Abbaye D’aulne Winter Triple Ale

Abbaye D’aulne
Winter Triple Ale

I *think* this is the former Abbaye D’aulne, Christmas Triple Ale rebranded, but I’m not 100% sure. The pour is fine, but the initially nice head fades to not much. No significant lace, although the color is pretty. A clear, garnet hue with a real...
De Glazen Toren Jan de Lichte

De Glazen Toren
Jan de Lichte

Bottled 29th Jan 2022. I’ve had this beer maybe a dozen times before this review. It’s hard for me to understand why I don’t have any notes on it. I love it. Rather than describing the smell, tastes and individual aspects of the beer, I always feel...
Duvel Tripel Hop Cashmere

Tripel Hop Cashmere

Second time I’ve had this, last time was the 2020 version that I did NOT take notes on, but did take a picture of. Very light, golden pour whose color has the look of a macro, adjunct lager! Thickish, ice-cream like head retention good, lacing good. I was...
Duvel Tripel Hop Citra

Tripel Hop Citra

Belgian IPAs … … the best way for me to describe just about every one is, “I don’t hate them, but even after all of their years of being around, I don’t really understand why they exist.” Over-hopped (or perhaps better put, highly...
Hofbräu Oktoberfestbier


Of late I’ve been trying to fill in a few gaps in terms of notes and reviews for beers that I’ve drunk a lot of prior, but have never been recorded formally. This time of year there’s obviously great opportunities to do that with Oktoberfests and...