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

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RATINGS: 1526   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
"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.



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4.3
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ngeunit1 (1555) - San Francisco, California, USA - MAY 22, 2013
A - Hazy red-orange with a finger of frothy slightly pinkish head. Fades normal. S - Sweet wheat, raspberries, oak, vanilla, barnyard funk and sour yeast, tart berries and green fruits. T - Sweet wheat, sweet, sour, and tart raspberries and other berries, vanilla, oak, barnyard funky yeasts, tart green fruits. M - Medium bodied, moderate carbonation. Smooth with a tart, sweet, funky, and sour finish. D - Nice balance and complexity.


3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (551) - Copenhagen, DENMARK - APR 19, 2016
Draught. Raspberry red pour with rose head. Aroma is sour raspberry. Taste is sour with lots of raspberry. Low carbonation

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
rami_pl (1361) - Warszawa, POLAND - APR 18, 2016
Przeklejka wyjazdowa, pity w lambikarni: Rosé de Gambrinus Brasserie Cantillon Caantillon malinowy: zapach maliny i dzikosc. Smak: magakwasnosc i maliny

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
alvaro78 (137) - Sevilla, SPAIN - APR 16, 2016
Aromas a cereza u ácido Aspecto perfecto y carbónatacion correcta En boca refrescante y ácida con un toque de sal ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Karstenborg (694) - Hasselager, DENMARK - APR 14, 2016
Clear red with a small pink head. Aroma is barnyard, rasperry and hay. Taste is sour with notes of yeast and rasperry

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Turtles (1472) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - APR 1, 2016
Keg @ Akkurat. Clear red with a pink head. Very pleasant fruity and tart aroma, raspberries, strawberries, grass, hay and mild funk. Tart and crisp mouthfeel. Fresh and tart red berry taste, raspberries, cranberry, green apple, lemon zest, barnyard, hay and oak. Long tart finish. Very drinkable!!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
NateH10s (59) - Virginia, USA - MAR 30, 2016
75cl chilled bottle in tasting glass A: light red seri sanguinous color with mild haze,, small lacy rim A: dough, raspberry, T: light sweet, light bitter, heavy sour P: medium body, thin yet creamy texture, average carbonation, sour yet mildly sweet finish O: wonderful Cantillon

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
CEZ (411) - Milano, ITALY - MAR 13, 2016
Red body, fizzy, short-lived pink head. Sour raspberries, yeasty / funky aroma. Sweet with ripe red fruit, sour with vinegar and lemon, slightly salty. Bitterness low to non-existent. Smooth, medium-bodied. Long sour fnish.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
deanso (7942) - the Hague, NETHERLANDS - MAR 12, 2016
75cl bottle sampled at a tasting. No head. Hazy pink/red pour. Tart aftertaste. Funly aroma

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
sokuzs1 (443) - - MAR 11, 2016
Aroma: raspberries, vinegar, barnyard, lemon. Taste: heavy sour, barnyard, raspberry,

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
angel77 (2112) - oviedo, SPAIN - FEB 28, 2016
Botella 37.5 cl. Cimmeria 26..02..2016. Gracias Fombe!!! (r1517). Embotellada 29..09..2015. Color rojizo con espuma blanca también con tonos rojizos. Inicio suaves maltas con ligeros Ácidos seguidos de gran abundancia de frutos rojos y del bosque. Buena combinación de ambos. Bastante buena en su estilo. Para repetir.


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