Two months after announcing that this year’s Zwanze Day would be held on Oct. 1, we now know the entire list of locations around the world where the event will be held.

As in years past, the annual event put on by Brasserie-Brouwerij Cantillon will be held in various locations around the globe on the same day, with each location pouring that year’s release brewed specifically for the festivities by the Brussels, Belgium-based brewery. This year, two locations are being added in the United States, as well as one location in New Zealand.

According to a post on Cantillon’s Facebook page, the locations will be:


  • The Scratch Bar — Brisbane


  • Tribune —Innsbruck


  • Moeder Lambic Fountains — Brussels
  • Moeder Lambic Saint-Gilles — Brussels
  • Mi-Orge Mi-Houblon – Arlon- Rose Red — Brugge


  • Dieu du Ciel — Montréal, Québec
  • Birreria Volo — Toronto, Ontario
  • The Drake — Victoria, British Columbia


  • Himmeriget — Copenhagen


  • La Fine Mousse — Paris
  • La Capsule — Lille


  • Stadin Panimo Baar — Helsinki


  • Café Herman — Berlin

Great Britain

  • Kernel Brewery — Bermondsey
  • North Bar —Leeds
  • Six° North — Aberdeen


  • Ma Che Siete Venuti A Fà — Rome
  • The Dome — Nembro
  • The TryBeer Room — Castiglione d’Adda
  • LambicZoon — Milano
  • The Drunken Duck — Quinto Vicentino
  • Ristopub Margherita — Quartu Sant’Elena
  • Ottonano — Atripalda


  • – Belgian Brasserie Court Antwerp Six — Ginza, Tokyo
  • Dolphins — Umeda, Osaka


  • De Bierkoning — Amsterdam

New Zealand

  • Garage Project — Wellington


  • Nogne O — Grimstad


  • Masia Agullons — Sant Joan de Mediona


  • Akkurat — Stockholm


  • Erzbierschof —Zurich

United States

  • Anchorage Brewing Co. — Anchorage, Alaska
  • Armsby Abbey — Worcester, Massachusetts
  • Avenue Pub —  New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Bagby Beer — Oceanside, California
  • Beachwood BBQ — Seal Beach, California
  • Crooked Stave Barrel Cellar — Denver, Colorado
  • De Garde Brewing — Tillamook, Oregon
  • Fonta Flora — Morganton, North Carolina
  • Fool’s Gold — Manhattan, New York
  • Green Bench Brewing Co — St-Petersburg, Florida
  • The Seymour — Greenfield, Massachusetts
  • Holy Grale — Louisville, Kentucky
  • Jester King Brewery — Austin, Texas
  • Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales — Dexter, Michigan
  • Mikkeller Bar — San Fransisco, California
  • Monk’s Café — Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Novare Res Bier Café — Portland, Maine
  • Playalinda Brewing Co. — Titusville, Florida
  • REAL a Gastropub — Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Russian River Brewing — Santa Rosa, California
  • Schera’s —Elkader, Iowa
  • Side Project Cellar — Maplewood, Missouri
  • Slow Boat Tavern — Seattle, Washington
  • Spuyten Duyvil — Brooklyn, New York
  • The Sovereign — Washington D.C.
  • Thin Man Brewery — Buffalo, New York
  • Trillium Brewing Co. — Canton, Massachusetts
  • West Lakeview Liquors — Chicago, Illinois

In addition, the beer that will be released in commemoration of the event will be Zwanze 2016, a Framboise that will be packaged in both 375ml and 750ml bottles. Last year’s beer was Zwanze 2015, a spontaneously fermented stout that came in at 7 percent ABV.

Update (Sept. 14, 2016) — This post was updated to include finalized details on multiple locations where Zwanze 2016 will be taking place, including two new locations in Japan, one new location in Italy, one new location in the United States and a replacement in the United States . It was originally published on Aug.10, 2016.

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