Underground’ immediately raises the image of the miner with a low dust around the face, hard work in the vast underground corridors. The roasted malt largely determines the color, aroma and taste of this beer. The beer is black as a coal in the glass and has a cream-colored foam collar. Kompel Ondergronds referments in the bottle, which makes the beer better protected and develops a more complex character.
Clear red brown beer, creamy irregular beige head, unstable, non adhesive. Aroma: sweet, dried fruits, banana, sugary, caramel. MF: ok carbon, medium body. Taste: fruity start, raisins, some red fruits, bit sweet, red liquorice, overripe fruits, somewhat bitter. Aftertaste: smoky touch, little roasted, hoppy touch, bit cheesy, sweet, yeast, some caramel.
This is a genuine local product, the raw materials of which come from the fertile soil of the plains of Waterloo. The beer captivates the taste buds and requires a strategic approach, but it’s not tricky because it can be discovered via its forefront of malts and wheat followed by its slightly rougher back taste, which is bitter without being invasive. Once conquered, expect setbacks, however, because it is very charming but also cunning: ’Bravery!’
This refreshing seasonal beer is brewed on the battlefield of Waterloo, at the Mont-Saint-Jean farm. Its colour is blonde-combined with its light and delicate foam, the beer provides a real sensation of freshness.
Golden hazy with good white creamy head. Spicy herbal aroma. Refreshing taste of some sourness with touch of sweet, followed by good remaining bitterness. Well remarkable coriander, citrusy and herbal notes.
Very dark brown to black color, medium to full sized a bit creamy light brown head that lasts forever and leaves fair to good lacing. Smell: roasted malt, coffee notes and small chocolate finish. Taste: the palate is nice for 11 ABV the beer is not so oily and quiet easy drinkable(if you like the style). Good density on mouth not so oily and not so watery. Good caramel and roasted malt taste. Aftertaste: roasted malt and coffee notes. A very nice beer, for sure.
Bastogne Airborne Blond 9° – 1/3L
Traditional blond beer, unfiltered, re-fermented in bottle. It is based on a recipe from the « Brasserie Lamborelle ».
A blond beer of 9% with a beautiful golden brilliance second-fermented in the bottle. It is characterised by a creamy white head., compact, with aromas of barley and hops, a prolonged bitterness and well balanced. Its taste continues to develop and becomes rounder and more mature with time.
An exceptional beer must have an exceptional glass …but not in that case. No glass, but the famous “Airborne Helmet”!!!
Taste this beer and you are won over straight away.
Beer aged in oak bourbon barrels – The captivating taste evolution is due to two important factors. The oak barrel, charred on the inside, delivers smoky and vanilla flavours. The wood is infused with the original bourbon, which delivers sensational flavour development with caramel notes. – 6 months barrel aged – Barrel material American oak. Four Roses and Buffalo Trace barrels.
Huge, dense, light-yellow head, resistant, over bright orange-caramel coloured beer. Bourbon, alcohol, intense vanilla, cedarwood; sweet nose, enhanced by the alcohol. Sharpish caramel flavour, with lots of vanilla especially retronasal, cypress, ripe pears. Classical Duvel-flavour in the background, pretty dry still. Backthroat serious alcoholheat; good carbonation, certainly seen the barrel aging. Very slick to oily MF, at least medium bodied.
This ruby-red beer with a warming alcoholic content has a seductive aroma, with tastes of licorice and a touch of caramel. On the tongue, lush malting accents and soft fruits blend fruit, rounded by a spicy spice.
This delicious tasting beer will appeal to many beer lovers.
Aroma of raisins, pear, liquorice, spices, apple and a bit malty. Taste is very sweet with a medium bitter to it. Finish is spicy, bitter and metallic. Notes of fruits, spices, candied sugar, coriander. Texture is oily with lively carbonation.
On the eye, the beer boasts a deep brown robe with a bright glint. Its extremely fine and smooth foam also possesses a slight shade of cream. On the nose, notes of black tea, jasmine and wood are equally predominant. On the palate, the woodiness cloaks the bread crust, roasting, mocha and Cognac aromas as well as the empyreumatical notes. This edition boasts an excellent blend of the characters of Chimay Bleue and Cognac. For this second batch, a mixture of barrels has been used. 38% of French oak – second utilization 22% of American oak – second utilization 22% of new cognac barrels 18% of new chestnut.
To celebrate the 10 year anniversary of the revival of the Oud Beersel Brewery, the brewmaster has an idea. He transposed his blending skills on blending “Ale” with “Lambic” to create Bersalis Sourblend.
The Bersalis Sourbland is a beer that will conquer the hearts of people that yet need to fall in love with the traditional Lambic beers.
Bersalis Sourblend is a refreshing sour blonde ale with the malty character of a Belgian blonde ale. And the complex aromas of traditional Lambic.
The lactic fermentation of the Lambic adds a gently sour touch to the beer, making the beer very refreshing while still having the main body of a top fermented beer. The Brettanomyces originating from the Lambic contribute further to the profoundness of this mixed fermented sour ale.
Discover the little sister of the Rince Cochon, brewed for a long time under the name of “The Rince Cochon”, the Rince Cochon Rouge (Red) is today brewed by Haacht in Belgium. This beer is very different from the blond version, since this new Rince Cochon is flavored with red fruit, pours a red color and wears a reworked label on red tones. The character of this beer lies in its dark pink colour reminiscent of red fruit.
However, compared to most fruity beers, this one isn’t light and features an ABV of 7.5%. The whole is topped by a thick, long-lasting and slightly pink head. It challenges the nose with fruity aromas that one can try to guess. The presence of alcohol is obvious. In the mouth, the flavours are sweet and fruity with notes of strawberries, cherries (the beer is produced with cherry juice) and raspberries. One can also sense the presence of hops, barley and malt. Do not wait any longer and … Try this fruity beer amazingly strong for a beer of that kind. You can even pour it in its special Red Beer Glass. Probably, one of the most beautiful glasses.
This Bertinchamps blanche is very cloudy pale yellow beer, big solid creamy white head, pretty stable, adhesive. Smell is typical witbier. Aroma is orange, wheat and yeast, along with herbal and citric notes. Has a strong taste with medium sweetness and light lemony sourness. Quite fizzy and very refreshing. Light-bodied. Overall, a delicious wheat beer. Quite a classic.