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Moeder Lambic Fontainas

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PLACE INFO

Type: Bar, Eatery

Place Fontainas 8
Brussels, 1000
Belgium

+32 2 503 60 68 | map
moederlambic.eu

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Added by barkeeper on 12-18-2009

PLACE STATS
Reviews:
59
Ratings:
168
pDev:
6.35%
 
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Ratings: 168 |  Reviews: 59
Reviews by OWSLEY069:
Photo of OWSLEY069
4.7/5  rDev +2.8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 5

When I arrive the outdoor seating is packed, so on the way inside and pony up at the bar. I am handed a beer list and on the cover it says "Stone Brewery vs. Moeder Lambic" well how awesome is that! I notice the 40 taps which about have are Stone products, way cool again. As I am looking, I see cask pumps, and I ask what's with that. Well I guess Lambics are only served out of a barrels if it is cask, my what a slice of heaven. Then I notice behind the bar a fantastic selection of bottles, I finally got my Mikkeller 1000 IBU! As I am ordering a Cantillion cask I notice Greg Koch from Stone behind the bar. He told me that he was getting in the Belgian market and he loved this place. I have been to Stone a couple times and I have to go to Belgium to meet Greg. So nonetheless, great place on its own, but the memory of having a beer with Greg there will last forever!

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More User Reviews:
Photo of blisscent
5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of needMIbeer
4.66/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of mltobin
4.6/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5

Photo of JamFuel
4.47/5  rDev -2.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Visited at opening on September 15th.

Bar was empty for most of our visit on a Friday morning waiting to head to the airport.

Moeder has more taps than I found customary for Belgium, and the selection was very good. They have some special Cantillons brewed for them, and our server informed us that Belgians don't really drink sours, so their versions are much milder, and on cask. Had all three Cantillons on tap, and they were of course served in correct glassware.

Vibe was laid back, and service quick and friendly. Didn't try the food, which seems limited to charcuterie and cheese, but it looked good.

Overall, a bar I would gladly return to.

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Photo of mollykats
4.71/5  rDev +3.1%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Beersnake1
4.57/5  rDev 0%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Visited after a day at the Brussels beer fest. I sat inside at the bar, and I did not have any food. They had an impressive selection, including a number from Cantillon. I tried a Vigneronne for the first time, and it was obviously served in the correct glass. They had a number of lambics, but also a few stouts. Service was good, although they were busy (Sat night) so I didn't get much attention.

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Photo of Brewski
4.49/5  rDev -1.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.5

Photo of kylehay2004
4.32/5  rDev -5.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Zach136
4.89/5  rDev +7%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of Mothergoose03
4.13/5  rDev -9.6%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4

We stopped here to have lunch and to enjoy their beers. They were not busy for an early Monday afternoon. (This was a late April visit.) This place has the feel of a neighborhood bar, so we liked the vibe. There was a row of booth seating along the wall opposite the long bar, plus some outdoor tables under the roofed area that covered the front sidewalk/patio.

Three beers with Moeder's label (contract brewed) were on the menu so we chose one of them plus a guest tap to go along with our food. (About 40 taps are available.) Both beers were very good. The food menu is not extensive, but what we ordered was very good. This is definitely a place for a return visit if we ever travel to Brussels again.

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Photo of Dactrius
4.41/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Resuin
4.6/5  rDev +0.7%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.25 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of tobelerone
4.66/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of Spoda1983
4.15/5  rDev -9.2%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 4 | food: 3.75

Photo of MI_beerdrinker
4.65/5  rDev +1.8%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of YvesB
4.61/5  rDev +0.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 3.25

Photo of Zekenyce
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of poskok
4.84/5  rDev +5.9%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5

Great selection on tap and also in bottles. Must if you are in Brussels. Definetely use their tap :) Cahnce to taste some great sour and sponataneous beers.

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Photo of MattMorin
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of epyon396
4.26/5  rDev -6.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of muratgurer
5/5  rDev +9.4%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Dicers
4.76/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.5/5  rDev -1.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of jophish17
3.96/5  rDev -13.3%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

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Moeder Lambic Fontainas in Brussels, Belgium
Place rating: 4.57 out of 5 with 168 ratings
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