Ommegang Rouge

Stumbled across this at Summits Wayside, Woodstock, GA, USA last week and was delighted to see it. I thought that I was going to miss out on this brew, but happily got to catch up with it by chance. Served in a Gulden Draak tulip, the beer sits with a brownish-red...

Rodenbach Grand Cru

750 mL, $6.99, Corked & Caged, thick gold foil on the neck. Poured into a large wine glass. No lace, and a spotty head that looks like patchy mold on the surface of the beer. Nasty looking, murky brown body. Pop is absent on opening. Nasty, nasty ethanoic acid,...

Rodenbach Classic (Red)

750 mL bottle, $6.99. Nice red/brown body with a decent head but not much lacing. Aroma begins to tempt the acidic sourness straight out of the box, and this is reflected immediately in the taste. Taste is all dry, acidic tartness with a little bit of fruity cherry...

Duchesse De Bourgogne

This was pretty much exactly what I thought it would be. If you were brought up like I was, in an area of England renowned for its cider production, then this will remind you very much of a dry, genuine “scrumpy” farmhouse cider. The only difference being...