Author Archives: Alex

New Pinch 2021

The Koningshoeven Brewery is one of the few Trappist breweries in the world authorised to use the ‘Authentic Trappist Product’ logo. Because ale can only be called Trappist ale when it has been brewed between the four walls of a Trappist monastery, under the supervision of the monastery’s monks, and when part of the proceeds […]

Pinch Brewery

I am honored that I was invited to tell the story of Chimay especially that seclusion is paramount for the monks of Chimay. So the abbey, the brewery and the dairy are unfortunately all closed to visitors. However, you will definitely receive a warm welcome and able to taste all of Their products in the […]

New Pinch Flavors

The story of brewery De Poes dates back to 2012. Stijn David, who was trained as a baker and dietician, decided to further pursue his passion for food and for beer in particular. Brewery De Poes was founded in 2014 and was named after the brewer’s favourite pet. Since the very beginning, we have been […]