De Ranke Franc Belge

De Ranke Franc Belge

Expiry 23/12/2022. 330 mL bottle. Pour offers a mid-orange, amber, slightly hazed pour. White head, some nice retention and lace, with a significant film that settles across the beer in the chalice. Nose offers some malt, but until it warms and opens it’s hard to...
Queue de Charrue Ambree

Queue de Charrue Ambree

29/21/22 Best Before. If I’m honest, I really don’t understand this beer. Out of the bottle, it looks good. There’s an incredible, rocky head, and some great lace. The body is a less remarkable, light amber/orange (some would say ‘copper’, but for me the clarity is...
Gouden Carolus ULTRA (UL. TRA)

Gouden Carolus ULTRA (UL. TRA)

It’s hard to get my head around a Gouden Carolus beer like this one. This is true even for a person like me who LOVES lower ABV beers. So far removed from their (normal) lane. A light yellow pour with good head, lace, and some haze greets the eye. Simple nose...

Simplex

BO7T15 FEB18 EXP: 22/02/2020 Older, 33cl bottle that came from Jungle Jim’s, Cincinnati, OH, USA, in June 2021. Hazed, golden pour with a modest, 1/4 inch white head. Lacing not bad. Label states, “This is not a Pils”, presumably because the brewers...

Blue Moon Pale Moon

On draught at Buffalo Wild Wings, Douglasville, GA, USA. Orange body with a small head and some sticky lace. Slight haze to the body. Quite a surprising green/ fresh hop note in the nose. Agitating the beer produces even more of the same – wasn’t expecting...