Regional Beer Traditions- Belgium, (and France, and Holland)

History of Beer in Belgium

  • Belgium and Beer
  • Trappists and Abbeys

Beers of Belgium

Belgian Blond Ale (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

Belgian Dark Strong Ales (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

  • Catching the White Whale – Westvleteren 12

Beer Reviews:

  • Gouden Carolus Cuvee Van De Keizer Blauw
  • Trappistes Rochefort 10
  • Westvleteren 12

Belgian Golden Strong Ale (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

Beer Reviews:

  • Duvel Pale Golden Ale

Dubbels (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

  • Dubbels and Tripels

Beer Reviews:

  • Maredsous 8

Tripels (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

  • Dubbels and Tripels

Witbier (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

Belgian Pale Ale (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

Saison (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

Bière de Garde (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

Belgian Specialty Ale (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

Beer Reviews:

  • Belzebuth
  • Floris Chocolat

Flanders Red Ale (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

Flanders Brown Ale/Oud Bruin (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

Straight (Unblended) Lambic (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

  • Lambics

Gueuze (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

  • Lambics

Fruit Lambic (Ale):

BJCP Style Guideline

  • Lambics