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Brouwerij Mokke – Bruin Mokke

Brewery Brouwerij Mokke in Antwerp, Belgium  Style Belgian Dubbel ABV & IBUs 7% & 30 IBU  Rate Beer 47/100 Tasting Notes Garnet red hue and light brown base with a big white head. Malty sweetness and delightfully smooth. Rich and complex flavours but not at all heavy for a 7% brown ale. This is a great […]

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Rodenbach – Classic

Brewery: Rodenbach in Vlaanderen, Belguim Style: Flanders Red Ale ABV: 5.2% Rate Beer: 86/100 Pour Toffee red hue with a small beige head that fades off quick. The classic Flanders red. Beautifully crafted. Sharp, yet sour. Moorish, yet mouthwatering. Sweet and delicious. This is a well regarded beer for a reason. It’s the beer, this style […]

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Brouwerij Het Anker – Gouden Carolus Whisky Infused

Sweet and boozy little beer with subtle hints of whisky on the nose. Quite smooth and easy to drink despite the high ABV.

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Abbaye Notre Dame de Saint Remy – Trappistes Rochefort 6

That sweet, boozy taste of a Belgian beer. It’s a wonderful thing.

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Brouwerij De Halve Maan – Brugse Zoe

Strong dried fruit and toffee flavours. I’m sometimes at a lost at the difference between dubbel, tripel and quad beers

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Leffe – Radieuse

There’s initial sweetness to this one that cleverly disguises the high ABV. Dark fruit flavours come through as you casually sip this beer.

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Brouwerij Van Steenberge – Piraat 

Brewery: Brouwerij Van Steenberge in Ertvelde, Oost-Vlaanderen Belgium  Style: Belgian Strong Golden Ale ABV: 10.5% IBUs: 23 Rate Beer: 93/100 Pour: Tangerine gold in colour with a big fluffy head.  Straight up, that typical Belgian smell of sugar bananas. Big bold flavours on first sip dominated by sweetness and smooth alcohol. I seriously look forward to […]

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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 […]