River Horse Belgian Freeze Belgian Style Winter Ale

12 oz single, thanks go out to finewinemike as part of my Secret Santa 2010. Pour is a murky brown, Dubbel like affair with some decent head and some fairly significant lace. In that respect, pretty nice to look at. Some Belgian yeast notes in the nose and tastes, but...

Black Orchard

Happy to come across this on my recent trip to NY. This never made it to GA (The Bruery got here after this was done), so happy to hook myself up! Also glad to to see a more sensible ABV from The Bruery on this one for a change. Popped the cap on the 750 mL, usual...

Rare Vos (Amber Ale)

Apparently the house beer brewed by Ommegang for BXL in NYC, NY is actually not a new beer at all, but it’s actually Rare Vos. Reported as an alias. Consumed today at BXL East on 51st. Pour is a mid-amber one with impressive head and lace. The lace is especially...

Van Twee (w/ John Mallett)

750 mL corked & caged bottle, plastic cork (I hate those), $13.99 from Hop City, Atlanta, GA, USA. BA pghlee at The Brick Store gave me a sneak taste of this a couple of weeks ago, now I get a chance to have a proper crack at it. Pour is almost black with about...

Werewolf

This has been sitting in the DBF for a while – how bad can it be? I guess we’re about to find out! Pours a light amber color with some carbonation from the 500 mL bottle. Has a malty, sweet nose and a taste to match. Very sweet with some cloying. Belgian...