Belgium & France


DATES: May 3 – 9, 2020

Every year, thousands of travelers flock to Brussels for lambic, and to Paris for wine. Yet very few are aware of the newly-revived farmhouse ale culture lying directly between the two, just a few kilometers away. The pastoral beauty of northern France and southern Belgium affords passionate travelers a unique and underappreciated glimpse into the living culture of saisons, biere de gardes, and other traditional brews being made the old-fashioned way, in their historical home.

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No trip to Brussels is complete without a stroll through the Grand Place.
No trip to Brussels is complete without a stroll through the Grand Place.

Belgium & France


DATES: May 3 – 9, 2020

Every year, thousands of travelers flock to Brussels for lambic, and to Paris for wine. Yet very few are aware of the newly-revived farmhouse ale culture lying directly between the two, just a few kilometers away. The pastoral beauty of northern France and southern Belgium affords passionate travelers a unique and underappreciated glimpse into the living culture of saisons, biere de gardes, and other traditional brews being made the old-fashioned way, in their historical home.

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Celebrate Kulmbacher Bierwoche with us every July.

Franconia


DATES: July 22 – July 30, 2020

Franconia, in the very north of Bavaria, has largely ignored the craft beer explosion, and for good reasons — its tiny, local artisanal house brewers never disappeared, and its larger, more industrial brewers continue to produce a range of distinct, regional styles. With its countless kellers and biergartens, in addition to a full calendar of folk festivals, the area is a treasure trove for the beer traveler.

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Barcelona & Beyond


DATES: October 25 – November 1, 2020

Over the past ten years, Spain has discovered a serious taste for craft beer.  In the city & surroundings of Barcelona, in particular, a growing concentration of quirky DIY breweries and pubs has sprung up, courtesy of the most passionate, enthusiastic and just-plain fun group of new brewers & publicans in the world.  There’s a secret beer party going on, and we have the password.

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After over 130 years the Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia designed by Gaudi is still unfinished.
After over 130 years the Temple Expiatori de la Sagrada Familia designed by Gaudi is still unfinished.

Barcelona & Beyond


DATES: October 25 – November 1, 2020

Over the past ten years, Spain has discovered a serious taste for craft beer.  In the city & surroundings of Barcelona, in particular, a growing concentration of quirky DIY breweries and pubs has sprung up, courtesy of the most passionate, enthusiastic and just-plain fun group of new brewers & publicans in the world.  There’s a secret beer party going on, and we have the password.

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