Cantillon Zwanze (2011)

 
overall
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98
style
Formerly brewed at Cantillon
Style: Lambic Style - Fruit
Brussels, Belgium

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RATINGS: 211   WEIGHTED AVG: 4.09/5   SEASONAL: Series   EST. CALORIES: 150   ABV: 5%
COMMERCIAL DESCRIPTION
Pinot dAunis with a Bramling Cross dry hopping.

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   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
mathieuc (3594) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 9, 2015
Bottle shared by tom10101, many thanks for the rare opportunity Tommy! Pours a bright red with a small white head that leaves low lacing. Nose is of cheese, light rubber, fruits and light vinegar. Taste is moderately acidic with winey flavors. A little less flavourful that I thought it would be but you still get the grapes, oak and lambic so all is well. Citric. Body is light and the vinous feel is very real. Refreshing. Overall a nice and classy fruited lambic, glad I was able to partake!

4
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 3/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 3/5   OVERALL 17/20
czar (8326) - Qubec, Quebec, CANADA - DEC 8, 2015
bottle shared by tom10101, massive thanks bro! pours hazy bright red-pink with a small pinkish cap, slightly reviving. bright red grapes and cherries, kalamatas, dark leather, tannins, purple matter (!), pink pepper, light to medium acidity - seems mostly citric; raspberry vinegar notes, relatively complex flora. moderate carbonation, light body, dry, assertively tart citric-tannic-herbal finish. pinotaged. cherry-oriented. bit rough on the edges but still a very very good fruit lambic.

3.7
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 7/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 14/20
simont1 (602) - Stockholm, SWEDEN - NOV 18, 2015
Aroma of red currants, raspberry, dried cranberry, red apples. Taste is very very mineraly, light barnyard with an autumny ripe apple flavour, earthy and a bit complex, but not that flavorful.

4.2
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
fiammanghilla (968) - Genova, ITALY - SEP 24, 2015
Bottiglia 75cl @ thedome. Chaira con bella schiuma. Parecchio acida, note vinose. Ottima

4.3
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
NBird (626) - Perth, West Australia, AUSTRALIA - SEP 5, 2015
Btl @ cantillon July 15 Looks... Light burgundy, cherry red. Sml White, but slight pink tinged head. Smells... Earth and spice..white pepper, red vinous grapes and that friendly and familiar cantillon barn. Tastes..loads of the carignan grape, its earthy, fruity and definitely spicy in a white pepper direction, that pepper aspect is noticeable but not overpowering and it stays through a dry oak finish. Delicious.

4
   AROMA 7/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
zinneke (206) - Brussels, BELGIUM - AUG 6, 2015
Pineau daunis at the brewery. Deep red colour, very nice aroma of grapes, funk, wood. Taste is heavy sour with long finish. Aftertaste is a bit astringent and very red fruity. Very nice sour

4.6
   AROMA 9/10   APPEARANCE 5/5   TASTE 9/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 19/20
neongolden (1332) - Linkping, Sweden/Toronto, Ontario, CANADA - AUG 2, 2015
(750ml bottle as Pineau dAunis @ Cantillon brewery, July 28 2015) Pours nearly clear deep pink with a whitish head. Aroma of red wine fruitiness, grape, plum and some berry blend. A real peppery, spicy herbal hop character, musty funk, some wood. Flavour has a nice acidic red grape tone, berry seeds, lots of peppery and spicy notes, dried herbs, some tannic barrel notes on the finish. Medium bodied with soft carb, this is complex and a gorgeous druiven lambic. My description doesnt do it justice, but theres a wonderful counterpoint between the fruit and the other components that elevates it above the other Cantillon wine grape versions Ive had. Stunning.

4
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 16/20
northropfrye (3361) - Steinbach, Manitoba, CANADA - JUL 12, 2015
Bottle at MoederLambic brussels . Red tart earthy finish . Grapefruit rind. Vinuous . (Incomprehensible notes). Earthy . (Incomprehensible ).

4.2
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 18/20
Countbeer (6286) - Best of E-Town mit 2 Brauhausen, NETHERLANDS - JUL 11, 2015
Bottled as Pineau DAunis: Taster: Aroma has more cellar and earthy tones with of course the typical Cantillon funk and some nice fruits with a light floral flower tone. Flavour is more vinousy, bitter, fruity, funk, dried fruits, cellar, light herbal/floral tones, some wild yeast and light herbal earthy tone. Aftertaste is bitter funky, some vinous wild yeast/vinous wort, dried fruity tones... Low carbo, creamy light sparkling light dry funky mouthfeel, more than just medium bodied.

4.1
   AROMA 8/10   APPEARANCE 4/5   TASTE 8/10   PALATE 4/5   OVERALL 17/20
TheCametron (2438) - CZECH REPUBLIC - JUN 20, 2015
Bottle as Cantillon as Pineau DAunis. Pours Red with a pink head. Not dissimilar to the Caignan in its winey character. Delicious woodiness and a very enjoyable acidity. Grapes and fresh berries. Funky and tartly acidic. Very fresh and vital. Delicious.


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