Cantillon Saint Lamvinus | 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:
Everyone knows some of our best friends are wine growers from the Libourne region in France, more specifically those who make Saint Emillion and Pomerol. They respect the tradition and let their wine ferment in a natural way.

Fermentation, origin and vintage are still kept up.

Our collaboration resulted in a product uniting the best of their wine and of our beer : the Saint-Lamvinus.

The grapes, of the merlot and cabernet-franc varieties, are soaked in Bordeaux barrels containing two to three years old lambic. The beer is not blended before the bottling. The foam is caused by the addition of a liquor which starts the fermentation.

Added by truthbrew on 03-20-2003

BEER STATS
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2,041
Reviews:
476
Avg:
4.44
pDev:
8.11%
 
 
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2011 Bottling. Tasted out of toulip wine glasses at home with a friend. I can't imagine the fruit would last with age...it would be interesting to see how these age and what happens in time.

Color: Brickish Ruby

Smell: Earth, forest floor, yeast, sour cherries

Taste: Sour blueberries, cherries, orange rinds, and hints of floral notes.

Overall: Outstanding. A beer that demands thought and attention.

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Cantillon Saint Lamvinus from Brasserie Cantillon
4.44 out of 5 based on 2,041 ratings.
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