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BUSINESS REVIEW: BELGIAN-STYLE ALES (BELGIANSTYLEALES.COM)
We’ve worked with them to bring you our latest BrewViews… Now get to know much more about our latest affiliate partner, in depth.   Visit Business Review >


JULY 2016 BREWERY OF THE MONTH – BREWVIEW #3: ST. FEUILLIEN TRIPLE
Our third and final BrewView for our July 2016 BOTM is one that is well known and cherished by beer enthusiasts in Belgium and worldwide.  Visit BrewView >


JULY 2016 BREWERY OF THE MONTH – BREWVIEW #2: ST. FEUILLIEN BRUNE
Our second BrewView for our JULY 2016 BOTM has a unique flavor profile, unlike many of the Belgian Abbey Brunes on the market today.  Visit BrewView >


JULY 2016 BREWERY OF THE MONTH – BREWVIEW #1: ST. FEUILLIEN BLONDE
Our first BrewView for our July 2016 BOTM is a true world classic. Of course, we have our affiliate BelgianStyleAles.com to thank for this opportunity!  Visit BrewView >


JULY 2016 BREWERY OF THE MONTH: BRASSERIE ST. FEUILLIEN
Our fourth of the series is on another would class Belgian brewery with outstanding beers! Click on the link to read more about our first for 2016.   Visit Article >


BREWVIEW UPDATE: NORTH COAST BREWING COMPANY – LE MERLE
We decided to refresh our 2013 BrewView on this American classic, and (not so subtlety) suggest to enjoy it for the 4th of July weekend and holiday…  Visit BrewView >


NEW BREWVIEW: DE GLAZEN TOREN – ONDINEKE OILSJTERSEN TRIPEL
This was our second BrewView for Brouwerij De Glazen Toren and our final for June 2016. Given the experience with their Saison, we had great expectations…   Visit BrewView >


NEW BREWVIEW: DE GLAZEN TOREN – SAISON D’ERPE-MERE
We’ve read a great deal of positive reviews of all the beers from De Glazen Toren. And when we saw that Belgian-Style Ales.com had this one, we had to BrewView it!  Visit BrewView >


NEW BREWVIEW: NORTH COAST BREWING COMPANY – PRANQSTER
According to our friend Stu Stuart of Belgian Beer Me! Beer Tours, he feels that North Coast’s PranQster is arguably the best Belgian-style ale in the US.   Visit BrewView >


BREWVIEW UPDATE:  ADELBERT’S TRIPEL B
We’ve updated this BrewView from 2014 with new graphics and a nicer layout. It’s one of our favorite Tripels from an American brewery, and is worth a revisit!  Visit BrewView >


NEW BREWVIEW: DE RANKE XXX BITTER
Many a beer drinker in Belgium will say that the De Ranke beers are among the best (if not the best) in Belgium. And yes, Belgian-Style Ales.com sent us this gem!  Visit BrewView >


NEW BREWVIEW: CHIMAY DORÉE
We had to wait (unnecessarily) nearly 2 years for the chance to BrewView the “newest” product from Chimay. Again, we have Belgian-Style Ales to thank for this!   Visit BrewView >


2016 WORLD BEER CUP AWARD WINNERS – BELGIAN STYLE BEERS
We list all the medal winners in the 2016 World Beer Cup competition for the categories of beers brewed in the classic Belgian styles or Belgian inspired.   Visit post > 


NEW BREWVIEW: VICARIS TRIPEL GUEUZE
This beer was born out of serendipitous accident at a Belgian beer festival, and is destined to become a world classic.  We thank Belgian-Style Ales for this one!   Visit BrewView >


NEW BREWVIEW: BARISTA CHOCOLATE QUAD BY KASTEEL
Beer drinkers who love coffee and chocolate, rejoice! Super rich and decadent, we have Belgian-Style Ales to thank for the availability to BrewView this beer!   Visit BrewView >


NEW AFFILIATE: BELGIAN-STYLE ALES.COM
We’ve partnered up with a top class organization that ships the finest Belgian ales to addresses in the United States.  Visit Affiliate Announcement >


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ENDORSEMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

We’ve been fortunate to gain accolades, industry endorsements (and more) for our work in the Belgian Beer scene and the Craft Beer industry overall.

