Last Monday it finally happened! Together with 18 colleagues I participated in the Dutch Cup of Beer Sommeliers!
Tag: beer education
25th Schneider Weisse Fanclubtreffen
Last weekend it finally happened: The 25th Schneider Weisse Fanclubtreffen! Expect no story and a lot of pictures!
Historical brewing and the preHistorisch Dorp; part 2
In July 2021 Monique, Frank and I experimented with medieval brewery in our beloved museum preHistorisch Dorp Eindhoven. The goal was not to brew a drinkable beer (although that would have been nice) but to show people how brewing could have been done back then. Based on our earlier research we decided to use hot stones this time.
Historical brewing and the preHistorisch Dorp; part 1
As some of you might know I am a volunteer at the local history museum. preHistorisch Dorp Eindhoven once started as an archeological experiment, building a house based on archeological research in a probable historical way.
Brewery: Brouwerij Opener
In 2019 De Efteling launched two new beers, this time for the Efteling hotel. These beers are also brewed by a local Brewery, Brouwerij Opener, so of course I had to go there to check it out.
Eindhoven city tour
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.
StiBON: Level 2
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.
Dutch Championships for Biersommelier (2018)
In June 2018 the Guild for Dutch Biersommeliers organised the first Dutch Championships for Biersommelier. The Champions were partly meant to figure out which three contestants would participate in the World Championships on behalf of the Netherlands.
Beer in a Box
Back to 2015. I just visited Hertog Jan, I tried a different beer every time I went to a pub, I used Untappd for over two years by then, and I hadn’t begun StiBON yet. Somehow Beer in a Box came to my attention
Schneider Weisse fanclubtreffen
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.