Cantillon Groseille Lambic | 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: Limited (brewed once)

Notes / Commercial Description:
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Added by alfrantzell on 04-28-2010

This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

BEER STATS
Ratings:
9
Reviews:
3
Avg:
3.69
pDev:
13.01%
 
 
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44
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Ratings: 9 |  Reviews: 3
Reviews by alfrantzell:
Photo of alfrantzell
3.74/5  rDev +1.4%
look: 3 | smell: 4 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 4 | overall: 4

Bottled in 2002. Made for One Pint Pub in Helsinki, Finland.

This one's made with redcurrants. The 375ml bottle pours copper with orange chunks. My nostrils pucker at the smell -- unbelievably tart red berries. Warily, I take a sip.

Sharp, tart, unripe berries, followed by sharp, sour lambic. After a few minutes, the taste opens up and notes of cranberries and crabapples come through, along with some twigs and pebbles.

This is full bodied, even silky. An interesting lambic.

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Photo of BucketBoy
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of Ilovebrew
4/5  rDev +8.4%

Photo of spycow
4.5/5  rDev +22%

Photo of blisscent
4.28/5  rDev +16%
look: 4.75 | smell: 4.25 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.75 | overall: 4.5

Photo of Sean9689
3.42/5  rDev -7.3%
look: 4 | smell: 3.25 | taste: 3.25 | feel: 4 | overall: 3.5

The "F**k Yo Passport" Tasting. 375ml bottle, 2004 cork, into Cantillon taster.

Pours orange, thin fizzy white head. This beer is also insanely sour, even moreso the the 2005 cork Groseille à Maquereau. Basically just lots of sourness and little red current character, if at all. Oak, lemon peel, funk. Pretty one-dimensional. Light body, very dry finish.

I preferred the Groseille à Maquereau over this one, but neither blew me away. I’d rather have more complexity then just palate-destroyingly sour. Very excited to try but a bit let down in both Groseille’s for the most part.

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Photo of tiong
4.05/5  rDev +9.8%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 4.5 | overall: 4

375ml bottle @ One Pint Pub, Helsinki

2002 vintage! - Pours light orange with a smooth head. Aroma of sour berries, redcurrant, malts and earthy notes. Taste is extremely sour with a lot of berries, redcurrant and fruits. Finish is again quite sour with some malty and fruity notes. Quite extraordinary and extreme lambic.

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Photo of jbuddle
3.75/5  rDev +1.6%

Photo of francisweizen
4.5/5  rDev +22%

Cantillon Groseille Lambic from Brasserie Cantillon
3.69 out of 5 based on 9 ratings.
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