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Beer – #923 – Petrus – Aged Pale

Petrus Aged Pale – a medal winner in New Zealand. New brewer to me too, and a new cap for the cap jar that is now about full, I must … Continue reading

April 15, 2017 · Leave a comment

Beer – #867 – St. Bernardus – Abt 12

St. Bernardus Abt 12. I’m not finishing the afternoon without the beer I thought I was going to have. :). Tiny bottle with a big punch. a full-bodied taste and … Continue reading

November 13, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #753 – Gulden Draak

I overcame my willpower and went for it, a real Belgium Ale, famous even. the white bottle, the black banner, the golden dragon and the red letters, This is in … Continue reading

March 16, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #717 – ChImay – Chimay Grande Reserve 2014

More correctly this is Abbaye de Chimay – Chimay Grande Reserve 2014. It comes in a special bottle, which might be the only difference between this and the normal blue label … Continue reading

January 15, 2016 · Leave a comment

Beer – #671 – Haacht – Primus

Haacht Primus. Another of the beers you can buy here. I’ve been for the exercise with MrsPhil, I’ve washed the windows, outside, mown the lawn, minced some beef and pork … Continue reading

September 12, 2015 · 2 Comments

Beer – #479 – Leffe – Radieuse

Belgium, beats, bingo and brainwork Strong and generous amber-coloured abbey beer.  Amber-Coloured with delicate hints of citrus and coriander seeds.  Brewed by InBev Belgium in the style that is Belgian Strong Ale and they … Continue reading

October 5, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer – #344 – Orval – Orval

Getting back to Belgium briefly then with an Orval Brewed by Brasserie dOrval in the style of a Belgian Ale and they’re based in Florenville – Villers-d.-Orval, Belgium A simple … Continue reading

April 18, 2014 · 2 Comments

Beer – #334 – Saison Dupont – Vieille Provision

A little bit fancy! Saison Dupont – Vieille Provision Brewed by Brasserie Dupont This is in the style of a  Saison and they hide their light  in Tourpes-Leuze, Belgium Saison Dupont is a world classic … Continue reading

April 4, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #317 – Chouffe – Houblon Dobbelen IPA Tripel

Beer with the longest name award contender “Chouffe Houblon Dobbelen IPA Tripel” Brewed by Brasserie d’Achouffe (Moortgat) in the style of an Abbey Tripel and they do that in Achouffe, Belgium 330ml bottle of a … Continue reading

March 8, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #307 – Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Tremens

The night clearly is drawing in – next up is from the Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Tremens. Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe this is the Belgian Strong Ale and they make this in Melle, Belgium The … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 3 Comments

Beer – #306 – Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Nocturnum

yes indeed, following the Belgium beer thing this is the  Brouwerij Huyghe – Delirium Nocturnum Brewed by Brouwerij Huyghe as a Belgian Strong Ale and they’re in Melle, Belgium Can sized 330ml bottle of beer, Triple … Continue reading

February 21, 2014 · 1 Comment

Beer- #283 – Rochefort – Trappistes 10

Companion to the 8 – the Rochefort Trappistes 10 Brewed by Brasserie Rochefort in the style of a  Abt/Quadrupel they are of course in Rochefort, Belgium Simple 330 ml bottle, containing  2.94 standard drinks as it’s … Continue reading

January 11, 2014 · Leave a comment

Beer – #282 – Rochefort – Trappistes 8

I don’t know why I haven’t drunk this  to review and write about, I’ve had it on nights out – a  Rochefort – Trappistes 8 Brewed by Brasserie Rochefort in the style of … Continue reading

January 9, 2014 · 4 Comments

Beer – #248 – Duvel – Tripel Hop 2012 (Citra)

I’ve been putting this aside, until now, because I wanted to get to 250 beers with a splash. I have an Epic Epicurean Coffee & Fig Oatmeal Stout, and a … Continue reading

November 29, 2013 · 2 Comments

Beer – #223 – Lindemans – Pêche Lambic (Pêcheresse)

Yes. Yes I did. I brought a Lindemans Pêche Lambic (Pêcheresse).  Brewed by Brouwerij Lindemans in the Style of a  Lambic Style – Fruit and they are in the regal sounding St Pieters Leeuw-Vlezenbeek, Belgium. 250ml … Continue reading

October 13, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #195 – Chimay – Triple / Blanche (White) / Cinq Cents

Chimay Triple / Blanche (White) / Cinq Cents, Brewed by Chimay and this one in the Style of an  Abbey Tripel in Baileux, Belgium. The final in the group of three, Blue, Red and White. Chimay … Continue reading

July 24, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #171 – Verhaeghe – Duchesse De Bourgogne

Sunday, I’ve just been to the movies, I’ve switched on the UFC, and I’ve decided to have a single beer – this on the Verhaeghe – Duchesse De Bourgogne. Brewed … Continue reading

May 19, 2013 · Leave a comment

Beer – #167 – Berthold Keller – Super Strength

Well this was a gift. A Can of beer. A Can!!! Berthold Keller – Super Strength – Brewed by Martens in the style of a  Strong Pale Lager/Imperial Pils and they’re in Bocholt, … Continue reading

May 16, 2013 · 5 Comments

Beer – #158 – Lindemans – Gueuze Cuvée René

Ok don’t judge me,  Lindemans – Gueuze Cuvée René. It looked pretty on the shelf.  Brewed by Brouwerij Lindemans in the style of a  Lambic – Gueuze and that in the mysterious … Continue reading

April 26, 2013 · 1 Comment

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