When to drink this week

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September 18

Eik & Tid, Masters of Kveik & Raw Beers: Meet The Brewer 17-1h at Dynamo – Bar de Soif, Chaussée d’Alsemberg, 130, 1060 Saint-Gilles, Belgium.

September 20

Meet The Brewer: Dundulis, Masters of Farmhouse Beers from Lithuania. 17-1h. Dynamo – Bar de Soif, Chaussée d’Alsemberg, 130, 1060 Saint-Gilles, Belgium.

Atrium Tap Takeover: 20-3h. Beerlovers Bar, Rotterdamstraat 105, 2060 Antwerp, Belgium.

Fanzine Friday: the release of 3 new beers. 18h. BrewDog Brussels, 20 Putterie, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

September 21

EFP Bottle CLUB: 15:30-17:30h. BrewDog Brussels, 20 Putterie, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

Cabardouche microbrewery opening: 15-22h. Bieren Cabardouche, Engelselei 255, 2140 Borgerhout, Antwerp, Belgium.

Primus Classic 2019: bike race that ends at a brewery. Brouwerij Haacht, Provinciesteenweg 28, 3190 Boortmeerbeek, Belgium.

September 22

Lindemans Lambic Tour 2019: The tour involves a 40km circular bicycle route between Brussels’ centre and the Lindemans brewery along the Senne river valley. It is part of car-free Sunday. Register for €5 (free for kids under 12), including insurance, Lindemans’ refreshments + an exclusive, useful gift for early subscribers. Register at 9h on the day at Lindemans or La Place Royale. Lindemans, Lenniksebaan 1479, 1602 Vlezenbeek, Brabant, Belgium.

September 27

Nemesis release party: Nanobrasserie de l’Ermitage and Misery Beer Co. 14-22h. Nanobrasserie de l’Ermitage
28 rue lambert crickx, 1070 Brussels, Belgium.

September 27-28

Borefts Bier Festival: by Brouwcafé de Molen and Brouwerij de Molen from 12-22h Friday and Saturday. Brouwerij de Molen, Doortocht 4, 2411 DS Bodegraven, The Netherlands.

September 27-29

German Beer Weekend: beers from 15 brewers selected by Protokol, Berlin. Le Barboteur, Avenue Louis Bertrand, 23, Schaerbeek 1030, Belgium.

September 28

Zot van Geuze! 2019: this is one great tasting. Unfortunately the De Lambikstoempers beer club has decided to hold it only on one day this year from 14-18h so this will be a rush to drink all the geuzes on offer. Boelekewis, Alsembergsesteenweg 856, 1653 Beersel, Belgium.

Zwanze Day: Tickets are now available. Cantillon releases a special gueuze at various venues around the world. “On March 1st 2016, we brewed a smoked Lambic using a blend of classic pilsner malt and smoked malt. Rather than taking the beer to an extreme, we looked instead to find a balance between the acidic character of Lambic and the woodiness of the smoked malt.” Online ticket sales will be available on 31 August at 11h. In Belgium the venues are: Moeder Lambic Fontainas, Brussels,  Moeder Lambic Original, Brussels, Mi-Orge Mi-Houblon, Arlon and Rose Red, Brugge.

ATRIUM’uzik #2: four bands and a food truck from 14-22:30h. Brasserie Atrium, Rue des Brasseurs, 9, 6900 Marche-en-Famenne, Belgium.

September 29

Festival de la Bière: the third edition of a fun, community festival. 11-20h. Woluwe 1150, Avenue Charles Thielemans 93, 1150 Woluwé-Saint-Pierre, Belgium.

Bryggja Open House: 14-19h. Bryggja brewery, Moerkerkebrug 3, 8340 Moerkerke, Damme, Belgium.

October 6

Anders Brewery open day: 10 -17h. Anders, Stadsbeemd 1400, 3545 Halen, Belgium.

Jbcv Hop’s Party 2019: 13-18h Hosted by J’irai Brasser Chez Vous, Rue des Communes 20, 1470 Genappe, Belgique

October 5-6

Modeste Bier Festival 2019: Hosted by Antwerps Bier College from 11-19h. Tickets at www.antwerpsbiercollege.be. De Koninck, Mechelsesteenweg 291, 2018 Berchem, Antwerp. Belgium.

October 11

Biernamaals: Hosted by Biernamaals Bierproeverij from 16-1h at Monasterium Poortackere, Oude Houtlei 56, 9000 Gent, Belgium.

October 11-13

Mechelen Beerfestival: On Friday it is held at Brouwerij Het Anker’s Limited Edition Beer Bar 18-23:30h and on Saturday (18-12h) and Sunday (12-19h) at the Grote Markt. Brouwerij Het Anker, Guido Gezellelaan 49, and Grote Markt, 2800 Mechelen, Belgium.

October 12

La Source – Brewery & Bar Opening: La Source opens Be-Here site at Tour & Taxis. 15 beers, concerts, and food trucks. 12-4h. La Source Beer Co., Rue Dieudonné Lefèvre 4, 1020, Brussels, Belgium.

