This week it has been exactly five years since Casper opened bottle shop De Bierbrigadier in Eindhoven! I have known Casper all my life, so it was extra fun to interview him.
As promised I would take a closer look at all the more recent beer venues in Eindhoven. The oldest one still in business is De Bierprofessor.
I said I would come back to the beer side of Eindhoven. And what better way to start than to talk to someone who wanted to write about beery side of Eindhoven as well and ended up with writing a book about the breweries of the past in Eindhoven?
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…
This post is way overdue, but Eindhoven is my home town, and certainly needs to be here. Besides, Eindhoven has such an interesting beer history!
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.
Like every person born in the 70s and 80s in the Netherlands I grew up in the beer wastelands. It was a time where pils/lager was synonym to beer. Needless…