Chimay “Grande Réserve” Barrel Aged – Cognac 2016
From Spencer brewery.
Trappist monks in Spencer, MA have founded the first certified Trappist brewery in the USA. Its flagship brew, Spencer Trappist Ale, is inspired by traditional refectory ales (patersbier or « fathers’ beer » in Flemish) usually served to monks in the monastery.
CHIMAY GRANDE RÉSERVE 2015 OAK AGED
Tre Fontane Trappist Tripel 8.5°
To celebrate the 150 years spent at the Abbey Of Scourmont, the Chimay Trappist brewery has developed this exceptional anniversary beer brewed specially for the occasion.
Pours hazy orange with a small white head. Aroma is slightly tart with citrus, orange peel, some toffee and hints of caramel. Notes of spices like pepper andcoriander with hop. The taste has spices, sweet fruits and hop bitters. the aftertaste is a little sweet with nice bitter and spices. This is a treasure!
Chimay 150 / Spéciale Cent Cinquante 10°
St Bernardus Abt matured for 6 months in Oak Calvados barrels.
It pours deep brown with a thick beige head. Nose is light weird herbs, brown sugar, sweet, light soap, brown banana… Taste: sweet malt, brown sugar, dried fruit, yeast, oak, caramel, cherry and cognac. Body: Full body with a great, crisp, carbonation. A very very nice brew.
St-Bernardus Abt 12 OAK Aged 11°
STOCK LIMITED – RARE BEER!!
Westmalle Extra reserved for the monks and guests of the Abbey.
Westmalle Extra is not commercially available outside the Abbey.
Hazy golden, slighter lighter colour than the tripel. Durable, lacing white head. Aroma is moderate hoppy, grapefruit, moderate yeasty. Flavor is moderate sweet and bitter with a average to long duration. Body is medium, texture is watery, carbonation is soft. Very nice beer like a mix of a light tripel and a light orval, complex and easy to drink.