Tag Archives: Flanders

The Brewery Of St. Mars Of The Desert: The Battle Of Frogs & Mice

Mice (6.3%) is a Flanders Golden Bitter, a beer heavy with caramel and honey, waffles and bread crusts.
It’s a beer with a warm boozy body, lots of spicy, earthy sweet farmyard silage and a smell that’s all garden flowers and … Continue reading

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Brasserie Des Dunes De Flandre Au Gallodrome Estaminet (6.5%)

I don’t very often write about Belgian or French Beer, there being so much to read about them already, written by people who know much more than I do. But I feel the need to say a few words about … Continue reading

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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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Rodenbach Grand Cru (6%)

I really like sour beers at lunchtime. Don’t ask me why as I can’t really be bothered to get all psychoanalytical about it other than to say there’s something about the crisp bitterness that I find refreshing in just the … Continue reading

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Brasserie De Saint Sylvestre 3 Monts (8.5%)

Woah. Hang about. This is a little bit good. Brewed in Flanders, this is a definite Franco Belgian beer sensation. Initially frothy, the beer soon settles and you are given 750ml of pure beer beauty. A deep and rich caramel … Continue reading

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