Bavik Brewery is not shy about pushing a good product
Imagine you’re in line to eventually take over at your great-greatgrandfather’s brewery from 1894. You’re young; you’ve finished your studies, so naturally you set off to work for… Heineken. Wait, what? It may sound like an impossibly surreal Belgian tale but it’s one with a happy ending, I promise.
Twenty-eight-year-old Bert De Brabandere did indeed work for the Dutch brewing giant, but with good reason. He did it to learn from the best. Not how to brew, of course, for that’s something the De Brabandere family has been doing for four generations, and very well at that.
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