Survey quality, part three: quality of product and measurements

Dutch brewers is a diverse community, varying from one man operations to huge multinational companies. Respondents are all possible forms and shapes and the outcome of the survey is representative, given the 27% response rate. It means the results give a clear picture of how Dutch breweries view the subject of quality. In earlier pieces ...

Survey on quality, part two: the hygiene code and raw material

Dutch brewers is a diverse community, varying from one man operations to huge multinational companies. Respondents are all possible forms and shapes and the outcome of the survey as representative, given the 27% response rate. It means the results give a clear picture of how Dutch breweries view the subject of quality. In an earlier ...

Survey ‘quality with Dutch breweries’: part one, the numbers

Dutch brewers is a diverse community, varying from one man operations to huge multinational companies. Respondents are all possible forms and shapes and the outcome of the survey as representative, given the 27% response rate. It means the results give a clear picture of how Dutch breweries view the subject of quality. Remarkably the majority own ...

Fine dining with fine beer at Bar ALT

Finally - fine dining, paired with beautiful beers, can now also be done in Amsterdam. Copenhagen, San Francisco, Brussel and New York have been having it for years. Amsterdam did have a few places taking beer seriously: Lieve (now Spingaren) and Restaurant Dwars, where chef Jo Vaessen worked with local ingredients and dito beers. Perhaps ...

Karma will get you! Well, it got me.

"Instant karma is going to get you". Well, karma got me. I should have realized that propagating fresh beer while keeping a fridge full of goodies was a risky, if not explosive, combination. Turns out my beer fridge was formerly a professional restaurant fridge, capable too of freezing. Deep freezing. So: whilst travelling to Tromso's arctic ...