Baby Tree (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project)

Style: Abbey Quadruple (Quad) 9% ABV Malts: Pils, Vienna, Chocolate malt, Oats ABV: 9.0% Color: Garnet (Rated #1 Belgian Style Tripel/Quad in New England by Boston Magazine)   The bottle is kind of terrifying, but then again, so is the actual tree in Yorkshire, lots of babies sticking out of a tree.  However, if you ignore the babies then the tree looks nice and stylized.  … Continue reading Baby Tree (Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project)

Chimay Bleue Grande Reserve (Bières de Chimay S.A.)

Bottle: I like the shape of the bottle.  These short fat bottles are becoming a rarity, but everyone that uses them makes good beer.  The script around the neck is also a fancy touch which I appreciate.  Honestly, fancy is the word I would use to describe the bottle.  Its rather minimalist in design with a mediocre “Chimay” crest in the middle, and then “Chimay” … Continue reading Chimay Bleue Grande Reserve (Bières de Chimay S.A.)