Read all our endorsements and recommendations


BE FEATURED AS BREWERY OF THE MONTH AT BELGIAN BEER JOURNAL

Would you like to feature your brewery and its beers as BREWERY OF THE MONTH on Belgian Beer Journal to it’s growing WORLDWIDE audience? Click HERE to learn how!

PREVIOUS BREWERIES FEATURED AS BREWERY OF THE MONTH


JULY 2016:
Brasserie St. Feuillien – Le Rœulx, Belgium


OCTOBER 2015:
Brouwerij St. Bernardus – Watou, Belgium


JANUARY 2015:
La Brasserie Unibroue – Chambly, (Québec) Canada


AUGUST 2014:
Adelbert’s Brewery – Austin, Texas


Newest beer EVENTS


BELGIUM – BEER EVENTS
September 10-11: DURBUY BEER, BREAD AND CHEESE FESTIVAL – Durbuy, Belgium
September 2-11: BELGIAN FAMILY BREWERS BEER TOUR
September 2-4: BELGIAN BEER WEEKEND – Brussels, Belgium
 

UNITED STATES – BEER EVENTS
October 28-29: THE FESTIVAL – Louisville, Kentucky
September 17: BELGIAN BEER FEST – Portland, ME
September 8-10: CALIFORNIA CRAFT BEER SUMMIT – Sacramento, CA

REST OF WORLD – BEER EVENTS
October 8-17: THE LONELY MONKS TRAPPIST BEER TOUR OF BELGIUM AND THE NETHERLANDS
October 1-8: THE BEST DAMN FARMHOUSE ALE TOUR OF BELGIUM AND FRANCE
September 2-5: BIÈRES ET SAVEURS BEER FESTIVAL – Chambly, (QUE) Canada

View all beer events 


NEWEST VIDEOS

  Belgian Beer Journal’s You Tube Channel

TOURNÉE GÉNÉRALE VISITS BROUWERIJ DILEWYNS
Jean and Ray pay a visit to Vincent Dilewyns and his brewery in Dendermonde. They also have a lively conversation with 2 of Vincent’s 4 daughters,  Claire Dilewyns and Anne-Cathérine Dilewyns about the vision of the brewery and their latest product at the time, Quinto 5 by Vicaris. (Original video credit: een.be) We only added the picture at the beginning!

TOURNÉE GÉNÉRALE VISITS SINT-SIXTUSABDIJ
Originally filmed in 2009, one of the very first episodes of the Tournée Générale series finds Jean and Ray  at the famous Trappist monastery of Sint Sixtus in Westvleteren.  Normally, the monastery does not allow outside visitors in the brewery, but Jean and Ray were able to get the extreme privilege to go inside!

VISIT GEUZESTEKERIJ DE CAM
Filmed and produced by Geuze lover Raymond De Saegher, this video provides a great overview and insider’s look into Karel Goddeau’s authentic Geuze blendery. Convivial and musical, the feel of this video truly makes you want to be there! BTW- We put our own touch at the very beginning and end of this video!

INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL PAUWELS & MARCO PASSARELLA
This was a interview done live at the St. Bernardus brewery! The audio / video goes into the personal backgrounds of these two men, (and how they got connected with the brewery,) and also goes into discussion about the past, present and future of St. Bernardus. Marco also offers his “wisdom” at the end of the video- it’s a must watch!

INTERVIEW WITH DARREN CARTLEDGE OF THE LOCAL BEER BAR
During our recent trip to Humboldt County, California, we decided to visit Eureka’s most diverse beer bar. Owner Darren Cartledge graciously gave us his time to talk about his motivation to start his business. Lots of cool pics as well…

View all videos at our You Tube channel