Brouwerij St. Bernard

A Beery Merry Christmas!

Let the Festivities Begin!   The Bruery 2 Turtle Doves  Au Baron (Bailleux)  Saison Saint Médard Noël Ommegang Biere D’Hougoumont Gouden Carolus Noël Fantôme de Noël St Bernardus Christmas Ale Scaldis (Bush) Noël Mikkeller Santa’s Little Helper 2011 Abbaye des

France & Belgium Vacation Beer Haul

Here is the beer haul from our recent trip to France & Belgium where we met with some of the brewers and vendors for our upcoming October beer tour “Grand Crus to Farmhouse Brews- A Beercation Cruise through Belgium &

Westvleteren 12 and St Bernardus 12 side by side

Westvleteren 12 vs. St Bernardus Abt 12

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 WestyConfusing, 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.

Saturday Night's Beer Share

Tampa Bay Beer Safari Weekend February 18th – 20th 2011 in Review

Tampa Bay Beer Safari Weekend February 18th – 20th 2011                                   Our 2nd Annual Tampa Bay Beer Safari Weekend Beer Tour was quite a success!   We visited 2 brew pubs, 2 breweries, had two great beer paired dinners and 2 after

Beer Trip to Gent with visit to‘t Waterhuis aan de Bierkant

Summary of the Oct 2010 Bon Beer Voyage Belgium Beercation (Day 3)

Summary of the Oct 2010 Bon Beer Voyage Belgium Beercation  Day 3 Monday October 25th            (Sailing from Bruges to Ghent)  This morning we had the pleasure of a relaxed breakfast while being able to enjoy the scenery as the barge

Bruges at night on our Beer Trip

Summary of the Oct 2010 BBV Belgium Beercation (Day 1)

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%

Beer # 79 St. Bernardus Tripel

  Name: St. Bernardus Tripel Style:  Tripel Brewery: Brouwerij St. Bernard  website Country: Belgium Region:  Watou ABV: 8.0% Abv How served: 330ml capped bottle poured into St. Bernardus chalice.        My Overall Opinion: Amazing.  I paired this beer with: 2nd

Beer # 56 : St. Bernardus Christmas Ale

    Name:  St. Bernardus Christmas Ale Style:   Belgian  Strong Dark Ale Brewery: Brouwerij Sint Bernardus  website Country: Belgium Region:  Watou ABV: 10.00% How served: 750ml Corked & caged bottle poured into a St. Bernardus Chalice.      My Overall Opinion: