Cantillon Blåbær Lambik | Brasserie Cantillon

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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:
Made in cooperation with Jeppe from Olbuttikken in Copenhagen. Jeppe provides the blueberries for the beer,and it is brewed at Cantillon and then shipped back to Copenhagen and only sold at Olbutikken.

2005 Vintage (batch 1) - 50 75cl bottles released. Gold foil.
2007 Vintage (batch 2) - 37.5cl and 75cl bottles. Black foil.
2007 Vintage (batch 3) - 75cl bottles. Gold foil.
2009 Vintage (batch 4) - 37.5cl and 75cl bottles. No foil. Label reads "2009".
2009 Vintage (batch 5) - 37.5cl and 75cl bottles. No foil. Label reads "2009 II".
2010 Vintage (batch 6) - 37.5cl and 75cl bottles. Label reads "2010".
2011 Vintage (batch 7) - 37.5cl and 75cl bottles. No foil. Label reads "11".
2015 first year with the year printed on the label and not handwritten

Added by Crosling on 04-11-2007

BEER STATS
Ranking:
#122
Reviews:
252
Ratings:
804
pDev:
8.63%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
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Photo of BEER88
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Saved this one for a while! I love blueberries and cantillon. Perfect match! Everything in complete balance and it left you wanting more and more!!

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4.32/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of edthehead
4.6/5  rDev +1.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of heddar33
4.9/5  rDev +8.4%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of rodmanfor3
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Cantillon Blabaer Lambik Vintage 2015.

Acidic, tart, funky, and tannic on the palate. One of the best uses of blueberries in any beer I have had.

Overall, a really nice fruited beer that requires far too much effort to acquire. Your life will not be worse without it.

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Photo of Oakhtar
4.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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4.07/5  rDev -10%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of bouncepass
4.56/5  rDev +0.9%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Narkee
4.12/5  rDev -8.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 3.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of StoutSnob40
4.42/5  rDev -2.2%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.5

Photo of dleiner
4.68/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

Rating the '14, drinking it side by side with the '17 which I would give a 3.75 at best...not sure what's up with the '17 or if I'm having a bad bottle. Drinking at Himmeriget (7/19/2017)

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4.65/5  rDev +2.9%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Vintage 2015

A: Pours a dark purple, with a ruby reddish hue. Head is less than half an inch high with pinkish and blueberry highlights; good retention, and beautiful lacing

S: Plethora of blueberries amidst barnyard hay. Excellent funk presence with sensible bitterness that’s all very lively, earthy, and aromatic: lemons, oak, strawberry jam, raspberries

T: The blueberries, berry skin and seed take the lead. Nicely acidic, tart, and funky with compliments of earthy grounds: hay, grass, oaky barnyard gobbledygook

M: Foremost crisp, clean, and perfectly balanced with a soft yet lively medium feel; earthy component brought forth graciously

O: Ridiculous amounts of blueberries yet cultured, and complex: lingering raspberries, grapes, strawberry jam, and lemon with a timely funk/tartness

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4.52/5  rDev 0%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of mrtomatohead49
4.32/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Ferocious
4.8/5  rDev +6.2%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

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

Photo of Hayley_86
4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.5 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of AndrewPalmer
4.68/5  rDev +3.5%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.75

Photo of RichH55
4.25/5  rDev -6%
look: 4.25 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of Deltoro
4.64/5  rDev +2.7%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of rabbott2
4.89/5  rDev +8.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 4.75

2015 750mL drank on 4/22/2017

L-dark reddish, purple, thin and quickly disappearing head

S-fresh blueberries, oak, almost a raspberry note in there as well, funk....amazing

T-holy blueberries! this is phenomenal. oaky blueberry, however, there is a complexity to this that is really nice. some raspberries may be present and maybe a little lemon. nice funk

F-perfect! the tartness is perfect and doesn't linger. The flavors, however, soak in and linger for a while. just incredible.

Overall-a white whale for me that i am so happy to have tried. one of my favorite of all time

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4.46/5  rDev -1.3%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

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3.66/5  rDev -19%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 3.25

Photo of buyyourfreedom
3.92/5  rDev -13.3%
look: 4.25 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of aaronyoung01
4.03/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

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Cantillon Blåbær Lambik from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 4.52 out of 5 with 804 ratings
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