Beers of Belgium | Beer is Food

Beer is a culture in Belgium, and very CHEAP compared to the prices in the United States. There is over 800 varieties, each with their own specialty glass to enhance the flavor of the frothy beverage. Our favorite thing to do while touring, and after touring, was to stop off at a local beer house to enjoy a delicious glass of beer while watching the local life pass you by. For a country so small, Belgium has an astounding amount of breweries and beer styles. Even though Belgium has 3 official languages (Flemish, French, and German) it’s not hard to converse with bar mates after a few beers :)

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Trapist Triple Beer, and a Corsendonk Brown, a Belgian Abbey Dubbel
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Westmalle Trappist triple, 9.5% Brewed by Brouwerij der Trappisten van Westmalle
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Leffe Brown, a Belgian Dark Ale style beer brewed by Abbaye de Leffe S.A. in Dinant, Belgium



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Rodenbach, a sour red/brown beer by Palm, and a Westmalle Trapist Triple Blonde
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At a Beer Shop, the Desperados, a tequila flavored beer, caught my eye
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Chimay Bleue (Blue) Grand Reserve and Brugs Biere Blanche Wheat bier
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Tripel Karmeliet, a golden beer brewed by Brouwerij Bosteels in Buggenhout, Belgium, and Duvel Tripel hop from Moortgat Brewery
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Enjoying a Ename Blond, and Ename Dubbel Abbey Beer, over a game of backgammon
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Leffe Bruin, (Brown) is a Belgian Dark Ale style beer brewed by Abbaye de Leffe S.A. in Dinant, Belgium



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A very expensive Cantillion Gueuze “Drapeau Belge”, and a Kwak, a strong amber ale
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It was so much fun drinking this Kwak, from it’s traditional, very distinctive wooden beer stand
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Barbar Honey Pale Ale along with a traditional snack of cheese and sausage
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Kasteel Donker, a quadruple styled dark ale from West Flanders, and a Bush Amber, one of the strongest beers in Belgium :)

 

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