Cantillon Zwanze (2010) Blanche de Quenast BHV

Formerly brewed at Cantillon
Style: Sour/Wild Ale
Brussels, Belgium
Serve in Snifter, Tulip, Tumbler


on tap


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RATINGS: 193   WEIGHTED AVG: 3.79/5   SEASONAL: Special   EST. CALORIES: 120   ABV: 4%
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)

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fonefan (49996) - VestJylland, DENMARK - SEP 9, 2010

Bottle 75cl. @ ChrisOs Pre-GBBF Shindig 2010.

[ Raise The Roof Tasting ]. Unclear medium grey yellow color with a small, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is light to moderate malty, wheaty, moderate yeasty, leather, barnyard, light to moderate hoppy, citrus, apricot notes. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light acidic with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery to oily, carbonation is soft. [20100731]

Bottle 750ml.

Unclear light to medium yellow color with a small to average, frothy, fair lacing, mostly diminishing, white head. Aroma is light moderate malty, wheat, moderate hoppy, citrus, moderate to light heavy yeasty, barnyard, leather. Flavor is moderate to heavy sweet and light acidic with a long duration, flowers, leather, citrus, floral. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft. [20100904]

yespr (46530) - Copenhagen O, DENMARK - SEP 30, 2010
75 cL bottle, courtesy of kappldav123. Pours hazy orange to yellow with a small white head. Aroma is fruity and dry brett, slight leathery and spiced. Fruity, mild acidic and dry citrusy. Lingering fruity, floral and mild hoppy. Brett, bitter and fruity finish. Nice one.

Ungstrup (38138) - Citizen of the universe, DENMARK - SEP 28, 2010
Bottled. An unclear golden beer with a white head. The aroma has notes of brettanomyces, wood, and horseblanket. The flavor is sour with notes of lemon, brettanomyces, horseblanket, and wood, leading to a tart finish. Thanks yespr for sharing.

joergen (28720) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - SEP 1, 2010
Bottle at Ølbutikken, thanks. Hazy golden coloured with a small white head. Fruity and light acidic aroma of flowers. Fruity and light acidic flavour of flowers and hops. Tart and hoppy finish.

anders37 (26824) - Malmö, SWEDEN - DEC 18, 2010
Bottle @ Chris O. Pours a slightly hazy yellow color with a small white head. Has a fruity wheaty aroma with some funky citrus hints. Fruity wheat malty grainy flavor with some slightly tart hints. Has a fruity wheat malty citrus finish with some funky hints.

oh6gdx (26487) - Vasa, FINLAND - AUG 11, 2010
[email protected] Chriso rock the roof down pre-GBBF tasting. Hazy yellow colour, small slightly off-white head. Aroma is surprisingly witbiery with some mild sourness in it. Flavour is witbier, sourness, mild wood and some slight spicyness. Pleasant semidry and mellow Cantillon.

Travlr (25521) - Charlotte, North Carolina, USA - JUL 1, 2010
750 ml bottle at the brewery shared with BigMomma and SeaBass. Golden color, large fluffy white head that rapidly disappears. Aroma of peach and banana. Taste is sour peach, bread dough. Obviously too early to drink this one, but I just could not wait. Bought a few bottles to lay down. This will be an outstanding brew!

cgarvieuk (25253) - Edinburgh, SCOTLAND - JUL 31, 2010
bottle at chris o pre GBBF ...funky barnyard nose ... light fruits .... light tart lemon ... light dry ... not my thing

madmitch76 (25101) - , Essex, ENGLAND - AUG 19, 2010
31st July 2010. ChrisO’s ’Raise The Roof’ tasting.
Bottle courtest of tdtm82 - Cheers Thomas! Hazy gold beer with a little white head. Sourish woody nose. Light palate - dry and soft. Lightly sourish wood. Okay not really getting much wheat beer vibe! Okay but not a patch on the 2009.

Papsoe (25060) - Frederiksberg, DENMARK - OCT 2, 2010
Bottle 75 cl. Courtesy of yespr. Hazy pale yellow with a small and creamy white head. Lovely funky aroma of barnyard, horse blanket etc etc - very Bretty indeed. Very light-bodied, low in carbonation, dry fruitiness, lacto and Brett with an edge of detergents. There’s vague fusty notes as well. Ends very dry and lightly sour. Absolutely no traces of what’s today categorized as a Belgian Wit. 280910

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