18 October 2009

Red beer

I wrote about green beer not that long ago and now it is time to say something nice about red beer too.

The beer is red because it is flavoured with strawberry, which is not as bad as it might sound; in fact it is rather good.

This is Fruli beer from Belgium which I found in a Belgian bar in Richmond upon Thames, the rather comfy Brouge Bistro and Beer Cellar. The decent down the stone steps from Hill Street does little to prepare you the cosiness of the cellar, which is my (lame) excuse for not having tried it earlier.

The minor drawback is the cost of the beer which comes in at £5.30 a pint, which is a little on the steep side even by Richmond's usual standards where posh beers in posh bars are pushing £4.

But Fruli is not a session beer so the cost is largely irrelevant and drinking such a nice beer in pleasant surroundings is something that should be savoured for the wonderful experience that it is.


  1. Have a look at the Belgian Cherry beers and other fruitty beers. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/kriek

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