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Travel and Beer

My Last TRUE Belgian: Brasserie de Cazeau Tournay de Noël

Sad, but true.  This is the last of three beers purchased at Brasserie de Cazeau, packed in my own luggage and brought the 4000 mile journey to be enjoyed in the company of my brother. Tournay de Noël:  8.5%abv  Suggested … Continue reading

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500km For Two Beers (Part II)

I really did take the ridiculously long route to Wesvleteren and only ended up drinking two beers on the premises and was unable to purchase anything to take away.  I also had a plan to stop at an additional brewery … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Brugge Zot

As I wandered the streets of Brugge, Belgium for a day I suddenly smelled the aroma of the beer brewing process, to be exact it was the worting process.  My mind raced to find an answer, but my nose prevailed … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Brugge Tripel

Having recently visited Brugge, Belgium why not try its namesake in beer.  The city is one of architecture, canals and embellished cathedrals.  One not to miss whilst visiting Belgium. Brugge Tripel:  8.7%abv (when bottle conditioned) 8.5% tap.  Suggested serving temperature … Continue reading

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French Beer A Day: Pelforth Brune

A more commercial beer available in the brown and blonde versions.  Although owned by Heineken it is one of France’s best-selling regular beers. Pelforth Brune:  6.5%abv Cold. I had had the blonde and when I saw this on the menu … Continue reading

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French Beer A Day: Ratz Artisanale Ambree

Another of the Artisanale French beers from Ratz Brewing; named after an ex-rugby player turned brewer.  Found in the neighboring region to Aveyron: Cahors, Lot. Ratz Ambrée:  5%abv again, no instructions on temperature but preferred cold. I tried this beer … Continue reading

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French Beer A Day: Beer La Blaque and Tales From the South of France…

So I have just returned from a week in the French region of Aveyron.  Famous for its rolling hills, farm land, medieval history (castles and stuff)-but definitely not for its beer.  We stayed in a 19th century home-made of the … Continue reading

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