Vicaris Tripel Gueuze is a mix of Vicaris Tripel and Gueuze. Is the beer proof of Aristotle's theory that the whole is greater than the sum of its parts?
The Brewery claims that Val Dieu provides 'the only true Belgian Abbey beer'. We thought Val Dieu Tripel is excellent, a close follower to Karmeliet Tripel.
Don't let the name Silly confuse you; it has nothing to do with the adjective. In fact, nothing about this tripel from the Silly brewery is, well, silly.
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.
The Adelardus Tripel from the Bink brewery in Kerkom is a fine beer; a bit different to the normal tripel style, but very drinkable. Worth giving it a try!
Following on from Hell last week, I thought I'd try the opposite direction! What better, then, than Petrus beer; the label has the words 'key to heaven' ...
First there was Chimay Red, then shortly afterwards Blue; it took 18 more years for the white to come along. With 8 % it sits nicely between its siblings.
Bornem is a certified Abbey beer, but it is also a so-called mother beer. Herons are frequntly to be seen in the Bornem area, hence the distictive label.
The names Kalle and Manten belong to the figures in the Unesco listed bell tower of Kortrijk. Both names have also been adopted for Gulden Spoor beers.
I don't deny it, I took the bottle of 'Mother Superior' from the shelf because I liked the label with the nun seemingly in a great hurry (to fetch a drink?)
Bruges' mayor asked the Halve Maan brewery to brew a beer for the inauguration of a statue of St. Arnold. They called it Hendrik after the brewery's founder
Brugge tripel is no longer brewed within the city. The family brewery group, Palm Breweries, took over the Golden Tree (De Gouden Boom) brewery in 2001.
The best thing about Belgium supermarkets is that they have a reasonable selection of belgium beer at very reasonable prices. Just like Ename Tripel.
A tiny shield on the bottle label states that this week's beer, Affligem Tripel, won the Beer World Cup in 2008, beating no less than 41 other contestants.
If it wasn’t for the 8,4% alc vol, this week's beer, Tripel Karmeliet could be a liquid substitute for breakfast; cereals followed by toast and marmelade.