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Cantillon Vigneronne | Brasserie Cantillon

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4.42/5
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BEER INFO

Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon
Belgium
cantillon.be

Style: Lambic - Fruit

Alcohol by volume (ABV): 5.00%

Availability: Rotating

Notes / Commercial Description:
No notes at this time.

Added by brewdlyhooked13 on 07-23-2002

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#225
Reviews:
319
Ratings:
1,389
pDev:
7.92%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
663
Gots:
264
Trade:
27
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Ratings: 1,389 |  Reviews: 319
Photo of MDDMD
4.46/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Griffith
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of hollywood_15063
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of xnicknj
3.67/5  rDev -17%
look: 3.5 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

on tap at monks during the cantillon mad monday - 06 vintage

Pours an almost crystal clear golden color with a bright flair in the light. Little to no head, some wispy film rests on top.

A rush of fruit combined with tartness in the nose, notes of green apple and pear. White wine grape (in this case, muscat) and some noticeable sweetness.

Fairly sour up front with some funky undertones. White wine and fruit notes combine with a decent sweetness. There's a definite smack of muscat grape, which I almost immediately didn't like. Finishes a bit sweet, dry, and sour.

Lighter medium body, well carbonated, slightly sticky and lingering on the tongue. This was probably the only beer (out of 12) that I wasn't really into at the event, although I don't enjoy muscato in the first place.

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Photo of twiggamortis420
4.72/5  rDev +6.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

750 mL bottle of Cantillon Vigeronne 2012 courtesy of fthomasl

Lightly hazed electric orange. Not much for retention or lacing, pretty typical Cantillon pour.

Nose is an interesting combo of musty basement, sharp acidity and grape juice. Definitely get the brett presence.

Wow...this is amazeballs. How can you get this much sweet grape winey-ness and sharp acitidity to balance with the delicate brett over such a light grain bill. The white grapes really shine. This might be my favorite Cantillon I have had to date. Thanks Frank!

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Photo of Bunuelian
4.42/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of warnerry
4.35/5  rDev -1.6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bsuedekum
5/5  rDev +13.1%

Photo of Treyliff
4.34/5  rDev -1.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

750ml corked bottle poured into a snifter

A- pours clear and golden color with a thin foamy white head that reduces to a thin ring around the edge

S- smells of white grape, earthy must, pear, lemon peel, tangerine, dried hay and earth

T- white grape comes through in the flavor as well, similar to a white wine, followed by notes of pear and apricot. The finish is dry and clean with more white grape

M- medium-light body with moderate carbonation leads to a foamy mouthfeel and a slightly prickly finish

O- super approachable with lots of white grape notes throughout, very good

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Photo of tectactoe
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of M_chav
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of kvgomps
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of SDRedDevil
4.6/5  rDev +4.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Marius
4.25/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

75cl bottle. Pours a semi-opaque orange with a white head that disappears quite quickly. Smells of balsamic vinegar and white grapes. Tastes very much like white grape vinegar, very light and with a low carbonation. Not much lambic funkiness going on, and a much mellow taste than other lambics, slightly tart and sour. A very pleasant surprise.

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Photo of Whatup14
4/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of williamjbauer
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of CTJman
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of tbryan5
4.56/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

This was an excellent beer. Pours a beautiful golden orange with a yellow perimeter. Smells grassy and earthy. And like a barn. Taste is much the same. Super musty and astringent. A real treat that I was lucky enough to try. A really unique beer.

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Photo of ShemRahBoo
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%

Photo of mportnoy
4.75/5  rDev +7.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of anteater
4.56/5  rDev +3.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of schopenhauerale
4.37/5  rDev -1.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of thegerm87
4.5/5  rDev +1.8%

Photo of leitmotif
4/5  rDev -9.5%

Photo of thagr81us
4/5  rDev -9.5%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

This one was a part of cmrillo’s 40 Beers* @ 40 Birthday Bash! Shared by cmrillo at his own party! Served from bottle into a Cantillon taster flute. Poured a golden yellow with a half finger white head that subsided to a minimal amount slowly. Maintained decent lacing throughout the glass. The aroma was comprised of sweet malt, fruit, white grape, wood, and funk. The flavor was of sweet malt, sweet fruit, grape, tart, and funk. It had a light feel on the palate with high carbonation. Overall this was a good brew. The grapes really took the headliner of this show as they were very well pronounced and very well integrated throughout the aroma and the flavor. This one was really quite easy to drink as there wasn’t really that much of a sour or tart aspect like most people thing when they have a brew like this. A really well done brew from one of my favorite breweries. Hope to try many from them in the future and I hope you are able to do the same.

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Cantillon Vigneronne from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 4.42 out of 5 with 1,389 ratings
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