Leuven is “the place to beer”. A city that over the centuries has boasted more than 40 breweries. Today the largest brewery consortium in the world (AB InBev) has its headquarters here. No wonder Leuven is the beer capital of Belgium. Is it true that as much beer was consumed as Erasmus claimed? Is it true that fish scales, pig’s feet, and water from the river Dyle were used in the process of brewing beer? You will soon find out during one of our beer walks. During this tour the historical and economical importance of beer for Leuven will be revealed.
Leuven Beer Stories: vanished breweries between the Canal and the Fish Market
Leuven Beer Stories: from the oldest café until the longest counter in Belgium