Drinkware is so important for the beer experience it has a whole culture in itself.
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…
Starkbierfest. Aventinusfest. Madnessfest! Madness? Almost suicidally so, I'd say, a fest where the main beverage is a glass of beer with almost 7! units of alcohol.
I like reading a lot! So much so, that we have a library in our house (hey, we had a spare room). So of course I also love reading books about beer.
The interesting part about Schneider is that they hold their fans in special regard. They even have fanclubs all over the world which they support and every year there's a fanclubtreffen. This year the treffen was in Eindhoven.
It's fascinating to see that Germany has a very extensive beer culture with a whole set of customs, behaviours and rituals. For tourists maybe not always that okay, as waiters/waitresses…