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Chimay “Grande Réserve” Barrel Aged – Rum 2017

Chimay is presenting its new edition of the “Grande Réserve” barrel aged. An exceptional beer which has benefited from a triple fermentation and a prolonged maturation in oak rum barrels. Unpasteurized and unfiltered, this beer offers an inimitable round and woody flavor. (10,5%)
This vintage beer has a woody aroma with a few mild notes of vanilla. It also reveals ester aromas (banana, pear, apricot).
To the palate, it is a rounded, creamy beer. Amongst its sweet and roasted accents, it shows perfect balance, despite a higher alcohol content than its predecessor. Its refined sparkling properties add the finishing touch to the unique character of an exceptional product.
64% of the oak-barrels are sourced from France and 36% from America. This batch n°1 is 10% alc. vol.
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Chimay “Grande Réserve” Barrel Aged – Rum 2017

CHIMAY GRANDE RÉSERVE 2015 OAK AGED

From Abbey de Scourmont.

Chimay Grande Réserve 2015 oak aged is an exceptional beer that benefits from triple fermentation and has aged for 6 months in new wooden casks (from Bourgogne, France). Unfiltered, unpasteurised, this beer has an incomparable rounded, wooden flavour. Limited edition.
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CHIMAY GRANDE RÉSERVE 2015 OAK AGED

Tre Fontane Trappist Tripel 8.5°

From Abbazia delle Tre Fontane.

The newest trappist beer, officially called Tre Fontane Tripel Birra Trappista Italiana.
Tre Fontane Tripel is the last beer added to the the list of ‘trappist beers’, added in 2015.
Unfiltered ale brewed with eucalyptus grown by the abbey. This craft beer, flavored with eucalyptus leaves, is a unique product born from an ancient recipe of the Three Fountains. Since 1873 the eucalyptus characterizes the products of this community of Trappist Monks. Hazy, dark golden liquid. Large head. Aroma of the eucalyptus, minty, very fresh, citrus, malts. Taste is rich, sweet and a bit bitter, with a soft taste of eucalyptus.
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Tre Fontane Trappist Tripel 8.5°

Westmalle Extra 4.8°

From Westmalle Abbey.

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.

Westmalle Extra 4.8°

Available at: http://store.belgianshop.com/trappist-beers/1498-westmalle-extra-blond-48-13l.htm

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Westmalle Extra 4.8°

175- Achel Extra beer – Achel Brewery

Available online at http://store.belgianshop.com/trappist-beers/525-achel-bruin-extra-95-34l.html

Moderatley hazy, amber/orange. Gorgeous, dense head and sticky lace. Aroma of doughy, sugary malts, perfumy yeast, ripened fruit, some spices and others. Medium, almost thick, rich, lush body, loads of doughy malt flavor, hints of chocolate, toffee, banana, fruit, powdered candied sugars and spices, pronounced yeast character, spicy hop and alcohol that is very well hidden but drys the finish a bit. Very elegeant brew