It’s a pity that the Sichuan brewed beers don’t have such a rich flavour or variation as the local kitchen. Yes, you can argue that the flavour lacks substance and we from Chengdu beer are a fan of foreign bubbles, though the saying 入乡随俗 (“As in Rome, do as in Rome”) as well makes sense.
After recently being named “Best beer of 2012” by Ratebeer.com, Westvleteren 12 might come your way! Next week Westvleteren will be exported to Switzerland, Ireland and France. Italy, Spain and the US will have their turn in March. And finally Holland, Canada and France (again) in April. The limited edition are “brick boxes”. You actually get a
Westvleteren 12 is -yet again- voted the best beer in the world on ratebeer.com! At least 8 Belgian beers are listed in the Top 50. Westvleteren is hard to get as it is only sold at the brewery Abbey of Saint Sixtus (Westvleteren, Belgium) itself. So first you have to call their beer line to make an appointment. When
Beer seems to be a part of Belgium’s culture (1).