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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

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#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

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#26 Chimay Blue – The most widely available Trappist…Also One of the Best

Review #26 – Chimay Blue 90/100 It is not always the case that the rarity of a beer directly correlates to its quality, after all, the previous beer I reviewed was the Westvleteren 12 which is perhaps one of the hardest beers in the world to get your hands on as it is only available… Continue reading #26 Chimay Blue – The most widely available Trappist…Also One of the Best

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#25 Westvleteran 12 – Amazing Trappist Beer! But the Best Beer in the World? I Don’t Think So

Review #25 Westvleteran 12 94/100 I first sampled the Westvleteran range back in 2014 on a trip to Brugge and fortunately managed to take a few bottles of the 12 back to England with me.  Over time I drank a few but saved one which I have cracked open tonight.  Hopefully the extra two years… Continue reading #25 Westvleteran 12 – Amazing Trappist Beer! But the Best Beer in the World? I Don’t Think So