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:
#124
Reviews:
251
Ratings:
800
pDev:
8.63%
Bros Score:
0
 
 
Wants:
2,538
Gots:
114
Trade:
8
HISTOGRAM
 
User Ratings & Reviews
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Ratings: 800 |  Reviews: 251
Photo of aaronyoung01
4.03/5  rDev -10.8%
look: 5 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of M_chav
4.01/5  rDev -11.3%
look: 4.75 | smell: 3.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4

Photo of TheBlueJerzzzz
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of shoegueuze
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of Danny1217
4.27/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of JamFuel
4.66/5  rDev +3.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

2016 vintage at Himmeriget in Copenhagen.

Awesome looking beer, dark purple with lots of visible bubbles.

As soon as you open the bottle, the smell of blueberries smacks you in the face. Pouring it and sniffing into the glass shows what a great lambic is all about. The blueberries mingle with sour, funky notes, with hints of raspberries. I could smell this for hours...

Taste follows the nose, very pronounced blueberries with a bit of raspberry, and just the right acidity.

Mouthfeel is bubbly and lively, way too easy to drink!

This is one of the best sours I've had, perfect balance, gorgeous too look at and the nose is amazing. Manages to live up to the ridiculous hype surrounding it.

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Photo of PC_Principal
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

2015 vintage from a 375 ml bottle at Himmeriget in Copenhagen. I've been wanting to try this one for a long time and this was the first one I went for off the amazing lambic list at Himmeriget. Super balanced, not too sour, and just so nice to drink. Lives up to its reputation.

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Photo of YvesB
4.71/5  rDev +4.2%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Photo of lupercmda
4.27/5  rDev -5.5%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of UcDru
4.79/5  rDev +6%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 5 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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

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

Photo of SinjaminBentek
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of sukwonee
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

2016 vintage.
Beautiful Dark ruby color, almost no head.
Aroma is moderate sour, red fruits, hay, barn, funky, lots of blueberries in the finish.
Very drinkable.
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A few moths later:
Pours deep red / ruby with small pink head.
Aroma has stable, hay, funk,
Taste is blue berries, sour lemons, tart, moderate funk, very dry finish.
L: 4.5 S: 3.75 T: 4 F: 4.25 O: 4

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Photo of shanrath
4.62/5  rDev +2.2%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.5

Photo of fireazzi
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

Lots of people told me to not believe the hype on this beer. I just think it's impossible to get the strong blueberry taste like you do with a peach or raspberry lambic. This beer was one of the best blueberry lambic/sours I've ever had. I had it along side a lot of different blueberry beers and this one was one of the top 3. the funk was soft and the sour notes were very light but it was very smooth and I'd definitely trade high for this again

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Photo of thuglife
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

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

Photo of RocketCityVol
4.26/5  rDev -5.8%
look: 5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PassMeAZima
5/5  rDev +10.6%
look: 5 | smell: 5 | taste: 5 | feel: 5 | overall: 5

Photo of Dave_Treat
4.35/5  rDev -3.8%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.5 | taste: 4.25 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4.25

Photo of PSU_Mike
4.29/5  rDev -5.1%
look: 4.5 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.25 | overall: 4.25

Photo of wheresblue
4.75/5  rDev +5.1%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.75 | taste: 4.75 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.75

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