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

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RATINGS: 975   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.85/5   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
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.

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kryon (4020) - Hässelby, SWEDEN - FEB 3, 2018
Pours cloudy yellow with low white head. Aromas funky with notes of grapes, citrus, green apples, kiwi, earth. Taste has funky notes of grapes, kiwi, some sweet fruityness, earth, over ripe apples

4.7
90 (1011) - BELGIUM - JAN 28, 2018
Drank this 2006 bottle @ Cantillon. Funk and grapes, white grapes and more funk in aroma. Taste is mind blowing, still so fresh for such an old bottle. A tad harsh, fermented white grape skins, wine pits. Palate is suave and puckering at the same time. Aftertaste is sour and long-lasting. Absolute beauty.

4.1
thomashall (1606) - New Hope, Minnesota, USA - JAN 1, 2018
UPDATED: JAN 1, 2018 On tap at Scheras for Zwanze day. Light yellow pour. Aroma is white wine grape, fruit. Taste follows exactly, nice sharpness, flavors amazing. This is awesome.

4
fombe89 (4368) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 3, 2017
Botella de, @Señor Lúpulo. Despacho de cervezas, Gijón 02/12/2017
Color amarillo espuma blanca escasa, aromas a ácidos ligeras notas frutales, sabor fruta cuerpo sedoso notas a uva, rica y agradable.

3.5
The_Osprey (9943) - Richmond, Greater London, ENGLAND - DEC 1, 2017
750ml bottle at home as 'Cantillon Vigneronne', 6.5%, 13 months old. Pours fizzy orangeade with a quickly dissipating head, sparkling. Quite a vibrant shade but otherwise not that attractive. Aroma is pretty 'dirty' lambic with lots of old rotting wood, slightly sulphurous, wet football and leather set against grape, kiwi and citrus. Slight highlighter pen acetone later on. Body is quite fizzy yet smooth. Taste is tart blood orange, Lucozade, lightly acidic - quite restrained, some yellow plum and apricot with a grapefruit note and more tangy acidity, finishes like a semidry white wine. Overall, this is a good beer but one of the least impressive Cantillons I've tried. Considering the price and effort, this will be a one-off purchase. (7-3-7-3-15=3.5)

3.9
pjotrapostou (427) - POLAND - NOV 12, 2017
Zapach bardzo kwaśnych, zielonych jabłek, wyjątkowo kwaśny. Smak dużo bardziej zbalansowany, na początku z lekko słodką owocową nutą, później też kwaśny, bardzo owocowy, finisz krótki, mało dziki.

3.7
KansaiBeerLvrs (5580) - Kyoto, JAPAN - NOV 11, 2017
I thought I'd lost the rating for this but just stumbled on my tasting notes, go figure. Drunk to celebrate my wedding anniversary in 2013. From notes:

"2012 vintage lot A12. Great carbonation, light pink head on a ruby red body. Grapes, a bit of mustiness... Very reminiscent of red wine. Incredibly sour, very tart, highly acidic. I think it needs more aging. I am getting some musty grape notes, a bit of earthy woodsyness as well. Interesting but it is not at it's best I think. I feel like it is a wine/beer hybrid that is more on the wine side."

4.5
ThaMasterz (4) - - OCT 22, 2017 does not count
UPDATED: OCT 22, 2017 Acida. Esplosiva in bocca, con una lieve punta d'amaro nella degustazione. SPAZIALE

3.8
Ktwse (5827) - London, Greater London, ENGLAND - OCT 21, 2017
Pours cloudy golden with low white head. Aroma of grass, green grapes, hay, fruit. Taste is medium fruity tart with mellow sweet finish. Light and smooth body with soft carbonation.

3.9
witt (96) - Elsinore, DENMARK - OCT 19, 2017
2016 vintage from draft. Pours pale yellow with almost no head, little hazy. Aroma has sweet white grapes, green apples. Taste is lemon, sweet white grapes, little sour, no carbonation, very easy drinking


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