Belgian Beers are divided into at least 6 different types, and following what I have found on the internet I will also give you the list of beers I have already tried separated, and my preferred ones are in italic and bold, so go and try them!!. If you want to know more about Belgian Beers you can go into http://www.bierebel.com/ or check wikipedia
White Beer: It is a turbid (un-filtered), refreshing, thirst-quenching beer and its taste is raised by coriander, generally they are fermented again in bottles. They made their appearance in Eastern Brabant in the 14th Century and the capital of this type of beer is not other than Hoegaarden
|Blanche de Bruges (Brugs Tarwebier)||Hoegaarden|
Strong Blondes: They are high fermentation beers with a golden color, a strong alcoholic strength and a bulky foam collar, they are referred to by certain specialists as the "virtuoso beers". The leader of this type is without any doubt Duvel, brewed by the Moortgat brewery in Breendonk
|Duvel||Hoegaarden Grand Cru|
Specialties: This category is for non classifiable beers, most of the time these beers are attached to a city or area. They are generally beers of high fermentation.
|Mc Chouffe Brun (The blond is still at home)||Kwak|
|Chimay Cinq Cents (Creme)||Chimay Grand Reserve Trappiste Ale (Blue)|
|Chimay Premier Trappiste Ale (Brown)||Westmalle Tripel|
Although the abbeys remain as the recipe's owner, and they give the name to the beer, over the years they have entrusted the brewing process to independent breweries.
The Beers of Abbey are high fermentation, strong, malted, fruity and quite round ones. The term "Tripel" indicates a pale beer of approx. 7-9Âº of alcohol and the "Double" a dark beer of aprox. 6º
|Grimbergen Optimo Bruno||Grimbergen Blonde|
|Grimbergen Cuvee de l'ermitage||Leffe Brun & Blonde|
|St Feullien Blonde|
Kriek: It's a beer with cherry taste. To obtain this beer they macerate cherries in an oak barrel where lambic is being fermented, once they are added a new fermentation starts because of the sugar in the cherries. After 9 months of maturation the Kriek is filtered bottledtted.
|Belle Vue Kriek|
|Pilsner Urquell||Staropramen Light & Dark|
|Budweiser Budvar||Dark & Light beer from Novometsky Pivovar|
|Golden Pheasant or Zlaty Bazant||Topvar Light & Dark|
|Sakkara & Sakkara Gold||Stella|
|Asahi (Japan)||Baltika 13 (Russia)|
|Carlsberg (Denmark)||Kronenbourg & Kronenbourg 1664 (France)|