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Belgian Beer Weekend 2023 : A Celebration of Belgian Beer Tradition

places to visit beer Brussels festival 2 min read , June 26, 2023
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Looking for a Belgian beer-lover's paradise?

Immerse yourself in the world of Belgian beer and enjoy three unforgettable days at the Belgian Beer Weekend on the emblematic Grand-Place in Brussels. Join us the first weekend of September at this annual event, which brings together enthusiasts, curious and tourists from all over the world to celebrate the exceptional heritage and varied flavours of Belgian beer. It is an experience you don't want to miss.

It is organised by the National Federation of Belgian Brewers, an organisation with over 70 members, including most of the country's large and medium-sized breweries. Discover the rich flavours, interact with passionate brewers, and celebrate the country's proud brewing heritage. With free admission, this event is a must-visit for beer enthusiasts and those looking to experience the Belgian beer tradition firsthand. The Belgian Beer Weekend has a great atmosphere with lots of historical costumes and music everywhere !

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Experience the Belgian Beer Tradition

From Friday, September 1st, to Sunday, September 3rd, dive into the Belgian beer culture and witness the grandeur of the Grand-Place transformed into a massive bar. The Belgian Beer Weekend showcases breweries of all sizes, providing a unique opportunity to interact with the passionate brewers in a warm and welcoming atmosphere. Whether you are a seasoned beer connoisseur or simply curious to explore the world of Belgian beer, there is something for everyone.

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A Variety of Belgian Beers and Breweries

With an impressive selection of over 450 different beers, Belgian Beer Weekend caters for all tastes and preferences. From traditional Belgian beers to experimental brews, there is an endless array of flavours waiting to be discovered. More than 50 breweries proudly present their products, showcasing the expertise and diversity for which Belgian beer is renowned. Take the time to savour every sip and appreciate the art behind these exceptional beers.

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Celebrating Belgium's beer heritage

As the Belgian Beer Weekend marks its 23rd edition, it continues to bear witness to Belgium's exceptional beer heritage. This annual event was created in 1998 to showcase the country's brewing excellence, and has since become a cherished tradition. Join us in spreading the love of Belgian beer with our UNBLND app.

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Practical information

Located in the heart of Brussels, the Grand-Place is easily accessible by public transport, with Brussels-Central station close by. Entry to the Belgian Beer Weekend is free, so you can soak up the vibrant atmosphere without any barriers.

To sample the multitude of beers available, you'll need to buy tokens at the tills. Each €10 entitles you to 5 tokens, which you can exchange for the drinks of your choice. The doors open the Friday at around 6pm and the general public usually invades the square. The Belgian Beer Weekend continues until Sunday evening.

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Are you ready to raise a glass and toast to the flavours of Belgium?

Join us with the UNBLND app for an unforgettable experience in the heart of Brussels. Maximise your weekend dates by connecting with fascinating people who share your passion for Belgian beer through the app.

UNBLND goes beyond the duration of Belgian Beer Weekend; it is a valuable tool for forging lasting connections. Stay in touch with your new friends, continue to share your love for beer, and plan your next adventures together.

Let UNBLND elevate your overall experience and open a world of endless possibilities.
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