Westvleteren 12

Brewery: Westvleteren Brewery Type: Quadruple (Trappist) ABV: 10.2% About: Westvleteren 12 is brewed by a monastery in Belgium called the Saint-Sixtus Abbey and is widely regarded as the best beer in the world. It is sold in limited quantities and, like a fine wine, gets better with age – in fact, it is not recommended to open the bottles…

St. Feuillien Triple

Brewery: Brewery St. Feuillien Type: Triple (?) Trappist ABV: 8.5% 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…

Trappiste Rochefort

Brewery: Rochefort Brewery, in association with Rochefort Abbey Type: Brown Ale (Trappist) ABV: 9.2% (!) Appearance / Aroma / Body: The beer pours quite delicately and appears rich and creamy, with a medium to thick body. Its smells absolutely beautiful; both soft and sweet. It holds a flowery characteristic – not like hops but more like sweet, fragrant lilacs….

Westmalle Dubbel

Brewery: The Monks of Westmalle Abbey (Belgium) Type: (A Trappist) Dubbel ABV: 7% Trappist Beers: This is a Trappist beer.  Westmalle is one of only 11 monasteries in the world who have authority to call themselves Trappist brewers.   A Trappist Beer: Must be brewed within the walls of a Trappist monastery, either by the monks themselves or…