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Featured European Beers (Issue 21)

 Brouwerij Bosteels – Pauwel Kwak
Brouwerij Bosteels – Pauwel Kwak

Pauwel Kwak

Brouwerij Bosteels
Buggenhout, Belgium
 

Brewery Website

Pouring a rich amber, this malty classic presents upfront, juicy ripe grain and a soft, lip-smacking mouthfeel with a slightly fruity finish. A Belgian icon.


Tripel Karmeliet

Brouwerij Bosteels
Buggenhout, Belgium
 

Brewery Website

Brewed with oats, barley and wheat for a uniquely round and smooth mouthfeel, you are met with aromas of vanilla, banana and bubblegum upon first pour. Hearty and malty yet not thick, Tripel Karmeleit is perfectly balanced with refined, subtle hopping.


Belgian Coast IPA

Brasserie St. Feuillien
Le Rœulx, Belgium

Brewery Website

This St. Feuillien and Green Flash collaboration has a signature West Coast attack; aggressively bitter yet well-balanced, and finishes with a decidely Belgian dryness.


Dry Hopped Saison

Brasserie St. Feuillien
Le Rœulx, Belgium

Brewery Website

This classic golden blonde saison features flavors of the Belgian terroir  light farmhouse notes tempered with a refreshing tang in the finish; perfect at the end of a long day's work.


Tripel

Brasserie St. Feuillien
Le Rœulx, Belgium

Brewery Website

Upon first pour, you are met with a sparkling white head above a golden orange body. This beer has it all assertive hop resin character intermingles with spicy notes and a firm, yet subtle malt backbone, and the generous carbonation makes for a billowy, pillowy mouthfeel.


Sünner Kolsch

Sünner Brauerei
Koln, Germany

Brewery Website

Clear and straw golden, this ultra crisp beer defined the Kolsch style. With gentle whispers of fruit and a lightly sweet snappy finish, it's always in season.