Brewery: Brewery St. Feuillien
Type: Triple (?) Trappist
Appearance / Aroma: The head almost looks like meringue, dense and holds its shape, with great lacing in the glass. The beer itself is a cloudy honey color and smells like floral hops.
Taste / Feel: The flavor is wonderful. There’s this really subtle grain flavor that acts as the foundation for the velvety, sweet and floral hops. There’s a very small amount of bitterness in the aftertaste, nothing too offensive. There’s also a little bit of citrus; maybe orange.
The body is medium and there’s just the right amount of carbonation. The high alcoholic content doesn’t seem to come through in any obvious way but sits just behind everything, providing balance.
Overall: I can’t pinpoint why this is better than your average beer other than to say that I can taste the quality. I would liken it to the difference between a normal, economical wine and a fine, aged one where, right down to how it feels in your mouth, it’s better.
I think this may be your beer…