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Sept 4 - Oct 1 '16 LTO
Great Fall Flavours
Sunday, September 4, 2016 to Saturday, October 1, 2016

Just in time for fall!

 

76539 Timmermans Pumpkin Lambicus

Fruit Lambic 4% alc/vol, 6*750ml Seasonal

W: $10.03, R:$12.09 LTO Sept 4-Oct 1 W:$8.85, R:$10.99

Timmermans Pumpkin Lambicus is a unique combination of pumpkin and lambic beer. The result is sublime, liberating a graceful taste tinted by a controlled acidity on the lambic combined with the dry fruitiness of pumpkin and the discreet added sugar with a hint of cinnamon.

 

45088 Vapeur d’Halloween Strong Pale Ale

7.5% alc/vol, 12*750ml Seasonal

W: $6.49, R:$7.79 LTO Sept 4-Oct 1 W:$5.84, R:$7.19

Vapeur d’Halloween is a strong pale ale brewed with pumpkin making this exceptional beer the beer of choice for all fall activities, especially Halloween. Slightly cloudy with a light head, spicy aroma and a fruity flavor. Seasonal.

Sunday, September 4, 2016 to Saturday, October 1, 2016
Gulden Draak and Peche Mel Scaldis WIN
Judges Selection - Alberta Beverage Awards

Congratulations to Brouwerij VanSteenberge and Brasserie Dubuisson for their recent wins at the Alberta Beverage Awards.  

From the more than 750 entries, Gulden Draak took home the Judges Selection for Best Belgian Dark Tripel and Peche Mel Scaldis won the Judges Selection for Strong Fruit Beer.

 

The winning products from the 2016 ABAs will appear in the October issue of Culinaire, and results will also be listed on culinairemagazine.ca with a link to your winning product’s page on the consumer section of liquorconnect.com. A press release with the results will also be circulated to selected media outlets including: The Calgary Herald • The Calgary Sun • Where Magazine • Globe & Mail • Shaw TV • CTV • Global News • 660 News • XL 103 • Edmonton Journal • The Tomato and more.

 

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Belgian National Day at Legacy Liquor Store
Thursday, July 21, 4-8pm
Thursday, July 21, 2016

Come join us at Legacy Liquor Store Thursday, July 21 and help celebrate Belgian National Day that commemorates an event on July 21, 1831 in which Leopold of Saxe-Cobourg swore allegiance to the new Belgian constitution, thus becoming the nation's first monarch. The king's vow marked the start of the independent state of Belgium under a constitutional monarchy and parliament and we're going to help celebrate by sampling some of Belgians finest commodity.....their amazing beers. Lot of give-aways, tastes and fun. Come join us.

Thursday, July 21, 2016
On the Way
Lambics from the Oldest Lambic Brewery in Belgium

Timmermans Brewery, the oldest Lambic brewery in Belgium and winner of the Worlds Best Sour Beer medal, has released it's exceptional Flanders Bruin, Bourgogne des Flandres, in 20L OW kegs (SKU 48520).  We were able to secure a very limited amount and are expecting it in our warehouse very soon.

Bourgogne des Flandres is the real taste of Bruges. The mixed fermentation is what makes this beer so special. A top-fermented brown ale is subtly blended with the best spontaneously fermented lambic, which is then matured in oak barrels for many months. It is this process that gives the red-brown beer a rich, creamy finish.

Also available at private beers stores in 330ml bottles (SKU 468447).

Already available at private beer stores from Timmermans:

SKU 40956 Timmermans Strawberry Lambicus.  Not too sweet with a nice, lambic tang on the end

SKU 679738 Timmermans Lambicus Blanche.  Nice, easy drinking Lambic Wheat beer.  First of it's kind and an easy introduction to Lambic Beer.

Coming soon:

SKU 76539 Pumpkin Lambicus. 

SKU 222026 Timmermans Oude Gueuze

SKU 320283 Timmermans Oude Kriek

SKU 953422 Timmermans Framboise

SKU 969105 Timmermans Peach Lambicus

SKU 970640 Timmermans Kriek Lambicus

 

 

 

 

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Straffe Hendrik Wild 2016
Our Allotment is here!

We have in stock our allotment of Straffe Hendrik Wild (sku 872333) from de Halve Maan Brewery, the Bruges brewery who are building a pipeline under the streets of Bruges to get their products to their thirsty customers throughout the city.

Straffe Hendrik Wild is a “wild” version of the famous Straffe Hendrik Tripel. The traditional triple beer is re-fermented with a wild “Brettanomyces” yeast, that creates unusual fruity aromas in harmony with the rich use of aromatic hop varieties. The wild yeasts also provide a longer natural shelf life to the beer and taste developing over the years.

The beer needs a longer maturing period in the bottle before it can be released and therefore matures in the bottle for 3 months in the cellars of the brewery. The re-fermentation with wild yeast is only complete after 3 months and the young beer is palatable. The beer will continue developing in the subsequent years. The bitter hop aromas will become softer, whereas the wild Brettanomyces yeasts will continue working and creating hints of fruit, flowers and wine.

Straffe Hendrik Wild is only bottled once a year and is released in April. The beer combines the rich tradition of this Bruges triple beer with the innovating work with wild Brettanomyces. The result is a unique beer appreciated by beer lovers worldwide.

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