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Recipe of the Month – American Amber Ale

American Amber Ale While the whole world is increasingly keen on APA’s and IPA’s we easily forget about this style that has been also developed in the American craft beer revolution as a variation from American Pale Ales. According to BJCP it is an amber, hoppy, moderate-strength American craft beer with a caramel malty flavor. […]

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Top grower talks about growing barley

Company name: Verdurmen V.O.F. Place company: Kloosterzande Livestock: 180 Belgian Blues, 80 calving cows per year Land use: 90 ha pasture in nature reserve ‘The Putting’, 20 ha table potatoes, 7 ha sugar beets, 10 ha chicory, 8 ha silage maize, 22 ha wheat, 3 ha barley and 14 ha onion sets. As a close […]

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The Swaen On The Road – Spain

In Spain, The Swaen is doing very well. Our distributor, Cervezania knows how to promote our brand in their own way. And they do it very well! The craft brewer market is growing significantly. From small to big craft breweries, you can find them everywhere. Together with Fran and Pedro from Cervezania we went on […]

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On the road

Brewers looking for consistency and yield in South America The development of the craft industry in South America is simply stunning. Maybe the statement is little to general, but not for Chili, Argentina and Brazil. Argentina for example, is finally having access to imported raw materials. unheard of. There is craft brewing everywhere. The Swaen […]

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Trip to the USA

Purpose of the trip was technical-commercial supportto our distributor L.D. Carlson during the CraftBrewer Conference in Nashville, Tennessee. Prior to the Conference several visits to local craft brewers were organised. Three areas have been visited: Washington DC – Baltimore (MA), Ceveland (OH) and Columbus (OH). In each of the city’s a full evening was organised […]

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Mucha cerveza en España

Our partner, Cervezania, who was introduced at the previous newsletter, invited us to the South of Spain. We have visited many craft brewers together in Sevilla, Valencia, Cordoba, Toledo and the beer festival of Granada. Our partner Cervezania is growing significantly in Spain and thus, our reputation. Many brewers are very pleased with the malts they receive […]

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