Belgian beer culture is Cultural Heritage of Humanity

UNESCO decided that Belgian beer culture deserved a place on the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity. The German-speaking Community submitted the application to UNESCO on behalf of Belgium. This was done with support from the brewers’ organisations, beer tasting associations, beer promotors, specialised NGOs, and educational institutions. It took a year and a half to evaluate the application. The dossier underwent a strict selection procedure. Beer culture is exp...
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EBCU reception in Brussels

EBCU reception 2016 was held in Elzenhof, in the hart of Brussels. The opening speaker was EBCU Chairman Henri Reuchlin welcoming the many guests and EBCU Delegates from all over Europe. The delegates have arranged a lot of different beers from different member countries, and with a tasting of chocolate, and beer-tapas from Restobieres the evening came off to a good start.  
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Nordic Beer Challenge

European consumers as tasters when Nordic Beer Challenge, first independent international beer competition, took place at Copenhagen Hospitality College. Nordic Beer Challenge puts the consumer and good taste in focus. The typical consumer is not interested in technical characteristics of beer production, so it makes most sense to rate a beer in relation to consumer demands for good taste and beer experience. Read more at www.nordicbeerchallenge.dk  
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