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Cooking with Beer: Embrace Fall Flavors

Fall signifies a time to go low and slow and have a pot of something brewing on the stove. Adding beer to a dish seems to be the perfect complement to any dish int he fall. Marinating beef short ribs overnight, along with seasonings such as garlic, thyme, and bay leaves is the perfect start to this dish that is …

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Glenn Castelein of Brouwerij Alvinne | The Belgian Smaak Podcast

Through festivals and the knowledge of brewing experts, these brewers were better able to concoct a beverage that is still known today. All of those different tasting, fruity beers, that people love go way back. The mans name was podge and he had four different yeasts that he would bring to festivals for people to try. One of them was …

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Launch Event and Brewery Open Day

The Belgian Brewer is proud to announce a ‘Brewery Launch Event’ at their new location in Bishop’s Stortford. The story of The Belgian Brewer…. A chance encounter beginning with a John Lewis contractor – Nik (The Belgian) choosing to sit in the empty seat behind a John Lewis Partner- Scott (the not so Belgian!). After several months of them exchanging …

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Winter Wonderland At Northgate Primary School

On Saturday the 8th of December 2018 we will be presenting our beers at Winter Wonderland At Northgate Primary School. There will be the opportunity to taste and purchase bottles and gift packs for you to take home and enjoy with friends. Location: Northgate Primary School, Cricketfield Lane, Bishops Stortford, CM23 2RI Times: 1PM to 7PM See you there.   …

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Brewing Belgian Style Beer “Our way”

Brewing Belgian Style Beer Belgium has some of the richest culture when it comes to brewing beers. They have some real classics known all over the world and some really awesome local breweries that make fabulous beers unbeknown to most. Some of our favorites include, Orval, Averbode Abbey, Boon Oude Geuze, St Feuillien Brune, Chimay Blue and Zinnebir from Brasserie …

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The Henley Show

Firstly we’d like to say a huge thank you to all our friends and family who came along to see us for The Belgian Brewer soft launch event at The Henley Show last week, we couldn’t have got to where we are today without your support, motivation, and love. Now… on with the show – and what a show it …

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Looking after your Belgian Brewer’s beer.

Belgian Style Beers are often highly carbonated to aid the release of their deep and intense flavours. Our beers are no different, typically carbonated between 2.4 and 3 volumes of C02. Let it settle Our beers contain natural yeast. During transportation the yeast may be disturbed, making the beer more cloudy. This is absolutely normal, but it is best to …