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Moeder Lambic Fontainas

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BA SCORE
99
world-class

56 Reviews
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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
Score:
99
Reviews:
56
Ratings:
151
Avg:
4.52
pDev:
4.2%
 
 
Taps:
46
Bottles/Cans:
180
Cask:
Y
Beer-to-Go:
N
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Reviews: 56 | Ratings: 151
Reviews by avenuepub:
Photo of avenuepub
5/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Thebis without a doubt the bestbbeer bar I have ever visited. Both locations are fabulous. The Fontinanas location is the newer larger spot with quite a lot of taps for a Belgian bar. I own a beer bar in New Orleans and I wish I could do things this well.

The staff has a love and enthusiasm for artisanal beer This is one of the few places in Belgium that is not tied to a specific brewery or company like In Bev which means that they can and do carry only what they want to carry. You will not see any of the omnipresent Belgian beers like Jupiler which was refreshing. Only the very best of Belgian artisanal beer is here. Tiny breweries in Belgium are up against bigger obstacles than we face in the US so bars like Moeder are critical to their survival.
If you can visit only one bar in Belgium...make it Moeder.

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Photo of poskok
4.84/5  rDev +7.1%
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 -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of epyon396
4.26/5  rDev -5.8%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.25

Photo of muratgurer
5/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 5

Photo of Dicers
4.76/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Ciocanelu
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5 | food: 4.5

Photo of jophish17
3.96/5  rDev -12.4%
vibe: 4 | quality: 4.5 | service: 3 | selection: 4.25

Photo of parpalapelix
4.81/5  rDev +6.4%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of Pletser
4.16/5  rDev -8%
vibe: 5 | quality: 4 | service: 3.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of mayorQuimby
4.82/5  rDev +6.6%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 5 | selection: 4.75

Photo of Fill_It_or_Spill_It
4.71/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 4.25 | selection: 5 | food: 4

Photo of cadaugherty
4.47/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4 | selection: 5

Photo of mothman
4.47/5  rDev -1.1%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of chitowntink
4.61/5  rDev +2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.5

Photo of esktime
4.76/5  rDev +5.3%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

This place was amazing..........Cantillon on Cask Gueuze, Kriek & Frambiose. Drank a bottle of Zenne Y Fonterea for 50 Euros and had a chalk board draft list that was amazing.

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Photo of dougbreathe
4.11/5  rDev -9.1%
vibe: 3.75 | quality: 4 | service: 4 | selection: 4.5

Photo of KaeF
4.51/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.25 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.75

Photo of wheresblue
4.95/5  rDev +9.5%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5 | food: 4.5

Photo of MatthewWalters
4.71/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.75 | quality: 5 | service: 4.5 | selection: 4.75 | food: 4.25

I went to Moeder Lambic Fontainas on the night of Nov. 12, 2015 and spent about three hours there. It's got some energy to it, and I think the selection and quality of fine beers adds to that. There were 5 Cantillons on cask when I went, and they even had one that Cantillon itself did not have available (on site or takeaway) when I went two days later. They've also got some crazy empty bottles on display that were fun to check out. I had some of a cheese and meat platter and the salami and cheese was amazing. Couldn't comment on any main dishes though. One server seemed pretty indifferent to the job, but one was incredibly helpful and took time to answer all my questions even with a busy bar. Fair location too, not far out of the way depending on where you're staying obviously. I would argue a must-visit in Brussels.

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Photo of mattmarka1
4.51/5  rDev -0.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.75

Photo of jkhara12
4.36/5  rDev -3.5%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.75 | service: 4 | selection: 4.25 | food: 4.25

Photo of aRedLetterLife
5/5  rDev +10.6%
vibe: 5 | quality: 5 | service: 5 | selection: 5

Photo of barleywin
4.71/5  rDev +4.2%
vibe: 4.5 | quality: 4.5 | service: 4.75 | selection: 5 | food: 4.75

Photo of acurtis
4.04/5  rDev -10.6%
vibe: 4.25 | quality: 4.25 | service: 3.75 | selection: 4

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Moeder Lambic Fontainas in Brussels, Belgium
4.52 out of 5 based on 151 ratings.
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