In researching for an article about our upcoming tour to St. Bernardus my wife was surprised to learn that although Westvleteren is now using Westmalle’s yeast, St. Bernardus is apparently still brewing the original Westvleteren recipe with Westvleteren yeast… So she came to think that if she’s lovin’ a Westy, is it really a Westy? or is St Bernardus the real Westy? Confusing, for sure. So all we could do was pull out a bottle of each of them…which was conveniently located in our Coke Machine, and do a blind tasting. Life is rough sometimes, but we were willing to make the sacrifice in order to provide you, our readers and beer voyagers, with enlightenment.
Summary of the Oct 2010 Bon Beer Voyage Belgium Beercation Day 1 Saturday October 23rd (BRUGES) We started off this beercation with (what else?) a welcome aboard beer toast. We toasted with a Wieckse Witte a Witbier at 5.00%
Our Belgium Private Canal Beercation starts in 70 Days! As we explore Bruges, Gent, Antwerp, Mechelen and Brussels we will be visiting the following: In de Vrede (Westvletern); De Dolle Brouwers; Gruut; Bosteels; Malheur; Cafe Trappisten (Westmalle); Duvel and Cantillon
Name: Trappist Westvleteren 12 Style: Quadrupel (Quad) Brewery: Brouwerij Westvleteren (Sint-Sixtusabdij van Westvleteren) website Country: Belgium Region: Westvleteren ABV: 10.2% Abv How served: 330ml capped bottle poured into a vintage Abbij St. Sixtus goblet. My Overall Opinion: Amazing. I paired
Beer List from the South Florida Beer Social Media Round 2 Tasting Saturday May 22, 2010 At Coffee District 325 NE 2nd Avenue # 104 Delray Beach, Fl 33444 South Florida Beer Social Media Round 2 was put together and Emceed
We just returned from Belgium after spending 7 days meeting with vendors for our beer tour company Bon Beer Voyage. We visited Bruges, Gent, Mechelen, Antwerp & Brussels. Since our visit was between Christmas and New Year’s most of the breweries were closed, however we were still