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Best beer and travel writing award 2015, 2011 -- British Guild of Beer Writers Awards
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Beer sellers: mi orge mi houblon, Arlon

First published in Beers of the World April 2009

mi orge mi houblon

I’m particularly proud of this piece as it was the first time I interviewed someone in a language other than English. Christophe Gillard speaks English more than well enough to offer assistance to the international customers in his shop, but talking […]

Millevertus Mère vertus

Beer sellers: mi orge mi houblon

ABV: 9% Origin: Tintigny, Luxembourg, Wallonie Website:

Millevertus La mère vertus

This interesting and very small brewery from rural Wallonia was launched in Toernich in 2006 by an ex-banker with the aid of a retirement bonus. It’s since done well enough to expand in July 2011 to […]