Tag: beer festival

Copenhagen Beer Celebration was the reason to visit CPH. Beer fest? Mikkeller Bar? Chance to visit Denmark? Sold. (You had me at Mikkeller Bar.) The fest was May 11-12 in what appears to be an airplane but is actually a sports complex. This was this first year. As of now, no word on whether there will be a CBC in 2013. The announced list of…

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The weekend of Sept 23, we were in Bodegraven, NL at Brouwerij de Molen for the Borefts Beer Festival. De Molen (in English “the mill”) has a brewery and restaurant inside a windmill that was built in 1697. When we arrived since the sails were unfurled and the blades were turning. I should have gotten a pic. But we were starving, I forgot I brought…

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May 1 was the Tour de Geuze. Once every two years the High Council for Artisanal Lambic Beers (HORAL) members in Pajottenland open their doors to the public for free tours and tastings. (Cantillon is not a member of HORAL; Girardin doesn’t participate.) There’s food, music, entertainment and HORAL’s Mega Blend—a special gueuze blended of lambic from the HORAL members. AND it’s kid friendly with…

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We took a very full train from Antwerp to Sint Niklaas for the Zythos Beer Festival. We arrived at 12:04 p.m. Saturday; the festival started at noon. Figured at noon, there wouldn’t be many people. Nope. Quite a few, but not so crowded that the kids were scared. We parked it at a table near the food where it was less noisy and each took…

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The 12th Belgian Beer Weekend was September 3–5 in Brussels. We got there Friday. The hotel lost our reservation and we drove around forever trying to get into their parking garage with their directions that took us the wrong way down what seemed to be a one-way street. Nice. The festival was in the Grand Place. The beer booths were set up in a circle…

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