Tag Archives: Belgium

De Dochter van de Korenaar – Sans Pardon – 4 smokestacks out of 7

SmokeBeerMinistry first learned about these guys back in January of 2017, and since then they took my advice and put some effort into their website, at least I’d like to believe that it was my advice that they acted on. … Continue reading

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Mikkeller – Chipotle Porter – 3 out of 7

Below are my thoughts that were jotted down while drinking this beer: Thick beer. Dark thick head. The head is so thick I can’t see my light for the opacity rating. Musty. Hot. Thick. Has Mikkeller ever made the same … Continue reading

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Mikkeller – Rauchpils – 4.1 smokestacks of happiness

This is a well made beer as we have come to expect from this team. Everything they do is for sophisticates like us and Rauchpils is in line with that. Rauchpils is skunky. A nice foamy  white fluffy head emits curious aromas … Continue reading

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To Øl – Black Ball Porter – 3 out of 7 smokestacks

Here’s a world traveler that came from across the pond. Black Ball Porter was conceived by To Øl Brewing company of Copenhagen, Denmark, brewed at De Proefbrouwerji in Lochristi-Hijfte, Belgium, purchased in Dublin, Ireland, and brought to the US. This is … Continue reading

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Scheldebrouwerij – the perfect crime SMOKING GUN (Smoked Stout) – 4 out of 7

I don’t have much to say about this 11.2 oz bottle. Its near completely opaque color got me kind of excited about it (scoring 6.1 out of 7), but then I struggled to detect any smoke smell at all (1 … Continue reading

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Brouwerij Van Viven – Smoked Porter – 4 out of 7

This beer comes in an 11.2oz bottle for $3 or $4 which is a bit steep, but I’m willing to pay for quality. One thing that I did not want to pay for was the 50 million little floaty thingies … Continue reading

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