Tag Archives: Affligem

Received: Affligem, glass, pouring tray

So this came last week: A bottle of Affligem Blond, a goblet, a small sample-type stemmed glass, and a pouring tray. It’s part of a promotion that Affligem is running for a chance to win a trip to Belgium (to visit their brewery, of course): apparently you film a video of pouring yourself the perfect glass of Affligem using this kit. (I think.) It’s a nifty kit, but there’s something missing: the “signature yeast tray” … Continue reading →

Advent Beer Calendar 2009: Day 19: Affligem Noël

One of the beers Stan asked about when selecting one for the Advent Calendar was Affligem Noël, and I realized it was a Christmas ale I had not yet featured over the years. This is a classic Belgian Abbey Christmas beer, a Strong Dark Ale that is 9% alcohol by volume, and is rich and complex, corked and bottle conditioned. Lew had a nice description of this beer recently: So here I am, finishing up … Continue reading →