Beer Brands

Beer, ale, lager and stout brands

Westmalle

Westmalle Dubbel

Westmalle Dubbel
75A pleasant bright ruby coloured ale that could use more depth of character.

Westmalle Tripel

Westmalle Tripel
73The dryness and complexity are impressive but this golden ale – widely recognised as the benchmark for the tripel style – is too obviously alcoholic.

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.

Fried Bananas with Westmalle Trappist Dubbel
Supplied by Han Hidalgo www.biercuisine.be and www.biercuisine.nl

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