Brussels Beer Weekend

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harrisoni
beers 22591 º places 65 º 03:27 Tue 8/29/2017

I know it may not have the greatest beer list in the world, or indeed Belgium, but I will be in Brussels this weekend with work and would be happy to meet up with anyone who is around

https://www.brussels.be/belgian-beer-weekend

Anyone attending this?

 
adamnowek
beers 5194 º places 118 º 05:21 Tue 8/29/2017

Never even heard of it before.

 
Maakun
beers 10314 º places 320 º 05:40 Tue 8/29/2017

I was there last year but they couldn’t let me in with my bag, it was almost closed anyway. I don’t think I’ll try this year.

 
BeardedAvenger
beers 3092 º places 346 º 06:29 Tue 8/29/2017
 
77ships
beers 14202 º places 392 º 06:32 Tue 8/29/2017

I have never bothered going there, ignored by beer geeks, amongst casual beer lovers it is quite famous.

On Saturday I will be doing 3F open door days & Moeder Lambiek Italian beer festival infinitely more interesting options.

 
adamnowek
beers 5194 º places 118 º 07:25 Tue 8/29/2017

The Italian weekend at Moeder Lambic will definitely be a lot more interesting than this. Less tourists and you can take your backpack.

 
Maakun
beers 10314 º places 320 º 07:45 Tue 8/29/2017

Originally posted by 77ships
On Saturday I will be doing 3F open door days & Moeder Lambiek Italian beer festival infinitely more interesting options.



Me too, Italian thing was nice the last time, see you there probably!

 
harrisoni
beers 22591 º places 65 º 10:03 Tue 8/29/2017

Originally posted by 77ships
I have never bothered going there, ignored by beer geeks, amongst casual beer lovers it is quite famous.

On Saturday I will be doing 3F open door days & Moeder Lambiek Italian beer festival infinitely more interesting options.



See you in Moeder Lambic Fontainas then on Saturday. Be good to catch up Eugene.

 
harrisoni
beers 22591 º places 65 º 10:05 Tue 8/29/2017

Originally posted by BeardedAvenger
Sill, no rucksacks allowed:

http://www.belgianbrewers.be/en/events/belgian-beer-weekend-171/article/security


Yes I am aware of that, not surprised given the current security measures in Brussels. But that’s fine, hotel is only a couple of stops away

 
kraddel
beers 10780 º places 386 º 10:05 Tue 8/29/2017

Yeah thaf fest.... went twice, u usually can find a tick or 2. But you’ll have to wait in line ( this is not the average in belgium ) and deal with LOADS of people, mostly drunks. Not many good beers, not a great atmosphere....
I understand you wanna go, but there are far better options.

I myself am going to 3f saturday morning, and i’m working at the alvinne tap takeover in antwerp ( beerlovers bar ) also will be working sunday. I do however invite you over, if that is a possibility. If not, its prpbably better to try and meet up withsome geeks and do your own festival aka pubcrawl. Better beers, less stress ??

 
harrisoni
beers 22591 º places 65 º 10:42 Tue 8/29/2017

Yes the idea is to get there early Friday, Saturday and/or Sunday and do as many rates as I can in an hour or two before it gets really busy. I’ve had a look at the brewery list so I know what to expect. But it’s a quick, simple and inexpensive way to knock off some beers that I probably wouldn’t want to drink a whole 33cl bottle of. 9 tokens for 10 euros means a rate per euro.