Beer Advent CalendarAdvent Beer Calendar 2016: Day 2: Noël des Géants

For day two of the Advent beer calendar we travel to Belgium to Brasserie des Géants, in Wallonia, the French speaking half of the country, to seek out their Christmas beer (that is imported by Shelton Brothers for the U.S.): Noël des Géants. “Géants” in French means “giants” and the town of Irchonwelz … Continue reading

Beer Advent CalendarAdvent Beer Calendar 2011: Day 9: Noël des Géants

Today’s beer pick comes from Brasserie des Géants in Wallonia, the French speaking half of Belgium: Noël des Géants, or literally “Christmas of the Giants.” The brewery adopts its “Giants” name from the medieval castle in the town of Irchonwelz in which it is housed, drawn from the feature of the large … Continue reading

ReviewsBig Beer Week: Noël Des Géants

I suppose you can’t talk “Big Beers” without mentioning (at least in passing!) Belgium. In this case, it’s a Christmas beer: Noël Des Géants from Brasserie Des Géants in Wallonia, the French speaking half of Belgium; I picked it up shortly after Christmas without knowing much about it (but it … Continue reading