The world has lost a Trappist beer. Because of the extinction of the community in Saint Benedict’s Abbey in Limburg, Belgium, Achel has to hand in its official recognition as a Trappist product.
How many Trappist beers are there?
There are currently 11 Trappist breweries in the world, and they’re responsible for creating 12 beers that are legally and legitimately approved to be called Trappist ales.
Which is a Trappist style beer?
Achel 8 Blond, Westmalle Tripel, La Trappe Tripel, and Chimay White/Cinq Cents are all examples of Trappist tripels. The style has proven popular among secular breweries like St. Feuillien, Bosteels and St. Bernardus.
Is achel a Trappist beer?
Achel Brewery or Brouwerij der Sint-Benedictusabdij de Achelse Kluis was a Belgian Trappist brewery, (the smallest of the Belgian Trappist breweries) until January 2021.
What are the true Trappist ales?
Learn about Trappist Ales
Of all the beers in the world, only eleven may carry the “Authentic Trappist Product” logo*: the beers of Chimay, La Trappe, Mount St. Bernard, Orval, Rochefort, Westvleteren, Westmalle, Stift Engelszell, Zundert, Spencer, and Tre Fontane.
Is Chimay a Trappist beer?
An authentic trappist beer
Its mellow, rounded body and smoky, spicy flavor are typical of Chimay beers, and will leave you with an exquisitely sophisticated aftertaste.
Is Leffe a Trappist beer?
*While Leffe can’t stand up to Trappist ales, there are a few non-monk brews we highly recommend, namely St. Bernardus, Tripel Karmaliet, Allagash Tripel, and Ommegang.
Is St Bernardus a Trappist?
St. Bernardus sits on Trappistenweg (translation: “Trappist Way”), amid the peaceful Flemish countryside just two kilometers from the French border. “Our brewery has a connection with two Trappist monasteries,” Passarella says. “The first one gave us our name, and the second one gave us our beer.”
What is a Belgian Trappist beer?
Trappist beers are a special category of beers. They carry the label of “Authentic Trappist Beer”. This means that the beer is brewed within the walls of a Trappist monastery under the control and responsibility of the community of monks, whose revenue is devoted to social service.