Wednesday, October 29, 2008
New Belgium Abbey Grand Cru! True Bliss.
Every once in a while, we come across something that just strikes us as a piece of mastery. Sometimes its film, sometimes is a performance, and, sometimes, its Beer! We saw the billboard advertisement and stopped in at O'Niell's last week and had a pint of their New Belgium Abbey Grand Cru, and have been moved to tell you about it. If you're a beer lover, don't delay. Have one - or two - today (at 9% you only need one : ) )
It's a very limited release brew - O'Niell's has the only 4 kegs of it in the state. Its an Abbey Dubbel Style Ale - and totally delicious.
Here's what New Belgium has to say about it: Abbey Grand Cru is a richer version of our Abbey, a Belgian "Double" style ale. It is brown in color, with a full body and a distinctive fruity aroma. Abbey Grand Cru is fermented with an authentic Belgian yeast strain, and is refermented in the bottle to produce natural carbonation. The beer should be served cool (not cold) to best experience the rich aroma and complex flavors. Abbey Grand Cru will continue to improve and age gracefully for several years, if stored in a cool dark cellar.
We're beer experts, and seriously love this one.