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Mechelen, Belgium for café lovers! Discover café culture in Mechelen with our listings of some of the best cafés to visit, including some must see Mechelen 'brown' and specialist beer cafés. Most cafés in Mechelen have terraces outside them from Easter to early autumn so, weather permitting, you too can join in one of the most popular Mechelen pastimes, watching the world pass by, with your drink of choice of course..

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Lindemix... the art of blending Lambic by Lindemans

VLEZENBEEK/DILBEEK - It is often said that lambics are only for those with an experienced palate. At Brouwerij Lindemans, one of Belgium’s favourite brewers of this traditional style, they beg to differ. ... [ more ]

Omer Vander Ghinste celebrates 125 years of brewing craftsmanship

KORTRIJK/BELLEGEM - It was in 1892 that Brouwerij Omer Vander Ghinste opened for business in Bellegem, a village near Kortrijk in West Flanders, close to the French border. Since then, countless... [ more ]

Brasserie de Brunehaut - In tune with the seasons

RONGY - In Rongy and all around it, spring is in the air. The fruit trees are in bloom and nature has put on its most beautiful face. I’m on my way to http://belgium.beertourism.com/belgian-breweries/brasserie-d... [ more ]

Westmalle Dubbel or Westmalle Tripel?

WESTMALLE - If you order a Westmalle you’re likely to be served with a Tripel. This is no coincidence as this strong blonde Trappist beer now accounts for 75% of the beer output of this http://belgium.beertouris... [ more ]

Amburon Belgian Craftbrewery - A new brewery in Belgium’s oldest city

TONGEREN - After a fifty-year wait the moment has finally arrived. Once again, the city of Tongeren can boast its own brewery and city beers. The story commences with the 2009 Coronation Celebra... [ more ]

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The origins of this beer are unmistakeable. The miner depicted on the label and the name of ‘kompel’ (a nickname for a miner) testify to the hard slog in the former coal mines of L... [ more ]

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