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Zwanze Day (Cantillon)

Saturday - September 14, 2013 @ 12:00PM / Ends: Saturday - September 14, 2013 @ Midnight
Beer Release / Tasting
Monk's Café, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
(215) 545-7005
Going: 4 | Watching: 0 | Invited: 0
It's our Annual Zwanze Day! Monk's Cafe and just 44 other great beer bars from around the world will be offering this year's version of Cantillon Zwanze lambic. Jean van Roy makes a lambic with a special ingredient each year. It's Jean's experiment. On very rare occassions, the Zwanze beer becomes part of Cantillon's regular rotation. The Elderflower infused Mamouche was first tried as a Zwanze. Jean had made one with Rhubarb. I can't wait to hear (and taste) what Jean has in store for us this year.

As always, this will be a CASH ONLY event. We will donate 100% of the sales of Zwanze to Charity. Since this is a charity event, I will break out a couple of additional special kegs today.

HERE'S THE SCHEDULED LINEUP (This could change a bit):

We’ll Tap These Kegs at NOON -

All Draft Beer will be served in approximately 6 OUNCE servings
I know they’re expensive, but ALL the money goes to charity.

Allagash Smoke & Beards (Maine)
Allagash PNC Broken Elevator (Maine)
Brasserie des Franches Montagnes Abbaye de Saint Bon-Chien (Switzerland)
Bullfrog Jong Bruin (Willamsport, PA)
Bullfrog Jong Bruin Druiven (Willamsport, PA)
De Molen Rook & Leer (Netherlands)
Evil Twin Femme Fatale Brett (NC)
Firestone Walker PNC Imperial Buckwheat Stout
Jolly Pumpkin Calabaza Blanca (MI)
Jolly Pumpkin Weizen Bam (MI)
Monk’s Café Flemish Sour Ale (Belgium)
Oxbow Farmhouse Pale Ale (ME)
Oxbow Loretta (ME)
Oxbow OG Deluxe (ME)
Russian River Supplication (CA)

All Draft Beer will be served in approximately 6 OUNCE servings
I know they’re expensive, but ALL the money goes to charity

Cantillon Kriek
Cantillon Vigneronne
Cantillon Iris
Russian River Pliny the Elder (CA) (pint glass serving)
Tilquin Oude Gueuze (Belgium)

We’ll Tap The Keg of ZWANZE promptly at 3PM

Cantillon Zwanze 2013 – The once a year – different beer – Cantillon special lambic. This is basically an abbey double fermented in stainless steel. Then blended with 10% lambic and aged in oak barrels. More info on this year's edition, written by Jean Van Roy, can be found on the 8/14 update here -  http://monkscafe.com/events.cfm 

Zwanze TShirts & Cantillon Glassware Available
We have a very limited supply of all these, so don’t tarry, buy them NOW!
Boys & girls t’s: $TBD
Glassware: $TBD

This is a fundraiser for Breast Cancer so everything is CASH ONLY!
100% of that cash will go directly to the charity
We paid for all the beer, Tshirts & glassware. We also pay our employees and we don’t make any profit - that is our donation

Now it’s your turn…give me all your CASH!

More: http://www.monkscafe.com


Submitted by: hhkal17