the ratebeer top 50
|1||Toppling Goliath Kentucky Brunch||Stout – Imperial Flavored / Pastry|
|2||Närke Kaggen Stormaktsporter||Stout – Imperial|
|3||Westvleteren 12 XII||Quadrupel / Abt|
|4||3 Fonteinen Zenne y Frontera||Lambic – Unblended Jonge / Oude|
Finally, there is Duvel (8.5%) – not a Trappist ale a Belgian classic all the same. Described by Oxford Companion to Beer as “the progenitor of a beer style widely known as Belgian strong golden ale ”, it gained its moniker (Flemish for “real devil”) because of its dangerous drinkability.
“All Trappist monasteries brew a [ beer ] for their own consumption to drink with their meals. If they want to have a beer , that’s what they drink .”