Tagged: Trappist

Moby Dick Night at the Bottle Shop

Last “Thirstday” at the Global Beer Exchange Bottle Shop was officially designated as “Lagunitas and Bear Republic Night”, but I chose to give it the nickname in the title above. No, we didn’t try any beers brewed with blubber or...

Chimay Grande Reserve to usher in 2012

Here’s to another year of good reads, good food, and good beer! I figure there’s no better beer to usher in a new year than with the ale that marked a lot of firsts for me. Chimay Grande Reserve (or...

Orval – Trappist beer from the Valley of Gold

Orval is a beer produced by Trappist monks from Abbaye Notre-Dame d’Orval in Belgium. Unlike the other Trappiest abbey breweries like Chimay, Rochefort and Westvleteren, these monks only make one kind of beer, the eponymous Orval Belgian Pale Ale, with...

An Apology to Trappist Westmalle Tripel

I made a spontaneous decision to head to Pivo in Ortigas Home Depot before going home one night, craving for a stout, but “settling” for a Westmalle Tripel. Poured most of the 330ml bottle into a large red wine glass...