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Brussels Beer Advent Calendar Beercrush | Calendrier
Belgique Bruxelles Coffret

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An advent calendar with 24 Brussels beers in it.

The Brussels region is in turmoil with new breweries or projects springing up every year.

List of breweries usually included in the Brussels Beer Advent Calendar :

  • Senne Brewery - pioneer of Brussels beers with a touch of bitterness
  • Brussels Beer Project - the Delta IPA and dozens of ephemeral beers
  • No Science - the best Porter style black beers
  • La source - the youngest that seduces everyone
  • Ermitage - the Lantern will illuminate your journey of thirst
  • En Stoemelings - Het is Ca va Brussels beers
  • Annexe - a brewery-fermentery that loves seasonal style beers
  • H2O - well-made beers by Olivier, a veteran of the Senne brewery
  • Beerstorming - experimental workshop, come and brew your own beer
  • Surrealist - soon to be operational in the Dansaert district
  • Witloof - Mexican-inspired beers of Everoise origin
  • Vandekelder - beers brewed in a cellar by 9 friends
  • Drogenbos Beer - the whiskey distillery shares its fermented brews with the public
  • Drinkthatbear - Red Beard and Grandmother
  • DrinkDrink - the specialist in organic beers for cycling enthusiasts or not
  • Bière de Quartier - 7 beers brewed in 7 districts by 7 different breweries

For those who are curious, here is what the advent calendar box looks like.

emballage calendrier avent biere beercrush

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Théorème De L'Empereur 6.4% Ermitage | Blonde
Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles

Brewed with green tea and jasmine, the result is a sweet and fragrant beer.

Tea beers are generally blond beers to which tea is added. The result is a soft and fragrant beer. Here the bitterness of the hops is still a little present.

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Beer Lanterne 5.5% Ermitage | Blonde
Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles

American hops mosaic and cascade. It is fruity and dry.

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Beer Zinnebir 5.8% Senne | Blonde
Belgique Bio Bouteille Bruxelles en stock

Zinnebir is a perfectly balanced Pale Ale, with a golden color slightly tending to amber. It develops fruity and hoppy aromas reminiscent of dried apricot and orange marmalade. They are supported by malted notes very slight biscuity, as well as by a beautiful bitterness.

When you pour Zinnebir into your beer glass, on top of the beautiful golden and orange colour lies a velvety white foam. The word balance is the key for this beer. The body of the beer is perfect, not too full or light. There is an equilibrium between the hops and malt. You have the flavours from de la Sennes' own yeast that are balanced out with the maltiness. Everything in the beer works well together. The profile is spicy, zesty, herbal and floral. The German and Slovenian noble hops give it the needed bitterness. In the mouth, you may even notice a bit of pineapple and honey. 

It is a perfect thirst-quenching beer!

The story of Zinnebir

Get ready to discover the story of Zinnebir as it is unlike any beer that came out of thirst or experimentation. 

Zinnebir is brewed by Bernard Leboucq and Yvan De Baets, two Brussels-based brewers and founders of de la Senne brewery. One was a homebrewer and another a social worker. The brewers first had a microbrewery in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw, which then became too small for them to truly express themselves. Thus, they moved to Brussels and opened a brewery in 2010 in a converted bread factory. Both brewers had already long thought about creating an iconic beer for Brussels city. 

After planning, the brewers agreed to brew a beer for the annual Zinneke parade in 2002. The parade is a celebration of Brussels’ cosmopolitan spirit. This is how Zinnebir was born. The two beer brewers did not have their brewery back then, so the beer was brewed in a basement.

The beer name came after the Zinneke parade and also the Senne river that flows through Brussels. The Dutch part calls the river la Zenne but also Zenneke, which means little Zenne. Sometimes even the people of Brussels are called Zinnekes. 

The brewers worked on perfecting the beer throughout the years to arrive at the flawless product that it is now. They changed the raw ingredients to achieve the perfect balance between hop, malt, spiciness and fruitiness. The brewers intended to make a beer that can be drunk a lot. Thus, the alcohol content is 5.8%. And of course, the beer is brewed in an artisanal way without any additives. 

We can now say that de la Senne brewery has accomplished its mission and Zinnebir is a beer of Brussels and the people of Brussels. The beer flavour reflects the cosmopolitan atmosphere of Brussels, but like all the ingredients, flavours and tastes of the Zinnebir, the different cultures and people of Brussels live together in a perfect balance. 

Not only has Zinnebir made its name as the beer of Brussels, but the beer and the brewery also acted as a role models for other brewers. The brewery had a huge influence on the craft beer movement in the city and many people followed their footsteps, which brought Brussels other amazing craft beer breweries like the Brussels Beer Project, No Science, Beerstorming and many others. 

