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Beer in Brugge

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Marc Vandepitte, president and founder of Brugs Bierfestival, updates us on the festival's success, which he and two friends started 13 years ago.

COVID-19 drink at home – Update 30 March

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Note: send in any tales of woe if your beer plans have been disrupted by COVID-19. Send an email to info@idiots.beer. We will feature it here. This page will keep track of cancelled beer events.

Day after the Day of the Dude

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It's the day after the Day of the Dude, dude, so come on down you Beer Idiots to the Python on Saturday 7 March...

Le Singe Savant’s monkey magic

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Valentin Cavel, co-owner of Brasserie Le Singe Savant in Lille, France lets us know that the brewer is not monkeying around when it comes to delivering good beer.

Forgotten lode of 20-year lambic re-discovered

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One wag on Facebook labelled the re-discovery of a special stash of Cantillon's Saint-Lamvinus as "Probably the greatest archeological find since Howard Carter's discovery in the Valley of the Kings."

Taras Boulba label too “violent” for UK, while pink elephants are OK

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Taras Bulba's label of man with a barrel gets censured in the UK, while the complaints panel decides that Delirium Tremens' pink elephant does not suggest drunken hallucinations.

RateBeer’s top new brewers includes 3 Belgians

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Brasserie Atrium, La Source Beer Co. and Dok Brewing Company are recognised as among the top 10 new brewers in the world of drinking.

Fauve’s techicolour world of beer, craft and art

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Antoine Robic, co-founder of Fauve Craft Beer in Paris, France talks to the Beer Idiots about his technicolour dream world of beer, craft and art.

My big, fat brewery

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Lorenzo Gamba quit his job and joined two other homebrewers in his area, to start Piggy Brewing in Liverdun, France to make some of the country's best beers. We love their big, fat stouts.

A feast of festivals

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The following is a round-up of the festivals the Beer Idiots visited in 2019, along with our video interviews of those who either founded them or were part of the organisation behind them.