F.X. de Beukelaer : Elixir d’Anvers

P1000725 P1000729F.X. de Beukelaer Elixir d’Anvers is the craft-herbal liqueur from Antwerp since 1863.

When the name “Elixir d’Anvers” is mentioned in Belgium most people think of the good old days, when they were allowed during a visit to their grandparents to sip a ‘wee dram’ of Elixir d’Anvers or were given a few drops on a lump of sugar.

To others the name of Elixir d’Anvers evokes the perfect remedy against all sorts of ailments such as stomachache or abdominal pain and of course as the remedy par excellence against colics in horses.

This wholesome liqueur has been in existence since 1863 . It is prepared from 32 plants and herbs from the four corners of the world which impart it its unique taste.

Distillery F.X. de Beukelaer also produces the Elixir De Spa, Advocaat F.X. de Beukelaer and Koffie Elixir d’Anvers.

Belgiuminabox is proud – as an Antwerp business – to sell those exquisite products, along with nice 1880-ies looking Elixir d’Anvers posters on it’s shop.

Go to Belgian Elixir Shop and Belgian Poster Shop to learn more about these products.

Kurt

Antwerp July 31 2013

 

Van Honsebrouck Passchendaele 14-18

downloadThe Great Beer PASSCHENDAELE 

This beer is brewed in remembrance of the 3rd battle of Ypres, the so-called “Battle of Passendaele“, fought in July 1917.

For the soldiers who fought at Passchendaele, it was known as the “Battle of Mud”. Few battles encapsulate World War I better than the Battle of Passchendaele : heavy artillery bombardments, bad weather turning the shell craters into deadly pools of mud and in the end no ground gained, but many lives lost.

Savour this special Blonde ale with its exquisite, yet man-ly taste.

Enjoy this great beer remembering The Great War.

Brewed by : Kasteel-Brouwerij Van Honsebrouck of Ingelmunster

Note : When opening a bottle of Passchendaele 14-18, please hold a minute of silence to commemorate those who fell on the battlefield.

Next year, 2014, Belgium, the UK, Canada, the US, Australia, New Zealand and many other countries will remember the 100-year-aniverssary of The Great War and the battles in Flanders Fields.

The beer is available @ Belgiuminabox, in the Belgian Ale Shop :

http://belgiuminabox.com/shop/belgium-beer-shop/2710-passchendaele-050-l-.html

 

Kurt

Antwerp July 25 2013

 

Chimay Dorée 2013

P1000726 - versie 2Chimay Dorée/Goud  – Pères Trappistes – Bottled 2013

Brewed at the heart of Scourmont Abbey, Chimay Dorée, a beer usually reserved for the monastic community, their guests and their colleagues, is now yours to savour, with it’s refreshing aromas of hops and spices.

The Chimay Dorée is also known as “Spéciale de Poteaupré” and is only served under this name on draught at Auberge de Poteaupré in Bourlers (Baileux).

The Chimay Dorée is -by exception- currently available @ Belgiuminabox, till supply lasts.

A votre santé,

Kurt

 

 

Struise Black Damnation 1 Black Berry Albert 2012

download (2)The newest Black Damnation from De Struise Brouwers is now in store !

A Massive Stout from Flanders.

The Black Damnation series is a dark twist of Urbains mind. His idea is to realise a dozen beers with the use of Black Albert, and over a period of several years, that are as black as hell, filty rich in the nose and with massive taste.

This is a Black Berry fermented Albert and aged on port barrels.

Lot 2012

Made in Oostvleteren.

Ratebeer : 99/100

 

Belgiuminabox Summer Sale : Cantillon Saint Lamvinus 2012

DSC01591 - versie 2 (1) I recently added a new batch of the Cantillon Cuvée Saint Lamvinus 2012 to the shop.

The bottles are available in good supply and are free to order till supply lasts.

Take advantage of this limited offer and enjoy a 15% discount Summer Sale as advertised on the shop.

Cheers, Gezondheid, A votre santé,

Kurt