Heineken experiments with the soul (of its beer)!

“A flying crow always catches something”. These winged words (excuse me for the cheap pun) are often used by Gaius Voûte, CEO of Bier&cO and thus my boss. Beside the fact he’s a daintily chap we mainly know him for his aphorisms like the above, acquired in his domestic and abroad years. “Romeo Delta” is ...

Real classics never die

It can’t get wacky enough for me – please, brewers of the world, keep them experiments coming! Sure, I may sometimes moan and groan about beers with over ten ingredients – I still want to try it and make my mind up! I do respect beers, however bluntly named, that stand out in terms of ...

Worst Beer Dinner – Beer is good, meat is good: together they’re better!

I can safely say that what I experienced on Saturday 19 September was a pretty unique merging of crafts. Brandt & Levie, artisanal sausage makers in Amsterdam, hosted an exclusive tour of their premises followed by what was aptly named a ‘Worst Beer Dinner’. If you’re not Dutch, you don’t get the pun – but ...