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

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RATINGS: 687   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02   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
harrymel (1477) - Spokane, Washington, USA - DEC 12, 2013
vintage 2009 (per sticker, doesn’t have the label, per Jean’s personal attention to the bottle), bottled 2012 per cork. Thanks to Brandon and Emily for bringing this out from Paris! Pours a simply gorgeous razzy red. Really lovely cherry blossom caps this one. Nose carries more funk than I’d anticipated, really the earthy aspect of Cantillon’s arsenal. The raspberries come through acidic and sharp with hints of vinous shreds. Flavor carries surprising balance. The tartness and buxelles funk are soo well balanced with generous bounties of raspberries. The whole thing comes together and reminds me of a freshly picked raspberry during the high sun of an August day mixed with the grit of a solid days hike. A little full bodied with reserved carbonation accentuated the generous fruit endowment for the beer. Finish made me want another sip of the beer, and a gulp of ice cold water. Really a step up from the Rose, and I appreciate the attention to detail here. Serving type: bottle 06-12-2012

4.1
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
kazin (180) - Malmö, SWEDEN - NOV 25, 2013
Notes from backlog. A great acidity, more sour than Rose de Gambrinus but less raspberry flavors..

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Smurf2055 (1394) - Seattle, Washington, USA - NOV 15, 2013
2010 Pours clear ruby, lighter than kriek, large pink, quickly dissipating head. Smell puckering sour raspberry. Fruity. Mouth watering raspberry. Funky and slightly musty. Bit sweet. Taste huge tartness up front, less fruit than Rose de Gambrinus but more complex, more oak, dryer. Lighter bodied, refreshing. Gorgeous beer.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Vestergaard (258) - Aarhus C, DENMARK - NOV 15, 2013
Bought at the brewery this summer. Pours red with a pink head. Smell is all about raspberries. Sour though. Taste is almost just like raspberry juice. Extremely fresh and fizzy. Really a successful framboise! This in a hot summerday would be incredible!

5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
Howlader (677) - - NOV 12, 2013
750ml bottle split with friends at churchkey. Awesome. Just awesome. Great beer ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
merc7186 (1958) - North Tonawanda, New York, USA - NOV 9, 2013
2010 Version. Aroma: Raspberries, Cranberry Appearance: Ruby Hue, Passes Some Light, White Head Ring, no Lacing Taste: Raspberry, Tart Cherry Moutfeel: Decent Carbonation, Medium Bodied, Semi Tart

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
UDBeernut (1598) - Near Buffalo, New York, USA - NOV 9, 2013
2010 bottle. All three LP one place, one night. This one pours pink. Big funky nose. Raspberries an funky that finishes woth tartness and acid burn.

4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 18/20
hobsch (408) - Cologne, GERMANY - NOV 9, 2013
Bottle 0.75l at Cantillon brewery. Vintage 2010. Pours light red with large pink head. Looks beautiful. Aroma is tart, sour, intense raspberry. Taste is sour, tart, dry, intense raspberry flavour with a slight sweetness. Sour finish. Perfect fruit beer.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
MrHangover (2449) - Den Haag, NETHERLANDS - NOV 7, 2013
Bottle shared at De Heeren van Liederkercke, thnx to kermis!! 2010 vintage. Pours a clear pink beer with a small ring of pink head on top. Aroma is full of raspberry funk, very fruity overall and the Brett has faded away in the background. Some light oaky touches in the background as well. Flavor is medium sweet with some tartness in it, big fruity and raspberry influences in the whole body of the beer. Dry, oaky finish with decent carbonation going on. Very well crafted

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
RasmusOtt (1052) - Aalborg, DENMARK - NOV 2, 2013
Pours cloudy ruby red with a pink head. Aroma of fresh raspberries, barnyard, rural farm notes, sour sweets, some cherry notes, bacteria, lacto, vitamins and a nice tartness. Taste has fresh sour raspberries, lacto, red currants, rural farm notes, very tart, citrus notes, sour bacteria, C-vitamins, clear straight fresh and tart. Yeah!


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