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

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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 830   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.06/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
mariuspoenari (1462) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 26, 2016
Sampled at a tasting. Dark ruby pour with a small pink head. Smells of raspberries and lambic funk, cherries and cherry cores. The taste is impossibly sour, but of a fruity type, not vinegar-y, with tons of raspberries and some cherries in the mix. Crazy!

3.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 2/5   OVERALL 15/20
ciocanelu (1320) - Timisoara, ROMANIA - MAR 23, 2016
Murky dark red color with pink head. Aroma is full of fresh raspberries and some farmhouse funk. Taste starts with intense sourness and raspberries in the background. Extremely dry, light body with a good amount of carbonation. Excellent fruit aroma but the intense sourness overwhelms the other flavors.

4.5
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
daje (3999) - NORWAY - MAR 18, 2016
Bottle at De Heeren Van Liedekercke, march 12th 2015. Hazy red body with a pink head. Aroma is strong of raspberries, light citric, funky. Taste is sour, quite sour, but balanced very nicely by the large amount of raspberries here, still acidic and cheesy but as fruity as they come. Long dry tickling berry finish. A masterpiece, the berries are very well blended into the lambiek.

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Lukaduke (3012) - Gray, Maine, USA - FEB 24, 2016
Big cherry red body with a finger of pink vibrant foam. Palate leads with funky raspberry forward notes, some underlying pickle and vinegar, barnyard funk, tannic dryness grips midpalate and leads into the finish. Wet oak lingers.

4.6
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rask0lnikov (743) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - FEB 19, 2016
Pale transparent red colour. Pinkish head. Really powerful and clear raspberry aroma. Raspberries all the way. Vinegar and raspberries again. So nicely balanced. Incrable.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
JBPortland (1489) - Hampton Roads, Virginia, USA - FEB 15, 2016
750ml bottle pours dark ruby red with a finger of pink head. Big jammy raspberry juice, dusty oak, toasty spice, farm, hay. Some nice funky fruit sweetness with drying oaky vanilla and wood spice. Spectacular!

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 6/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DavidBe (71) - BELGIUM - FEB 14, 2016
Misschien heb ik hem te jong gedronken, maar vond dit wel een heel zuur bier. Tegen het acide aan.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Nisse666 (6245) - Göteborg, SWEDEN - FEB 13, 2016
Bottle from Sabine for my birthday - many thx Ma’am cons 2016-02-13 Göteborg - vintage 2012, cork 2015! AR: vineager, tart raspberries and black currants AP: bourbon ruby, fizzy wee bubbly dark pink deminshing foam F: tart, kriek youghurt, raspberries, raspberries seeds, black currant leafes, sour citrus,

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
The_Osprey (6330) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2016
Bottle share at Kenny’s 20K. Thanks to Dave for bringing this one along. As ’Cantillon Lou Pepe Framboise’, 5%, 2012 vintage. Vibrant dark red, opaque, small foamy light pink head. Aroma is raspberry, souring apple core, a little papery. Body is medium, a bit foamy, tingly carbonation, tooth-rot. Taste is raspberry, dry, tangy, some vinegar, puckering sourness and some paper in the finish. Was hoping for a little more, but decent.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
sir__v (2049) - Lille, FRANCE - JAN 23, 2016
Bottle from 2012 shared @ Le Bloempot, Lille - FR, during Cantillon food pairing event - Color: deep dark red beer with some purple reflection no carbonation and white effervescence when served. Smell: :domination of raspberries, red fruits strawberries notes. Good balance with acidity and sourness. Very interesing nose. Taste: superb fruity taste. Raspberries and red frutis notes. Very intensive and well balanced with the sourness of the lambic. Good attenuation. Astringent finish. Aftertaste: nice raspberries attenuation good astringent. Amazing.


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