Lastly, the beer is the flagship beer of the brewery and their best seller. The locals can also ask for Zinnebir in any beer bar they visit. We can confirm the Zinnebir popularity, as some of our clients even order a whole beer box of Zinnebir regularly. No one can get enough of that beer! 

What else is there to know about Zinnebir?

  • Where is Zinnebir beer brewed? 

Though the brewing process started in a basement, Zinnebir has now moved to de la Senne brewery, which is located in Brussels near the cultural space Tour & Taxis. 

  • What does the Zinnebir beer label mean?

The Zinnebir label illustrates the Brussels city skyline, the buildings and the Senne river flowing through the city with a big bright sun behind it all. The label uses warm and happy colours such as yellow and green. It gives you a feeling like Brussels is a calm, orderly city, though there can be some crazy traffic and full of vibrant events. Despite the messiness, it all still functions in harmony. 

zinnebir etiquette
Photo: Brasserie de la Senne
  • How to serve Zinnebir and which beer glass to use?

Zinnebir is best served in a tulip beer glass, which helps to release the exciting aromas that the beer has. The minimum serving temperature is 5 degrees celsius. 

  • What are the ingredients of Zinnebir?

The Zinnebir ingredients are water, hops, yeast, barley malt, and fermentable sugar.

  • What food goes well with Zinnebir?

Zinnebir beer goes very well with cheese platters or cheesy dishes. It is especially good with creamy cheeses like cottage cheese or goat cheese. The bitterness of the beer and the creaminess of the cheese make a perfect match. Zinnebir also goes well with seafood. 

  • What are the other beers by de la Senne brewery?

Some people argue that Zinnebir is not even the best beer in the brewery and favour the younger sister, Taras Boulba. The beer has a similar fruity and spicy taste, but more bitterness and it is an easy to drink beer with lower alcohol content. In the end, it is a question of personal taste. After all, without Zinnebir, there would not be a Taras Boulba. The brewers needed a change from Zinnebir and something lighter to drink.  

Besides Taras Boulba, the brewery also has other famous beers like the Jambe de Bois, Bruxellensis, Stouterik and Saison du Meyboom


Photo: Brasserie de la Senne

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Beer Épervier 7% Source | IPA
Belgique Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles
A fruity and light IPA! Barbe Rouge hops give the beer its unique signature: notes of berries and citrus.
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Beer Delta Ipa 6.5% Brussels Beer Project | IPA
Belgique Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles

Delta IPA is a Belgian IPA because the brewers use a saison yeast, a typically Belgian style of beer. It is not a usual IPA with a little bit of spiciness and thirst-quenching bitterness.

The Brussels Beer Project brewery was founded in 2013, and Delta IPA was their first beer, also created in 2013. This was back when IPA beers were not so known in Belgium. The brewery is very involved with the community, and also you can see Delta IPA reflects Brussels. Brussels is a multicultural city, so the taste of Delta IPA is reflecting different brewing cultures. 

When you first pour Delta IPA into your glass, you notice a golden body with a mix of honey and orange colours. You’ll see very few bubbles but a big white head. 

On the nose, it gives aromas of pine, citrus and tropical fruits. But, it is not a surprise that hop aromas dominate over others. 
We find in the mouth notes of lychees and passion fruit brought by hops. You can also notice the flavours of oranges, limes, and bitter notes of hop. It has a fine aftertaste with a bitter finish. Despite the strong taste, it remains a good level of acidity. 

Want to know more about Delta IPA beer? See the most frequently asked questions and find your answers:

  • Where is the Brussels Beer Project brewery?

Brussels Beer Project, which brews Delta IPA beer, is located in the centre of Brussels. It is in an area called Dansaert that is close to the canal of Brussels. It is not far from the MIMA museum or the Saint Catherine church. Another well known Brussels brewery, the Surrealiste, is nearby. In their brewery, they also have a taproom and welcome anyone for beer degustation. 

Brussels Beer Project also has its bar, BBP Bailli, where they have thirty beers on tap, and you can have tasty pizzas next to the beer. The BBP Bailli is located in the Chatelain neighbourhood and close to the most known avenue of Brussels, Avenue Louise. The BBP Bailli is also one of the best beer bars in Brussels


  • What are the ingredients of Delta IPA beer?

The Delta IPA consists of barley malt, hops, and seasonal yeast. The malt is 100% Belgian. The hops used are Citra and Smaragd hops.

  • What other beers are similar to Delta IPA? 

