A Celebration of Beer!

Celebration-of-beer 2013Just heard about this,  go if you can.  It’s a bloody long way for me… but meeting Jean Marie Rock is a must do!    I’ll be enjoying an Orval or three….


chimay and orval

Wow, what a few weeks. Orval, Chimay, new breweries in France, and then the GBBF, not to mention the Pre-GBBF events, new American brews and much much more…

When I first came on board to help promote and develop Beermerchants.com never once in my craziest of dreams did I think I might get to go and wander around the classical pillars of the world of beer. Yes, ok, I have been to a few breweries on the winding road, but recently I have had the absolute screaming pleasure of visiting the breweries of Chimay and Orval, and one in France that I am sure you’ll hear more of in time. I will say the last few weeks, and perhaps months – life has been on the left side of left field, not that I am complaining – I  would just love you all to have seen what I have seen over the past few weeks – so here goes… Continue reading