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A Brief History of Belgian Beers

The wonderful Belgian brewing tradition includes a wide range of beer styles that are light and fruity, dark and malty, sour and funky. This article briefly examines their origin. Read More

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Fuzzy Vegas

Saison  •  Tenaya Creek Brewery

Fuzzy Vegas is a Belgian-style Saison by Tenaya Creek Brewery that blends a traditional Farmhouse Ale with sweet peaches. Read More

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N’ice Chouffe

Belgian Strong Dark Ale  •  Brasserie d’Achouffe

N’ice Chouffe is a Belgian Strong Dark Ale by Brasserie d’Achouffe that blends dark fruits, orange liqueur, brown bread, and spices. Read More

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Existent

Saison  •  Stillwater Artisanal Ales

Existent is a Belgian-style Saison by Stillwater Artisanal Ales that’s sweet with dark fruit and chocolate; balanced with brown bread and roast. Read More

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Pooltime Ale

Witbier  •  Bell’s Brewery, Inc.

Pooltime Ale is a Belgian-style Witbier by Bell’s Brewery, Inc. whose spicy notes are balanced by tart cherries for a refreshing brew. Read More

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Chimay Première (Red / Rouge) Ale

Dubbel  •  Bières de Chimay

Chimay Première Red Ale is a Belgian Dubbel brewed by Bières de Chimay that balances subtle floral hops, pepper and clove spices along with stone and dark fruits. Read More

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Easy Seas

Belgian Strong Pale Ale  •  Ballast Point Brewing Company

Easy Seas is a Belgian-style Strong Pale Ale by Ballast Point Brewing Company whose mimosa-like palate features oranges and white wine yeast. Read More

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Era

Saison  •  Prairie Artisan Ales

Era Tiny Farmhouse Ale by Prairie Artisan Ales isn’t exactly a traditional Belgian-style Saison. But it is a hoppy, refreshing brew for hot sunny days. Read More

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Monk IPA

Belgian IPA  •  Inlet Brewing Company

Monk IPA is a Belgian-style IPA by Inlet Brewing Company whose hop-forward character is complemented by yeast, tropical fruit, and bready malt. Read More

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Peter Rabbit

Tripel  •  Barrel of Monks BrewingFort Lapin Brouwerij

Peter Rabbit is a Belgian Tripel by Barrel of Monks Brewing and Fort Lapin Brouwerij that blends hibiscus and coriander with sweet honey orange, apple, and pear. Read More