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Duchesse De Bourgogne (Flemish Sour Ale) | Beer Geek Nation Beer Reviews Episode 391

Duchesee de Bourgogne is the traditional top fermented reddish-brown ale from the West-Flanders region of Belgium. This refined ale also known as “The Burgundies of Belgium” is a blend of 8 and 18 months old ales following careful maturation in oak casks. 100% natural and unpasteurized. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: The Bruery Oude Tart Video Beer Review

Oude Tart is a Flemish-Style Red Ale aged in red wine barrels for 18 months. Pleasantly sour with hints of leather, dark fruit and toasty oak. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: Rodenbach Grand Cru Video Beer Review

A blend of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 of beer aged 2 years in large oak vats. The more important proportion of oak matured beer contributes to its fruity taste, complexity and intensity. The finish is worthy of a great wine. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: The Bruery & Cigar City Marron Acidifie Video Beer Review

Dark sour ale aged in oak barrels. A collaboration between The Bruery and Cigar City Brewing, this Imperial Oud Bruin is layered with aromas of cranberries, tropical fruits, leather, and aged balsamic, balanced by wood tannins and roasted malt. Read More »

Rodenbach Grand Cru | Beer Geek Nation Video Beer Reviews Episode 165

The grandfather of the Flanders Red style, Rodenbach stands as one of the easiest most accesible beers in this style to come by. Does its relative ease of acquisition make it a no brainer to pick up? Find out in the review! A blend of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 of beer aged 2 years in large oak vats. The more important proportion of oak matured beer contributes to its fruity taste, complexity and intensity. The finish is worthy of a great wine. Read More »

Beer Geek Nation presents San Diego Beer Vlog: The Lost Abbey Red Poppy Video Beer Review

Perhaps no country embraces the use of fruit in beers more so than Belgium. Numerous traditional as well as regional specialty ales are infused with every sort of fruit imaginable. In this way, the flavor of the fruit becomes especially prominent. Red Poppy Ale is a veritable celebration of Sour Cherries in an explosion of aromas and tastes. Brewed from a brown ale base and aged in our oak barrels for over 6 months, this beer is not for the faint of heart. The Golden Poppy is the state flower of California and the Red Poppy is found in Flanders Fields where our inspiration for this beer comes from. Read More »

New Belgium La Folie | Beer Geek Nation Video Beer Reviews Episode 119

Never had a sour beer? Interested in trying a Flemish Brown? Well here is the text book for sour beers 101. This is an amazing entry level beer for the style and fairly easy for most of the country to get. Well except us here in the Mid Atlantic region oh well…trades here i come! La Folie Wood-Aged Biere, is our original wood-conditioned beer, resting in French Oak barrels between one and three years before being hand bottled, numbered and corked for your enjoyment. Brewmaster, Peter Bouckaert, came to us from Rodenbach – home of the fabled sour red. Our La Folie emulates the spontaneous fermentation beers of Peter’s beloved Flanders with sour apple notes, a dry effervescence, and earthy undertones. Read More »