Fourthmeal (The Bruery & Maine Beer Company)

Style: Hoppy Belgian Pale Ale 6.9% ABV 60 IBU’s SRM: 7 From: Placentia, CA Brewery’s Note: “The Bruery and Maine Beer Company got together and cooked up something special for you: fourthmeal. It isn’t brunch; it isn’t “linner.” It’s a hoppy Belgian-style ale that brings aspects of both breweries to the table: fruity, Belgian yeast esters, a crisp, bready backbone, citrus and piney hop characteristics, … Continue reading Fourthmeal (The Bruery & Maine Beer Company)

Evora (Allagash Brewing Company)

Style: Mixed Fermentation Belgian-style Strong Pale Ale aged in Brandy Barrels 9.0% ABV From: Portland, ME Grains: Maris Otter Malt, Flaked Oats Hops: Sorachi Ace, Hallertau, and Northern Brewer Yeast: Classic Belgian, Brettanomyces Bruxellensis Barrels: Aged for One Year in Portuguese Brandy Barrels Total Fermentation and Conditioning Time: 18 months Brewery’s Note: “Evora is a golden hued ale with aromas of tropical fruit, honey, and spice. Citrus, oak, and earthiness … Continue reading Evora (Allagash Brewing Company)

First Pitch (Idle Hands Craft Ales)

Style: Belgian Rye Pale Ale 6.3% ABV Bottled On: April 15th, 2015 From: Everett, MA Brewery’s Note: “First Pitch is the quintessential beer to enjoy while watching a game. Rye combines wonderfully with our house Belgian yeast to create a chewy, spicy malt backbone. However, hops are at the center of the lineup with Amarillo, Mosaic, and Cascade each taking swings creating flavors of candied … Continue reading First Pitch (Idle Hands Craft Ales)

Broken Angel (Trillium Brewing Company)

Style: Belgian Strong Pale Ale 9.0% ABV From: Boston, MA Bottled on: 01/23/15 Brewery’s Note: “Belgian Strong Pale Ale” The beer pours a pale yellow, like dried straw, and forms a head of eggshell white bubbles above the glass. When the head descends, it leaves an absolute sheet of creamy lacing, like a tidal wave of tiny eggs. It crystal clear and clean in body … Continue reading Broken Angel (Trillium Brewing Company)

Beer Table Table Beer: Crooked Stave Edition (Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project)

Style: Belgian Pale Ale/Farmhouse Table Beer 3.6% ABV Brewed at: Westbrook Brewing Company, Mount Pleasant, SC Brewer’s Note: “I brew beer for the love of science. Every batch we brew has new parameters and new variables and I push to continually evolve our process and the flavors of our beers. This is a lightly tart golden beer with a small touch of Brett and heavy … Continue reading Beer Table Table Beer: Crooked Stave Edition (Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project)

Le Freak (Green Flash Brewing Company)

Style: Belgian Double IPA/ American Tripel 9.2% ABV 101 IBU’s Brewery’s Note: “Le Freak is the first-ever hybrid ale of its kind: the convergence of a Belgian-Style Trippel with an American Imperial IPA. Spawned over barstool pontifications between Publican and Brewmaster, this zesty Amarillo dry-hopped, bottle-conditioned marvel entices with fruity Belgian yeast aromatics and a firm, dry finish. Experience a legendary beer phenomenon.” The beer … Continue reading Le Freak (Green Flash Brewing Company)

2014 Prince Tuesday (Allagash Brewing, Maine Beer Company, Rising Tide Brewing)

Style: Belgian Rye Pale Ale 7.7% ABV From: Portland, ME Brewery’s Note: “Prince Tuesday is a collaboration with Rising Tide Brewing and Maine Beer Company. The beer was originally brewed (on a small scale) for the first Maine Brewers’ Guild Festival in Boothbay, ME in 2011. It is a Belgian Rye Pale Ale. Brewed with Rye from Rising Tide, hopped by Maine Beer Company and … Continue reading 2014 Prince Tuesday (Allagash Brewing, Maine Beer Company, Rising Tide Brewing)

Zinne Bir (Brasserie de la Senne)

Style: Belgian Pale Ale 5.8% ABV From: Brussels, Belgium Brewer’s Note: “Golden Blonde 6% alc., Malty, with a fine bitterness and with a long finish. The nose is complex, and develops an intense fruity hopped aroma.” The beer’s label has an awesome Art Deco look to its graphic, which I really appreciate. The font is a little old school, but eye catching, and the green and … Continue reading Zinne Bir (Brasserie de la Senne)

Spencer Trappist Ale (Spencer Brewery)

Style: Belgian Pale Ale/ Trappist Patersbier/ Enkel 6.5% ABV Brewer’s Note: “America’s First Trappist Beer/ Our recipe was inspired by the traditional refectory ales known as patersbier (“fathers’ beer” in Flemish). These sessionable beers are brewed by the monks for their dinner table and are typically only available at the monastery. Spencer is a full-bodied, golden-hued ale with fruity accents, a dry finish and light … Continue reading Spencer Trappist Ale (Spencer Brewery)

beer table table beer (Stillwater Artisanal Ales)

Style: Belgian Session Pale Ale 4.7% ABV 2012 Vintage From: Gypsy Brewer (location unknown) Brewer’s Note: “So for designing my table beer I had to balance all my imbibing desires into a compilation of some of my favorite attributes; thus creating a product that would be pleasing on any day or time.  Crisp, dry finish highlighted by esters of Belgian yeast and the light funk … Continue reading beer table table beer (Stillwater Artisanal Ales)