Westmalle

  • westmalle approach  Westmalle... Our 6th Trappist!
  • westmalle cows  We arrive to find the cows not there. The 300 head are being kept indoors due to the hoof & mouth scare...
  • westmalle entrance  which is why there is a foam pad at the entrance to the bottling plant.
  • kegs and cases at westmalle  Kegs stacked as well as...
  • westmalle cases stacked hig  cases piled high.
  • yeast room2-westmalle  The yeast room.
  • westmalle bottling  Had we been allowed to take photos during our 'unofficial' tour, you would see the 40k/hr line here!
  • dscf1398  If you want to buy cheese you knock on the door. And, if you want to attend services, you ask the brother for permission.
  • dscf1399  Across the road is the café where you can sample the beers, including the 'single' which is available only here, and...
  • dscf1401  watch a video about the brewery as tours are rarely permitted.
  • westmalle glass  A fine glass of beer !