Try also the Brussels Beer Projects dark IPA called Dark Sister. Otherwise, head to our IPA beer collection. There are plenty of choices!

  • What kind of food goes well next to Delta IPA beer?

If you are looking for beer and food pairing suggestions, then luckily, Delta IPA can go well with many dishes. It is good with pasta and pizzas, next to a barbecue or any vegetarian meal. Also, you can drink Delta IPA next to appetisers or light cheese platters. Even salads are good to pair with Delta IPA.

  • How to serve Delta IPA beer?

Delta IPA comes in a beer bottle but is also available in a can. Once you open the bottle or can, you should slowly pour it into your beer glass. The Brussels Beer Project brewery has its own beer glasses available. They come in three styles: Teku, Hazy or Conical. For Delta IPA, the Teku beer glass is best. The Teku beer glass, designed by an Italian, is perfect for beer tasting. The ideal temperature to serve Delta IPA is 8 degrees celsius. 

  • Does Delta IPA contain gluten?

Yes. If you are looking for a gluten-free beer, check the collection of brewery 28. They have many gluten-free beers available. 

  • How much bitterness is there in Delta IPA?

To measure bitterness, we use the International Bitterness Unit, the IBU. Delta IPA has an IBU of 45. For reference, most beers fall in a range between 15 to 80 IBU.


  • What are the other beers by the Brussels Beer Project? 

Since their first beer, Delta IPA, was so successful, Brussels Beer Project kept on creating amazing beers. You might also like Juice Junky, Grosse Bertha, Wunderlager or their alcohol-free beer, Pico Bello. 


delta IPA
Photo by Brussels Beer Project.

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Beer Taras Boulba 4.5% Senne | Session IPA
€40,00 Regular price €50,00 Sale price
Belgique Bio Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles en stock IPA

Taras Boulba is a light lager, generously hopped with the finest aromatic hops, giving it a very refreshing character and a fragrance reminiscent of citrus. The nose offers delicate aromas of spices, malt, hops and lemon. You can even smell slight notes of cookies, caramel and a bit of vanilla. Taras Boulba has a blonde colour with white foam. In the mouth, you can feel the bitterness present. You can also taste notes of caramel and lemon. It is a beer full of character but also thirst-quenching and refreshing. The finale of the beer is dry. 

Though Taras Boulba has now become many people's favourite beer, it had a rough start. First, Taras Boulba beer was created only for the brewers and their friends. The brewers claimed that they were only drinking their other famous beer, the Zinnebir, and they needed something lighter. Thus, Taras Boulba was born. After only drinking it by themselves, the brewers decided to start selling Taras Boulba locally. The problem was that the bitter beers had not yet made their name in Belgium. Only De Ranke brewery, whose niche is bitter beers, was in the market. The brewers had to fight hard and talk a lot with local beer bars and pubs to get their beer out. Finally, their beer has not only become popular locally but also internationally. 

Like Taras Boulba, all the beers of brewery de la Senne are brewed in a traditional way: unfiltered, unpasteurized and without additives.

Taras Boulba is also the favourite beer of Beercrush creator Florian. 


History and origin of the Taras Boulba beer name. 


The name Taras Boulba refers to a novel written by Nikolai Gogol. The novel is the story of Taras Boulba, who goes with his two sons to war against the Polish. One of the sons is in love with a Polish girl. The son helps the girl get some food during the war. Once Taras finds out about this, he kills his son. The brewers use this as a reference to the struggle between Flemings and Walloons in Belgium. 


Want to know more about Taras Boulba beer? Here are some of the most frequently asked questions answered:


  • What does the Taras Boulba beer label mean?

The Taras Boulba beer label is also related to the novel by Nikolai Gogol. On the label, you can see two men in front of a circus. A father and a son. The father is angry and holding a big barrel above his head, ready to throw it at his son while yelling "Smeirlap!". There is a comment on the label in the Brussels dialect. The comment states: "Behold, Taras Boulba is furiously angry. His son has married a Walloon!" The label is an interpretation of the novel, but with a Belgian twist reflecting the complicated relationship between Walloons and Flemings. 

taras boulba biere

  • Where is Taras Boulba beer brewed?

Brewery de la Senne is located in Brussels near Tour & Taxis between Laeken and Molenbeek neighbourhood. Tour & Taxis is an old industrial site made up mostly of warehouses that now has been turned into a cultural site. Brewery de la Senne has their brewing spot and a bar there. You are always welcome to degustate their beers.

  • What are the ingredients of Taras Boulba beer?

Taras Boulba is made of water, malted barley, noble hops, yeast and fermentable sugar. 

