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Cantillon Rose de Gambrinus

Style: Fruit Beer, Lambic
Alcohol: 5% ABV
Brewery: Cantillon Brasserie
Country/Region: Belgium

Product Description:

Lambic is made from a blend of malted barley, raw wheat and debittered (3 year old) hops. The wort is exposed to wild yeasts and natural bacteria by cooling in an open vat. The beer is matured in oakwood or chestnut barrels, (which also harbour the wild yeasts and bacteria), and left to naturally ferment in the brewerys cellar for up to 3 years. The wild bugs cause the beer to ferment natural (spontaneously) - that is without the addition of any commercial yeast strain. The result is a light bodied but intensely sour and complex beer with a tartness reminiscent of a hard cider or white wine.
 
Lambic brewers often add fruit to the casks mid fermentation. The beer then takes on intense fruit flavours and colours, though interestingly the fruit does not add any sweetness to the beer.
 
The beer is commonly bottled in 750mL corked champagne bottles - fitting due to the vinous character of this style. We are lucky enough to have 375mL corked bottles also.

Tasting Notes:

Cantillon Rose de Gambrinus is infused with 200g of fresh raspberries per litre of beer. It pours a ruby russet, with amber highlights, and a billowing pink head. Gorgeous appearance. Raspberry and cream, peppers, and earthy aromas dominate the nose, however there are also subtle hints of oak and turkish delight. A tart, green raspberry flavour combines with ripe fruit, marmalade and a refreshing acidity. The Rose de Gambrinus finishes creamy, puckering and moreish. Truly something else altogether.

Availability
Limited Availability - Single bottle sales only!

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You can buy Cantillon Rose de Gambrinus in the following pack sizes:
Pack Description Price Qty  
Single (1 x 750ml Bottle) $24.99
Remember, we can usually fit up to 20 beers into each delivery carton. Want to try the above beer but not sure what else to choose? Why not try our special Summer Pack. If you would like some help making your choice, why not contact our friendly and knowledgeable staff who will be happy to make some suggestions.
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