Brasserie Lancelot

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The brasserie Lancelot is a French brewery founded in 1990 by Bernard Lancelot, located on the site of a gold mine in Roc-Saint-André in Morbihan. It produces seven top-fermented, unfiltered, naturally-produced and unpasteurised beers, named after figures from the history and literature of Brittany. It is one of the main brewery in the west part of France with a production of 30 000 hectoliters per year.[1] It is the number one local beer in Brittany on-trade and number two off trade.

Beers[edit]

La Blanche Hermine[edit]

La Duchesse Anne[edit]

This beer is named after Anne of Brittany.

Cervoise Lancelot[edit]

Les Bonnets Rouges[edit]

This beer is named after the revolt of the bonnets rouges.

Telenn Du[edit]

This beer is brewed from barley and buckwheat. Pioneer of buckwheat beers, its name means "black harp" in Breton. It sported a picture of a black harp at its beginnings, but after protests from Guinness, it was replaced by a white triskelion.

XI.I[edit]

This beer is named after Samhain (eleventh month of the year, first day). It's a dark barley wine, very alcoholic for a beer (11.1 ABV) and with a very strong flavour.

Pays de Cocagne[edit]

Other products[edit]

Lancelot also sells the Breizh Cola, the chouchen Lancelot, and in 2006 began production of the organic Morgane beer, marketed as "100% Breton and 100% organic".

References[edit]

  1. ^ "La brasserie Lancelot fête ses 25 ans en musique". Ouest-France.fr (in French). Retrieved 2016-10-17.