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


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RATINGS: 849   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.82   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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Vigneronne is a blending muscat grapes and lambic, the brewers and beer merchants produced the "druivenlambik" (grapes lambic). White grapes soaked in lambic. The fructose, which abounds in these fruits, enables us to make a beer which is more mellow than the Gueuze or the other fruit beers. The spontaneous fermentation, the ageing in the barrels for several years and the addition of grapes make it a distant cousin of certain white wines. Changed name from Druivenlambik in 1987.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (1349) - Montréal, Quebec, CANADA - SEP 5, 2014
Dorée, voilée, une mousse pétillante qui disparaît aussitôt. De beaux arômes fruités et sauvageons. Acidulé, fruité, sauvage faiblement au goût. Du raisin blanc, faiblement, mais bien perceptible. C’est minéral et même salin. Ça ne me semble pas à tout casser, mais elle est quand même agréable à déguster. Embouteillée le 22 octobre 2013 (1201-250814)

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
slowrunner77 (6088) - Reno, Nevada, USA - SEP 5, 2014
"#4800 - wish list. Very musty aroma. Grapelike undertones. Lots of funk. Body is more acidic than the St L. Flavor still has a little lemon, but also sweet musty grapes and barnyard. Good stuff, though maybe a little too much coin for a "good" beer."

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
tectactoe (2308) - Michigan, USA - SEP 4, 2014
Bottle: 2009. Thanks, Tim. Very hazy, nearing full opacity, bursting radiance with loads of rustic yellow & orange hues. The white, foamy head is reduced to a collar only moments after pouring. Bursting vinous aroma. Sour white grapes, gooseberry, dusty citron & lemon. Moderately acidic & lactic in nature. As usual, full force on that musty barnyard funk, signature Cantillon terroir, soured oak, & sweaty feet. Now & again, I get enticing notes of flower pedals, light cinnamon spice, & wild strawberry sweetness... All tertiary, but compiling into this labyrinth-esque aroma. Insanely sour flavor. Instant pucker as it hits my lips. Ripping white grape, lemon, & citric sourness on a palette of bacteria laden wood. I get a bit of cherry skin & floral notes as well. Finishes with some biting acidity, vinous & oaky grape, & one last kiss of that dusty old barnyard funk. Expectations: met, possibly even surpassed. Vig is the real deal.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
daje (2609) - NORWAY - SEP 2, 2014
1999 vintage bottle at Akkurat Stockholm, april 19th 2014. Hazy yellow orange body, medium white head, pretty big actually. Aroma of barnyard, grapes, oak, peach. Taste is sour fruis, peppers, dry white wine, with a strong peach and apple finish. Dry crisp sour aftertaste. This one has aged pretty well.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
hackobock (1723) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - AUG 20, 2014
Bottle, vintage 2013 at Cantillon, july 29. Pours hazy golden with a quickly dissipating white head. Aroma is grapes, citrus, oak, barnyard. Taste is tart citrus, grapes, dry oak, funky. Smooth oily texture, sticky carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
jkwood04 (4167) - Connecticut, USA - AUG 15, 2014
750ml bottle in a tulip. Pours hazy golden with a white head. Aroma of light funkiness and tartness and hints of sourness, light grapes, some pale malts and light oak. Flavor the same with a nice blend. Average texture. A really good beer.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
crlnts (342) - SWITZERLAND - AUG 5, 2014
Lightly hazy golden with thin head. Aroma grape, wine, sourness. Very drinkable, sourness is balanced by the muscat. Grapes are not overpowering. Not that complex.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
Cuso (5079) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 5, 2014
UPDATED: AUG 6, 2014 Bottle from trade with Douberd, many thanks Christos. Hazy orange golden color with medium white head. Tart aroma with marzipan and grape. Taste, malt, marzipan, grapes, wood. Light tartness in finish. Good.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (2166) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle, kindly shared by Cuso. Aroma wild, bubblegum, light vinegar, grapes, apples. Hazy yellow colour. The sourness is much more pleasant in taste than expected. Grapes, apples, overall fruity. Soft sour fruity finish. I like it very much, but not the top league. Cantillon can do better.

   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
MisoW (1788) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - AUG 5, 2014
Bottle shared by Cuso. Pours hazy yellow, small white head. Aroma is sour, grapes, wine, lemon. Taste is sour, lemon, lime, grapes. Extra sour finish.

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