Discover the treasure trove that is Belgian beer culture with our app. There are around 300 breweries in Belgium, ranging in size from nano-to-mega. Not all of these are open to the public though. Many breweries go back a long way and are now historic monuments that are a ‘must see’ on the list of any beer lover. They can be found in the grounds of abbeys, in beautifully restored farm buildings or in the centre of a village or a town where they blend in seamlessly.
We can show you the way, also to lesser known breweries or those in a remote location. At those breweries, or in numerous speciality beer cafés dotted around the country, you can taste beers made in traditional Belgian beer styles. To name but a few, these include lambic, old gueuze, old kriek, West Flanders red-brown ale, Oudenaards bruin, saison or white beer as well as the amber ‘spéciale belge’. And how could we forget the iconic Trappist beers and abbey beers as well as a host of new craft beers, IPAs, session ales, soured ales, barrel aged beers and barley wines.
For the beer lover there are unmissable venues in or around each and every town and we will take you there.
Belgians are known for their ‘Burgundian’ lifestyle. In our country you can enjoy fine cuisine inspired by the French but served in generous portions like they do in Germany. We often use beer as an ingredient or enjoy a glass with our meal. Our app will take you to the very best beer restaurants, brasseries and café-diners. Admittedly, if ‘haute cuisine’ makes your heart beat faster, you may have to insist on beer but even in this refined environment, beer is seeping through to the table as it were, albeit in small mouthfuls. Chefs are increasingly drawn to experimenting with the endless range of aromas and flavours hidden in the humblest of local brews.
If you like to have a good supply of beer to enjoy at home, browse one of the beer shops recommended by the app. We have listed beer stores in towns and cities as well as those that are a bit further afield. All these locations can be found in the app and we will continue to add more.
However, beer culture goes beyond the liquid stuff. A number of beer museums and experiences present the story of Belgian beer in all its variety. Historic breweries often have a brewery museum attached where the focus lies on the history of that particular brewery. You will usually find a bar where you can taste the beer or take part in a beer tasting.
Throughout the year, beer festivals are held all around the country. The youngest beer festivals in the large cities are going for craft whereas the classic events like to stick mostly to the tried and trusted. The wide range on offer has something for everyone: from budding beer aficionados to beer geeks. Lovers of culture will feast on events such as hop parades, beer blessings or inductions that reflect centuries’ old traditions.
With our app you can quickly locate the hot spots in the beer country of Belgium.
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Ratings and Reviews
Must have app! 👍🏻
If you’re heading to Belgium get this app! When we went it was a first time trip & so had no idea where to go for beers & a bite in Ghent & Brussels... until we found this! Brilliant! We really loved the ‘I’m thirsty’ feature as that pointed us in the direction of the nearest & best spots open for a drink - dead handy! Also made us realise there’s so many more places to explore - would definitely use again!
Fantastic, the only app you’ll ever need for exploring Belgian beer, simple to use, I personally recommend the Pro version, the trip generator is genius.
Trip to Belgium
Wonderful way to plan a beer tour to Belgium! 👍🏽
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