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Tag: Gueuze

A Nanoblendery Grows in Belgium: New Stirrings in the Old World of Lambic Beer Feature by

In a region of Belgium best known for orchards and vineyards, 32-year-old Raf Souvereyns is reviving Lambic production with his small blending operation Bokkereyder. Connoisseurs worldwide are taking notice.

Firestone Walker Barrelworks’ SLOambic Beer Reviews by

An American Wild Ale fermented with marionberries and boysenberries, SLOambic’s tasting experience recalls a “funky berry pie.”

Where to Drink in Brussels, Belgium Destinations by

The Belgian capital’s beer scene has grown dynamically in recent years, with young gun brewers turning out world-class brews in contemporary styles. The city’s pub offerings have been updated as well, with historic (and touristy) beer halls supplemented by more modern examples.

Past Perfect: Coolships Take Off Around the Country Tools of the Trade by

While anachronistic, the coolship is now used by more than two dozen breweries across the US to create spontaneously fermented ales in the Lambic tradition.

Apéritif #2 Kindred Spirits by

An effervescent drink inspired by a dish at The Catbird Seat in Nashville that needed a pairing: a raw abalone course that involved sour beer as part of the sauce.

Creating a Mashed Potato Bar Cooking with Beer by

Make a mashed potato bar that has a few of the classic potato accoutrements, and then add beer cuisine sauces and additional items to make your next get-together something really special.

3 Cool Salads to Beat the Heat Cooking with Beer by

Salads can be simple yet very tasty, complex and creative. Particularly when using flavorful beers, a salad can become a unique and satisfying meal.

Gueuze: A Taste of Place Style Profile by

As with the “terroir” of wine-making regions, the aroma and flavor of this unusual beer is a direct result of the place in which it was brewed.

The Luxury of Disagreement The Politics of Beer by

Arguing that Lambic should only be made in Brussels or Payottenland is as unsustainable as saying that lagers should only come from Bavaria or Bohemia.

Little Town, Big Beers: Touring the Breweries and Cafés of Ingelmunster, Belgium Feature by

The Belgian town of Ingelmunster may be small, but beer-wise, it’s huge.
 Located in the province of West Flanders, Ingelmunster is a place with a long history, jam-packed with political and religious strife and, of course, untold hectoliters of fine Belgian beer.