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#97 St Bernardus Prior 8 – Stepbrother to the Westvleteren 8

Review #97 – St Bernardus Prior 8 88/100 Any beer fan worth their salt will know of Westvleteren brewery in Belgium, they have been renowned for a long time as one of the best breweries in the world, for years their Westvleteren 12 beer ranked as the #1 beer in the world, you can find… Continue reading #97 St Bernardus Prior 8 – Stepbrother to the Westvleteren 8

Beer Reviews · belgian beer · blonde

#84 St Stefanus Blonde – A Fantastically Average Belgian

Review #84 – St Stefanus Blonde 74/100 There’s not much going on for St Stefanus in terms of uniqueness, I find it to be in a similar league to Leffe Blonde, a perfectly delicious beer but one I don’t tend to buy very often unless it’s the only decent beer in the shop, which in… Continue reading #84 St Stefanus Blonde – A Fantastically Average Belgian

Beer Reviews · belgian beer · trappist

#83 Orval – The Spiciest of the Trappists

Review #83 – Orval Trappist 86/100 Orval is a pretty unique Trappist beer, they only brew one kind for the common market.  It undergoes two fermentations and undergoes a dry hopping process in between the two fermentations, this gives the beer an intensely aromatic flavour and in my opinion is the most hop heavy of… Continue reading #83 Orval – The Spiciest of the Trappists

Beer Reviews · belgian beer · Lambic/Gueuze

#72 Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic Bio – Sour Beer Ground Zero

Review #72 – Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic Bio 88/100 Cantillon are and have always been at the epicentre of the sour beer world, they are one of the true pioneers of Lambic beer that are around still to this day, and the brewery which has been the inspiration for a lot of craft sour beers… Continue reading #72 Cantillon Gueuze 100% Lambic Bio – Sour Beer Ground Zero

Beer Reviews · Lambic/Gueuze

#52 Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René – For the Love of Lambic!

Review #52 – Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René 86/100 I think this is a great beer to introduce any beer lover into the world of sour beers, or anyone who has yet to dip their toe into the sea of quality beer.  It’s not too sour, it’s not too alcoholic, and the flavour profile is far from insane;… Continue reading #52 Lindemans Gueuze Cuvée René – For the Love of Lambic!

Beer Reviews · belgian beer · blonde

#35 Duvel – The Everyday Belgian That Never Disappoints

Review #35 – Duvel 85/100 Just a quick review tonight before I carry on with some photo editing that I’ve been putting off for far too long.  Tonight’s beer is one of the old faithfuls, it’s always been one of the front runners for me, a beer that I never tire of and one that… Continue reading #35 Duvel – The Everyday Belgian That Never Disappoints

Beer Reviews · belgian beer · tripel

#32 Gulden Draak -The Mysterious Belgian Beer in the White Bottle

Review #32 – Gulden Draak 82/100 Named after the golden dragon that sits atop the belfry in Ghent, Gulden Draak is one of the most critically acclaimed beers to come out of Belgium, it is widely available, and one of the finest triples I have ever tasted. Before trying Gulden Draak for the first time… Continue reading #32 Gulden Draak -The Mysterious Belgian Beer in the White Bottle