We decide to visit the local Half Moon Brewery for a tour. The 45-minute tour is fun but a little disappointing because, in 2004, they were no longer brewing beer at this location. In checking their website, though, I found they are now brewing and taste-testing a new beer, "Dilemma," at this location.
Nevertheless, the guide, who is actually a family member, puts out a lot of historical and brewing information. The tour features the old tradional brewing methods, and we see 200-year-old machinery and bottles from at least that long ago. It's hard to absorb it all. It is obvious the Belgians take their beer seriously.
We go all the way up to the roof of the old building, whe...Read More