Rubbel (Trillium Brewing Company)

Style: Rum Barrel Aged Dubbel 8.0% ABV Learn more about Medford Rum here. From: Boston, MA Brewery’s Note: “A GrandTen Distilling Medford Rum barrel aged Belgian Dubbel” The beer pours a paler, muddled amber, sitting in the glass almost the color of a gemstone, with a middle sized head of creamy, golden yellow bubbles that leave nice roadways of thin lacing when the head leaves the sides … Continue reading Rubbel (Trillium Brewing Company)

Valar Morghulis (Brewery Ommegang)

Style: American Dubbel 8.0% ABV Malt: Our carefully crafted mixture of specialty malts. Sugar: Dark Candi Hops: Apollo, Hallertau Spalt From: Cooperstown, NY Brewery’s Note: “In the world of Westeros, Valar Morghulis means “all men must die.” Fans of the hit HBO show chose the foreboding phrase as the name of the newest beer in the Game of Thrones® collaboration between HBO and Brewery Ommegang. … Continue reading Valar Morghulis (Brewery Ommegang)

Chimay Red Première (Bières de Chimay S.A.)

My feelings for this bottle’s design stand right in line with the other two Chimay bottles.  They are lovely as a collection of three, I like the simplistic heraldry of them, and the coloring as three distinct colors (for this bottle they are: Red, Gold, White) is great.  A solid bottle that I would consider displaying on a shelf, but only if its two brothers … Continue reading Chimay Red Première (Bières de Chimay S.A.)