Cantillon Saint Lamvinus

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Brewed by Cantillon
Style: Lambic - Fruited
Brussels, Belgium

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RATINGS: 1102   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.03/5   EST. CALORIES: 225   ABV: 7.5%
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Aged in oaken Bordeaux wine barrels with merlot grapes. Previous batches were 5 % ABV.

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4.3
ShivanDragon (6884) - Leeuwarden, NETHERLANDS - APR 2, 2020
UPDATED: APR 2, 2020 Prima zachte en volle tonen van rise druiven en eikenhout, afdronk is niet te metalig, maar ook weer niet zo gebalanceerd als een fou, prima

4.2
creppyiceman (3313) - Cracow, POLAND - FEB 9, 2020
UPDATED: FEB 9, 2020 ( bottle) Aroma: wood, grapes, horse blanket, Taste: semi-sweet, quite sour, flavour of grapes, vinegar, wood, wine funk, dry finish. Palate: medium body, medium carbonation. Overall: Very wine-like, tart and dry. Yummy!

4.4
snowcrash000 (1353) - Cologne, GERMANY - JAN 12, 2020
UPDATED: JAN 12, 2020 Pours a clear, deep, dark ruby red coloration with a small, fizzy head that fades to a thin ring around the glass almost instantly, with very slightly visible carbonation. Smell is quite dominated by a lovely tart red grape aroma, with milder notes of blue cheese funk and musty oak, as well as just a hint of red berries and mild tannins. Taste is an excellent balance of quite vibrant, slightly tart red grapes, some light blue cheese funk and a distinct, mildly tannic, musty oak presence, as well as subtle hints of red berries, lemon peel and balsamic vinegar. Finishes quite dry, with a light tartness and some red grapes and musty oak lingering in the aftertaste. Smooth, effervescent mouthfeel with a medium body and medium/strong carbonation. While the sour and funky notes are a lot more subtle here than I expected, this really makes up for that with an absolutely sublime balance of vibrant fruit character, strong oak presence and funky highlights, while also displaying quite a dry body rounded out by a light sweetness. The red grape and berry notes, as well as mildly tannic, musty oak lends a certain vinous quality to this that is quite pleasant and also enrichens this with a certain depth, while still remaining quite refreshing and easily drinkable at the same time. A superb Lambic overall, that is perhaps not quite as rich and complex as other examples of the style, but makes up for that with a subtle, nuanced balance that is absolutely sublime.

2.7
josanguapo (3852) - SPAIN - DEC 1, 2019
UPDATED: DEC 1, 2019 De Tercertiempocervezas. Version 2018. En copa Teku. Viendo El Hombre en el Castillo 2x01-02. Con turron suchard y galletas tostarica. Una acidez mas comedida y soportable que en otras cantillon pero no dice mucho, apenas tiene interes. Las uvas no se notan casi nada

3.9
Biroholik (3247) - Sosnowiec, Poland, POLAND - OCT 31, 2019
UPDATED: OCT 31, 2019 Bottle Share @ Browariat, Katowice (12.10.2019) Saint Lamvinus 2017. Jak to powiedział Michał B. Młode, czerwone wino.Smaczne,owocowe,winne,lekka wanilia, trochę stajni,skóry. Wytrawne na finiszu. Nigdy nie przypuszczałem, że Vig 2017 będzie mi bardziej smakował, niż St Lam 2017 ;)

4.2
explosivedog (5640) - New York, New York, USA - OCT 5, 2019
UPDATED: OCT 5, 2019 On tap at the Jeffrey. Pours deep red purple. Funk, barnyard, red grape, plum, fig, little umami, red wine vinegar, strong red fruit, a little blackberry, dry funky finish. Medium body with a nice spritz. Very good.

4.2
s3quin (524) - Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, ENGLAND - SEP 28, 2019
UPDATED: SEP 28, 2019 Aroma: Funky, red wine, grapes, berries, cherries, leather, blue cheese, apple. Appearance: Deep red, cloudy. Small, white head. Taste: Sour and dry. Palate: Medium body, average carbonation. Overall: Fantastic beer, fusion of wine and lambic. Complex and tasty.

4.2
melush (9317) - SPAIN - SEP 15, 2019
UPDATED: SEP 15, 2019 Tap @ BierCab, Barcelona, Spain. Hazy light red colour with with a thin white head. Aroma is red grapes, yeast, oak. Taste is red grapes, yeast, oak, hints of berries, slightly tart. Medium body, average carbonation.

4.2
jacobarts (304) - Odder, DENMARK - JUL 22, 2019
Dry. Yes this is dry. Merlot grape. From the big sharer the klima. Great stuff

4.2
EvNa (2374) - Ede, NETHERLANDS - JUL 20, 2019
UPDATED: JUL 20, 2019 Bottle. Bottled 07 november 2018, 7.5%. Finally got the chance to taste this beer, thanks to Bierhandel Willems en Zoon in Grobbendonk. Color: Bit hazy pinkish red, pink head. Aroma: Moderate tart grapes, Brett funk, leather. Taste: Moderate sweet and sour, tart red grapes, grapeskin, subtle Brett barnyard funk and leather. Some wood, oak tannins. Hints of other red fruits. Very light bitterness. Pretty smooth dry-ish and lightly astringent mouthfeel. Medium to over medium body, below average carbonation. Very nicely balanced, some complexity. Great.


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