Emilien Watelet: Namur’s beer fest 2022
The Beer Idiots talked to Emilien Watelet, one of the organisers of Namur Capitale de la Bière, which was held 8-12 July this year. This year’s fest at the Esplanade de la Citadelle featured some 40 breweries with 160+ beers to try. With the beer came musical groups, food trucks, roast pork on a spit, and some interesting dancing under the sun.
Houppe brewery and the spirit of Namur
Bertrand Guelette, one of five co-founders of Brasserie de la Houppe in Namur, Belgium knows the value of being local, especially in the time of Covid-19.
Craft Beer Market: a world of brews in Namur
François-Xavier Penninckx started the Craft Beer Market in Namur as an embodiment of his passion and to cater to the growing demand for local and international artisanal beer. He launched the store in 2017 and then moved to a new location soon afterwards. The store now has 600 types of beers at its location on Rue Marché Saint-Remy.
To the Citadel
The 2019 Festival: It’s fun, musical and scenic. Emilien Watelet talks about why he and Sébastien Legrain organised what is Wallonia’s largest beer festival, Namur Capitale de la Bière et du Terroir. Read more at Beer Idiots: https://idiots.beer/to-the-citadel/
Namur de la Bière et du Terroir 2019 – photos