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
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.
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