An introduction to Belgian beers
20 Mar 2009 by Richard Neville
See also Richard Neville's Belgian beer tasting notes and his Bruges travel tips. Richard Neville was an award-winning wine merchant in my native Cumbria but now lives in the Languedoc, having spent a considerable time in Belgium - as is evident below. A short break in Belgium is barely long enough to discover the real delights of Belgian beer. However, with the right help, it is possible to try a range of styles and taste some of the best. But be warned. Belgium is the spiritual home of beer, waiting to entrap the unwary. I met some beer-loving foreigners still in Bruges five years after visiting for a weekend. To stay a...

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