Monthly Archives: November 2015

Chimay – Red

Chimay – Red 7.0%

Chimay – Red

This is a brown coloured ale with a rich fruit aroma of cherries and toffee malt. The taste is rich in warming malty flavours and a following light bitterness. 
 
A good trappist ale reminiscent of a great barley wine. Best enjoyed sitting outside in the evening under the lights in the Grand-Place in Bruxelles.
 
Brewed at the Scourmont Abbey near the to the town of Chimay near the south west border of Belgium.
 
 

Pivovar Herold – Black Lager

Pivovar Herold – Czech Black Lager 5.2%

Pivovar Herold – Black Lager

This is a dark brown – black ale, with a sweet fruity aroma. It comes with a rich sweet taste, with toasted malt notes.
 
This is a good dark ale with good aroma and taste notes and is a very long way from a mass produced light yellow coloured lager. Well worth trying out.
The lager is brewed in Březnice, south West of Prague in the Czech Republic.

Wychwood Brewery – King Goblin

Wychwood Brewery – King Goblin 6.6% special reserve

Wychwood Brewery – King Goblin

This is a dark chestnut red ale, with rich fruity aroma. It has a good, strong malt taste, almost on the edge of being a barley wine; with added fruit notes.
 
A good rich ale for winter drinking by a log fire.

The King Goblin ale is brewed at Marston’s Wychwood Brewery in Witney Oxfordshire.