Tag Archives: Beer A Day

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: Mort Subite Gueuze

Yes, “Sudden Death” is the translation of this brewer, and I always feel kind of special when there is a beer with a cork in it. Mort Subite Gueuze:  4.5%abv  Suggested Drinking temperature 2-4C  35-37F. Gueuze, in name and style … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Lindemans Pecheresse

Peche=Peach. Pecheresse:  2.5%abv  Suggested serving temperature 2-3C  35-37F. Only just now did I notice the insanely low alcohol content.  I suppose this beer is packaged quite elaborately for its flavors as opposed to a tool for becoming intoxicated.  Additionally it … Continue reading

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Beer A Day: Lindemans Kriek

OK, so that last one was not much of a beer-this one is a regional classic. Lindemans Kriek:  3.5%abv  Suggested serving temperature 2-3C  35-37F, well chilled. Here is a traditional Lambic style beer from Belgium.  Kriek or cherry flavored beers … Continue reading

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This Weeks Theme: Fruit Beers, Lambics and Geuze

For this week we will be going through various examples of Belgium’s well-known fruit-styled beers.  Framboise (raspberry), Kriek/Cerise (cherry) and Geuze (an open vat fermented beverage yielding a cidery-type beer).  Other examples are what the Wallonie (Belgian Francophones) call a … 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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