Beer Brands

Beer, ale, lager and stout brands


Chimay Blue / Grande Réserve Recommended - Winner

Chimay Blue / Grande Réserve
80Renowned port-like beer in a vintage-dated bottle. A little less chewiness would make it even more of a treat.

Chimay Red Premiere

Chimay Red Premiere
75A complex red ale that has bags of flavour but lacks a little refinement.

Chimay White / Cinq Cents

Chimay White / Cinq Cents
75Flavour-packed, but a little chewy, dark golden strong ale.

Perfect Partners (Cheese & Beer)
Cheese is far more compatible with beer than wine, so why don't we serve the two together more? Ben McFarland goes on a road test

Capital combinations (London)
Where in London can you eat good food and drink great beer at the same time? Ben McFarland found out

The Hairy Bikers
Dave Myers and Si King are the Hairy Bikers: two-wheeled, globe-trotting, beer-loving chefs from North East England. Jeff Pickthall spoke to them

Parisian style
Adrian Tierney-Jones scouts out the best beers and the best bars in the French capital

Belgium - Drink in styles
More and more people are taking the Eurostar train to Belgium to sample its beers at first hand. So how do you make sense of its many styles? Lewis Eckett reports

Belgium - The Belgian Selection
Belgium produces the most varied collection of beers in the world; Roger Protz reveals what the beer lover will find there

Belgium - Beer country
Charles D cook explores Belgium, the ultimate destination for any beer fan.

Belgium - Celebrating café culture
Charles D cook explores Belgium's legendary beer culture by revealing some of the best beer cafés.

Achel Trappists
Roger Protz turns his attention to Achel brewery and the ‘famous five' Belgian Trappist breweries