The abbey of Saint Sixtus of Westvleteren – September 2, 2012

TheBrewSherpa, TheBrewSherpette, and their amazing Belgian friend, Dirk, took a Sunday cruise to visit the abbey of Saint Sixtus of Westvletern.  The day started at Cafe Leffe, as usual, for brunch in Brussels.  TheBrewSherpa and TheBrewSherpette then proceeded to the train station in Brussels Centale to Antwerp.  Dirk met us in Antwerp and we joined … Continue reading The abbey of Saint Sixtus of Westvleteren – September 2, 2012

Belgian Beer Weekend Edition 14 … Here we come!

TheBrewSherpa and TheBrewSherpette are readying themselves for a trip to Newark International Airport heading for Belgium this afternoon.  We will be attending the Belgian Beer Weekend (http://www.belgianbrewers.be/) in Brussels, and planning to bike around the countryside sipping various beers.  Stay tuned as we enter the beer capital of the world, and attempt to taste as … Continue reading Belgian Beer Weekend Edition 14 … Here we come!

Beer Review: The Duck-Rabbit Hoppy Bunny APA

As anyone who is familiar with The Brew Sherpas knows, we are big fans of the American Black Ale, ironically, if practically, known as the Black IPA or offensively known as the Cascadian Dark Ale.  Regardless of the nomenclature applied to the style, it will continue to be a favorite at the Brew Sherpa base … Continue reading Beer Review: The Duck-Rabbit Hoppy Bunny APA

Hops out in the Northeast – More Beer Here

“I look forward to meeting you on Saturday”, I said to Steve Miller.  A nearly 400 mile roundtrip from Eastern Pennsylvania to Springport, New York, would be well worth the time to meet Cornell University’s Cooperative Extension hops specialist.  Not only is Steve deeply committed to reviving the farming production of hops in the Northeast, he also had … Continue reading Hops out in the Northeast – More Beer Here