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

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RATINGS: 1531   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.



Inveigler's rating

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Inveigler (371) - Ferndale, Michigan, USA - JUN 21, 2005
Beautiful stuff, this. The gal says it tastes like koolaid without sugar. Plenty of brett horsiness in the aroma. Dull cloudy tangerine stripped orange. Creates quite a pucker. Some noticable raspberry but very subdued. Vinegar notes. A great lambic.


4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MarinEvelyn (786) - Wisconsin, USA - MAY 10, 2016
2013 vintage bottle. Beautiful, fresh and floral tart aroma and taste, but not too tart. Beautiful pink color.

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
beerbaaron (1926) - Arizona, USA - MAY 10, 2016
3 years old. Attractive pinkish red. Aroma bursts with deliciousness. Flavor follows through with the promise. Not overly sour or funky or fruity. Musty. Acidic. Quite dry. Great raspberry funk aftertaste.

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Johnstledger8 (622) - Dublin, IRELAND - MAY 8, 2016
Bottle. Pours a cloudy pink with a fading bubbly head. Aroma is of raspberries, citrus, cranberry, some pine, straw, funky. Taste is of raspberry, cranberry, some red apple, tart. Dry finish, light oily mouthfeel, medium carbonation.

3.5
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 14/20
GrumpyOldTroll (59) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2016
Cloudy red color with a fizzing head. Raspberry, grapefruit, lemons, vinegar, with cherry and wood notes.Quite sour that increases as this beer ages. Light body and carbonation.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Jokestereo (267) - SWEDEN - MAY 5, 2016
Pours clear rubic red with a very thin line of pinkish head. Aroma; Rasberries, barnyard, minerals, hay, yeast and funk. Taste; Sour, rasberries, minerals, yeast, tart and some vinegar. Low carbonated, well balanced and refreshing.

4.2
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
MayumiH (757) - Greater London, ENGLAND - MAY 1, 2016
Tap at Moeder Lambic Fontainas. Balanced raspberry fruitiness. Sweet. Strong yet delicately sour. Highly enjoyable. Thank you Andy!

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
Madsen1635 (555) - 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 (1467) - 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 (178) - 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 (712) - 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


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