  • How to serve Taras Boulba beer?

It is best to use a tulip-shaped beer glass for serving Taras Boulba beer. The tulip-shaped glass is perfect for IPA beers or hoppy beers as it allows the drinker to swirl the beer around the glass and release the full aromas. The ideal serving temperature is 5 degrees celsius. 

  • What are other similar beers to Taras Boulba?

If you like hoppy beers, you should see our IPA beer collection. 

  • Is Taras Boulba gluten-free?

No, Taras Boulba is not gluten-free. You can find a large variety of gluten-free beers available from brasserie 28

  • What are some other beers brewed by la Senne brewery?

Some other famous craft beers by the Senne brewery are Zinnebir, Bruxellensis, Jambe de Bois, Stouterik and Saison du Meyboom, among many others.

taras boulba

Photo : brasserie de la Senne.


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Beer Soleil 4.5% Ermitage | Blanche
Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles

The Soleil is a very hoppy white beer, it looks a lot like a white IPA. This is one of the finest successes of the brewery.

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Beer Grosse Bertha 7% Brussels Beer Project | Hefeweizen
Belgique Blanche Bouteille Bruxelles

Grosse Bertha is halfway between a Hefeweisse and a triple because its 7% alcohol content is much higher than the usual 4-5%. 

The colour of the beer is yellow and misty with low carbonation and fine foam. 

On the nose, you can notice aromas of citrus, spices, yeast, coriander and wheat. The German yeast also gives it the aromas of banana and clove. 

On the mouth, you can taste bananas, fruits, spices, yeast and malt. The beer has a slightly bitter finish. 

Grosse Bertha was the winner of the 2014 prototype challenge. Brussels Beer Project proposed four wheat beers and 31% of Brussels beer lovers voted this beer to be the best. 

Grosse Bertha became a successful beer due to its low hoppiness but high alcohol level. Thus, it is loved by both amateurs and beer experts. 

What else is there to know about Grosse Bertha beer?

  • Where did the Grosse Bertha beer name come from?

The Grosse Bertha was a very large siege artillery used by the German army during the First World War. A German name was chosen because a German beer style, Hefeweizen, the recipe was used to make this beer. The name in German is Dicke Bertha.

  • What are the ingredients of Grosse Bertha beer?

Grosse Bertha beer contains barley and wheat malt, hops, yeast and, of course, water. 

  • What is a Hefeweizen beer? 

Hefe means yeast in German and Weizen means wheat. This name defines a style of ale where these two ingredients are typically used. Hefeweizen beers are generally easy to drink and refreshing beers. 

  • What is a Triple beer? 

A triple beer is a Belgian style beer with a very high content of alcohol. The term defines a strong pale ale. 


  • How to serve Grosse Bertha beer?

Serve Grosse Bertha by slowly pouring it into a tilted glass. This will give you a nice foam of head. The best serving temperature is 6 degrees celsius. 

  • How much bitterness does Grosse Bertha beer have?

According to the International Bitterness Unit, Grosse Bertha has an IBU of 20. For reference, lambic beers are generally with the lowest bitterness with an IBU up to 10. Indian Pale Ales usually have the highest IBU figures which are between 40-120. 

  • Is Grosse Bertha beer gluten free?

No. If you are interested in gluten-free beers, head to our catalogue and select the gluten-free filter. 

  • What are other beers by Brussels Beer Project brewery?

Grosse Bertha is the third beer by Brussels Beer Project brewery. The brewery’s other well-known beers are Delta IPA, Jungle Joy, Wunderlager, Pico Bello and Juice Junky, among many others. 

Grosse Bertha
Photo: Brussels Beer Project

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Beer Bicyclette 4.8% DrinkDrink | Blonde
Belgique Bio Bouteille Bruxelles

La Bicyclette is quite light and brewed with American hops and rye.

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Beer Bmx Ipa 7.2% DrinkDrink | IPA
Belgique Bio Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles

BMX IPA is brewed with Pacific gem, Citra and Chinook hops.

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Beer Brussels Calling 6.5% Senne | IPA
Belgique Bio Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles
Brussels Calling is a very balanced "Belgian IPA". The bouquet is intensely exotic and floral. These flavors carry over into the taste, paired with a nice malt base. At the end, the fruity character merges with a long and dry bitterness.
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Beer Jambe De Bois 8% Senne | Triple
Belgique Bio Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles

Jambe-de-Bois is balanced but generously hopped Triple. It is a powerful and full-bodied beer and most likely the bitterest Triple beer in Belgium. 

