The sixth annual Battle of the Belgians beer-tasting event took place at Jimmy’s No. 43 in New York on Saturday, December 6. For full coverage of the event, please see Beer Judging and the Battle of the Belgians at Jimmy’s No. 43.
Photos by Patrick Phillips.
Battle of the Belgians: our beer expert panel judged a total of 28 Belgian and Belgian-style brews.
On a recent morning, Jimmy’s No. 43 owner, Jimmy Carbone reached out to me with a trifecta of good news: he had read and thoroughly enjoyed a feature I had written for Ale Street News on beer web series; he invited me to join him on an upcoming episode of his internet radio show, Beer Sessions Radio, recorded at Roberta’s in Brooklyn for the Heritage Radio Network; and he asked if I’d like to join the beer judging panel at his restaurant for the sixth annual Battle of the Belgians competition to be held that Saturday. Naturally, I accepted. Continue reading