While I was on vacation in Belgium in August 2009, I was using the Good Beer Guide Belgium by Tim Webb to assist in my travels and beer drinking. After finding the Beer Temple in Brussel I cross referenced the beer in the store with beer in the guide with particular styles that I wanted. Of the saison beers that I selected this one came highly recommended and it turned out to be one of the best saison’s I’ve ever had. Continue reading
Devine Rebel is an “extreme” collaboration beer between Mikkeller (Mikkel Borg Bjergsø) of Denmark and BrewDog of Scotland. This is an interesting beer that where one-quarter of the beer has been aged in oak Seyside Scottish whiskey barrels. It was also brewed using a single hop variety and both an ale yeast and a champagne yeast, likely to boost the beer up to 12% alcohol by volume. Continue reading
Today, April 6, 2010, the San Francisco Chronicle is running a story about the California bill, AB 1598, to outlaw caffeine in beer. It includes a few quotes from yours truly.
Here’s a link to the article:
San Francisco Chronicle: Proposal to ban caffeine in beer opposed