GIST after the lockdown: Day 1

Jenlain Delcourt talks about the first day of re-opening GIST in Brussels after the COVID-19 lockdown, crowdfunding, and the shock to beer culture in Belgium.

BeerFreakChick: a place of her own

 Video: Dinka Sarkozi talks about her dreams for BeerFreakChick, the craft beer bottleshop she launched last year in Ghent, Belgium. She loves sabering, is...

Nautile: defining craft from Nantes

Brasserie Nautile is part of the exploding craft beer scene in France says Fabien Morvan, co-founder of the brewery, which was founded in 2017 in Rezé.

De Dochter van de Korenaar and the ‘perfect’ beer

Ah...what is the perfect beer? The Beer Idiots sometimes think it is the one in our paws at the time. We hauled off to Baarle-Hertog, Belgium to find out from the master of great beers, Ronald Mengerink of De Dochter van de Korenaar.

Ramblings of an American COVID confinee in Brussels

Being thus cruelly confined to one's home, it has been necessary to drink beer, says Peter Gutierrez.

The resistance brews at t’Verzet

Koen Van Lancker, brewer/co-owner, Brouwers 't Verzet, Anzegem, Belgium talks about oak leaves and not getting bored.

Siphon: old world and new world

Franklin Verdonck talks about how he homebrewed for 15 years, took a course in brewing, and co-founded Siphon Brewing in Damme, Belgium.

La Grande d’Ame finds the soul of beer

Ulrich Deboeck, co-owner/brewer, La Grande d'Ame, Herent, Belgium talks about how he and three friends started brewing in a garden and ended up going commercial.

Nectar Bohème: a wanderer finds his home

Video: Stéphane Renard, owner/brewer of Nectar Bohème, left Pottes, Belgium to work at a variety of  jobs far from his family's farm. Now...

Force Majeure: dedicated to zero

Stijn Panis, brewer/owner of Force Majeure in Genk, Belgium explains how a triathlon turned him into a brewer of non-alcoholic beer.