When you pour Jambe de Bois into your beer glass, you’ll notice a beautiful blonde colour beer with golden reflections filling the glass. It has a creamy, firm, white head. 

On the nose, the hops aromas dominate but are accompanied by orange, citrus, grass and banana. You will also notice the aromas of fermentation and another fruity aroma that resembles a pear. The floral, honeyed sweetness of malts and spicy notes appear as well. 

The beer flavours are unique. In the mouth, you will experience a balance of bitterness and fruitiness. A ripe banana taste can be noticed. Malt is another dominant taste. The strong alcohol content gives it roundness and the absence of residual sugars makes the finish hoppy and bitter. 

De la Senne brewery is known for its quality beers and has created some true gems. Jambe-de-Bois is a unique triple and should not be missed when degustating Belgian beers. 


Story of Jambe-de-Bois name


The Senne Brewery gives tribute to the Belgian revolution and more specifically a Belgian soldier Jean-Joseph Charlier with this beer. Jean-Joseph fought in Napoleon’s army and lost his leg. His new wooden leg did not stop him. Later, in 1830, Jean-Joseph was a cannoneer during the Belgian Revolution against the Netherlands. 


What else can we know about Jambe-de-Bois beer?


What’s on the Jambe-de-Bois beer label? 

The beer label is related to the story of the beer name and is dedicated to the Belgian revolution. The illustration shows someone with a wooden leg sitting on a cannon. That would be Jean-Joseph Charlier! The label also used to state “No Dutchman was hurt in the making of this beer,” while now it reads Belgian Revolution Triple. 

jambe de bois label

Where is Jambe-de-Bois brewed?

De la Senne brewery is located in Brussels in the Molenbeek-Saint-Jean area. 


How to serve Jambe-de-Bois beer?


The best serving temperature is 8 degrees celsius. It is best to use a tulip-shaped glass that can get the hoppy aromas out. Pour the beer slowly into a glass so it can form a nice foamy head. 


What are the ingredients of Jambe-de-Bois beer?


The beer contains barley malt, sugar, hops, yeast and water. 


How bitter is Jambe-de-Bois beer? 


It is quite a bitter triple with an IBU of 49. Triple beers' IBU range is usually between 20-45. 


Is Jambe-de-Bois gluten free?


No, it is not gluten-free. But we do have a gluten-free beer collection in our catalogue.


What are some other beers by de la Senne brewery?


De la Senne is one of the best craft beer breweries in Brussels and has many other great beers to offer. You should also try their Zinnebir, Taras Boulba, Bruxellensis, Saison du Meyboom and Stouterik

jambe de bois
Photo: Brasserie de la Senne


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Beer Jungle Joy 6.6% Brussels Beer Project | Fruitée
Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles

Jungle Joy is the fusion of mango and passion fruit. A fruity but unsweetened beer that everyone enjoys. It is an exotic beer that is not only fresh but has a tangy touch. The best part is that the beer has no added sugar or artificial flavours. The beer is brewed with real pieces of fruit like mango and passion fruit!

When you pour it into your beer glass, you’ll notice a yellow-orange, slightly murky colour appearing. The beer has a large white head. 

On the nose, you will notice fruity aromas like mango, passion fruit, lemon, apricot, but also malt. 

On the palate, you can taste authentic fruit flavours. The passion fruit and mango flavours are dominant, but you’ll also taste malt and cookies. It has a slight bitterness, is medium-bodied and has mild to moderate carbonation. 

Jungle Joy is a Belgian Dubbel style of beer, but the fruitiness masks the style and pushes it under the fruit beer category. 

Jungle Joy is also one of the All-Star beers of Brussels Beer Project. This means the brewery presents prototypes and the community chooses the best beer. Jungle Joy won in 2016 against 4 other fruity beers. It is now one of the permanent and best beers of the brewery. 

The Jungle Joy beer stands out as it is unlike any other classic fruit beer. The beer has perfectly balanced acidity and just a hint of bitterness. Any beer lover will add it to their list of favourites. 

More about Jungle Joy beer:  

  • Where is Jungle Joy brewed?

The Brussels Beer Project brewery, as its name hints, is located in the capital city of Belgium. The home, where Jungle Joy is brewed, is situated on Dansaert street near the canal of Brussels. 

  • How to serve Jungle Joy beer? 

The best is to serve Jungle Joy in a Teku beer glass. The best pouring temperature is 7 degrees celsius. 

  • What are the ingredients of Jungle Joy beer?

The beer contains barley malt, hops, yeast, water, and extracts of mango and passionfruit.

  • Is Jungle Joy beer gluten-free?

No, it is not gluten-free.

