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Discovery of the brewery ‘De Halve Maan
Service - trip  - FOCUS FLANDERS

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A discovery of the brewery ‘De Halve Maan’ in combination with a beer dinner served in an authentic restaurant. We start the evening with a guided visit of the brewery ‘De Halve Maan’. ‘De Halve Maan’ is the only family brewery in the center of Bruges still in activity. The brewery is situated in the heart of the historical town and offers a warm welcome to the visitors. In 2005 new life has been blown into the brewery with the revival of the brewery’s activities. Xavier Vanneste, son of véronique Maes, restarted the old brewery after a renovation of the remaining equipment. He launched the new beer under the name ‘Brugse Zot’ for which a unique recipe has been developed. ‘Brugse Zot’ is the nickname of the inhabitants of Bruges. As legend has it, Bruges gave Maximilian of Austria a warm welcome in their proud city and showed him a colorful parade of exuberant revelers of fools passing by. When they asked him for a new madhouse, he exclaimed: “I have only seen fools today. Bruges...

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