Friday, June 6, 2008

Belgium, trip 17: a short report

I returned Wednesday from my 17th trip to Belgium, a 15 day tour in both Flanders and Wallonia. I visited 24 breweries (11 in Flanders, 12 Wallonia, one in Brussels) and many, many cafes, and one excellent beer fest.
I'll be posting much more in detail as the jet lag subsides and I download photos.

I visited the following breweries in Flanders:

Brouwerij Strubbe in Ichtegem
Brouwerij Rodenbach in Roeselaere
Brouwerij Contreras in Gavere-Aspere
Brouwerij Malheur/De Landtsheer in Buggenhout, a second visit
Brouwerij Affligem in Opwijk
Brouwerij de Brouwkot in Gullegem
Brouwerij Drie Fonteinen in Beersel for a second visit
Brouwerik Kerkom in Sint-Truiden for a second visit
Brouwerij Duvel in Breendonk/Puurs for a second visit
Brouwerij De Block in Merchtem-Peizegem
Brouwerij Palm in Steenhuffel

in Wallonia:

Brasserie Silenrieux in Silenrieux
Brasserie Caracole in Falmignoul
Brasserie St-Monon in Ambly
Brasserie Rochefort/Abbaye Notre Dame de St-Remy, for a third visit
Brasserie St-Helene in Ethe-Virton
Brasserie Millevertus in Toernich
Brasserie Brunehaut in Brunehaut
Brasserie La Frasnoise in Frasnes-lez-Buissenal
Brasserie Silly in Silly
Brasserie Authentique in Blaton
Brasserie La Binchoise in Binche
Brasserie Val de Sambre/Abbaye de Aulne in Gozée

Brussels: Brasserie Cantillon, for a 5th or 6th visit.....

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