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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

Cooling Belgian Seaside Breeze

21/07/2015 Leave a comment

Friday 03 July 2015. Ostend, Flanders, Belgium.

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The Belgians love the Seaside too.   Their trains have locomotives.
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Their stations have bikes.   And Trawlers.
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And Cafe Botteltje.   With pumps.
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And bottles and glasses.   Helleketelbier – Brouwerij de Bie – 7.0% ABV.
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Framboise 1882 – Brouwerij Girardin – 5.0% ABV.   Lichtervelds Blond – Brouwerij De Dolle Brouwers – 9.0% ABV.
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Oude Gueuze Tilquin a l’Ancienne – Gueuzeerie Tilquin – 6.4% ABV.   Cafe Manuscript.
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Massive Manuscripting.   Oud Bruin – Vanderghinste – 5.5% ABV
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Cuvee des Jacobins – B Bocknor – 5.5% ABV   Local cuisine.
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And back (well morning shot).   The bus station under the Gare du Midi.

 

Map picture

Belgium Tricky Journey Home

12/07/2015 Leave a comment

What you worry about doesn’t happen

Everything else does though

The Museum and the Bar

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Blocked in Germany

Monetised elsewhere

The Gueuze Museum – July 2015

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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

Bier Central – Antwerp

07/07/2015 Leave a comment

On a very hot day

You can’t beat Belgian Aircon

Seaside by Train

06/07/2015 Leave a comment

Sand, sea and Fine Ales

Lots of Free Wifi Too!

The Gueuze Museum 2015

06/07/2015 Leave a comment

Building Buildings

Building fine Lambics

Ale and Cheese

06/07/2015 Leave a comment

Off to Moeder Lambic

To eat a Cheese that I know not the name of

To The Ibis

06/07/2015 Leave a comment

Power cuts at Bristol

Free Champagne at The Ibis

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