Category Archives: Trappist Beers

The Day I Drove 500km For Two Beers…

There is a reason some people do things to the extreme, whether it is for the rush or to say they have done something only very few others have done.  The latter was my reason for driving to the Abbey … Continue reading

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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: Chimay Triple Trappistes

Chimay is definitely the first Trappist beer I ever tried.  Widely available in the US in its Red and Blue Cap styles, it comes from the Abbeye de Scourmont in Chimay, Belgium. Chimay Triple:  8%abv Suggested serving temperature 6-8C 43-46F. … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Trappistes Rochefort 8

Having recently guided you in the way of Trappist beers, today I introduce you to Abbey St-Remy, Rochefort Brewery.  In all this brewery produces a line of three Trappists; Rochefort 6,8 &10. Rochefort 8: 9.2%abv Suggested serving temperature 12-14C 53-57F.  … Continue reading

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