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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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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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Kolsch: The Beer That Rebuilt Cologne

Hallo again, back from a recent trip across the border into German territory.  Cologne (Koln in German) is a city known for its WWII history, The Rhein and of course it’s ability to produce Kölsch Beer.  Germans, as much as … Continue reading

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Stella Artois: Access Denied

A 30-minute train ride takes you to the Flemish city of Leuven, home to Stella Artois brewing and it’s parent company InBev. On arrival you can catch the sweet smell of Wert working it’s magic on the young, nubile beer. … Continue reading

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Hello world-From Belgium

I have recently arrived in Belgium with a ten-hour stop over in Dublin, Ireland.  As soon as I realized that Dublin was the home of Guinness beer I had to visit the brewery.  I actually had no idea what else … Continue reading

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