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From the cellar: Regenboog ‘t Smisje Honingbier

De Regenboog ‘t Smisje Honingbier

ABV: 6% Origin: Assebroek (Brugge), West-Vlaanderen, Flanders Website: Date: 23 October 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.

De Regenboog (The Rainbow) was originally a printing business […]

Smisje Meso

Top Tastings 2008. A shorter version appeared on facebook January 2009.

ABV: 2.5% Origin: Assebroek, West-Vlaanderen (since moved to Oudenaarde, Oost-Vlaanderen) Website:

"De Regenboog brews Mesopotamian beer: Archaeologists find recipe in Syrian song from 1800BC."

An interesting attempt to recreate an authentic ancient beer made in collaboration with the brewing school of Leuven […]