When I visited Brussels last year it wasn't specifically for the beery things. The main beery thing of the trip was a Gueuze brewery, namely Cantillon.
One part of being a biersommelier is knowing your classics. Therefore I want to present a beer to you once in a while. Today that's going to be Boltons Ur-Alt
I have a library full of games. At its height it contained almost 500 different ones, these days I brought it back to 284 games according to board game geek. This time it's time for a print and play game: Mushroom Ale.
It's autumn and I live in the Netherlands, which makes it impossible to ignore bock beers. Bock beers in the Netherlands are based on their German counterparts but is now a proper all Dutch beerstyle on its own.
I told you about the Dutch championships, well, a week ago I was at the world championships Biersommelier! Dennis Kort, Pepijn van der Waa and Hubert Hecker were the Dutch delegation and Maurus, Uwe, Frans and I joined them as their cheerleaders.
A side story on the world cup. During the championships we visited Florence and Bologna as well
As of last week we are with almost 250 certified biersommeliers in the Netherlands. A week ago Tastewise and I guided a group of biersommeliers through beery Eindhoven.
I'm writing about so many other cultures, I should write something about Dutch beer culture as well, and don't make the mistake that it doesn't exist, it does :) It's…
As soon as I heard that I passed the level 1 exams I signed up for level 2. Level 2 consists of 12 (actually 13) detailed lessons about everything you can imagine beer related, but like every course in the end you have just scratched the surface.
I have a library full of games. Naturally I have several games about beer and once in a post I'd like to tell more about one of them. Again a very travel sized game this post: Hip Hops (also known as Brews of the World).