Burton-on-Trent is historically speaking a very important beer city and it is mainly known for this extensive brewing history, with its height around the 18th and 19th centuries.
This is in Dutch, because the podcast is in Dutch. Zoals eerder gezegd zou ik nog met Kleine Boodschap een podcast opnemen over de Eftelingbieren. Bij dezen!
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.
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.
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.
Kelheim, Stadt im Fluss, a gorgeous city with a very small but beautiful Altstadt. We went there for the Schneider Weisse starkbierfest, but I will happily come back again for the city itself
Those who know me, know I love De Efteling, a fairy tale theme park nearby.
Bamberg, the city of rauchbier. But more importantly, the city with probably the biggest specialty malts house over the world. I will come back to malt houses later.
A bit of a side story, but to make the connection to beer: Being a biersommelière is all about taste and flavours, about combining beer with food and such, and you can and should apply this knowledge and skill to other eatable and drinkable things as well.
I haven't got a lot of knowledge about the Austrian beer history yet and I hope to get back to this topic better educated. But for now I'll just share with you our beery adventures in Salzburg.