September 25th, 2015
When the City of Maplewood reached out to us about participating in Zwanze day, we were immediately excited for the opportunity. Maplewood does a great job of creating new and different festivals, and Zwanze was a great reason to do so.
For the uninitiated, Zwanze day is a Belgian beer festival in which Brasserie Cantillon releases a special beer to only 56 locations around the world, and only for one day. This year, Side Project Cellar was one of the locations selected. And, in Maplewood fashion, why shouldn’t the rest of the city celebrate as well?
Zwanze day was exciting for us, as it was our first chance to participate in a Maplewood event with other local vendors, and it was also our first event selling merchandise (up to this point we only ever gave away samples).
We handprinted a box full of MAUHAUS t-shirts, and we brewed and bottled our rich …