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Cantillon Quintessence 2014 Announced for May 1

Cantillon_QuintessenceIt’s times like this I wish I could hop on a plane and escape to Europe at any time. The 2014 edition of Cantillon Quintessence is slated for Thursday, May 1 at The Brussel’s Gueuze Museum. Joining in the celebration will be Allagash Brewing Company of Portland, Maine and Russian River Brewing Company of Santa Rosa, California, who joined forces with Cantillon to create Wild Friendship Blend in January.

The 30€ ticket price includes samples of beers from all three breweries, a commemorative tasting glass and food pairings. Check out all the details and purchase tickets here.

The beers:


  • Allagash White
  • Allagash Curieux
  • Allagash Midnight Brett
  • Allagash Resurgam
  • Allagash Coolship

Russian River:

  • Pliny the Elder
  • Shadow of a Doubt
  • Sanctification
  • Supplication
  • Beatification


  • Lambic 2013
  • Grand Cru Bruocsella 2010
  • Gueuze 2013
  • Gueuze 2002
  • Kriek
  • Lou Pepe Kriek 2011
  • Rosé de Gambrinus
  • Fou’foune
  • Vigneronne
  • Saint-Lamvinus
  • Iris
  • Cuvée Saint-Gilloise
  • Zwanze 2012 (Rhubarbe)
  • Lambic de Haute Densité
  • Wild Friendship Blend (a blend of our spontaneous fermentation beers, 1/3 Russian River, 1/3 Allagash, 1/3 Cantillon)

One response

  1. I’m in 😉

    February 5, 2014 at 2:54 pm

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