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Whats your favorite Belgian?

Discussion in 'General Beer Discussion' started by DoubleAught, Apr 10, 2012.

  1. schmegs

    schmegs New Member

    Maredsous 8 was my first introduction to Belgian beers, and it still makes me happy. Delirium Tremens is my current fave...
  2. jebmd

    jebmd Junior Member

    I picked up a keg of this today from the recommendation of my local beer mavin.


    It's very good. Great porter flavor and not too heavy.
  3. b79turner

    b79turner New Member

    Rochefort Trappistes 10
    Chimay Blue
    Gulden Draak
    St. Bernardus 12
    These are some of my favorite "easy to find" Belgian beers, they are all dark, rich, and high ABV. There are lots of great beers from Belgium, you really can't go wrong!
  4. DoubleAught

    DoubleAught New Member

    Saw this today and almost bought it, that was before seeing the bottles of Chimay. Think I'll try this next time.
  5. ScottIrey

    ScottIrey New Member

    My current favorite is Hoogstraten Poorter

  6. DoubleAught

    DoubleAught New Member

    Finally tried Delirium Tremens tonight....amazing! It's very comparable to Duvel...I like it.
  7. y498yates

    y498yates Member

    Right now? I'm really loving Cuvée des Trolls. It's a really "refreshing" beer and hitting the spot.
  8. Ed.A

    Ed.A Active Member

    A small beer bar in RI has a Delirium Tower (rare indeed) as well a Drakk Tower, both are so good off the tap.

    That said, top 'O the Beer chain for American Brewed Beligians, Allagash in Portland Me. My favorite has to be their Tripple, simply awsome.
  9. fibug

    fibug New Member

    Have to agree- Orval is amazing.
  10. erikhild59

    erikhild59 New Member

    Just tried Amadeus wit~ excellent..
  11. Ariza*Poet

    Ariza*Poet Active Member

    not a big fan of belgian style beers.
    But if I had to choose i guess Delirium. The dark one isn't bad.
    That style beer is just too sweet for me.
  12. NJ_brewer

    NJ_brewer New Member

    DT, La Fin Du Monde, Maudite, Gouden Carolus Cuvee de Kaizer (blue label). They are all fantastic.
  13. wpbumgarner

    wpbumgarner Senior Member

    For me it'd have to be St. Bernardus Tripel or Delirium Noctorum
  14. skeezerpleezer

    skeezerpleezer Super Moderator

    Cantillon or 3F. They are all good (the ones i have had anyway)
  15. wpbumgarner

    wpbumgarner Senior Member

    I've heard alot of good things about Cantillon, but haven't been able to get my hands on any yet :eek:
  16. Ed.A

    Ed.A Active Member

    Top of the Brew Chain, some of their limited offerings are worth the price tag...$30 on up but very intersting pours that you'll really dig.

    If you like Lindemans then it'd be kinda like, Yugo vs Bently.
  17. DoubleAught

    DoubleAught New Member

    Hey, I like Yugos! I shot one with an AT-4 once in the Balkans, but that's a story for another day ;)
  18. Ed.A

    Ed.A Active Member

    Hehe, do tell!
  19. DoubleAught

    DoubleAught New Member

    Kosovo in 2000, we had an AT-4 left over from a mission earlier in the week, we had to "use" it or turn it back in, so while on patrol we saw a Yugo that looked abandoned. I got permission to shoot and turned it into a ball of fire, I think it jumped a good 5 ft straight up when the missile hit it.

    Good days, good days indeed! :D

    Now back to beer!
  20. Ed.A

    Ed.A Active Member

    Sweet! Humbled to converse. I Salute to you and all that have Served.