Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Brussels, Belgium


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RATINGS: 525   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.16   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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A blueberry lambic brewed exclusively with/for Ølbutikken, Copenhagen, Denmark.

2005 Vintage (batch 1) - First release ever, only 50 bottles released, 75cl bottles. Gold foil.

2007 Vintage (batch 2) - The first release of 2007, 37.5cl and 75cl bottles. Black foil.

2007 Vintage (batch 3) - The second release of 2007, 75cl bottles. Gold foil.

2009 Vintage (batch 4) - The first release of 2009, 37.5cl and 75cl bottles. No foil. Label reads "2009".

2009 Vintage (batch 5) - The second release of 2009, 37.5cl and 75cl bottles. No foil. Label reads "2009 II".

2010 Vintage (batch 6) - 400 litre barrel with 100kg blueberries added. No vintage on the label.

2011 Vintage (batch 7) - 400 litre barrel with 100kg blueberries added. 37,5cl and 75cl bottles. No foil. Label reads "11".

2012 Vintage (batch 8) - 400 litre barrel with 100kg blueberries added. 37,5cl and 75cl bottles.

   AROMA 5/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
artmcd8 (1582) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2014
2013 vintage, 750mL. Pours a cloudy bluish red purple. Whitish head but not much. Slight farm-like aroma but not powerful. Taste is sour but with a weird bitter finish. There isn’t much blueberry here at all. Finished quite dry. Disappointing.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
Beerman6686 (4302) - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA - JUL 19, 2014
This one poured a pinkish yellow color with a white head. Aroma was of light funk, and lemon, really no blueberry Flavor was similar, no real blueberry, dry bitter lambic. Disappointing

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
charule (1063) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUL 19, 2014
Bottle thanks to artmcd88. Poured dark blue purple with white head. Aroma of berry sour. Light carb med bod. Light sour berry taste farmy.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vtafro (3255) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - JUL 2, 2014
2007 batch 2 bottle thanks jan. Ruby pour with pink head. Blueberry and raspberry tart aromas. Very tart finish, blueberry and other tart fruit flavors.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Pailhead (4772) - Brownstown, Michigan, USA - JUN 22, 2014
Courtesy of tectactoe

Bottle: The aroma consists of sour cherry, lemon, lighter sweet blueberry, sweet tarts, and funk/must. It pours a pinkish-purple with a small pink head that eventually fades to a thin film. The flavor starts with a quick dose of blueberry and sour cherries. The finish has lemon, funk, citrus, and a hint light cork. It’s light bodied with light-moderate carbonation. Overall, this is excellent, but there are more accessible Cantillons that are as good or better.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
bruxellover (19) - Dilbeek, BELGIUM - MAY 31, 2014
Light bubbles pale orange slight cloudy ...had blueberries added, very nice simmetry, with fruit and sourness. Been by many times. Always a little different but always good.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
zvikar (3372) - Ramat Gan, ISRAEL - MAY 17, 2014
Bottle sample at Mikkeller Bar (Viktoriagade) Three Floyds Takeover. Thanks Ariel for your efforts, thanks Dina for sharing this one. Pours purple with a nice head, amazing aroma of blueberry, brett, delicate and complex, flavor is sourish with blueberry and barnyard, full bodied, outstanding.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
RussianDragon (449) - - MAY 15, 2014
Bottle. A huge thanks to ygtbsm94 for sharing this. Pours a slightly translucent soft reddish purple with lasting head of large off white bubbles. Deep red hues on the glass when backlit. A truly beautiful beer. Aroma is sour, tangy dark fruits, with blueberries muted overall in the complexity. Taste is amazing: fresh, sour blueberries with a lip-smacking tartness. Thin to medium body. Truly outstanding. From notes November 7, 2009.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
manker (44) - SWEDEN - MAY 14, 2014
Vintage 2012. Tart and sour with blueberry seeds and a deep almost murky fruitiness and a slight bitter twist at the end. Hyped, yes. great beer, even more so.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
OmegaX (1250) - Florida, USA - MAY 11, 2014
Bottle. 2013 vintage. Good funky aroma, light fruity notes, though I couldn’t tell it was blueberry. Big funky notes. Horse blanket. Color was nice - a dirty pinky color. Flavor is over the top funk, a hint of fruit, and more funk. Very overpowering funk. It was good to try once but not worth going through the trouble to obtain again.

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