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Brewers De Struise Brouwers have five beers in the Top 100 including "Cuvée Delphine", the best rated Belgian beer. Bokkereyder, a relatively new producer of lamic beer in Limburg Province is RateBeer's 'Revelation of the Year'.
Earlier RateBeer featured Belgium's Westvleteren 12 as the world's best beer on several occasions. Hommage in 2013 and 2014 and Framboos in 2015, both 3 Fonteinen beers, were ranked first too.