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Cantillon Zwanze (2010) Blanche de Quenast BHV

 (RETIRED)
overall
98
92
style
Formerly brewed at Cantillon
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Brussels, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler

bottled
common

on tap
unknown

Broad Distribution

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RATINGS: 179   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.77   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
How will a high fermentation beer ferment in the environment of a Lambic brewery where wild yeasts pervail? This old style white beer give you the answer. Ingredients: malt(60%), wheat(35%), oats(5%), hop (exact wording on bottle)


4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
vtafro (2450) - Wayne, New Jersey, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Bottle. Golden pour with white pour . Light spice, and nice funkyness aromas. Flavors are nice and sour, closer to a cantillon sour than lost zwanze.

3.5
   AROMA 6/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
dogfish120love (880) - Westfield, Massachusetts, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Pours a pale straw in color. Notes of tobacco and wheat. Somewhat floral. Moderate tartness.

3.2
   AROMA 3/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
Experiment_Ale (650) - Dallas, Texas, USA - SEP 14, 2013
Zwanze Day 2013. Pours light orange. Aroma is pear citrus raunchy. Taste is a symphony, pear hay dirt tart sour. Finish is quick and okay. Mouthfeel is very light and viscous.

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
fredrik_ (81) - SWEDEN - SEP 4, 2013
Shelton bottle thanks Ludvig for sharing. This was alot better than i thought really a great beer!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Ludvig (106) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - SEP 1, 2013
750ml Shelton bottle, vintage 2010. so this beer has developed a whole lot since it was released. this is a good example of what a perfect wild ale would taste like! underrated loon!

3.8
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
Bov (9050) - Bienne, SWITZERLAND - AUG 18, 2013
bottled; T.F. - light hazy blond-orange beer with no foam left; aroma of pineapple and hay, old apples and cellar; medium-bodied, fairly sour and very dry, long citric aftertaste with notes of apples and hay, barnyard

3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
olio (5261) - Tampere, FINLAND - AUG 17, 2013
75 cl bottle @ hotel room, Brussels.
Rated on 20100720.
Golden color, small head. Sour citric fruits and some berries on the aroma, on the taste too. Some yeast and wood also. Sourish palate. Very good.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 16/20
laiti (4943) - Helsinki, FINLAND - AUG 13, 2013
75 cl bottle @ hotel room, Brussels. Rated on 20.07.2010
Aroma is sourish with urinal cake and some soapy citrus typical to witbiers. Flavour is sour and somewhat tart with citrus, some urinal cake, earthy notes and hints of spices. A witbier way more sour and tart than usually. Interesting, funky and refreshing.

3.8
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 15/20
Minderbinder (1580) - Québec, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 6, 2013
Bottle 750ml. Thanks Fred. Pours golden with white head. Good lacing. Aroma is of sourness, funk, chalk, wheat. Taste is of sligth sourness, fruits, yeast, wheat, citrus. Palate: Ligth-medium body. Overall: A bit ligth, but very good.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Hoppypocket (408) - Trois-rivieres, Quebec, CANADA - AUG 5, 2013
Bottle shared by Fred82, thanks a lot! Pour is hazy golden with little white head. Aroma if fruity, brett, light soapy notes, wheat, coriander. Taste has, funk, light acidity, lemony. Low body. Really refreshing and quenching.


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