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What is the Grimbergen Abbey Brewery?

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The Grimbergen Abbey Brewery is a partnership between the Fathers of the Grimbergen Abbey and Carlsberg Group.

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What is the Grimbergen Abbey?

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Founded in 1128, the Grimbergen Abbey is known for their passion and crafting beer.

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Who is brewing beer at the Grimbergen Abbey Brewery?

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It is a partnership between Master Brewer Cedric Lebbe and Father Karel Stautemas, Abbey Brewer. Bringing together almost 900 years of brewing tradition with the best of new-world brewing techniques.

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How does a Grimbergen beer taste?

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Grimbergen beers are known for their rich and characterful flavour, with a fruity and spicy taste right across their range, from rich blondes to malty doubles and refreshing blanches.

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Who owns Grimbergen?

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Carlsberg Group is the global licensee of Grimbergen. Inspired by a meeting at the World Fair in Brussels in 1958, the Fathers of Grimbergen decided to revive the art of brewing Grimbergen beer.

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Where is Grimbergen brewed?

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The well-known main Grimbergen beers are brewed in breweries around Europe; Belgium, France, Poland and Italy.

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What does Ardet Nec Consumitur mean?

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Three legendary words there will never be forgotten in the town of Grimbergen: Ardet Nec Consumitur. It is the motto of the Abbey and holds the meaning "Burned, but not destroyed" (different translations can occur).

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Where can I buy Grimbergen beer?

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Grimbergen beer is available for purchase in supermarkets and bars all over Europe and Asia - counting: France, Belgium, Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, Poland, Italy, Greece, Spain, Ukraine, Belarus, Norway, Finland, Russia, China, South Korea and many more.

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What are the new limited-edition beers from the new Grimbergen Abbey Brewery?

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Three new brews are being produced by the new Grimbergen Abbey Brewery - Ignis Quadruple, Astrum Pale Ale and the Magnum Opus Brut Beer. Many more to come in the future.

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Why is Grimbergen beer known as the beer of the Phoenix?

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The iconic Phoenix symbol was chosen by the Fathers of Grimbergen and has been the abbey’s coat of arms since at least 1509.

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Can you tell me about Grimbergen’s core range?

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Grimbergen’s award-winning premium and delicious Belgian-style and Belgian inspired beers are the result of tried and tested brewing techniques and experimentation for over nine centuries.

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Does Grimbergen go well with food?

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Indeed it does. Grimbergen recommends pairing its premium and delicious Belgian-style beers with food, as it can really enhance their rich and characterful taste.

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What kind of beer is Grimbergen Blanche?

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Grimbergen Blanche is a fresh & balanced Belgium-style Witbier.

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What kind of beer is Grimbergen Blonde?

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Grimbergen Blonde is a rounded & balanced blonde beer of high fermentation with a slightly fruity taste, it offers a perfect balance between sweetness, bitterness and sparkle.

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What kind of beer is Grimbergen Double Ambree?

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Grimbergen Double-Ambrée is a rich & malted full-bodied beer.

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Where can I buy Grimbergen Abbey Brewery brews?

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The Grimbergen Abbey Brewery brews will be distributed to limited places in France, Italy, Belgium, and Denmark, with more countries to come.

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What are the new brews being brewed at the Grimbergen Abbey Brewery?

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Magnum Opus Brut Beer, Ignis Quadruple and Astrum Pale Ale are the ones that have seen the light of day until now. Many more to come in the future.

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