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
Ratings:
2,067
Reviews:
481
Avg:
4.43
pDev:
8.13%
 
 
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446
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2016 vintage from draft:
Pours deep red with small pink head.
Aroma has red grapes, sweet red berries, little funk, little sour.
Taste is red grapes, hay, sweet red berries, lemon, tart, melon, little sour and dry finish.
L: 4.75 S: 4.25 T: 4.25 F: 4.5 O: 4.25

2014 vintage from bottle:
Pours deep ruby with almost no head.
Aroma has red grapes, red berries, really funky, sour
Taste is red grapes, grapefruit, orange peel, funky, sour, barnyard, really dry finish.
L: 4.5 S: 4.5 T: 4.75 F: 4.5 O: 4.75

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Cantillon Saint Lamvinus from Brasserie Cantillon
4.43 out of 5 based on 2,067 ratings.
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