Last week I was one of the lucky few to be selected for the Women’s International Trophy! So we travelled to Mainz to judge some beers and explore the city.
World Cup Beer Sommeliers 2022
So, we went to München for the World Cup Beer Sommeliers 2022 with a Dutch team of five excellent beer sommeliers!
Dutch Cup of Beer Sommeliers 2022
Last Monday it finally happened! Together with 18 colleagues I participated in the Dutch Cup of Beer Sommeliers!
Dutch Beer Challenge 2021
One of the things that can be a part of being an international biersommelier is being asked to be a judge in a beer competition. I was asked again to judge in the Dutch Beer Challenge of 2021 and of course I said yes!
Brabants lekkerste bier
Last Thursday I had the honour to be judge for the Brabant’s most tasty beer competition, Brabant being the most awesome province of the Netherlands.
Dutch beer challenge 2020
One of the things that can be a part of being an international biersommelier is being asked to be a judge in a beer competition. I was asked to judge in the Dutch Beer Challenge of 2020 and of course I said yes!
If you think being a biersommelier is all about trying the newest and best beers and drinking all kind of nice stuff, think again … Training for becoming a biersommelier puts beer and flavours in a whole new perspective, and unfortunately not all is well in paradise.
World championships Rimini 2019
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.
Florence, Rimini and Bologna
A side story on the world cup. During the championships we visited Florence and Bologna as well
Training for the Championships, our dilemmas.
I want to participate in the Dutch championships in 2020. Not to win – not saying that wouldn’t be nice – but mainly to participate in the first three rounds, test myself on my knowledge and tasting abilities ánd as a bonus…