  • What are other beers by Brussels Beer Project brewery? 

Some of the other beers by the brewery are Delta IPA, Wunderlager, Grosse Bertha, Pico Bello and Dark Sister

jungle joy
Photo: Brussels Beer Project

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Beer Bruxellensis 6.5% Senne | Brett
Acide Belgique Bio Bouteille Bruxelles
Bruxellensis is an amber beer with copper reflections, its fruity attack (pineapple, red fruits) is supported by aromas of hops, and complex notes of old leather. A malty touch then develops, with biscuit nuances and a persistent fruity aroma. Its finish is dry and bitter, its character is unique.
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Beer Gueuze 100% Lambic Bio 5% Cantillon | Gueuze
Acide Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles

A tangy and fruity taste, the woody aromas due to the time of fermentation in barrels provide a long final touch in mouth.

This beer can be kept for an extremely long time, it will only get better.

The Gueuze Cantillon is a blend of several organic lambics.

The Gueuze Cantillon has a golden blond colour with some orange reflections. The head of the beer is very thin. The beer has delicate citrus aromas. On the nose, you can notice lemon, apple and apricot. On the palate, you have fruity tastes, especially the lemon and apple. It provides a strong acidity with a long finish in the mouth. The balance of acidity is perfect. 

The Cantillon brewery and its gueuze have become famous not only in Belgium but all around the world. Some people even call the beer “Champagne de Belgique”. The demand has not only become high among beer drinkers but also among collectors. People as far as the United States are trying to get their hands on a good Cantillon Gueuze. 

Now, the Gueuze Cantillon represents half of the brewery’s production. The brewers follow a thousand-year-old brewing tradition and promote the natural taste of a beer by using the best raw materials. The cereals they use are 100% organically grown.

The history and making of Gueuze beer

In the 18th century, a Benedictine monk discovered champagnisation by blending different non-sparkling white wines. It was just the beginning of discovery, as, during the next century, a Brabant brewer mixed several Lambics that caused fermentation in the bottle. And finally, the Gueuze was born. 

Before that, only Lambic and Faro beers were drunk in Belgium. The monk’s discovery of champagnisation and the Brabant brewers mixing of lambics started a new revolution. The Gueuze beer then became a hit. In fact, it was not the Belgians but Americans who noticed the value of a gueuze beer. Before it came back to the spotlight in Belgium, the demand was much higher in the United States. 

Creating this complex mixture of different lambics requires some work. Around ten lambics from different barrels need to be tasted to select the best half for the mixture. Young lambics that are one year old are mixed with old lambics, which are three years old. The bottles are then placed horizontally in a cellar for a second fermentation that takes about one year. Once the lambic has become sparkling, it has become a gueuze. 

Anecdote of cooking with Gueuze Cantillon beer

Proper beer lovers and geeks would call anyone mad to waste a good Cantillon Gueuze on any dish. Nevertheless, there is a whole recipe book about cooking with Cantillon beer!

You can find this book at Brussels Gueuze Museum, which is a museum dedicated to gueuze beer and established in the Cantillon brewery. 

The book called “La Gueuze Gourmande” was published in 1995 and only focuses on dishes that use Cantillon beers. There is a recipe called tête pressée that even requires two full bottles of Cantillon Gueuze. This book was made when the consumption of traditional gueuze was declining, especially during the tough times after World War II. This book intended to use the beer in recipes in a way that the unique beer flavour would not disappear. 

The recipe book may be forgotten now, but luckily the consumers have once again started to appreciate a traditional gueuze beer the way it is.

Learn more about the Gueuze Cantillon beer.

How long can you store a Gueuze Cantillon beer?

The good news is that this beer only gets better with time! In a cellar, Cantillon Gueuze can age for more than 20 years without losing any taste or aromas. 

Where is the Gueuze Cantillon brewed?

The Cantillon brewery is located in the Anderlecht neighbourhood in Brussels, Belgium. It is very close to one of the main train stations, Brussels Midi. 

How to serve the Gueuze Cantillon?

The Gueuze Cantillon can be served at 15 degrees celsius. Cantillon brewery has a dedicated beer glass for the gueuze. If you are unable to buy a Cantillon beer glass, then use any straight format beer glass to enjoy your beer. 

What are some other similar beers to Gueuze Cantillon?

If you enjoy the Gueuze Cantillon, you must see the other gueuze beers in our collection. 

What are the other beers by Cantillon brewery?

We encourage you to try out Cantillons Kriek and Gambrinus

gueuze cantillon
Photo: Cantillon

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Beer Saison De Bruxelles 6% Annexe | Saison
Belgique Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles

A slightly softer and less dry beer than other seasons. The Brussels Season is the first beer in a series of 5 seasons brewed by the Annexe.

