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


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RATINGS: 877   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.83   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Lukasmh (544) - Aarhus, DENMARK - OCT 13, 2014
Tap. Pours hazy delicate yellow with surprisingly big white head that actually lasts some time. Nearly sparkling. Aroma is sweet cantillon funk, brett and muscat wine and ripe grapes. Along there’s is citrus, some dry wood and only a hint of wheat. Taste is sour, vinegar and here there really is to speak a bout vinous by. Lot of dry white wine notes. Fizzy carbonation spreads out the tart finish.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olsvammel (4086) - Örebro, SWEDEN - OCT 12, 2014
On tap at Akkurat. Sour smell with grape. Sour and fruity taste with berries. Nice level of soruness. Very nice beer!

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
decaturstevo (5432) - decatur, Tennessee, USA - SEP 28, 2014
Pale yellow pour with creamy white head and lace. Very tart aroma. Very tart acidic flavor with no fruity esters. Medium boded with good carbonation.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
olliejobbins (1324) - Dorking, Surrey, ENGLAND - SEP 27, 2014
750ml bottle shared with rob at cantillon. they didn’t have fou’foune (which i’ve had before) so we had this instead. Pours a very hazy orangey-yellow. Aroma is of the Cantillon brewery itself - musty, barn, dusty, yeasty but you can smell the grapes too. Taste is tart, sour, dry, lively, yeasty, fruity/acidic grapes. tastes of the smell of oak barrel.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
BiiruBierBeer (605) - Phoenix, Arizona, USA - SEP 21, 2014
Smells and tastes like a lot of lactic sourness mixed with white grapes. There is also some acetic taste in there, presumably from age. This is a very drinkable sour.

   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
WillRunForBeer (1412) - Massachusetts, USA - SEP 20, 2014
Bottle shared at Novare Res. Happy Zwanze Day! Pours orange gold with a hint of white bubble that fades quick. Aroma is yogurt funk, dark cherry, muscat grape. Taste is tart, oaky and winey with citrus, grape, yogurt funk. Very nice.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
eduardovl (1075) - SWITZERLAND - SEP 13, 2014
750ml bottle served in a chalice. A: Nice bottle art, first of all. Pours a cloudy orange color forming a small white head with very small retention. Only very few lacings are formed and left in the glass. S: Very fruity and vinegar, as expected. Quite winy: with strong notes of white wine. Some notes of oak. Earthy yeasts and bit metallic end. T: Very fruity upfront. Funky. Dominated by Muscat grapes. A bit metallic in upfront too. Lemony acidity. Strong notes of vinegar. Oak. In overall, quite sour and dry. Earthy yeasts. M: Light body. Low carbonation. Acid, as usual, with a strong Lambic fruitiness in the aftertaste. O: Good drinkability. Classic Cantillon, I mean, a very fruity beer that is, at the same time, tart and extremely dry.

   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Sarlacc83 (1363) - Portland, Oregon, USA - SEP 12, 2014
Bottle from Graham I believe. 2009 bottling date. A: Cloudy gold with a thin fuzzy white head. Bubbles roughing the bottom of the glass. No lacing. N: Dusty attics, lemon juice, grapefruit rind, green apple, oak for miles. Horse blanket, white wine grape, and a hint of chamomile. T: Intensely sour. A loll your head back and pucker cause your lips are now chapped. Very minor grape sweetness. M: Dry to the point of desiccation. Biting carb. Very light body. O: The white wine gets swallowed by the yeast. Tasty though I prefer the LP series.

   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
AlainG (1506) - 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 (7077) - 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."

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