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


on tap

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Macération de fleurs de sureau dans un lambic de 2 ans d’âge. Cuillette effectuée par l’équipe Cantillon.

Savvy1982's rating

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Savvy1982 (1705) - Lethbridge, Alberta, - NOV 12, 2012
Rating 1700! Bottle - thanks again Adam! From my shiny new 3 Fonteinen tumbler, thanks for that too, Adam! Pours clear honey-gold, with a thin white head that laces really remarkably badly. Full disclosure: I LOVE Elderflowers! Nose is rosewater, lilac, lily, fresh ginger, orange blossom, apricot, elderflowers... Such an amazing nose. I thought that a big, brash, lambic like Cantillon would disrupt the elderflowers, but nothing could be further from the truth! Flavours of peardrop, flowers, rosewater, Thai basil, salt, still quite juicy. Just delicious!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
kajser27 (637) - Zagreb, CROATIA - NOV 22, 2015
Hazy, amber colored, medium- off white head, good lasting. Aroma is ripe fruit, tart, vinegar, flowery petal, elderflower. Taste is medium- sweet malt, ripe fruit and tart, elderflower, flowery, medium+ sourness mixed with medium bitterness, dry, some funk and bit citric. Medium- bodied, average carbonation. (bottle, Gainsbar, Kortrijk)

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
corby112 (2704) - philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA - NOV 12, 2015
Pours a slightly cloudy rosé color with golden orange edges and a pillowy two finger head that has great retention, only slowly fading into a lasting cap. Streaks of soapy lacing left behind. Funky barnyard aroma with a strong floral presence along with some lactic funk, dry oak and earthy bugs. Subtle barrel/oak presence but the flower petals and lactic funk/cheesiness really stand out. Very faint acetic character but not solvent like or vinegary smelling. Medium bodied with a dry, musty barnyard funk presence that lingers over light fruit notes, pale malts, musty brett and toasted oak into a slightly acetic, dry finish. The sourness is kind of tame but there is a lot of farmhouse/barnyard character and lactic funk, especially creamy cheesiness in the back end. Flower petals are also really prominent adding an odd, lingering bitterness. Not overly complex or as sour as I like from cantillon but packs plenty of funky bitterness and unique flavor.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rekvium (140) - Odense C, DENMARK - OCT 20, 2015
Bottle at Moeder Lambic. Pours hazy amber with a white head. Aroma is, floral, elderflower, seems tart, wood, earthy . Taste is a bit on the sweet side, lots of floral notes, a bit of bread.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (1159) - Odense C, DENMARK - OCT 17, 2015
Bottle pours light hazy golden, with a white head. Aroma of funk, elderflower, basil, tart, funky. Taste is elder, sour, quite sweet with elder flower, lacks some tartness, but overall a pretty complex and balanced beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
Stoned99 (718) - Quebec, CANADA - OCT 17, 2015
Sampled at The Festival in Florida. Aroma: lots of flower mixed with some apples and a tiny black pepper touch. App: hazy pale golden, no head. Taste and palate: light to medium body, vinous, medium acidity finish. Overall: perfect palate and awesome taste. Didn’t taste the flowers that I had in the nose.

   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 20/20
CLeclercq1961 (118) - Temecula, California, USA - OCT 16, 2015
Had bottle and at brewery. Pours brute orange hazy yellow. Not much head but some lacing. Aroma of oak and spring flowers with a green apple undertone. Flavor is tart musty and oak. Very light oak and tart. Finishes dry lemon peel and mouth puckering. Excellent.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Beerhunter111 (12282) - Hasborn, GERMANY - SEP 27, 2015
Trübes dunkel goldenes Bier mit einer geringen weißen schaumkrone. Geruch sehr sauer fruchtig, kraut Beeren. Geschmack fruchtig säuerlich, Beeren, kraut.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Malin_aiisa (398) - SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2015
Draft at akkurakt Clear yellow, minimal white head. Aroma of elderflower, cellar and citrus. Taste nice if elderflower, some bitterness, fizzy fresh, tart and so nice!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
vjohans (562) - SWEDEN - SEP 19, 2015
Draft at akkurat Elderflower, heavy sour, medium bitter, long finish. Nice, could drink tons of this

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Erasmus_ro (2085) - Alabama, USA - SEP 18, 2015
Tap @ Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Brussels, vintage 2014. Pours a hazy orange with a good, off-white head. Aroma is peach, appleskin. Taste is fairly sour, light apricot,light fruity sweetness, appleskin. floweriness.

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