What is the percentage alcohol of the Belgian Kwak beer?

“Be careful, Kwak is a 8.4 percent strong Belgian blonde” Kwak (or Pauwel Kwak), the Belgian beer that is served in a very peculiar glass and even comes with a wooden stand is a strong Belgian Blonde beer. It is one of the strangest looking glasses within the Belgian beer scene, however, the beer doesn’tRead more ⟶

Why is Kwak beer served in this unique glass?

You might have noticed, if you order a kwak beer this is hopefully served in the traditional Kwak glass and stand. In Belgium, pretty much every single beer has it’s own unique glass, going from the lager which are simply branded glasses all the way down to the Trappist beers which have completely unique glasses.Read more ⟶

All Belgian Trappist Breweries on the map 2020

If you’re planning a trip to Belgium, you should definitely try to visit some of the famous Belgian Trappist Breweries, you can see all of them on the map below. Please do check with each of the breweries beforehand as not all of them might be doing brewery tours. There are currently 6 Belgian TrappistRead more ⟶

5 things people in the UK don’t know about Stella Artois

In the UK, Stella might be known as the “wife beater” beer, in Belgium the beer is perceived quite differently. Have you noticed that the Stella bottle includes the year 1366? Here’s 5 things you might not yet know about Stella. The oldest logo in the world Stella Artois was founded in 1717 when SebastianRead more ⟶

Next generation of Belgian Beer labels by Ján Bača

“Self-initiated project, redesign of my favourite Belgian beers labels.” It’s no secret, some of the Belgian Beers labels might seem a little bit outdated. With traditional beers, the traditional (and maybe even outdated) label seems like a right fit, but does it have to be that way? Ján Bača, a Slovak born graphic designer and illustratorRead more ⟶

Duvel Hazy IPA, a collaboration with ‘t IJ Brewery

The Belgian brewery Duvel Moortgat and Dutch neighbours brewery ‘t IJ are joining forces and are brewing a new Hazy IPA, called the “t IJ van de Duvel” (The Devil’s Egg). The new Blonde beer, has an alcohol percentage of 6.66%, the number of the beast, the number of Duvel (devil). When Duvel Moortgat andRead more ⟶

How many Trappist breweries are there?

There are 21 Trappist Abbeys, however, not all of these produce Trappist beer. While Trappist Beers are generally known to come from Belgium, they are not exclusive to Belgium and there are other abbeys that are also producing Trappist beers as well. However, that doesn’t mean that there are a lot of Trappist breweries asRead more ⟶

Best Belgian Trappist Beers in 2020

The Belgian Trappist Beers are speciality beers brewed by Trappist monks within the monasteries. The hard work and dedication that the monks put into the beer does pay of. The Trappist beers have won countless awards and are regularly placed on top beer lists. Naturally the Belgian Trappist Beers are rated highly on RateBeer andRead more ⟶

What is a Belgian’s favourite beer?

As a Belgian abroad, you get asked quite a lot what your favourite Belgian beer is. Quite a difficult question to answer considering the sheer amount of Belgian Beers and is there really a beer that’s always right for the occasion? Everyone certainly has a different opinion on it, maybe the question that we shouldRead more ⟶

Virtual Belgian Beer tasting with Jane Peyton

All pubs are closed, now what? CAMRA (Campaign for Real Ale) has launched it’s very own Virtual Pub the “Red (On)Lion” so you can still together with other pub-goers. A great way to spend some time during the lockdown & connect with other beer lovers. On Tuesday, 5th of May at 6PM, CAMRA is hostingRead more ⟶