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Beer Double Trouble Citra 8.5% Surréaliste | IPA
Belgique Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles Surrealiste

Double Trouble Citra is an extremely easy-drinking beer with mind-blowing bitterness from Citra and Cryo Citra hops.

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Beer Nordic Hopster 5% Beerstorming | Session IPA
Belgique Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles IPA
A beer brewed with a good amount of American hops with hints of citrus and grapefruit. Dry, hoppy and lively.
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Beer Tandem 3.8% DrinkDrink | White IPA
Belgique Bio Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles IPA

Tandem is a white IPA brewed with rye and Pacific gem, Citra and Chinook hops. Hops and rye contribute to the dry finish of the beer.

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Beer Zenne Pils 4.9% Senne | Pils
Belgique Bio Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles
Zenne Pils is a bottom-fermented, unfiltered and unpasteurized beer. It is also generously hopped with old German noble hop varieties.
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Beer Pam'La 6.5% Beerstorming | Blonde
Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles

Blonde beer with grapefruit.

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Beer La Parvis 6.8% Bieres de Quartier | Blonde
Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles
La Parvis is a Belgian blond beer brewed with chicory roots.
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Beer Saison Van De Bruwer 5.3% Senne | Saison
Belgique Bio Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles

Very dry spelled season with the addition of brettanomyces yeast.

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Beer Gmgk 6% Beerstorming | Blonde
Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles
This dry and aromatic blonde beer presents a perfect blend of white tea and kaffir lime. This spice blend gives a little taste of passion fruit that will make you enjoy your day.
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Beer Curieuse Neus 7% Stoemelings | Blonde
Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles

Bière Curieuse Neus offers a lower alcohol content than triples in general. It has a reddish color with banana and apricot aromas.

The beer has all the characteristics of a triple beer. The malty sides are present in the beer flavour, and you will get a nice bitter finish. The beer has a slightly cloudy appearance but a nice white foam on top. The carbonation is well balanced. You also get the aromas of cereals and spices. It is an easy to drink beer and thirst-quenching. 

Curieuse Neus is the first beer by En Stoemelings brewery. One of the brewers is an archaeologist, and another is an expert in coding. Thus, their beer came as a big surprise. The brewers started brewing secretly in a kitchen, but luckily time gave them a proper place and therefore gave us good beers!

The beer is coming from Brussels, and the brewery's slogan “Het is ça va” is a reflection of the bilingual city. 

What does the Curieuse Neus beer name mean? 

The beer name is related to the fact that they started brewing unofficially. The name Curieuse Neus means an indiscreet person in flemish. Thus, the brewers named their beer Curieuse Neus because when they started, they were selling their beers under the table.

Where is Curieuse Neus beer brewed?

The brewing started in a private kitchen and then moved near Chapelle station in Brussels, which was not the final location for En Stoemelings brewery. Now the Curieuse Neus beer is brewed near Tour & Taxis cultural place and nearby de la Senne and La Source breweries. 

What are the ingredients of Curieuse Neus beer?

Curieuse Neus contains gluten and is based on water, Vienna malt, hops and yeast. 

curieuse neus biere
Photo: En Stoemelings

What are other similar beers like Curieuse Neus?

If you like Curieuse Neus beer, try also Jambe de Bois, blonde beer by La Cambre or Gouden Carolus Triple by Het Anker brewery. See also the full collection of our blonde beers

How to serve Curieuse Neus beer? 

En Stoemelings brewery has its own pint shaped beer glasses. If you do not have the brewery's beer glasses, you can also use a tulip-shaped glass to enjoy this beer. It is best to serve this beer between 8 to 11 degrees celsius. 

What are some other beers by En Stoemelings brewery?

Now that they are all official, the brewery has produced quite a variety of beers. You can also try their Noirolles, Jawa, Papy van de Pils, Tanteke, Het Vete et Vogelpik


Curieuse Neus
Photo: En Stoemelings



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Beer Juice Junkie 5.4% Brussels Beer Project | IPA
Belgique Blonde Bruxelles Canette

Very balanced bouquet of hops with very present tropical aromas but without falling into hopburn.

Easy to drink in all circumstances, but ideal on a sunny terrace.

The Juice Junkie is one of the best beers made at the rue Dansaert brewery in Brussels.

Product with expired "best before" date.

