The Belgian Smaak Podcast | Exploring the world of Belgian beer
By Breandán Kearney
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Breandán Kearney sits down with some of the most high profile people in the world of Belgian beer to discuss beer styles, brands and the stories behind the breweries and to find out what makes beer culture in Belgium so special.
||CleanEP006 | Frank Boon of Brouwerij Boon | The Belgian Smaak Podcast||Frank Boon is an iconic figure. Not just in the world of lambic and geuze. But in the world of beer. Currently the chairperson of a group consisting of the lambic breweries, HORAL and the organiser of the Belgian Brewers Federation‘s annual...||18 12 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP005 | Nino Bacelle of Brouwerij De Ranke | The Belgian Smaak Podcast||Brouwerij De Ranke emerged in the 1990s from a market of sweet mass-produced beers and the growing influence in Belgium of industrial brewing conglomerates. De Ranke went for bitterness, choosing to use only whole hops in all of their beers: a bitte||6 9 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP004 | Joris Cambie of Hop Farm Brewery ‘De Plukker’ | The Belgian Smaak Podcast||When foreigners talk about Belgian beer, they usually wax lyrical about characterful yeast strains, complex malt bills, and creative use of herbs and spices. Sometimes even about the interesting water profiles in breweries here.||17 7 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP003 | Armand Debelder and Michaël Blancquaert of Drie Fonteinen | The Belgian Smaak Podcast||In 2009, a faulty thermostat in a brewery conditioning room caused 13,000 bottles of beer to explode and a further 67,000 to be ruined. The beer was Oud Geuze, a blend of one, two and three year old lambics which...||7 6 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP002 | Rob Tod and Jason Perkins of Allagash Brewing Company | The Belgian Smaak Podcast||Allagash Brewing Company are based in the beautiful state of Maine in the North East of America. They’re proud members of the Portland community there, using local producers for many of their ingredients and giving back to that community through variou||11 5 2016||Free||View in iTunes|
||CleanEP001 | Rudi Ghequire of Rodenbach Brewery | The Belgian Smaak Podcast||Rodenbach is a Belgian institution. It is the largest and most iconic producer of flemish red-brown ale and the only brewery which devotes itself entirely to variations of that style. The brewery comprises both state-of-the-art brewing equipment and ha..||17 4 2016||Free||View in iTunes|