Named after one of the most famous carlos, Stille Nacht (Silent Night) is an interesting Christmas Beer from the Dolle Brouwers.
In September the World beer award winners were announced; Worldwide winner of the the Belgian Style Strong Pale ale category was the strongest of the Leffe beers; Rituel 9.
Hapkin Strong Pale Ale got its name from a Duke of Flanders from the 12th Century. It's a very good strong pale ale & a much better companion than the Duke.
Brasserie Caracole near Dinant still use the traditional copper kettle and wood fire. How does their Caracole Ambree hold up against other strong pale ales?
How do you classify Achel Blonde: Trappist? Tripel? Strong Pale Ale? One thing is for sure: Our expert will from now on keep a place for it in his cupboard.
Delirium Tremens is the flagship beer of the Huyghe brewery. Named after a severe form of alcohol withdrawal, it's a nice Strong Pale Ale from Belgium.
A beer to celebrate the 200th. anniversary of the start of the French Revolution; what better name than guillotine? With the mock porcelain bottle ...
The devil crops up fairly often amongst Belgian beer names, but with the exception of Duvel, I haven't been unduly tempted. So let's give Satan Red a try.
It has become increasingly apparent to me that in the quest for untasted Belgian beers I often fall into the label trap. Such was the case with Cuvee Trolls
Piraat triple hop from van Steenberge was to my taste. I thought less hops would be a detriment. So what's the better beer, Piraat or Piraat triple hop?
Wolf 9 is a good name for a beer; known in Latin as Canis Lupus (wild dog) it can team up nicely with hops, the botanical name for it being humulus lupulus.
The Brasserie des Legendes came about in 2006 following the merger of two small local breweries; Goliath and Quintine. Today I'll try their Quintine Blonde.
Open your eyes on a walk through Brussels and you'll frequently see the famous Kwak beer, originally brewed in 1791 and named after its creator Pauwel Kwak.
I must admit it was the label or, more to the point, the caricature of la Botteresse which caught my eye on the beer shop shelf. So what about the beer?
Last week I was in Norway; not a country one immmediately relates to beer and not a beer drinker's paradise if you're income is in Euros, Pounds, Dollars.
It’s a mark of the Lucifer beer’s character that it’s still around today. Brewed until 2008 by the Liefman brewery, it looked to be a thing of the past.