From Saint Arnold to Burp Castle. Beer in Flanders
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From Saint Arnold to Burp Castle. Beer in Flanders

(Derek Blyth) The Low Countries - 2000, № 8, pp. 298-299

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Beer drinking in Flanders goes back a long way. The rich heritage of Flemish beer used to be a well-kept secret, but the efforts of café owners and writers have helped to promote the image of Flemish ales. As word gets around, the names of Flemish brewing villages such as Hoegaarden and Zottegem are gradually becoming as well known as the great wine-producing vineyards of France.

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