Cantillon Rose De Gambrinus

Cantillon Rose De Gambrinus

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Brasserie Cantillon
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Size: 750 ml 
Style: Blend of lambics and raspberries
Alcohol: 5.5%
Origin: Belgium

Beer with a slightly acidic, fruity and fragrant taste.

Just like kriek, the “fruitiness” of Rosé de Gambrinus is at its best when the beer is young. With age the lambic will take the upper hand, but this is at the expense of the fruit component.

The raspberries are from Serbia and the fruit is blended with lambic that is on average 20 months old, the proportion being 200 g of fruit per litre of beer. Since raspberries are delicate it is necessary to select a lambic that is both mellow and subtle so that it will be a good match for the fruit. After soaking for two to three months, the lambic has extracted the full colours, fragrances and flavours of the raspberries. At that point it is blended with one-year-old lambic, which contributes the sugars necessary for secondary fermentation in the bottle.