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Cantillon Zwanze 2013 - Brasserie Cantillon

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195 Ratings
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Ratings: 195
Reviews: 23
rAvg: 3.61
pDev: 14.4%


Brewed by:
Brasserie Cantillon visit their website
Belgium

Style | ABV
Tripel |  7.20% ABV

Availability: Limited (brewed once)

Notes/Commercial Description:
"This Zwanze is not a Lambic. As you know, everyone can produce an abbey beer in Belgium, and my goal was to brew a top fermentation 'abbey style' mixed with a double spontaneous inoculation (natural one coming from the wild yeast present in the brewery and from the 10% Lambic we added after the first fermentation."

"In Brussels dialect, 'zwanzer' is joking—and if we called this beer Abbaye de Cureghem, it's to laugh about the fake legend built around some belgian abbey beers. Cantillon is located in the Cureghem area but the Cureghem Abbey never existed!"

(Beer added by: MasterSki on 07-31-2013)
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I found Zwanze to be smooth, easy drinking. Certain not hugely sour or boozy. Consumed after lots and lots of sours and other beers and because I had another party to go to I had to chug pretty fast. Still it wasn't unappealing at all. Sure it could have used more in the way of complexity and sour flavors but I still enjoyed it.

Serving type: on-tap

09-23-2013 01:47:15 | More by Beer-A-Lot
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Cantillon Zwanze 2013 from Brasserie Cantillon
82 out of 100 based on 195 ratings.