Dad drives the forklift

issue4-003Everything about Brasserie Lefebvre says ‘family’, including the chores about the plant.  Alan Hope hears the family history

The Lefebvre brewery in the village of Quenast occupies a setting most other breweries can only dream of, at least on the labels of their bottles: picturesque, rural, green and peaceful. It’s only a short taxi-ride from the town of Tubize, a rather run-down place that clearly used to be more prosperous, in the way of so many towns of the French-speaking part of Belgium.