweet and sour combo that is so smooth yet you get big merlot flavors with a subtle barrel Oakiness and tang. Not too sour and not too sweet. Feel is crazy impressive with a aggressive carb but not frothy and very smooth

Serving type: bottle

05-23-2014 18:44:56 | More by alaimoa
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BuckTuckian

Kentucky

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

05-23-2014 13:32:00 | More by BuckTuckian
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MeisterSmudge

Indiana

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

05-22-2014 16:39:39 | More by MeisterSmudge
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HitchSlap

Florida

5/5  rDev +10.4%

05-22-2014 02:40:07 | More by HitchSlap
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CSO

Illinois

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

05-21-2014 22:41:34 | More by CSO
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jkball01

Kentucky

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

05-21-2014 00:04:34 | More by jkball01
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socalbrewlvr

California

4.25/5  rDev -6.2%

05-20-2014 08:53:42 | More by socalbrewlvr
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HopNuggets

Connecticut

5/5  rDev +10.4%

05-19-2014 17:29:32 | More by HopNuggets
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jstout26

New Hampshire

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

05-19-2014 15:59:21 | More by jstout26
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TechBrew

New York

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

05-19-2014 13:16:39 | More by TechBrew
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craftbeerasian

Florida

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

05-17-2014 20:23:49 | More by craftbeerasian
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01001111

California

4.95/5  rDev +9.3%
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.

Serving type: bottle

05-16-2014 04:41:04 | More by 01001111
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thebeerprophet

California

4.5/5  rDev -0.7%

05-14-2014 16:30:34 | More by thebeerprophet
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Emilean

Minnesota

4.75/5  rDev +4.9%

05-14-2014 03:04:01 | More by Emilean
Cantillon Saint Lamvinus from Brasserie Cantillon
100 out of 100 based on 1,403 ratings.