Yes, I went to Belgium last week. Just 5 days for a quick vacation... and "research".
I managed to do some very good "research" mostly on the under-appreciated lambic (sour) beer style, as well as some of my old favorite Belgian Trappist and Abby beers. As well as an excellent visit to the Affligem brewery. I'll write more in due course, as I've just got back and have a heck of a lot of work to do in the next day or two.
Best part: Sitting in an off-the-tourist-path cafe terrace under trees in Graanmarkt in Burssels, sipping on beer, people watching, and reading all afternoon on Sunday.
Worst part: Spending too damn much... everything else was pretty good, really.
I love Belgium!
Cheers for now
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