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From the cellar: Palm Aerts 1900

Palm Aerts 1900

ABV: 7.5% Origin: Steenhuffel (Londerzeel), Vlaams-Brabant, Flanders Website: Date: 25 September 2000

Another review from the archive written for the pioneering Oxford Bottled Beer Database (OBBD). I’ve left it uncorrected — so please read it in that historical spirit. Palm is still very much around as one of Belgium’s national […]

Rodenbach Vin de Céréale

Top Tastings 2009

ABV: 10% Origin: Roeselare, Oost Vlaanderen Website:

Rodenbach Vin de Céréale

Rodenbach of Roeselare is a Belgian beer icon, one of the key breweries celebrated by Michael Jackson back in the 1980s when he first introduced the country’s remarkable beer culture to the wider world. It’s renowned then as now […]