Brewing the perfect lager!

Brewing the perfect lager!

Brewing a lager can sometimes be a complicated process, as this beer style requires a lot of care, attention and talent. Very often brewed by the larger, longer established breweries, small breweries engaged in top-fermentation now start to look at this style, invest...
Selling beer in the digital age!

Selling beer in the digital age!

The Covid-19 lockdowns and closure of the hospitality sector taught something to many companies, and breweries in particular: time has come to embrace the digitalization of the economy and use it to reach out to current as well as new customers. For many brewers, this...
Programme now available!

Programme now available!

The programme of a fantastic 2021 Brewers Forum is now available online! You can discover the range of topics as well as the list of confirmed speakers! The 2021 Brewers Forum will lead its audience through four inspiring days, showcasing best-practices, highlighting...
The Style Council – how relevant are beer styles in 2020?

The Style Council – how relevant are beer styles in 2020?

In the first Brewers Forum post of 2020, Luc De Raedemaeker takes a look at one of the major themes of this year’s event – why we still need beer styles in 2020, even if the very concept of a beer style is fragmenting. Enjoy! When today’s beer drinkers...
Gifts of the (brewing) Magi – what will 2020 bring?

Gifts of the (brewing) Magi – what will 2020 bring?

2019 has been a big year for European beer. The revival in brewing across the continent has continued relatively unabated. The whispers about drinkers’ growing interest in low- and non-alcoholic beer became an unavoidable din – even if the hype still seems to be led...
2020 – a breakthrough year for Chinese craft beer?

2020 – a breakthrough year for Chinese craft beer?

Chinese traditional beer culture was known as the “Gan Bei” beer culture. A lot of expats when they are drinking with Chinese friends, they think Gan Bei means “Cheers”, but actually in China, we don’t have a word that precisely means Cheers. Gan Bei in fact means...