Cantillon Saint Lamvinus Grand Cru

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

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unknown

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RATINGS: 61   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.05/5   ABV: -
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Cantillon Saint Lamvinus Grand Cru is an experimental bottling done by the brewery consisting of two barrels of three year old lambic with Merlot grapes added blended with one barrel of one year old lambic. It was bottled in 75cl bottles sometime in 2016 and has been served on occasion at the brewery. (Info from lambic.info)

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3.8
nimbleprop (9042) - SouthWest, Washington, Washington DC, USA - FEB 20, 2018
750ml bottle at Camarillo, pours an oily purple with just a slight ring of spitty, white head. Nose has lots of funky earthy notes, rotting grapes, lemon peel, some diaper, stale red wine. Flavor is lemons and raw red grapes, there's some berry tea here, a little pomegranate. Finishes oily, tart, light acetic acid. A touch tannic but dry. The mouthfeel is nice.

3.8
Speko (539) - DENMARK - FEB 10, 2018
Bottle @ Himmeriget. Pours ruby red with bo head. Very pleasent and fruity, sourness is well balanced. Medium body and average carbonation.

4.1
Theydon_Bois (21849) - Hazlemere, the lower Xhitlerns, Buckinghamshire, ENGLAND - FEB 8, 2018
Bottle split with Sharon at Cantillon, 20/01/18. Reddish purple with a decent light crimson cap. Nose is red grape must, berry fruits, funk, dry rot, vinous, oak, berry skins. Taste comprises tangy red berries, red grape skins, oak, barnyard, light berry fruit balsams, funk, tannins, oak, wood must. Medium bodied, fine carbonation, drying close with balanced mellow acidity. Solid exponent of the style.

4.1
kryon (4015) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2018
Pours almost clear ruby red with minimal white head. Aromas funky and tart with notes of red currant, sour red grapes, some over ripe fruits. Taste has tart and funky notes of red grapes , green apples, red currant, earth, hints of cracked garden branch

4
ansalon (4304) - Stockholm, SWEDEN, SWEDEN - FEB 2, 2018
Pours red with a very low white head. Aromas of farmhouse, red currants, red grapes, sour notes. Taste is red berries and oak along with some citrus and sour notes and some funk. Mouthfeel is light bodied and somewhat dry with moderate carbonation.

4.1
Ktwse (5818) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - FEB 2, 2018
Pours hazy deep red with low fizzy white head. Aroma of red grapes, grass and hay, a bit of cracked garden branches, slight berry notes, red and black. Taste is rich tart, loads of grapes, funk, hay and basement towards the finish, sweetens up a bit as well. Light and crisp body with lively carbonation.

4.4
Johnstledger8 (1470) - Dublin, IRELAND - JAN 29, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 29, 2018 Bottle. Pours a cloudy deep reddish pink with no head. Aroma is of cherry, cranberry, red fruits, natural yoghurt, dark grapes. Taste is of grapes, vinegar, tart and lightly acidic, red berries. Light oily mouthfeel, no carbonation.

4.2
RasmusOtt (2961) - Aarhus, DENMARK - JAN 29, 2018
Bottle @ Cantillon. Pours a nice ruby red with a purple head. Aroma of nutmeg cells sweet red grapes, some floral notes, nice funky barnyard noted, tart red currants, and an overall rural and vinous feel to it. The taste is very vinous with notes of red currants, mellow red grapes, funky barnyard and subtle vinegar noted. flat and oily mouthfeel. Would love to cook some food for this beer!

4.3
Erzengel (9893) - Wuppertal, GERMANY - JAN 27, 2018
75cl bottle shared at Cantillon. Deep fruity beginning. Wood, blue grapes, fruity sour tart. Very nice and deep round, smooth, mild and fruity. Round and refreshing, deep and fruity. Nice.

3.9
Beerhunter111 (23762) - Beerland, GERMANY - JAN 27, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 27, 2018 Sampled from bottle at Cantillon. A hazy reddish golden beer with a small off-white head. Aroma of sour red grapes, tart fruits, wine. Taste of tart red grapes, vinegar, riped red berries, dry sourish apples.


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