Travel Writing by Cory Hanson

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Belgian Beers – A Newbie Nerd’s Guide

Kwak Beer in Special Glasses Brussels Belgium

  The Reinheitsgebot, the German Beer Purity Laws, were enacted in the kingdom of Bavaria in 1516, making them among the world’s oldest known food safety regulations. According to these strict brewing guidelines, German brewers could use only barley, water, and hops in their beers. No wheat, no corn, no fruit, no spices. (Not even yeast, […]


Walking in Bruges

Windmill in Bruges, Belgium

  In Belgium, we were on a mission to find the best beers in the world—with greatest respect to our brewing friends in Ireland, England, Germany, and the Czech Republic. From our hub in Brussels, we caught one of the cheap, fast, convenient commuter trains for which the Continent is famous to the idyllic canal […]


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