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The 1st Peloponnese Beer Festival was held this summer in the city of Kalamata. We were on vacation in Greece and to our joy we happened to be in the region at the right time.
In part two of this article we turn our attention to another important group in society: the church and their influence in beer history on Utrechts Oudegracht, the canal that runs through the city center.
Trijn van Leemput is a legendary figure in Utrecht. She also brings us to beer as Trijns husband Jan Jacob was a brewer. The Leemputs lived on Oudegracht 17 in a house called 'Die Vergulde Craen' (The Golden Tap).
Some Dutch cities made beers that were of high quality and gained notoriety outside the city walls. Certain types of beer became synonymous with they city it was from, like Cluyn from Groningen.
Wijngaard De Amsteltuin is located just south of Amsterdam and a great place to visit when you want to escape the hectic city life. You will be charmed by the peaceful, quiet setting of this Dutch winery.
Dokkum once was home to nineteen breweries, but in 1876 the last one closed. This brewing tradition was restored in 2018 with the opening of Brouwerij Dockum, brewers of Kâld Kletske and Dutch IPA beers.
Stokerij Sculte is a small craft distillery that produces Dutch Single Malt Whisky and other spirits. It is located in a former monastry in Ootmarsum in the region Twente, close to the German border and was founded by Gerard Velthuis.