Thursday, November 20, 2008

Days of the Beer, November 20

The beer for today is De Dolle Brouwers, Dulle Teve 10˚ Tripel.

On November 20, 1956, Mary Cathleen Collins was born in Long Beach, California. She would later change her name to Bo Derek.

Bo had her acting debut in 1977, in Orca: the Killer Whale. She is probably best known as Jenny Miles, in Blake Edwards movie "10". She would later be in the movies Tarzan, the Ape Man; Bolero; and Ghosts Can't Do It; Malibu's Most Wanted; and Tommy Boy.

In March 1980, she was in Playboy, in a twelve page spread.

As to the beer:

De Dolle Brouwers is a Belgian brewery, based in Esen, in West Flanders. The name means, "Mad Brewers". The brewery was bounded in 1980.

Dulle Teve means "Mad Bitch" in Flemish.

De Dulle Teve is brewed in the tradition of a Belgian Triple. Its high density stems from large amounts of pale malt increased with pale candi sugar in the brew kettle. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, bottle-conditioned.

De Dulle Teve keeps two to three years without major changes in taste. Further maturing, up to 10 years, will cause it to darken a little and lose some of its bitterness. The bittering of about 30 IBU is due to Goldings hops in the brew kettle.
The beer comes in at 10% ABV, and is highly regarded on Ratebeer and Beer Advocate.

I had this beer last year at our New Years Eve beer bash, I'm not exactly sure where we picked it up at. It appears to be available at West Lakeview Liquors.

So for the star of "10", have a Crazy Bitch 10.

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