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Beer Wunderlager 3.8% Brussels Beer Project | Lager
Belgique Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles
A lager beer with a low alcohol content but rich in aromas and taste.
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Trotinette 0.4% 24x33cl DrinkDrink | IPA
€45,00 Regular price €54,00 Sale price
Belgique Bio Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles en stock Sans Alcool

La bière belge Trotinette de la brasserie DrinkDrink est la bière sans alcool du moment. Elle a tout pour plaire. Elle est même certifié bière biologique. La Trotinette est une IPA légère avec un taux d'alcool de 0.4%. Pour les amateurs qui apprècient aussi l'alcool, la brasserie DrinkDrink propose la Bicylcette, la Tandem et la BMX parmi ses bières permanentes.

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Beer Stouterik 5% Senne | Stout
Belgique Bio Bouteille Bruxelles Noire

Stout with roasted aromas and a very balanced bitterness.

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Beer Gambrinus 5% Cantillon | Fruitée
Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles

Lambic with Raspberry.

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Beer Wesh' Groseille 7% Beerstorming | Acide
Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles

A fruity, tangy, dry and bright red beer

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Beer Dream In Simcoe 6.5% Surréaliste | IPA
Belgique Blonde Bruxelles Canette Surrealiste

This IPA is only dry-hopped with Simcoe hops.

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Beer Brusseleir 8% Senne | Black IPA
Belgique Bio Bouteille Bruxelles IPA Noire
Attention this product has a date of preference to consume before which is exceeded.
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Beer Kriek 100% Lambic Bio 5% Cantillon | Kriek
Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles Fruitée
Beer with a tangy taste of red fruits and subtle almond notes. The sour cherries used have an organic certificate and come from Turkey. The fruits are mixed with Lambic, which is on average 20 months old.
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Beer Saison Du Meyboom 5.5% Senne | Saison
Belgique Bio Blonde Bouteille Bruxelles
Poured into a glass, Saison du Meyboom reveals a yellow color with a thick white foam, for aromas of flowers, spices, hops and fruits. On the palate, the attack is lively. It's floral and spicy with hints of pineapple and white pepper under moderate bitterness.
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Beer Pico Bello 0.3% Brussels Beer Project | Acide
Belgique Bruxelles Canette Sans Alcool

The intensive hopping gives it a fruity and spicy taste without being bitter. Pico Bello is a hazy zero IPA.

Perfect substitute for people who like aromatic IPAs but don't want to or can't drink alcohol.

Pico Bello beer comes in a pale yellow colour and has a thick white foam. On the nose, you have aromas of hops, citrus and tropical fruits. On the palate, you get fruity, bitter and acidic tastes. It is a fresh and thirst-quenching beer.

Pico Bello was made with 100% natural ingredients. It has gone through a process of dealcoholization, but a special yeast strain was used to keep the flavour profile. A perfectly balanced craft beer without alcohol!


What does pico bello mean?

Pico Bello is also used as an expression. In Belgium, it is commonly used to describe when something is perfect or impeccable. For example, you can say, I want everything to be pico bello! That would mean you want everything to be perfect. 


Is Pico Bello beer completely alcohol-free?

No. Any real non-alcoholic beer still has some percentage of alcohol. Pico Bello has 0.3% of alcohol. You can read more information from our non-alcoholic beer page


What are the ingredients of Pico Bello beer?

Pico Bello non-alcoholic beer is made with water, Pilsner malt, Amarillo hops and yeast. Pico Bello also contains gluten


How to serve Pico Bello? 

The best serving temperature for Pico Bello beer is around 6 degrees celsius. 


What dishes go well with Pico Bello beer?

Pico Bello beer is ideal during brunch, as it is a non-alcoholic beer. It is also good as an aperitif, a light drink to start with. Lastly, it always works at a barbecue for anyone who does not want to drink anything heavy. 


What are some other beers by the Brussels Beer Project?

If you like Pico Bello beer, try out Pico Nova, another beer low in alcohol. If you are ready for something stronger, we can recommend Delta IPA, Jungle Joy, Juice Junky, Grosse Bertha and Wunderlager

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Beer Surréaliste 5.6% Surréaliste | Blonde
Belgique Bruxelles Canette Surrealiste

La Surréalise is a beer with tropical flavors through the use of American hops Simcoe, Mosaic and Citra.

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Beer Babylone 7% Brussels Beer Project | Ambree
Ambrée Belgique Bouteille Bruxelles
Babylone is the famous bread beer from Beer Project with 25% of the malt replaced by unsold square bread from Delhayze.
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Beer Venus Effect 4.5% Surréaliste | Gose
Acide Belgique Bruxelles Canette Surrealiste
Silky, resinous, salty and refreshing with El Dorado, Idaho 7 and Chinook hops.
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