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Brasserie Thiriez La Rouge Flamande (5.8%)

Blimey, this is sweet. It’s like treacle tart. A heavy malt kick that’s sticky and sugary, butter rich and thick with treacle soaked shortcrust pastry, there’s no let up in the sugary attack. You also get beaten around the head … Continue reading

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Brasserie Dupont Saison Cuvée Dry Hopping 2014 (6.5%)

From the moment you pop the cork you know you’re in the presence of something a little bit special. The aroma is an amazing mix of flowerbeds and straw, honey and wood shavings, and then you take a swig of … Continue reading

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Brouwerij St. Bernardus Wit (5.5%)

Part of St. Bernardus’ Pierre Celis Signature Selection, this is a really nice little wheat beer that’s full of vanilla ice cream and bananas, both in the smell and the flavour. There’s a good spicy nutmeg yeast that’s all cloves, … Continue reading

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Brouwerij Het Anker Maneblusser (6.5%)

I love the label of this bottle, and the beer’s not too shabby either. Maneblusser, named after an incident wherein the moon was mistaken for a tower on fire on a foggy night by the people of Mechelen, is a … Continue reading

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Brouwerij De Sint-Sixtusabdij Von Westvleteren 12 (10.2%)

So this is the legendary Westvleteren 12. The supposed best beer in the world. And I have to say it’s pretty good. For starters I’m surprised by the aroma, which is very subtle where I was expecting a big punch … Continue reading

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