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Traditional Belgian Brewers in uproar over proliferation of ‘fake’ brewers

A group of traditional Belgian brewers are in an uproar over the proliferation of contract beers now being produced in a nation where beer has long been revered as part of its national heritage. They claim consumers are being defrauded and … Continue reading

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New Yorkers offer Jan. 15 toast to beer import pioneers Vanberg & Dewulf

Do you remember the first time you had Duvel? How about Saison Dupont, Rodenbach, Scaldis or Boon? Without Don Feinberg and Wendy Littlefield we may never have had a chance to try any of these classic Belgian beers. Back in … Continue reading

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Belgian Beer Café invades New York

New Yorker area denizens soon will have a trio of new places to savor Belgian beer and cuisine. The first of these Belgian-owned restaurants, all operating under the Belgian Beer Café banner, opens soon at Newark Liberty International Airport, according … Continue reading

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Luc “Bobo” Van Mechelen: The face of Chimay in the United States

For many beer-loving Americans, Luc “Bobo” Van Mechelen is the face of Chimay, the celebrated Belgian Trappist beer. It’s a cheery face, covered by a full, largely gray beard and accented by tortoise-shell eyeglasses over twinkling eyes. Belgian by birth … Continue reading

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