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Brouwerij Oud Beersel

Laarheidestraat 230, Beersel 1650, Belgium
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Worth a detour!

If you spend your holidays in the neighbourhood of Beersel, don't miss the opportunity to visit... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Marleen A
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Kortenberg
Such enthusiasm and love of beer

What a lovely informative insight into open fermentation and the process of making, and drinking a... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
oedevos
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Alsemberg, Belgium
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Brewery Oud Beersel, an authentic and independent lambic brewery which started in 1882 is located near Brussels. It is well-known for its lambic beer, brewed according to traditional brewing methods. Brewery visits are possible individually, or in a group: -without an appointment on the 1st/3rd Saturday of each month, -or by appointment in groups of 8-25 people. Tours are operated by guides of the VZW De Geuzen van Oud Beersel, and the total visit takes about 90 minutes.
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Laarheidestraat 230, Beersel 1650, Belgium
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Reviewed 1 week ago

If you spend your holidays in the neighbourhood of Beersel, don't miss the opportunity to visit Oud-Beersel. We were met by 2 lovely young women. One of them told us in a very enjoyable way all we had to know about the process of making...More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

What a lovely informative insight into open fermentation and the process of making, and drinking a Lambic and a gueuze. Great tour with lots of information and tons of oak barrels waiting to be drunk. Our guide was well-informed with good local knowledge and did...More

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Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

Werner was awesome on the tour. He gave in-depth but easy to understand tour. Kudos for having a great guy.

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Reviewed 11 December 2017

Very pleasant and tasteful workshop about blending lambik into geuze. There is much passion for their beers. It was cosy, very informative and very tasty. Great lunch aswell. First time in my life that I had oude geuze at 9:45 in the morning. That worked...More

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Casey W, Production and Marketing at Brouwerij Oud Beersel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Dear Jasper, Thank you for the kind review, and for joining the workshop of our nonprofit organization! We are glad you enjoyed it. Workshops like these are also how I initially came to know Oud Beersel, and I haven't looked back since. :) Please come...More

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Reviewed 20 November 2017

Definitely worthy for a visit although a bit tricky to reach without a car or bike /my advice - get to the train station Lot and then its a nice approx 30 min walk or catch Uber/. Whether you are coming just for shopping or...More

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Casey W, Production/Marketing at Brouwerij Oud Beersel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you so much for the detailed review! It was a nice surprise to meet your group in November, and hope to catch up in Prague in the future. Casey

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Reviewed 8 May 2017

A wonderful four-generation brewery with guided visits every 1st and 3rd Saturday of the month and free tasting. Very welcoming people who clearly have a passion for the lambic and geuze beers they produce, and the spontaneous fermentation process used to produce it. After brewing...More

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Casey W, Production/Marketing at Brouwerij Oud Beersel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Thank you so much for the kind words! It was nice to meet you at the Toer de Geuze, and it would be nice to see you coming here more often to give tours. I hope the chocolates remain up to your standards as well....More

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Reviewed 3 April 2017

Most delicious Lambic blends! Bzart is absolutely incredible, Kried is a must try. They also offer many seasonal specialties and host Tour de Geuze in May. Stop for a chat with the owners at their newly renovated bottle shop.

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Casey W, Production/Marketing at Brouwerij Oud Beersel, responded to this reviewResponded 8 March 2018

Hi Jana, Thank you for sharing your experience from our shop and and the feedback on our beers! Sincere brewing regards, Casey

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Reviewed 29 October 2016 via mobile

Tasting of all different beers. Fantastic atmosphere! Worthwile a visit. Beer on wooden barrels. And the wort is fermenting today.

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Reviewed 28 January 2016 via mobile

We made a special trek to Beersel specifically for Oud Beersel. This brewery which is family owned and operated, has been brewing traditional lambic for generations. We were lucky enough to get a private tour of the Brewery, which is very different from any brewery...More

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Reviewed 2 May 2015

Great traditional beer-making in a very interesting building. The tour was informative and just the right length, and the excellent beer at the end well worth the 8 euro admission.

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