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


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RATINGS: 601   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.17/5   SEASONAL: Summer   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A bilberry (European 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 bilberries added. No vintage on the label.

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

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

2013 Vintage (batch 9) - Label indicates "13"

2014 Vintage (batch 10) - Label indicates "14"

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
aleigator (702) - GERMANY - OCT 12, 2015
Blabaer ’15 vintage Pours a dark purple, ember red color, with a dark pink, small head. The head collapses immediately to a glass coating sheet of lacing, revealing tiny bubbles at its edge. The nose reveals a great blend of funky barnyard, dusty malts and unripe blueberry skin. Once the aromas open up, a ripe fruit tone becomes present, together with a mineralic quality, reminding of an actual fruit juice. Its tartness is present enough though, to prevent the beer from becoming jam sweet, also due to a light note of wood bark, wet spruces and leather. Has a wonderful soft mouthfeel, while the beer reveals a lively, mineral accentuated carbonation, adding an utmost pleasant softness to its profound tartness. Blueberries become visible in a prickly, unripe way and turn sweeter, once earthy malts wrap up the beers tart qualities. Berries don’t get overly prominent on their own, but provide a great balance together with the present, pleasantly dry funkiness, ending with a ripe, wood accompanied, mellow sweetness. Its finish exhibits a great range of intense flavors working together with the fruits, consisting of lemon zest, a mineralic softness and a note of old, soft cheese, highlighted by the fantastic mouthfeel. A great beer with an authentic, well integrated fruit character, which goes hand in hand with the typical Cantillon lambic sourness. Still, the most outstanding aspect of this beer is its phenomenal soft mouthfeel.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NBird (626) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - SEP 28, 2015
From ølbutikken. July 2015. Looks.. Rich dark red/burgundy , the fast dissipating head is sml and is burgundy shaded white. Smells..blueberry and the skins, danky old sock farmyard, toe jam.. Tastes.. Bright and fruity blueberry, the cantillon lambic sourness is there at first but it goes away and leaves a real fresh tarty berry skin and flesh taste and mouthfeel. It’s a little less carbonated and more juicy then other cantillon fruit blended beers.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Clownoisseur (415) - Buchanan, Michigan, USA - SEP 15, 2015
Bottle thanks to Justin! Shared at my wedding on 9/12/15. Pour was a gorgeous ruby color, purple hues, pink head that fizzled into nice lacing. Aromas were of tart blueberry, medium barnyard funk, medium floral...notes of bread lingered with the hints of vanilla and oak. Taste was absolutely delicious! Big blueberry presence...more than I expected! Although, the dose of funk was not what the nose suggested, the blend of tartness from the fruit/yeast pulled things together nicely. Oak impressions gave vanilla, earth, under-ripe wine grapes and a bit of earth. Finishes, semi-dry with a good pucker/final dose of blueberry. I have heard that the 2013 vintage is not up to par with the others.....and if this is the case, I can’t wait to try this again!! Thought it was spectacular and extremely well-balanced. A night I will not soon forget.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 19/20
Atom (2100) - Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA - SEP 5, 2015
375mL bottle pours a hazy Amber/ruby with a small grey purple head. Blueberry and horseblanket, Brett, and oak. Sour hits the palate hard, blue berry present, but faded, Brett, mild white pepper, oak. Well balanced, tasty. Very nice!!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MichaelAwesome (6358) - Wanne-Eickel, North Rhine-Westphalia, GERMANY - AUG 29, 2015
Nicht das Beste, aber ein feines Lambic mit einigen schönen Momenten an Essig und einer feinen Fruchtigkeit. Dazu recht einfach zu trinken, etwas holzig, durchaus süffig. Gut.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
McTapps (6396) - Reutlingen, GERMANY - AUG 25, 2015
Bottle from fonefan - many, many thanks, Jan! The lambik has got a hazy brownish-orange colour with a mild carbonation and medium body. Aroma of mild vinegar, woods, leather, berries. Taste of berries, nice acid, leather, gentle fruits, nuts, wine, plaster. Well balanced sourness. Enjoyed it a lot.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Gaultier (1369) - SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2015
Beer tasting @ fillepolo 8/8-15. Bottle [2015] from Ølbutikken, Copenhagen. Fruity, acidic and bretty with blueberries, lacto and some wood. Body is medium, the finish is dry, fruity and bretty with blueberries.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Jorn69 (2551) - Ängelholm, SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2015
tasting @ fillepolo 150808. Bottle (375 ml) from Ølbutikken, Copenhagen. [ 2015 ]. Fruity and bretty with berries and blueberries, lacto, sour, medium body with an oily texture. The finish is dry, fruity and bretty with blueberries.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fillepolo (475) - SWEDEN - AUG 8, 2015
Bottle 2015 from ölbuttiken, copenhagen. Sour bretty lakto and blueberry aroma and taste. Dry sour finish. A very nice Beer.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
vjohans (669) - SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2015
Bottle at ølbutikken 2015 vintage Amazing smell of blueberries and cantillon housesmell barnyard, hay, earthy, tartyhazy, tan foam, medium sweetness, lightly bitter, medium sourness, full body, sticky, average carbonation, long finish, Simply fantastic wow

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