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The Voice of the European Beer Consumer

Faces of Brewing Photo Contest 2012

A photo competition is organised in which amateur photographers can enter their pictures about the whole brew chain from field over production to delivery), and the best per country will be chosen.

Website: www.facesofbrewing.eu


Copenhagen Beer Festival


From 22nd to 24th of May 2014 our Beer Festival will be held at the historical surroundings at “Tap1” - part of the past Carlsberg Brewery in Copenhagen.

Danish Beer Enthusiasts has hosted Beer Festival Copenhagen since 2001. It is open to everyone wanting to learn more about beer, taste new beers or just want an extraordinary beer experience. At the beer festival you will find a variety of beers where creativity and fantasy has been at stake. Moreover you can participate in tutored tastings and sessions in beer-related topics with speakers from home and abroad.An additional fee is charged for the tastings and sessions. We expect up to 1000 different beers from 70 stand holders from Danish as well as foreign breweries.



Advance tickets - at www.Billetnet.dk (prices not including service charges to Billetnet)

100 DKK:Admission, tasting glass and festival guide.

200 DKK:Admission, tasting glass and festival guide and 10 samples.

300 DKK:Admission, tasting glass and festival guide and 20 samples.

Tickets at the door

125 DKK:Admission, tasting glass and festival guide.

250 DKK:Admission, tasting glass and festival guide and 10 samples.


Additional tokens for samples at 12,50 DKK are available at the festival.


Tickets bought in advance, provides access to the festival one hour earlier than tickets purchased at the door.

Members of Danske Ølentusiaster or any EBCU-organisation will get 5 extra tokens as a members discount, showing their valid membership card.

Study discount Thursday – only at the door: 75 DKK (normal 125 DKK) Valid only Thursday and only when showing valid study card.


Opening hours: Presale tickets/ Tickets at the door

Thursday 15.00 – 23.00/ 16.00 – 23.00

Friday 12.00 – 23.00/ 13.00 – 23.00

Saturday 12.00 – 23.00/ 13.00 – 23.00


Tap 1, Ny Carlsbergvej 91, DK-1760 Copenhagen V


More information: www.beerfestival.dk


EBCU steps up to defend the small breweries in Estonia


The European Beer Consumers Union (EBCU), Voice of the European beer consumers, expresses deep concern about the proposal, made by the Estonian health officials and Prime Minister Andrus Ansipin’s political party Eesti Reformierakond, to axe its sliding scale system on beer duty which allows tax reduction for small breweries.


Bier Pro - a German consumers group for beer drinkers

Bier Pro is a new consumer group for beer drinkers in Germany. More information can be found on their home page.


AtPUB resigns from EBCU

Due to lack of interest the French beer consumer group AtPUB decided to withdraw it's EBCU-membership. Terry Lock, chairman of EBCU, expressed his sadness about the demise of ATPUB but was hopeful that a new French beer consumer group could arise.


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