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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 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: Grimbergen Dubbel

Struggled to get myself a beer today….Another “abbey-styled” Belgian it is. Grimbergen Dubbel:  6.5%abv  Suggested serving temperature 12-14C 53-57F. Having started this journey with the Grimbergen Blonde it was just a matter of time getting to one of its brethren.  … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Leffe Blonde

Pronounced lef-it is one of the mostly widely marketed “Abbey” beers throughout all of Belgium and parts of Europe. Leffe Blonde:  6.6%abv Suggested serving temperature 5C 41F. As stated in the previous review of Leffe Brune, this beer is owned … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Maredsous Brune 8

Abbey beer, yes.  Also produce cheese, yes.  A beer originally brewed by the monks of Maredsous Abbey now brewed by Duvel Moortgat. Maredsous Brune 8:  8%abv  Suggested serving temperature 6-10C 43-50F. Having previously reviewed the Maredsous Triple 10, I have … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Tongerlo Brune

Something of a mystery to me before seeing it in the store. Tongerlo Brune:  6.7%abv Suggested serving temperature 10C 50F-a bit warm for such a dark beer, personally. Brewed by Haacht Brewery, Tongerlo Brune 6,5 is one of their many … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Leffe Brune (Brown)

A Regional classic.  Leffe has long been a Belgian favorite, though, again conglomerated by brewing giant InBev. Leffe Brune:  6.5%abv Suggested serving temperature 5C 41F. Creamy dark body with a nice thick head to be savored.  The maltiness reigns supreme … Continue reading

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