Marketing is a wonderful thing. I’ve spent the best part of the decade 2010s working in some aspect of digital marketing. I mention this because it was a marketing campaign that got me onto the Craft Cartel Beer Club Subscription. They were running their $1 promo which saw you get a box of 8 unique […]
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 […]
Besides Belgian ales, they also make some great craft cocktails. Simple food offerings, but the focus is on their quality brews.
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 […]
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 […]