Cantillon Blåbær Lambik | Brasserie Cantillon

Cantillon Blåbær LambikCantillon Blåbær Lambik
BA SCORE
4.52/5
800 Ratings
Cantillon Blåbær LambikCantillon Blåbær Lambik
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:
#125
Reviews:
251
Ratings:
800
pDev:
8.63%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2,537
Gots:
114
Trade:
8
HISTOGRAM
 
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4.5/5  rDev -0.4%
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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

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

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

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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

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

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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

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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

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

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

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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

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

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4.03/5  rDev -10.8%
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4.01/5  rDev -11.3%
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5/5  rDev +10.6%
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4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
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4.27/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

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Cantillon Blåbær Lambik from Brasserie Cantillon
Beer rating: 4.52 out of 5 with 800 ratings
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