Unibroue

Unibroue Blanche de Chambly

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I was eager to try this witbier from Quebec because it is refermented in the bottle. This beer is the first one brewed by the young Canandian brewery, Unibroue, that has only been around since 1992. According to my reading, refermentation is the same process referred to “bottle conditioning” in England. This is the practice […] ... [Read more]

Unibroue Maudite

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As Unibroue has produced some beer that has very much agreed with my palate, I was excited to give this Strong Red Ale a try. “The Damned” poured an amber, outlined by a fading bronze around the edges. The puff of a head diminished to a few pillowy pockets floating on the top. It gave […] ... [Read more]

Unibroue Don De Dieu

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With its wonderful sister brew, La Fin Du Monde, in mind, I had high expectations for this triple wheat ale. I like wheats and I like tripels, so I thought this might just be the best possible combination for my palate. It turns out, however, that while Unibroue classifies it as such, the rest of […] ... [Read more]

Unibroue La Fin Du Monde

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For some, the end of the world is a frightful thought. Visions of destruction, chaos and death flash across their terror-filled eyes. For me, I was anticipating it, longing for it, craving “La Fin Du Monde.” In my case, though, it was simply a beer, one of Unibroue’s best in my mind. I love tripels. […] ... [Read more]

Trader Joe’s Vintage Ale 2009

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Michael: This morning, after pushing the shovel down my snow-covered driveway for the last time, I stood sweating, aching and wished it was kosher to drink beer in the morning. While I acted on my better instincts and vied instead for a piping cup of Dunkin’ Donuts coffee, I was bound and determined to have […] ... [Read more]