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Cantillon Zwanze 2010 - Brasserie Cantillon

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BA SCORE
90
outstanding

147 Ratings
THE BROS
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Ratings: 147
Reviews: 84
rAvg: 4.02
pDev: 12.69%
Wants: 98
Gots: 21 | FT: 2
Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Witbier |  4.00% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
This beer is retired; no longer brewed.

This is a spontaneously fermented "witbier" recipe. Not a lambic nor a gueuze, but a wild ale.

(Beer added by: Pennywise on 06-13-2010)
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cpetrone84

Pennsylvania

3.35/5  rDev -16.7%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Pour is a golden amber color with a creamy white head that lingers for quite some time. The nose is huge of cob web, cellar musk, and an earthy dust. There is a citrus hop behind that does a pretty solid job balancing the funk. The taste is all over the place. Dusty cellar and cob webs, plant root, earthy dirty and some citrus hops all play around seperately and it lacks integration. Medium body, lower carb and creamy feel. A bit flabby, the earthy root flavors and citrus don't fit together. Carb is too low and there is some malt sweetness that seems to creep up.

Serving type: bottle

01-30-2012 15:43:10 | More by cpetrone84
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grownfool

Tennessee

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

01-27-2012 01:48:46 | More by grownfool
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emdawg

New York

4/5  rDev -0.5%

01-01-2012 05:52:00 | More by emdawg
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JohnGalt1

Idaho

3.43/5  rDev -14.7%
look: 3 | smell: 3.5 | taste: 3.5 | feel: 3 | overall: 3.5

Ditmier opened this one a while back... reviewed from paper notes... Thanks buddy!

Pours a hazed yellow with an okay white head... no lacing...

Aromas are all over the place.... phenolic with light clove and pretty pronounced Bazooka Joe bubblegum... mild Cantillon funk... pretty nice lemon... earthy.. sorta mushroom notes with warmth.

Flavor begins like a traditional Cantillon, but trails off really quickly.. tart lemon and some barnyard funk... but odd phenols come out swinging.... clove and again the pink bubblegum.. pale malts and dusty earthiness...

Body is heavier than a normal Cantillon.... carbonation is also a bit lighter... odd...

Not too sure what to make of this one other than, it is not what I was expecting.... decent for sure.... probably pretty good, but if I had bottles, I would not open them for probably 5+ years and hopefully my disappointment in the fresh bottle would be made up for with the cellar time.

3/3.5/3.5/3/3.5

Serving type: bottle

12-27-2011 07:31:29 | More by JohnGalt1
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rowingbrewer

Massachusetts

3.4/5  rDev -15.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 3 | feel: 3.5 | overall: 3.5

Had this beer an lord hobos on zwanze day 2011. Poured from a 750ml into an Allagash glass.

The beer yours a hazy straw yellow color with about 1/4-1/2 a finder of white foam. The smell was tart citrus wheat and some funk. The flavor was lightly tart wheat beer with a good barnyard characteristic to it. The mouthfeel was light well carbed and overall the beer was not bad but it was not nearly as good as zwanze 2011 and by far my least favorite cantillon to date. Again let memsay the beer was enjoyable but not stellar.

Serving type: bottle

12-09-2011 23:45:21 | More by rowingbrewer
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spycow

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

12-07-2011 04:55:23 | More by spycow
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imperialking

Illinois

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-30-2011 05:24:34 | More by imperialking
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Exiled

Texas

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-24-2011 19:47:10 | More by Exiled
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hannydawg

Illinois

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

11-24-2011 03:02:06 | More by hannydawg
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bob727

Florida

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-21-2011 07:38:29 | More by bob727
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AleWatcher

Illinois

2.75/5  rDev -31.6%
look: 4 | smell: 2.5 | taste: 3 | feel: 1 | overall: 3

Bottle into tulip-- thanks to lurchingbeast for sharing!

Slightly hazy, straw colored, golden body. Small shiny offwhite head. Very little lacing, and the bubbles settled into a thin collar pretty quickly.

Smells of sweet cracked wheat with a bit of citrusy lemon bite.
Taste is about what expected. There is hardly any sourness or funk here. Really pretty disappointed.

The feel is thin, watery, and undercarbed.

Overall-- quite a let-down. Probably the worst Cantillon I've had to date. This reminds me more of a decent home-brewed sour than a commercial brewery release.... At least it beats Depomation, the lousy Depuration clone.

Serving type: bottle

11-20-2011 01:03:57 | More by AleWatcher
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Photekut

Tennessee

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-19-2011 21:00:49 | More by Photekut
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Desaparecido

Virginia

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-18-2011 02:16:11 | More by Desaparecido
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jerz

California

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-16-2011 06:30:55 | More by jerz
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randomdanger

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-15-2011 15:38:54 | More by randomdanger
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sideshowe

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-15-2011 13:38:13 | More by sideshowe
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HopStoopid120

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-15-2011 04:22:13 | More by HopStoopid120
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UncleJimbo

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-15-2011 03:37:11 | More by UncleJimbo
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ygtbsm94

Virginia

3.5/5  rDev -12.9%

11-15-2011 02:00:36 | More by ygtbsm94
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beerdweeb

California

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-14-2011 18:50:30 | More by beerdweeb
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westcoastbeerlvr

California

3.75/5  rDev -6.7%

11-14-2011 17:59:12 | More by westcoastbeerlvr
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FluffyMcTingle

Massachusetts

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-14-2011 16:43:14 | More by FluffyMcTingle
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Kaydogg

Pennsylvania

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-14-2011 15:42:09 | More by Kaydogg
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bs870621345

New Jersey

5/5  rDev +24.4%

11-14-2011 14:49:09 | More by bs870621345
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JAHMUR

Connecticut

4/5  rDev -0.5%

11-14-2011 14:06:44 | More by JAHMUR
Cantillon Zwanze 2010 from Brasserie Cantillon
90 out of 100 based on 147 ratings.