Beer Tribute to the famous Antwerp Red Star LIne, this ’transatlantic’ Amber-Red ale is a ’beer-bridge’ between Belgium and the US, and is a fusion of typical Belgian Brewing tradition with US Craft Influences. Brewed using only malts (4 types) without any added sugar, generous yet balanced in Belgian and US aromatic hops, finished with Ginger and Coriander. A mild and balanced, highly drinkable yet complex ale. Rated World’s Best Pale Ale at World Beer Awards 2016, after winning numerous silver and bronze medals at other contests.
Clear amber with nice off white head that leaves some minuscule bubbles. Aromatic-hoppy, citrusy-tropical nose with mild spiciness and caramely malt. Flavor is very aromatic-hoppy with both herby and tropical hops, a slight gingery spiciness in the finish, and toffee-caramely maltiness. Well balance between fruity sweetness and the bitterness from the spices. The finish is light dry and bitter.
Clear yellow golden color, small to average sized white head that leaves fair lacing. Smell is bit bitter ( spicy side ) , some sweetness . Some yeast character . ice taste at first, fresh and refreshing with apricot, some peach, orange, a touch of sourness and a kind of off-putting metalic finish that thankfully doesn’t last for long. Nice bitterness on the aftertaste.
Hazy golden with a small, lasting and lacy head. Aroma of caramel, yeast. Nice and fruity, what one expects from a belgian ale, plus some funky notes. Taste is yeasty, some peaches, again some of the funkiness, very bitter and especially on the aftertaste. Medium thick body, carbonation is high. Nice dryness on the palate. Overall another surprise, with unexpected bitterness. Great!
The Silly brewer’s latest creation, the Triple Swaf, is a blonde beer that has re-fermented in the bottle. It is based on a recipe that is 100% original. On tasting this triple you will be struck by its 8% ABV with zesty aromas of coriander, followed by a subtle bitterness that nevertheless makes its presence felt. All this comes with a full-mouthed taste and a lovely lingering finish. An exceptional beer must have an exceptional glass and so the brewery opted for a prestigious glass on a tall stem. Taste this beer and you are won over straight away.
De Poes blond is an unfiltered blond high-fermentation beer with secondary fermentation in the bottle. The beer is fruity with a slight sense of alcohol at the back of the tongue. By using very high-quality bitterness and aroma hops, we ensure that the bitterness is well-balanced. The used herbs provide a pleasant freshness and the reference to flowers and citrus.
Clear golden with a large white head. Aroma is sweet and fruity with banana, peach, pear, honey, grain, slight spicy. Taste is medium sweet malty with banana and pears, very soft bitter, slight spicy. Finish is sweet with white bread, peach, pear, a touch of almond and alcohol. Medium bodied, soft to average carbonation.
A new IPA! IPA is the abbreviation for the India Pale Ale beer category: amber-coloured beers with more hops, a higher alcohol content and a bitter flavour. Think you already know what our IPA is going to taste like? Then think again! Because the SUPER 8 IPA is a new, refreshing interpretation of this style of beer.
Hop! In balance
Most IPAs combine a large quantity of hops with a high alcohol content. With its 6% alcohol volume and wonderful citrus and grapefruit notes, the SUPER 8 IPA is even more refined and balanced. This means that you get all the characteristics of the style, without these being taken too far.
Years before the startup of the brewery the brewers of Eutropius started their own home brewery. The brand ‘Oscar’, first a beer with no name, was the first beer that was succesfull. In competitions between friends who also brewed at home Oscar was mostly considered the best beer. Therefore the name Oscar was chosen, after the prestigious movie price. Blond brew with a white topping. Aroma is moderate malty, pale malt, fruity malt, moderate hoppy, grass, green grass, light yeasty, phenol. Flavour is moderate sweet and bitter with a long duration, grass, green grass, pale malt. Body is medium, texture is oily, carbonation is soft.
Hop Ruiter (Hop Rider) has a full, almost rustic malt body, and pairs Belgian yeast-driven flavors with American assertive hoppiness. It is dry hopped, with two noble varieties which add complexity, delicacy and a bit of funk. Orange with golden hue, frothy head, bit murky, gentle carbonation. Aroma is very fruity and hoppy, with pineapple, pine, lemon. Faintest hint of carrot juice. Reminds of ipa, but it’s not that harsh. Taste starts fruity again, with notes of exotic fruit. Develops a fruity, doughy bitterness, with a distinct boozy sensation. Really a great example of the style, worth seeking out.
De Bie Vélo’ is a blonde triple. “The beer has a special flavour”, says beer expert Robbie Defraeye. “There is a good sweet-bitter balance. The beer tastes fruity and has a malty aftertaste. The spicy notes of star anise, coriander and sage are the finishing touch. Both men and women will love this beer. It is a very tasty and hearty alcohol in percentage terms, but still has good drinkability. «
The Bie Vélo is a wonderful beau for all the cycling fans & Co. Brewed for those for whom quality makes sense and consider themselves true supporters hence. From start to finish this triple does not diminish. And with the taste of victory abound healthy enjoyment of amber-coloured blond is sound. A true elixir of the gods that belongs with all supporters’ squads.
Slurfke needs no explanation to anyone who watches television in Flanders. If you keep up with the popular soap called ‘Thuis’ (‘Home’), broadcast daily on Flemish television, you will know all about the adventures of its main character, Eddy Van Noteghem. One fine day, Eddy, who is known for his love of beer, unearths a beer recipe compiled by his late Dad. He invites his group of friends to start home brewing.. The Slurfke is born. The hobby brewers gain first-hand experience of the brewing trade and soon find out it involves far more than they had thought. The Slurfke is a success; the friends purchase a brewery and set up their own business. However, the story does not end well. The friends argue and their joint endeavour is no more. This fictitious beer has now become a reality. Numerous ‘Thuisfans’, as fans of the soap are called, wanted to know where they could taste this beer. This inspired Castle Brewery Van Honsebrouck to start brewing it based on the original recipe from the television series. The name ‘Slurfke’ means little trunk. It is a robust craft beer of the ‘dubbel’ type, dark in colour and perfect as a degustation beer. The addition of roast malts not only provides the dark colour, but also the aromas and tastes of caramel and coffee. The proprietary yeast accounts for fruity aromas of banana and vanilla.