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Cantillon Zwanze (2011)

 (RETIRED)
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Formerly brewed at Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Brussels, Belgium

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RATINGS: 182   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.08   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
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COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pinot d’Aunis with a Bramling Cross dry hopping.


3.9
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
tderoeck (5696) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 26, 2015
13/XII/14 - 75cl bottle as "Pineau d’Aunis" @ Dijleschuimers Bierproeffestival (Kessel-Lo) - BB: n/a (2014-1488) Thanks to the Antwerp Zythos crew and others for sharing beers at the table!

Hazy deep red beer, small pink head, little stable, non adhesive. Aroma: some tannins, fruity, sourish, very complex. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: bit vinous, sourish, nice stuff, apple skin, sourish, bit lemony, some bitter tannins. Aftertaste: dry, apple skin, some soft bitterness, very complex and nice beer!

4.4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 17/20
andrew_drinks (233) - Luxembourg, LUXEMBOURG - JAN 17, 2015
Bottle at Cantillon, as Pineau d’Aunis. Deep and clear ruby, thin head. Rich cherry and plum aroma, some funky Brett but mostly rich stone fruit. Light and spritzy body - very drinkable. Medium acidity, nowhere near as harsh as expected, much more balance than St Lamvinus. Some residual grape juice sweetness. Sourness intensifies on the finish, lightly minerally. Very easy to drink.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 19/20
kermis (6159) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 17, 2015
UPDATED: JAN 25, 2015 Bottle shared at Cantillon. Pours slightly hazy red with a big pink head. Aroma is very vinous, barnyard, light Brett, grape musk, real grape juice fruity. Flavor is over moderate acidic. Medium bodied with light moderate carbonation. Beautifully soft and rounded with a little spice in the finish. Wonderful stuff!

3.9
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
jmgreenuk (5393) - Kuala Lumpur, MALAYSIA - JAN 8, 2015
Bottle at the brewery. Pineou D’Aunis. Poured a clear reddish pink with a round frothy pink head. The aroma is yeast, light fruit. The flavour is light sour with a crisp refreshing, tart cherry palate. Light bodied with average carbonation. Less sour than many other Lambics and lots of fruit. Highly drinkable.

4.7
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 10/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
kraddel (4344) - some beerplace, BELGIUM - JAN 5, 2015
Bottle ar cantillon. Pours beautifuy clear red, good white head fades rather fast. Smell is earthy lambic. Taste is very dry, grapes, spicy a bit. Very dry. Aromatic fruityness. Bit fruitfleshy aftertaste. Very beautifull, round, perfect carbo and intensity, sourness is there, intense, but balanced. Yeah, i shall add this to my personal top favourite list of cantillon!

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
PriorL (2459) - Gent, BELGIUM - JAN 3, 2015
Sample at Vini Birri, shared with Mathieu87 and 77ships. APPEARANCE: clear red beer, very small head. NOSE: grapes, very sour, some oak, very fruity. TASTE: very fruity, quite sour, bit dry even, oak. Intense grape aftertaste

4.5
   AROMA 10/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
ElManana (831) - Scheldewindeke, BELGIUM - JAN 3, 2015
Bottle Pineau D’Aunis at the brewery. Pours clear red no head. Aroma of wine, red grapes, cherries. Taste is grapes, wine and quite a bitter aftertaste.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
brystmar (1306) - Dallas, Texas, USA - DEC 31, 2014
Bottle labeled with sharpie "Pineau d'Aunis" at Cantillon. 2014 cork date.

Deep red hue; fluffy pink-white head. Fresh and delicious; light enough to session with plenty of fruity depth. Damn, that's tasty.

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
JefVerstraete (1893) - Ghent, BELGIUM - DEC 15, 2014
Sample as Pinot d’Aunis from bottle @ Dijleschuimers Bierproeffestival. Red/pink colour, light pink foam. Soft carbonation. Aroma of red fruit, cherries, red grapes, barnyard. Very fruity and funky. Vinous character. Good!

4.4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
manker (52) - SWEDEN - SEP 15, 2014
Unlabeled Pinot d?aunis. I prefer the Menu Pineau over this one which I find less complex (relative to MP). Still great grape aroma and flavor where the aroma has a musty "dark" depth that I havent found in other grape Cantillons.


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