BELGIAN BEER BRIEF FOR BELGIAN BEER FESTIVAL
November 13, 2018
Belgium – Luxembourg Chamber of commerce in Vietnam (BELUXCHAM) is pleased to announce that the Fifth Belgian Beer Festival 2018 will be held on November 24, 2018 starting at 3.00 pm at Saigon Outcast (188 / 1 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien Ward, District 2). Beluxcham and other Belgian beer import companies and Belgian restaurants will co-organize this festival to promote and introduce Belgian beer to Vietnamese.
Belgium – “the heart of Europe" is not only famous for owning more mansions than any other country, but also for its unique culinary culture. In particular, Belgian beer- The beverage has more than 2500 different kinds of beer and recipes are passed down through many generations. In 2014, a Belgian beer (Tongerlo Blond) was selected as the best beer in the world and by 2016, UNESCO has recognized Belgian beers as a world cultural heritage. In Belgium, beer is both a drink and the culture, tradition to play an indispensable role in social life. Belgian beer is an art from how to make to the way to enjoy. During the Middle Ages, the monks selected brewing materials from barley, special grass and hops. Then, they distilled and fermented carefully. Therefore, Belgian beer is very diverse from color to flavor . Belgian beer color scale is from light yellow to dark brown. The flavor is sweet, bitter to sour. Each type of beer brings the characteristics for each region that cannot be mixed or resembled anywhere. Belgian beer is always kept cool preserved properly. Each kind of beer will own the beer glass designed exclusively for it so that people can enjoy the taste fully. We have to pour slowly to avoid spilling the foam and the perfect foam is about 1.5cm to 2cm.
Belgian Beer Festival in Vietnam was first held in Hanoi in 2014 according to the idea of the Belgian Ambassador. ‘’I would expect more visitors to attend the event and enjoy the Belgian beers”, Belgian Ambassador Bruno Angelet said. On 30.03.2018, the Belgian beer festival has returned to Hanoi and succeeded with more than 1200 guests and international friends in Vietnam. Participating in the festival, you will have the opportunity to get more knowledge about Belgian beer, about the diverse, unique and excellent quality of Belgian beer. You can try many kinds of Belgian beers including light beer, fruit beer and beer for woman, know how to make beer, participate in mini games or drown in the vibrant atmosphere of Belgium and other activities.
The ticket price is 50.000 VND for the entrance and can be bought at the door or contact the online and offline selling ticket channels as follows:
- Belgo restaurant: 159A Nguyen Van Thu street, Dakao Ward, District 1
- Saigon Outcast: 188/1 Nguyen Van Huong, Thao Dien Ward, District 2
- Beluxcham office: F.15, 5B Ton Duc Thang St, Ben Nghe Ward, District 1.
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