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

bottled
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on tap
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Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 1636   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.81/5   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.


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3.8
PowY (714) - AUSTRIA - JUN 20, 2017
375 ml bottle. Pours a very lightly hazy, light cherry red with a quickly disappearing pinkish head. The aroma is acidic with lactic notes and very fruity with lots of raspberries and some lemon; light to medium yeasty - sweaty. Light to medium body with a medium carbonation. The taste starts with a sharp sourness, which fades and is accompanied by a light bitterness in the finish. Dry finish and overall smooth. The flavor is very fruity, lemon, raspberries, unripe grapes, brett. Lots of fresh fruits, very refreshing.

Aroma: 8
Appearance: 4
Taste: 8
Palate: 3
Overall: 15

4.3
tandembrauer (1475) - Stavanger, NORWAY - JUN 19, 2017
Shared bottle at Cardinal, Stavanger. Pours hazy reddish pink with small pink head. Aroma of raspberries, cherries, effervescent powder. Taste sour with a little sweetness and some balancing bitterness.

3.9
Scrumpy369 (784) - Budapest, HUNGARY - JUN 16, 2017
Bottle at the brewery. Red colour small pink head. Nose is unripened raspberries. Taste is medium raspberries. Not as intense as the kriek, but still nice.

3.6
murran (638) - - JUN 4, 2017
Pours a purple body with a medium pink head. Unpleasent funky aroma. Very well balanced taste with a nice sourness and subtle fruityness. ---Rated via Beer Buddy for iPhone

3.7
OminouSC2 (648) - Mora, SWEDEN - JUN 4, 2017
Bottle at Akkurat. Red color, small pink head. Aromas of raspberries, wheat, bilberries, sugar, sour candy and soda. Taste of tart raspberries, red currant, bilberry soda, wheat and slight earth. Pretty cool lambic.

4.3
ArtificialCyst (1140) - Szczecin, POLAND - JUN 1, 2017
Bottle from Piwa Świata Głogowska. Aroma: Intensive barnyard and fresh raspberries, lactic acid. Appearance: Ruby body, nice head. Taste: Raspberries, tannins, funky, medium-high sourness, lots of tannic harshness on the finish. Palate: Astringent dry finish, medium body, medium-high carbonation.

3.9
Piotrek4 (162) - Lublin, POLAND - JUN 1, 2017
Już w aromacie uderza bardzo kwaśna malina, w smaku podobnie. Mało stajni, zero octu, solidnie malinowo kwaśne, coś jak niedojrzała malina. Mocno kwaśne ale profil jest czysto malinowy, fajnie tutaj to zagrało. Nasycenie idealne, po ogrzaniu wychodzą taniny które długo utrzymują się w ustach. Bardzo fajne piwo, lekkie, rześkie bardzo owocowe, gdyby było bardziej dzikie może by absorbowało jeszcze więcej uwagi, ale absolutnie sama bardzo przyjemna kwaśna malina która uderza tu z każdej strony już daje dużo satysfakcji.

4.3
MartyW (274) - DENMARK - MAY 26, 2017
Bottle from Cantillon. Rose de gambrius 375ml. Red with pink head. Mellow Aroma of raspberries, light acidity, light funk. Same taste, just much more pronounced. Amazing aftertaste of barley and toasted malt. Light bitterness. light to moderate sour. Really good and refreshing.

3.9
dimeon (211) - Johannesburg, SOUTH AFRICA - MAY 25, 2017
A: Brilliant red with a big rose head N: Raspberries, funk T: Raspberries, sour funk and a long, tannic finish for a lambic P: Thin O: The raspberries are there, but are in perfect balance, allowing the traditional lambic elements to shine as well

4.7
ALIBALI (1989) - Kiel, GERMANY - MAY 24, 2017
Vintage Stuff 2003. Wundertüte mit rosiger Sanftness. Funk, Blumentwist & SpiceKlofetish. I am A Cantilloner ✨👽👌😀. Probierschlücke im HIMMERIGET, Kopenhagen. Near Perfect!!! Hallo Kriek :)...


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