An overview of the guest blogs I have written for the Tasty Tales website, your insider guide to discovering the best breweries, wineries and distilleries in The Netherlands, Belgium and beyond.
Europe's best kept secret, the Warsaw Beer Festival is every beer lover's dream. The city is pretty amazing, too!
Budapest is both a vibrant craft beer hub and a wonderfully romantic city. It organizes one of the best beer festivals in Europe: the Budapest Beer Week.
Help Vet & Lazy build a taproom with the best view in Rotterdam!
A guide to Paris craft beer bars and bottle shops
Art meets craft beer: a unique project featuring renowned brewers who have had a significant impact on the (craft) beer world.
A unique visit to the Zundert Trappist brewery and monastery, where the wonderful Zundert 8 and 10 Trappist beers are made.
An interview with Erik Terlouw at Krimpen aan den IJssel's first brewery, Brouwerij IJssel
My favorite craft beer places and the best beer bars in Rotterdam
Brouwerij Noordt recently launched the second LagerLab series based on four American pre-prohibition beer styles.
The Netherlands is one of the fastest growing beer markets in the world and an appealing export opportunity for American breweries.
Festive beers to put a smile on your face or give you inspiration for a beery holiday!
In the new series Beer Experience I will share more fun background information on the different elements of the beer making process. The first episode is about hops!
Bars closed, but still thirsty? Here is where you can find your favorite beers during the Corona crisis.
Whether you are a Dutch beer enthusiast or a beer lover visiting The Netherlands, Tim Skelton’s beer guide to Dutch breweries and bars is all you need to find your way in the Dutch beer landscape.
Bier & zO is the biggest and the oldest craft beer store in Rotterdam, and one of my favorite places to visit. I got to chat with them while doing a mini 'internship' at the store recently. What a fun experience! Read more here for a behind the scenes look.
One of my very first blog articles when I started writing about beer in April 2017 was about the local breweries in my hometown of Rotterdam. That was two years ago. In the rapidly evolving craft beer world that is like an eon! Time for an update on the Rotterdam brewing scene!
Beer café Delfts Brouwhuis and brewery Delftse Brouwers have teamed up to bring craft brewing back to the historic center of Delft.
A craft beer guide to Tallinn's breweries, craft beer bars and bottle shops
This article is a celebration of the wild ale Celebration and a take on my impressions of Carnivale Brettanomyces in Amsterdam. If you are genuinely curious about beer – and these styles in particular – I can highly recommend Carnivale and hopefully this article will entice you to attend and create your own experience!
Review of Bronckhorster and Hertog Jan's collaboration Witte Raaf
On my recent visit to Texas I did my best to maximize my craft beer experience and managed to visit 10 breweries and 11 craft beer bars, enough to give you a few awesome tips in case you make it to Dallas, Fort Worth or Austin!
The last and final part of the beer sommelier course! With a group of enthusiastic fellow beer students from all parts of Holland I spent an exciting two days in Austria learning more about German and Austrian beer styles, barrel aging, glassware and beer and food pairing. An experience to never forget. Here are a few highlights from that inspirational...
Last month I got one of the best Christmas presents ever: I went for a weekend trip to Belgium to visit the Alvinne brewery and watch them brew. It was a special invitation for members of the Alvinne Fellowship. Here is the story of the Fellowship, their excellent beers and why this brewery has become one of my favorites.
Sometimes, if you’ve been walking around a Christmas market all day or you’re just plain cold, you may need a little something extra to warm you up. How about a hot drink! Here are a few ideas to make two of my favorite winter warmers.