Category Archives: Belgium

Beer A Day: Westmalle Tripel

The stronger blond sister of the dubbel. Westmalle Tripel:  9.5%abv  Suggested serving temperature 8-14C 46-57F. Why not knock off these two at the same time.  Yesterday was the dark, premier example of a double and today’s beer is a premier … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Westmalle Dubbel Trappist

Another of the fabled Trappists that make Belgian beer brewing so famous. Westmalle Dubbel:  7%abv  Suggested serving temperature 8-14C  46-57F. What attracts me to the Westmalle line of beers, especially the Dubbel, is that most connoisseurs say that all other … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: St.Feuillien Saison

A seasonal brew from one of the greats. Saison:  6.5%abv  Suggested serving temperature “Saisons are sturdy farmhouse ale that was traditionally brewed in the winter, to be consumed throughout the summer months.”-BeerAdvocate  I guess I missed this one on previous … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Mc Chouffe

From the makers of La Chouffe comes Mc Chouffe, its dark sister. Mc Chouffe:  8%abv  Suggested serving temperature 4-10C  39-50F. As stated by the brewers, this beer is “The scotch of The Ardennes.”  It is dark and sweet-smelling.  When poured … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: La Chouffe

The elves at Brasserie Achouffe–www.achouffe.be-make many a fine beer. La Chouffe:  8%abv  Suggested serving temperature 4-10C  39-50F. A beer with much character and a cult following, due to its gnome-like mascot, La Chouffe, is the trademark beer from this not … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Bush Ambree 12%!!!

So, this beer claims to be “The Strongest Belgian Beer”.  I guess I have to taste for myself. Bush Ambree: 12%abv Suggested serving temperature ??? I tasted just above fridge temp. Below is a direct quote from the Brasserie Dubuisson … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Verboden Vrucht/Fruit Defendu

A distinctly different beer than the other Hoegaarden styles. Verboden Frucht/Fruit Defendu:  8.5%abv  Suggested serving temperature 5-6C 41-43F. Being a random grab at the grocery store I was unaware that it was a Hoegaarden  label-meaning InBev.  I also assumed it … Continue reading

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