Sunday, 18 May 2008
La Cuvée des Trolls
I have already poured scorn on the idea of using fairy-tale creatures on beer labels, but since we’d just emerged from the cinema where we watched a very good new fantasy film, Chasseur de Dragons, I decided to give La Cuvée des Trolls a try.
We sat down in the nearly empty Armour Fou on Ixelles high street, and after waiting about 30 minutes to be served, I had in front of me a frosted glass with a little gremlin painted on it. I felt very adult.
This is not an unusual or exceptional blond beer. It’s smooth and yeasty, slightly lemony. Drinkable enough, but nothing worth killing a lot of time writing about.
Would rather kill that fucking little troll.
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I had this on draft at the Publick House in Brookline MA, and I simply adored it. Not for the Gremlin, but, for having like an additional 3 layers of extra flavor more than your average Grimbergan or Affligem.ReplyDelete