Brewery Verhaeghe-Vichte uses beer and art for coronavirus research
Brewery Verhaeghe-Vichte, a small family business joined forces with abstract artist Lode Laperre to create a work of art around beer. The total proceeds of the exclusive beer cases will be donated to the World Health Organisation to support research in the fight against coronavirus.
There is no doubt that Belgium is the country for beer. With its 150 breweries, ranging from small family breweries through medium-sized companies to big internationals, it offers a range of beers with highly contrasting tastes and flavours.
Why do not all women drink beer? That may sound like a naive question, but it isn’t. It is a popular misconception that women don’t like beer. “Brewing is something you do with passion,“ says Belgian beer sommelier Sofie Vanrafelghem –yes, a woman- taking another sip from her beer glass.
Did you know that Brewery De Halve Maan builded a pipeline between its brewery and its bottling plant to avoid daily transports by heavy trucks in the medieval center? So next time you are admiring the beautiful buildings at Bruges, don’t forget to look down once in a while!