Amager Bryghus – Cody The Crooked Cop

Brewery: Amager Bryghus in Kastrup, Denmark Style: Old Ale ABV: 9.5% Rate Beer: 95/100 Pour: Black in colour with no head bar a thin ring around the glass.  Strong, thick, sweet old ale. Full flavoured and coating mouthfeel. The rich flavours makes me think this beer would’ve been served to Vikings back in their day at a feast filled with drunken celebration, barbecued meats and toasting … Continue reading Amager Bryghus – Cody The Crooked Cop

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 

Omnipollo/Buxton – Original Rocky Road Ice Cream 

Brewery: Omnipollo/Buxton from Stockholm, Sweden and Buxton, England Style: Imperial Stout ABV: 10% Rate Beer: 98/100 Pour: Dark black pour with no head to speak of A collaboration between two great European breweries. This just melts in your mouth, covering your tongue with smooth, creamy, boozy goodness. It’s surprisingly not as sweet and rich as you’d expect but is definitely a beer to have after dinner … Continue reading Omnipollo/Buxton – Original Rocky Road Ice Cream