Tag Archives: Belgian Beer

Leeds Home Brew Club Belgian Beer Competition

“Would you like to judge a Belgian Beer Competition,” asked Ian during an internet natter. “Would I?” I replied, “yeah, go on then. What date is it happening?” Sadly I couldn’t get up to Leeds for the date in question … Continue reading

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Genste Stadsbrouwerij Gruut: Is It Hip Not To Hop?

Did you know there was a time before hops? It’s hard to believe, right? I remember reading some years ago that a grain based fermented drink that doesn’t have hops in it should be called an Ale and got involved … Continue reading

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Brasserie {C} Torpah 90 (6%)

A Belgian beer hopped solely with Chinook, this is a lip curlingly bitter delight. It’s a bright sunny golden beer with a little bubbly head and an aroma somewhere between pencil shavings and walnut writing desks, rich and woody and … Continue reading

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Brussels Beer Project Leviathan (9%)

Other than being a little bit disappointed by how small this bottle is – you only get 250ml – this is an absolutely super beer. Leviathan is a Cognac aged Barley Wine that’s deep and rich, round and warm, pouring a … Continue reading

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Brouwerij Struise XXX 2014 Reserva Bourbon Barrel Aged (10%)

I don’t usually write about Belgian beer because it’s all been written about so many times before, and often described much better than I ever could. But this is superb. A Rye Quad aged in Bourbon barrels, the beer pours … Continue reading

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