So its finally here.........the trip I have been waiting for. I will be travelling to Belgium this Tuesday May 20th. I am fortunate enough to be going with some fellow beer lovers and will have a ball. Here is our itinerary as it stands and I plan on updating the blog as we travel!
*Huyghe Brewery Thursday May 22
-Take train from Airport to Gent St Peters train station. Bus will pick us up and take us to the brewery from there.
-Lunch at 1:00PM at the brewery.
-Tasting of 20 beers.
-Visit of Gent and specialty beer bars.
-Dinner in Gent with the brewery.
*Van Honsebrouck Brewery Friday May 23
-Visit the Chateau and lunch at the Chateau.
-Have a beer at the local pub next to the brewery
-Tour some typical/traditional Belgian pubs in the area. (i.e. get lost/drunk)
-Dinner with the brewery
-Visit the new Van Honsebrouck pub in Gent.
*Het Anker Brewery Saturday May 24
-Brewery tour starts at 11:00AM
-Tour around Mechelin and visit of typical pubs
- Dinner at typical rustic local restaurant/Pub around Mechelin
*Sunday May 25
-Free day! Probably Brugge!!
-On Sunday evening we have a dinner at Brasserie Carolus at 7:00PM.
Its going to be an amazing time and like I said, I will attempt to update the blog frequently with pictures and stories of the misadventures.