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SEPTEMBER 24, 2016 – BELGIAN BEER JOURNAL CELEBRATES 3 YEARS ON THE INTERNET
It’s amazing that 3 years has gone by so quickly! A few friends of our wanted to send us their well wishes for our 3rd year anniversary! Below is a video that chronicles these past 36 months… you’ll recognize the faces on this one! To view our full 3-year Anniversary article, click here.



NEW BREWVIEW: BRASSERIE DE BRUNEHAUT – BRUNEHAUT TRIPEL ORGANIC / GLUTEN-FREE
Another thanks to our good friend Stu Stuart of Belgian Beer Me! Beer Tours for kindly sending this one to BrewView! It was a long time coming…  Visit BrewView >


NEW BREWVIEW: UNIBROUE’S ÉPHÉMÈRE BLEUET (BLUEBERRY)
We BrewView the latest of the world class Éphémère series of beers from Master Brewer, Jerry Vietz. Another winner, but it is an ephemeral release…  Visit BrewView >

 
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: 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 >


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 > 


BREWVIEWS ON ALES FROM BELGIAN-STYLE ALES


BUSINESS REVIEW: BELGIAN-STYLE ALES (BELGIANSTYLEALES.COM)
JULY 2016 BREWERY OF THE MONTH – BREWVIEW #3: ST. FEUILLIEN TRIPLE
JULY 2016 BREWERY OF THE MONTH – BREWVIEW #2: ST. FEUILLIEN BRUNE
JULY 2016 BREWERY OF THE MONTH – BREWVIEW #1: ST. FEUILLIEN BLONDE
JULY 2016 BREWERY OF THE MONTH: BRASSERIE ST. FEUILLIEN
DE GLAZEN TOREN – ONDINEKE OILSJTERSEN TRIPEL
DE GLAZEN TOREN – SAISON D’ERPE-MERE
DE RANKE XXX BITTER
CHIMAY DORÉE
VICARIS TRIPEL GUEUZE
BARISTA CHOCOLATE QUAD BY KASTEEL
NEW AFFILIATE: BELGIAN-STYLE ALES.COM


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CANITLLON GUEUZE 100% LAMBIC BIO
DE CAM OUDE KRIEK
3 FONTEINEN OUDE GEUZE
LAMBICKX PRIVATE DOMAIN
LINDEMANS CUVÉE RENÉ
2012 VINTAGE BRUX – 2016 BREWVIEW UPDATE
JOLLY PUMPKIN – LA ROJA DU KRIEK
NEW SERIES: LAMBICS, SOURS AND WILD ALES

OUR TOP 5 BREWVIEWS FOR 2015
NEW BREWVIEW: BIRRA DEL BORGO – DUCHESSIC ALE
NEW BREWVIEW: BREWERY VIVANT – FARMHAND

OCTOBER 2015 BREWERY OF THE MONTH – ST. BERNARDUS

BELLEROSE BIÈRE BLONDE EXTRA

View all our BrewViews by beer style View all our BrewViews by date posted


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
October 7-9: BIERFESTIVAL MECHELEN – Mechelen, Belgium
October 7-8: STOUT SÛRE MEUSE – Namur, Belgium
October 1-2: MODESTE BIERFESTIVAL – Antwerp, Belgium
 

UNITED STATES – BEER EVENTS
October 28-29: THE FESTIVAL – Louisville, Kentucky
October 7: DENVER RARE BEER TASTING – Denver, CO
October 1-31: KWAKTOBERFEST – Portland, OR

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
October 1: ZWANZE DAY / BRASSERIE CANTILLON – Worldwide

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