Five Beer Reviews Without the Word “Hoppy”

I have so much to share with you. I mean, who wouldn’t want to know the story behind this?

But it’s almost midnight, I have to be awake in too few hours, and I have a feeling it’s going to be one of those nights. So I’ll have to limit tonight’s bloggage to my attempt to review five beers without using the word “hoppy,” courtesy of a hand-crafted Belgian style brewery called Brouwerij ‘t IJ, conveniently located in the shadow of this windmill.

… de Gooyer, if you want to Google it.

Okay, the five beers, left to right

PLZEN: 7-Up grows up.

IJWIT: If wheat’s your mother, this is mother’s milk.

NATTE: And by Natte we mean nutty.

ZATTE: Starts like lemon zest, finishes like formaldehyde.

COLUMBUS: I want to say hoppy. Oops, I lose.

More later, -jv

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