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Brewmaster Belgium

Interview: Rodenbach brewmaster Rudi Ghequire

Rodenbach brewmaster Rudi Ghequire has worked with the famed brewery in Roeselare, Belgium, since 1982. He grew up in Roeselare, so he knew about Rodenbach from an early age. The brewery was family-run for...
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Interview: brewmaster Bruno Reinders (Mort Subite)

Mort Subite translates from French as “sudden death,” but for the past 26 years, brewmaster Bruno Reinders has helped ensure the Belgian brewery takes nobody by surprise. He regularly and consistently brews a number...
Brewmaster Belgium

Interview: Brasserie D’Achouffe founder Chris Bauweraerts

Chris Bauweraerts founded Brasserie D’Achouffe with brother-in-law Pierre Gobron in 1982. They used a methodical approach to develop a limited number of beers and it paid off in 2006, when they sold the Belgian...
Beer World Cup

Top 5 Craft Beer Countries in World Cup

The most watched sporting event in the world arrives tomorrow with South Africa taking on Mexico’s national team to kick off the 2010 World Cup. 32 teams will vie for the Jules Rimet trophy...
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Interview: brewmaster Sam Quartier (Brouwerij Bockor)

The Vander Ghinste family has presided over Brouwerij Bockor, a small Belgian brewery, since 1892. Sam Quartier became Bockor’s brewmaster in 2005, helping to ensure that Omer stays properly hopped and Jacobins remains consistently...
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Interview: Chimay brewmaster Dominique Denis

Chimay is a revered Belgium brewery that dates to 1862, when Cistercian Trappist monks began producing beer and cheese to sustain the order, employ locals and generate money for their charitable foundations. For the...