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


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RATINGS: 1460   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.78   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
"It has the colour of onion skin", said a voice behind me. It was Raymond Coumans. He was admiring the colour of the raspberry lambic reflecting in the red copper of the buckets used to empty the barrels. At that time (1986), "Raspberry-Lambic" already was synonymous with a sweet, artificially flavoured beer. This is why we decided to distinguish our beer from the other raspberry beers. Raymond proposed to call it a rosé, dedicated not to Bacchus but to Gambrinus.

The process to make this beer is identical to the one to make Kriek. When young, the Rosé de Gambrinus will still present its full fruity taste. Later on, the lambic taste will become dominant at the expense of the fruit taste.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Alpha10 (425) - Ontario, CANADA - MAY 2, 2015
2015/05/02 - Bottle at Nuetnigenough in Brussels. Pours a hazy dark pink (cream soda) colour with a fizzy, light pink head that slowly reduces. Aroma is raspberries, mild barnyard funk and slight oak. Taste is tart raspberries, lemon and slight vinegar. Very sour and a little sweet. Mouthfeel is light with slightly sharp carbonation and a long, tart finish. Very refreshing. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Mjp12 (765) - York, North Yorkshire, ENGLAND - MAY 2, 2015
Bottled early 2014, so a year and a half old, the raspberry flavours are still fresh, with just a hint of lambic on the finish. Very good .

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 13/20
BuckeyeSammy (558) - Palo Alto, Ohio, USA - APR 30, 2015
Very well carbonated. Wild yeast palate destroyer. Tart raspberries, cherry, some grapefruit, lemon. Sour notes can be overwhelming. Long finish like you’re sucking on a lemon. Interesting, not Ma favorite from them.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Malin_aiisa (231) - SWEDEN - APR 27, 2015
Cantillon brewery Aroma: Raspberry, cerial and cellar. Appearance: Red, ddep pink, pink head, slightly hazy Taste: Sour, no bitterness, long finish. Red berries, fizzy.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
MrOrla (704) - Odense C, DENMARK - APR 25, 2015
Bottle at home. Hazy orange with a small pink head. Juicy aroma of raspberry with barnyard cantillon funk. Taste sour, rasberry, refreshing.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 15/20
thirstyrabbit (1433) - Tallinn, ESTONIA - MAY 7, 2015
375 ml bottle, around 7 weeks old. Pours a beautiful opaque red body with a pink head. Aroma has pure raspberry juice without the sugars. Very natural and summery. Dry tart taste with more raspberries. More tart than sweet. A very faint hint of something lactic. Finish is mildly puckering. I want to pair it with desserts, especially chocolate cake or brownies!

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Fredd_an (201) - Borlänge, SWEDEN - APR 26, 2015
Fantastisk fin stor rosa krona! Och hallonish färgad öl. Suverän hallondoft! Syrlig hallonkompott. Som en sommaräng. Mycket syra. Lång eftersmak som av surhet smiskar sig in igenom hela gommen & ligger kvar. Lätt kropp men ändå fyllig. Syran & hallonen är kanon! Love it! ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
DrGD (108) - West Midlands, ENGLAND - MAY 4, 2015
UPDATED: MAY 5, 2015 Bottle. Beautiful appearance, rose colour with rose foam. Aromas of wheat, raspberries. Taste: pleasantly sour, with lots of raspberries&forest berries providing a sweet yet zingy note. Medium to high carbonation. Very good!!

-- rated with beerbasher/winphone

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
Luca78 (22) - ITALY - APR 23, 2015
This is a must have beer in your portfolio. You have to try it to know who is cantillon. A lot of fruit when you taste eat, really clean mouth when you finish to drink it, you can drink a lot of pint of it, so strange for a lambic.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
MarkoNm (1510) - Novo mesto, SLOVENIA - MAY 5, 2015
At the brewery. Pours a clear darker red color, topped with a very small and quickly settling white head. Aroma pleasant as always, slightly soury feel to raspberry fruitness. Taste is gentle, fruity but almost without any sweetness. Wit ha decent soury feel to it. Very likeable.

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