Brussels is a beer heaven! It is home to some of the best and most diffrentiated beers in the world.
Brewed by the trappist monks in the traditional way, only 12 breweries in the world can produce trappist beer. Of them 6 can be found in Belgium!
One of the 6 trappist beers from Belgium. Dark, sweetish not bitter, tasty. Very different from other beers we’ve tried.
2. Westmalle tripel
Tripel = strong, blonde, smooth and delicious. One of the 6 trappist Belgian beers. Also recommended is Westmalle double.
3. Achel bruin
Smooth, strong and delicious. One of the 6 trappist Belgian beers. Also available in a blonde version.
Dark, refreshing and recommended as a great beer by the locals.
5. Rochefort 8, 10
6. Kriek de ranke
Sour, refreshing and red.
7. La moederation
Brewed for moeder lambic. Strong 8 %, slightly bitter and mildly hoppy. Super refreshing on a hot day.
Blend of 1,2,3 year old lambics. Not too sour but not the best lambic I’ve tasted.
B. Rose de Gambrinus
Gueze plus raspberries added during year 2 of fermentation. Great aroma, not too sour. Light and easy to drink.
Other famous Belgian beers
9. Delirium nocturnum
Brown beer. Fantastic flavors and probably better than delirium tremens.
10. St Feuillien grand cru
Strong, blond beer. Sneaky beer, smooth taste but can hit you hard.
Beers from Bruges
11. Brugse Zot
The most popular beer in Bruges from De Halve Maan brewery is called Zot after all the drunk, crazy inhabitants of Bruges.
12. Straffe Hendrik Quadruple
Also from De Halve Maan, this beer packs a punch!