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


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RATINGS: 125   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.18/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
A cloudberry lambic, brewed exclusively for Akkurat, Stockholm, Sweden. Re-launched May 18th 2013.

chibuck's rating

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
chibuck (3510) - Chicago, Illinois, USA - JUN 23, 2012
About as rare as it gets tick... Doesn't hold up as well as some other older cantillons, ie gooseberry and red currant... A bit oxidized, very sour but with a bit of alcohol and vinegar, touch of tart fruit, rind... Good not great but a very grateful ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 5/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 12/20
masilva48 (8) - USA - AUG 31, 2016 does not count
Was lucky enough to make it to Akkurat to try this. I had high expectations but was underwhelmed. For me it had too much going on and was poorly balanced.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Gaultier (1502) - SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2016
UPDATED: JUL 30, 2016 Bottle @ Akkurat 30/7-16. Shared with fillepolo. Fruity and bretty with a lot of horse blanket and barnyard, also acidic and woody. Body is medium, the finish is dry, tart and acidic with notes of grapefruit. Lovely!

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fillepolo (595) - SWEDEN - JUL 30, 2016
Bottle @ akkurat Stockholm shared with Gaultier. Pours a golden colour beer with a small head. Fruity, bretty with a lot of cloudberries and a distinct taste of stable. A very well balanced beer that makes you want more and more with every sipp. Dry finish

---Rated via Beer Buddy for Android

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Rasmus40 (17539) - Beder, Aarhus, DENMARK - JUL 25, 2016
Bottle @ Akkurat - bottled in October 2015. Hazy golden with a white head. Aroma is sweet, malty, berries and barnyard. Flavor is medium sweet and moderate acidic. Dry and moderate acidic finish. 250716

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
djd07 (10038) - Houston, Texas, USA - JUL 11, 2016
Bottle thanks to Polly. Pours a cloudy yellow gold with medium frothy white head leaving sticky lacing. The aroma is wood, citrus, funk, berry. Medium body, oak must, berry, stone fruit, funky, light tartness, really enjoyed this.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
Ktwse (4052) - Greater London, ENGLAND - JUN 9, 2016
Pours clear peach with flat head. Aroma of cloudberries, grapes, apples, bretta, slightly funky. Taste is rich apple tart up front with a strong cloudberry finish. Light and crisp body with average carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 18/20
tkrjukoff (4304) - SWEDEN - MAY 23, 2016
Bottle @ Akkurat. Pours clear golden amber with a small head. Aroma is bretty dour fruity some cloudberry stable funky. Flavor is nicely sour fruity berry funky astringent wood. Great balance and very elegant.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
ineedbeer (1819) - Oakland, California, USA - MAY 16, 2016
Bottle at Akkurat, 2015 vintage. Aroma is very nice with a moderately strong berry aroma, though with and herbal, tannic note similar to berry leaves and skins. Light herbal note. Light oak notes. Berry is light enough to allow the base beer to show through. Pours a slightly hazy golden orange with a medium sized, white head that recdes steadily. Second pour had some berry sediment. Flavor has a medium to medium high berry note. A moderately strong tannic note from the berry skins and seeds with a bit of an herbal, berry leaf note. Medium light oak notes with some light hay and light bitterness. Mouthfeel is medium bodied with medium carbonation. Overall, still not my favorite berry lambic as the tannins are a bit strong, but the berry notes are very unique. The lighter cloudberry character does a nice job of integrating with the base lambic.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
GrumpyOldTroll (58) - New Jersey, USA - MAY 7, 2016
Yellowish golden color with moderate head that dissipates pretty quickly. The nose is all cloudberries. The newer batches also have a bit of a plasticy thing going on, especially the 2013 vintage. Overall a very excellent beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
kryon (2716) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - MAR 24, 2016
Pours clear yellow with low white head Aromas of cracked garden branch, sour grapes, hints of baking soda, barnyard Taste has acidic notes, funky, sour grapes, cloudberries, grassy, sour cherries, hints of baking soda

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