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?
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.
When I visited Brussels last year it wasn't specifically for the beery things. The main beery thing of the trip was a Gueuze brewery, namely Cantillon.
One part of being a biersommelier is knowing your classics. Therefore I want to present a beer to you once in a while. Today that's going to be Boltons Ur-Alt
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.
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.
Additionally to the course we got a tour through the Trumer brewery in Obertrum am See by the always enthusiastic and wonderful Johanna.