La Trappe Brewery, Monk Made Beer in the Netherlands

Whether you’re Christian or not, monk made beer is special. Some breweries even make abbey style beers, passed off as the real deal when they’re not. There are only 8 Trappist monk breweries of the Cistercian order approved to sell beer with the official Trappist label. 10 additional monasteries are approved to sell other Trappist products. These include…

Delirium Cafe in Brussels: Biggest beer selection in the world!

When Bell and I lived in Amsterdam we were fortunate to take a couple trips to Belgium’s underrated capital. One of the absolute highlights for any beer lover on a trip to Brussels is a visit to the pub with the biggest beer selection in the world, the Delirium Cafe. While it is very touristy, and…

The Most Unique Pubs in Amsterdam

Amsterdam is a small city, but there’s no shortage of tourist traps serving only mass produced beer. We spent 3 and 1/2 years living in the center of Amsterdam, which spawned a deep appreciation for Dutch and Belgian craft beers. Our list of unique pubs in Amsterdam offers a recommendation for beer enthusiasts of varying…

One of the best breweries in America, the Great Divide

Denver is one of the greatest cities in America for beer. And the area of Denver, Boulder and Ft. Collins is frequently noted to be the nation’s “Napa Valley” of beer. So if you’re passing through Denver for business or pleasure, head down to one of the best breweries in America, the Great Divide brewery…

One of the best pubs in Europe: Kulminator in Antwerp, Belgium

If you find yourself heading to Amsterdam from Paris, or visa versa, like so many, it’s most definitely worth a stop in Antwerp, Belgium, one of the best pubs in Europe can be found there. Also, I believe “We’re on the way” is Belgium’s official travel slogan. The city is a total cross between the Netherlands…