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Antwerp on a Really Hot Saturday

21/07/2015 2 comments

On Saturday 04th July 2015

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Healthy Ibis breakfast.   Ibis Full Belgian.
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Waiting for my train at the Gare du Midi.   Antwerp Central.
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Antwerp Central, more like a Cathedral than a Station.   Protecting from the sun.
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And from the other side.   Bier Central – a stone’s throw from the station.
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Inside Bier Central.   Also inside Bier Central.
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Gueuze 1882 – Girardin – 5.0% ABV.   Chapeau Abricot – De Troch – 3.5% ABV.
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Bourgogne des Flanders – Timmermans – 5.0% ABV.   Framboise – Girardin – 5.0% ABV.
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Oude Gueuze – Hanssens – 6.0% ABV.   Emergency Flemish Burger & Chips.
     
     
     
     

 

Bier Central is 100m from the Central Railway Station
Bier Central is 100m from the Central Railway Station

The Museum and the Bar

12/07/2015 Leave a comment

Blocked in Germany

Monetised elsewhere

The Gueuze Museum – July 2015

07/07/2015 Leave a comment

The Cantillon Brewery – Friday 03 July 2015

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Where the magic takes place.    
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The tasting area.   Quality merch.
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Just walk this way.   Bottles.
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The mash tun.   The boiler, one of two.
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Where the wide yeast flies in.   And the fermentation happens.
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Filtering.   And here the fruits are added.
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Bottles.   Raw Lambic

 

The Cantillon Brewery
The Cantillon Brewery

Moeder Lambic in the Sun

05/07/2015 Leave a comment

Thursday 02 July 2015 and rather warm

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Nearly there.   Here.
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Smeirlap – Brasserie de la Senne   Golden Tricky – Brouwers Verzet
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Oud Bruin – Brouwers Verzet   Kriek Bio – Cantillon
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The way back.   Belgian Dog.

 

Map picture

Atomium–Brussels November 2013

22/11/2013 Leave a comment

Head to the North of Brussels

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Part of the 1958 Expo for which the Atomium was built.   First view from the Metro station.
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Trains and Stations

11/11/2013 2 comments

Back home

From misty to damp

Nine and More

10/11/2013 Leave a comment

Ostend by the sea

Flemish beer and cafe culture

 

Dovetail

06/11/2013 Leave a comment

The Belgian Pub

In the middle of London

Turboprop

07/11/2012 Leave a comment

With Flybe

 

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Dealing with the delay.   These boys were on time.
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Bombardier Q400, not full bur free waffle.   First time on a turbo prop.
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As per above.   Belgium.
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Brussels National Airport – BRU.   aka Gare du Midi.

 

But the baggage reclaim said Lufthansa

Indian Summer Antwerp

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Rather warm

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The Station   The Cathedral
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13th Commandment   Yes it is a restaurant/bar
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Spag Bol, Gueuze & De Koninck   Kulminator
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Rodenbach Vintage 2008   Buffalo Bitter Ale
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Malheur   The bar
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Why not?   My train back to Brussels

 

But dressed for cold

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