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Mikkeller/Proef Big Worse Barley Wine

Mikkeller Big Worse Barley Wine (Proef)

Top Tastings 2012

ABV: 12% Origin: Lochristi, Oost-Vlaanderen Website:

Highly creative and prolific Danish cuckoo brewer Mikkel Borg Bjergsø will need no introduction to craft beer connoisseurs. His preconception-challenging products have cut a swathe through the world of beer appreciation since his kitchen home brews first went […]

Proef/Craig Allan Agent Provocateur and Cuvée d’Oscar

Top Tastings 2011 (bottled Cuvée d’Oscar), Beer sellers: Abbaye des Saveurs

ABV: 6.5% and 7.5% Origin: Lochristi, Oost-Vlaanderen, Vlaanderen Website:,

Craig Allan Cuvée d'Oscar (brewed at Proef)

These beers are produced in Belgian Flanders by a Scottish brewer based in Picardy, northern France, and are decidedly international at heart. Craig Allan […]

SNAB/Proef Ezelenbok

First published in BEER December 2005

Origin: Lochristi, East Flanders, Belgium ABV: 7.5 per cent

Dutch autumn bokbier must be one of the most underpublicised beer styles outside its home country: world beer surveys often don’t mention it all, or treat it as a footnote to German Bock. Yet it’s really a style in its […]

Proef SNAB Czaar Peter / Петр I (Imperial Stouts Part 5)

Originally published in BEER December 2003.

NOTE This review forms part of what was originally published as a single longer article. See previous posts for an introduction to Imperial stouts and some other reviews. See the next post to continue reading about further Imperial stouts.See all parts of this article:

Origin: Lochristi, East […]