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BREWVIEW #2 – LAMBIC, SOUR AND WILD ALE MONTH
We had our final bottle of BRUX aging in our cellar since December 2014, and were eager to enjoy it again!   Visit BrewView >

BREWVIEW #1 – LAMBIC, SOUR AND WILD ALE MONTH
Jolly Pumpkin Artisan Ales’ La Roja du Kriek gives the beers from Belgium in its style category a run for their money!    Visit BrewView >

NEW SERIES: LAMBIC, SOUR AND WILD ALE MONTH – 
For the month of Febrewary 2016, we’ll be BrewViewing six  excellent ales. Plus, we have a few surprises!   Visit article >

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OUR TOP 5 BREWVIEWS FOR 2015
All our faves for 2015 are some very awesome beers- 3 were relative new up-and-comers, and 2 were classic breweries. Plus… we added a bonus!   Visit our TOP 5 >

NEW BREWVIEW: BIRRA DEL BORGO – DUCHESSIC ALE
Birra del Borgo’s Duchessic is a prime example of the inventiveness and creativity from today’s Italian brewers.   Visit BrewView >

NEW BREWVIEW: BREWERY VIVANT – FARMHAND
Thanks to our good friend Stu Stuart at Belgian Beer Me! , we  able to taste this excellent Saison!  Visit BrewView >

OCTOBER 2015 BREWERY OF THE MONTH – ST. BERNARDUS
We feature a world classic brewery and 5 of it’s beers for our newest installment of our BREWERY OF THE MONTH series.   Visit article >


ENDORSEMENTS AND RECOMMENDATIONS

We’ve been fortunate to gain accolades, industry endorsements (and more) for our work in the Belgian Beer scene and the Craft Beer industry overall.

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Newest beer EVENTS

Events in Belgium
Febrewary 6-7: BRUGES BEER FESTIVAL – Bruges, Belgium
Febrewary 5-10: THE BRUGES BEER FESTIVAL TOUR OF BELGIUM
Febrewary 5: #SMAAKDOWN16 – Ghent, Belgium


EVENTS IN THE UNITED STATES

Febrewary 13: NORTH AMERICAN BELGIAN BEER FESTIVAL – Westland, MI
Febrewary 5-6: EXTREME BEER FEST – Boston, MA

 

EVENTS- REST OF WORLD

Febrewary 7: LAUNCH TSARINA ESRA ARDBEG b.a. WITH BRETT LIMITED EDITON – Bodegraven, AL, Netherlands

**We’ll add more event listings as they become available.**

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TOP PICKS

UNIBROUE- January 2015 BREWERY OF THE MONTHOur January 2015 BREWERY OF THE MONTH was a huge success with fans of UNIBROUE! There are original videos, interviews, pictures, and much more! 125x125SquareUnibroue’s LA FIN DU MONDE is (in our humble opinion) one of the best beers in the world. This multi-award winning beer is in our top beer list of all time!
BREWVIEW: 2012 Vintage BRUXThe 2012 VINTAGE BRUX is a beer that continues to evolve in the bottle with ever-increasing taste complexities. This was one our favorites to BrewView! BREWVIEW: Brasserie de la Senne TARAS BOULBABRASSERIE DE LA SENNE has made a big impact in the Belgian beer scene in its short existence. We jumped at the chance to BrewView Taras Boulba!

CAREERS in beer

 Are you looking for a career in the CRAFT BEVERAGES Industry? You’ll want to visit our affiliate partner website, CRAFT BEVERAGE JOBS.com! Is your brewery, restaurant, pub, distributing company, etc., hiring and you want to find the best qualified talent? CRAFT BEVERAGE JOBS.com has very affordable plans and pricing to fit your budget! They are the #1 job board for the craft drinks industry…
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NEWEST AT OUR ONLINE STORE

We’ve partnered with 7 new affiliates to offer some pretty great items through our Online store! Click on the image to go to our ONLINE STORE page for more information, and to be able to visit each individual affiliate website!


NEWEST VIDEOS

  Belgian Beer Journal channel

INTERVIEW WITH MICHAEL PAUWELS & MARCO PASSARELLA
This was a interview done live at the St. Bernardus brewery! The audio / video goes into the personal backgrounds of these two men, (and how they got connected with the brewery,) and also goes into discussion about the past, present and future of St. Bernardus. Marco also offers his “wisdom” at the end of the video- it’s a must watch!

INTERVIEW WITH DARREN CARTLEDGE OF THE LOCAL BEER BAR
During our recent trip to Humboldt County, California, we decided to visit Eureka’s most diverse beer bar. Owner Darren Cartledge graciously gave us his time to talk about his motivation to start his business. Lots of cool pics as well…

TOURNÉE GÉNÉRALE VISITS HOF TEN DORMAAL
Originally filmed in 2013,  Jean Blaute & Ray Cokes visit the brewery in their tour of Belgian beers. This video is also an appeal to fans of Hof ten Dormaal’s beers to raise awareness about the fundraiser to help rebuild the brewery from it’s tragic fire back on January 6, 2015.

JERRY VIETZ OF UNIBROUE DISCUSSES 17 GRANDE RESERVE
Our fourth interview with Jerry, he discusses his mega award-winning signature beer 17 GRANDE RÉSERVE. He talks about how he came up with the idea for the beer, the flavor profile, and much more. This video has lots of cool pictures, and there is even a surprise ending!

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