Holgate – Beezelbub's Jewels

Brewery: Holgate Brewhouse in Woodend, Victoria Style: Belgian Quad ABV: 12% Rate Beer: no rating yet Pour:  Copper, rustic red with a small off white head. A deliciously boozy Belgian Quad with complex flavours of dark fruits, spirits and toffee. A sweet tasting beer that warms the soul. I’ve been holding onto this since 2017 when it was first gifted to me and waited for a … Continue reading Holgate – Beezelbub's Jewels

St Bernardus – Abt 12

Brewery: St Bernardus Brouwerij in Watou, Belgium Style: Abbey Strong Ale/Quad ABV: 10% Rate Beer: 100/100 Pour: Toffee rubiness in colour with a good head on pour that lasts for quite some time. Made from the same recipe as the Westvleteren 12 and not surprisingly, tastes the same. A little less sweetness but a little more carbonated than the Westie (yeah I’m nicknaming it). I can’t … Continue reading St Bernardus – Abt 12

Westvleteren Trappist – Westvleteren XII 

Brewery: Westvleteren Abdij St. Sixtus in Westvleteren, Belgium Style: Abbey Strong Ale/Quad ABV: 10.2% Rate Beer: 100/100 Pour: Dark Ruby toffee colour with good head on pour that lasts for quite some time.  Rated the best beer in the world and brewed by Belgium monks, I’ll admit I was nervous to pop the top off this one. What if it didn’t live up to the hype? … Continue reading Westvleteren Trappist – Westvleteren XII