Monday, 28 January 2008

What’s in Ename?

“Ale” is the quick answer to the question. I’ve got the Ename tripel here for this evening’s 40b40 tasting, which is number 21. More than halfway through the challenge...

Ename tripel seems a fairly standard Belgian ale to me, light amber and creamy tasting, with a yeasty undertone. Slightly sweet, and maybe not as knock-down alcoholic as some others (8.5%). There’s a hint of pineapple in this ale, too.

Not bad, really. I think I prefer it to the Westmalle tripel, actually.

The best thing about the Ename, however, is the logo -- probably one of the best of any beer so far. I’ll leave you with a close-up of it below.

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