P&O Ferries: Belgian Beer weekend


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The opening weekend of September will welcome the 13th instalment of Belgium Beer Weekend, at Brussels’ magnificent Grand Place you’ll get the chance to meet brewers, participate in events staged for everyone who enjoys a good beer.

Belgian Beer weekend will kick off on Friday 2nd of September with Brewers’ Day, some ceremonies such as the Academic session and enthronement ceremony will require special passes, but the event will be open to the public from 6 pm.

The Belgian Brewers’ Association, Mashtaff of the Knights and the City of Brussels have banded together to open up three days for visitors and locals to enjoy the beers that Belgium is famed for. Brussels Grand Place is a landmark of tremendous beauty and history; it also makes a fantastic location for cool pint. Market stalls and beer vendours will set up there for you to have a wander and expand your beer repertoire.

There are set to be over 50 brewers present at Belgian Beer weekend, these are to range from the small to larger companies so you’ll get a proper range of beers, lagers and ales from different brands. For those of you after a bit of history, or just a break from drinking there will be a procession of brewery carts from throughout the ages passing through the streets of Belgium.

To get to Belgium in time for yet another fantastic beer weekend catch a P&O ferry from Hull to Zeebrugge, and from there you are just a short trip to all the beer of Belgium.

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