Cantillon Zwanze (2008)

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

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RATINGS: 283   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.02/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 195   ABV: 6.5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Every year, Cantillon has open brewing days, with animation, known as "Zwanze" in Brussels dialect. Fortwith, a special beer will be released every year, with every year a new ingredient: rhubarb for 2008.

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3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
KimJohansen (10451) - Frederiksberg C, Dnemark, - DEC 2, 2012
Cloudy orange with a medium white head. Aroma had horse blanket, leather, oak and hints of rhubarb. Flavor was quite sour and dry with notes of barnyard, leather, wood, horse blanket, rhubarb. Even though Id like to see new styles of lambic on the market, I dont think rhubarb lambic is a winner. It wasnt in 2008 and it still isnt. Id rather drink the Ros de Gambrinus which I had minutes before, also on draft.
Earlier Rating: 6/2/2009 Total Score: 3.8
Clear golden with a medium white head. Aroma had lemons, barnyard and rhubarb. Sour flavour with barnyard, wood, leather and rhubarb. Finished sour. Much like a Gueuze really.


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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mariuspoenari (2004) - The Hague, NETHERLANDS - JAN 27, 2017
Bottle shared at Cantillon. Semi-hazy orange pour with a thin white head. Mineral notes, citrus, lemonade, lambic funk, dank cellar. Dry and a bit mouth puckering. Quite interesting.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fombe89 (2763) - Asturias, SPAIN - DEC 11, 2016
Botella @Cantillon Brewery/Museum, Bruselas 06/12/16 Como Zwanze 2012 Color dorado, final muy agrio, cuerpo ligero, rica

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Korcz (2315) - Warsaw, POLAND - NOV 24, 2016
Backlog, ocena przepisana z untappd, w ramach uzupełniania profilu na ratebeer.

3.6
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 15/20
MisoW (3466) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 21, 2016
Bottle at brewery. Pours hazy golden color, white head. Aroma of orange, tangerines, sour. Taste is sour, easy drinkable, orange.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Rubin77 (1483) - Brussels / Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 11, 2016
UPDATED: NOV 12, 2016 F: white, thin, quick gone. C: pale gold, hazy. A: light earthy, funky, fruity, brett, barnyard, lemon. T: dry citrus fruity, rhubarb there is more imaginable than noticeable, woody, barnyard, earthy, medium light body, good carbonation, very refreshing and tasty, 7,5dcl bottle shared @ Cantillon in Brussels.

4.1
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 5/5   OVERALL 16/20
Gurthnar (5379) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 7, 2016
2012 bottle at the brewery. Very easy drinking, with medium-low sourness, only barely noticeable rhubarb. Rather crisp fresh citrusy fruitiness. Very good.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
Cuso (8200) - Bratislava, SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 7, 2016
Bottle at Cantillon.Hazy orange color with small white head. Aroma of funk, fruits, bayrnard, earthy notes. Taste, fruity sourness with rhubarbar, bayrnard, earthy notes. Tasty.

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
fajry (1882) - SLOVAK REPUBLIC - NOV 7, 2016
Fľaa Cantillon pivovar, Brusel. Mutna zlta farba, biela pena. Vona kyselkava, jemne citrusova. Chut kysla, citrusova, dochut jemne ovocna. Velmi osviezujuce.

3.7
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
jc1762 (1101) - Washington DC, USA - OCT 27, 2016
Cantillon tasting at the Sovereign. Bottle into a wineglass showing moderately filtered dark orange with half a finger of clean white foam. The nose shows funky and wild notes of barnyard and brett with very light rhubarb notes. The palate is moderately but smoothly carbonated and medium bodied. Moderately tart with flavors very light rhubarb in the background.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
solidfunk (8312) - Washington D.C., Washington DC, USA - OCT 26, 2016
Very nicely done. Light hints of rhubarb amd some strawberry. Pours hazy orange with good head and lacing. Grapefruit cantillon yeast. Tangy finish. Nice stuff. Tap at Sovereign.


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