Bierhappening 2019: hosted by Bles, a beer club. 14-23h. Bevegemse Vijvers, Bevegemse Vijvers 1, 9620 Zottegem, Belgium.

Straßenbräu TTO: 18-1h. Bar Beenhouwer; Annonciadenstraat 4, 9000 Gent, Belgium.

October 13

L’Annexe one year anniversary party: 12-19h, L’Annexe, rue du métal, 19, 1060 Saint-Gilles, Belgium.

October 16

Armando a Bruxelles: 18:30-21:30. La Tana a Bruxelles, 27 Rue de l’Enseignement, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

October 18

Fanzine Friday: the release of 3 new beers. 18h. BrewDog Brussels, 20 Putterie, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

Boekvoorstelling en taptakeover:  Featuring some of the new wave of Belgian craft brewers. 20-23h. Dok Brewing Company, Dok Noord 4B, 9000 Gent, Belgium.

October 18-20

Hoppy Days – Liege International Beer Festival: €6 a day. Free if you show a picture of you taken in front of the Hoppy Days logo in the venue the previous day or the day before that. Palais des Congrès de Liège, Esplanade de l’Europe, 2, 4020 Liège, Belgium.

October 19

Bezoek brasserie Minne: Hosted by De Lambikstoempers from 14-18h. Brasserie Minne, belleau 3, 6640 Vaux-sur-Sûre, Belgium.

October 26

Blankenbergs Bierfestival: hosted by ‘t Scarphoutertje Bierproefclub from 13-23h, Zaal Forum, Kerkstraat 66, 8370 Blankenberge, Belgium.

October 26-28

Hoppy Days – Liege Beer Festival: €6 entry or free if you take a picutre in front of the Hoppy Days logo Palais des Congrès de Liège, 2 Esplanade de l’Europe, 4020 Liège, Belgium.

October 31

Halloween’s Monster Mash: the second edition of Voodoo Vegan’s Halloween Monster Mash with plenty of spine-tingling music to lift the spirits, old school B horror movie screenings and, above all, lots of scary delicious thematic food to share (or not)! 17-12h. Dynamo – Bar de Soif, Chaussée d’Alsemberg, 130, 1060 Saint-Gilles, Belgium.

October 31-November 3

Brussels Beer Challenge 2019: The annual event is open for submissions of beer for the competition. Mons, Belgium.

Streekbierfestival: at participating bars in Utrecht, Netherlands.

November 1

Nevel Artisan Ales: tap takeover 18-1h, Bar Beenhouwer, Annonciadenstraat 4, 9000 Gent, Belgium.

November 1-2

Stout Sure Meuse: featuring 25 stouts and 25 gueuzes at Brasserie L’Echasse, Avenue de la Plante 49, 5000 Namur, Belgium.

November 1-3

Brussels Beer Challenge: W100 experts judge 1,800 beers from 50 countries over three days. Wallonia Conference Center Mons, Avenue Mélina Mercouri 9, 7000 Mons, Belgium.

November 9

ABC-proeverij: tasting with De Lambikstoempers, Brasserie Belgoo, Georges Wittouckstraat 61, Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, 1600 Belgium.

November 22

Fanzine Friday: the release of 3 new beers. 18h. BrewDog Brussels, 20 Putterie, 1000 Brussels, Belgium.

November 23

Wild Festival Groningen: 13:30-17:30 at EM2 Groningen, Suikerlaan 6, 9743AN Groningen, The Netherlands.

November 23-24

Dag van de Oude Geuze 2019: one of our favourite tasting events where you get a chance to taste every geuze producer. Hosted by the De Lambikstoempers, Streekproducten Centrum, 3A poststraat, Hal, 1500 Belgium.

December 7-8

De Gebrande Winning Bierfestival: starts at 14h both days. Gebrande Winning, Zepperenweg 7, 3800 Sint-Truiden, Belgium.

December 21

Blind Tasting Game: hosted by Malt & Mout with Sylvain Lecomte from Gist. 20h. Registration: 25 (€20 for members). Cafe Dekkera, Rue P. Decoster 109, 1190 Forest, Brussels, Belgium.


January 4-5

Namur Capitale de la Bière d’Hiver: about 40 Belgian and international beers are featured at the Abbaye de Floreffe, Rue du Séminaire 7, 5150 Floreffe, Belgium.

April 3-5

Hop On Hop Off Festival 2020: 50 brewers and 30 food trucks are complemented by live music, theater and workshops on this border city with Belgium. Terheijdenseweg 506, 4826 AB Breda, Nederlands.

April 25-26

Zythos Beer Festival, Brabanthal, Leuven, Belgium.

May 1

Quintessence by Cantillon: Russian River, Allagash and Cantillon will team up once again, 6 years later to make a second Friendship Blend. Stay tuned for info on tickets etc.


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