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Belgium Beer Week – what’s on 25 August


Belgium Beer Week features 61 participants in Antwerp, Brussels, Ghent, Liege, Bruges, Namur, Leuven and other places across Belgium. Check out the calendar for your daily dose. To help us take pics and post on Facebook with using #BBW21 and @BelgiumBeerWeek so it appears on our feed. We’d love to see how you are enjoying the festival!

Here is the schedule for 25 August and don’t forget for some events you may have to reserve:

In Brussels, Brasserie de la Senne is hosting a beer and cheese matching with Once in Brussels. La Senne beers will be paired with cheeses selected by Catherine fromagerie. Beergium is featuring Schwarze Rose, an up-and-coming German brewer. Near Gare Centrale BrewDog Brussels is hosting a tap takeover by La Brasserie à Roullettes, which is also releasing the brand new Hell’s Ale. As each beer is associated with a character, the brewery is organising a Brasserie à Roulettes character disguise context. Come disguised and get a free beer. The best of each category (Terminator, AC/DC, Ghost) will be rewarded with other Brasserie à Roulettes goodies.  Brussels Beer Project is getting funky with 8 BBP mixed-fermentation beers on tap at its Dansaert location. Sing and play along with Family Brews (Brussels) as they have an open door for local musicians and singers during the week. Otomat is offering a special pizza & beer sharing menu for two. You can taste 3 pizzas paired with three Belgian beers. 

blankIn Ghent Beer Secret is hosting a tasting tour of Ghent and promises to venture off the typical pub crawl path. Test your geekiness at Bar Beenhouwer, which is holding a beer quiz.

In Antwerp Dr. Beer is hosting an evening all about malt with malting experts taking the floor. BeerLovers Bar kicks off its week of fun with a tap takeover by the Brussels Beer Project. Eight new beers by BBP are on tap. Barrel aged beers are in the spotlight at Café Pardaf from 24/08 to Sunday 29/08. Check out the tasty list! De Koninck Brewery is starting the day with food and drink pairings in collaboration with the craftsmen based in the brewery: Only Cheese by Van Tricht, Butcher’s Store by De Laet & Van Haver, Chocolatier Jitsk. The pairings will run from 24-29 August. Try a cured sausage or sandwich with head cheese while shopping for old and rare beer glasses at Paters Vaetje.  Check out Papa Jos, which is hosting secret draft beer tastings and price reductions during the week as is  Muziek cafe Plansjee, which is pairing Orval cheese with La Chouffe, along with other promotions. Meanwhile Trappist cheese and Orval aged for 3+ years is on offer by Café Mombasa

In Bruges Bauhaus Bruges is hosting a beer cocktails & karaoke night, with an offer of half price on their new cocktails.

In Namur try the local beer l’Estamine at Café Le Chapitre, which bills itself as the “only authentic beer bar in Namur near St Aubain church”. There are 50 other beers to enjoy.

In Leuven visit de Coureur, which is doing taproom tastings and brewery tours. Go to the Beer Corner for beer cocktails, and cheese and beer pairings all week.

In Gesves, Hepta Brewery is offering a bio beer along with a tour and other promotions. 

Enjoy yourself and check out the BBW21 events calendar.


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