Primus July 22Brewed in Haacht, a very short distance from Leuven, this pale beer starts a bit bitter for my taste.  After a few sips, it becomes very easy to drink.  The head has fine bubbles, which disappear quickly.


Chimay Bleue

Wow, so this was a strong beer!  Strong because it’s 9%, although the taste is quite manageable.  It’s a bit bitter, but still very sip-able.  I understand how the culture here would evolve.  People in Belgium don’t slam back beer – they drink it slowly. And, to add to the warm fuzzies induced by drinking […]

Stella Arteois, first attmpt


I’m so sad about this… the flagship beer of InBev was a huge disappointment.  At least for me, it was too sour and difficult to drink.  To put it into perspective, I’d had a few sangrias already, so my taste buds would have been impaired.