HEVERLEE BLOG

05 August 2016
Brunswick Street Live? It’s HeverleeSent…

BRUNSWICK STREET LIVE? IT’S HEVERLEESENT…

We're celebrating the Merchant City Festival in continental style - by putting our HeverleeSent bikes out on the streets to offer a refreshing...

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19 July 2016
Order Like a Belgian (For A Pint on Us)

ORDER LIKE A BELGIAN (FOR A PINT ON US)

Belgian National Day is a chance for us Belgians to celebrate our national identity - with a day off work, street festivals, fireworks and of course,...

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06 November 2015
Here’s to the creatives.

HERE’S TO THE CREATIVES.

Creativity is something that we've always been very supportive of - Belgium is full of creative talent with our vibrant art and music scenes. On November...

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17 September 2015
A glass act...

A GLASS ACT...

Visit a few Belgian bars and one thing that might stand out - aside from the vast choice of beer - is the selection of glasses...

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17 July 2015
Heverlee at Tontine

HEVERLEE AT TONTINE

Hidden in plain sight, in the heart of Glasgow's Merchant City sits our authentic Belgian café bar, popping up just in time for the Merchant...

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04 June 2015
Summer’s looking all Witte

SUMMER’S LOOKING ALL WITTE

Looking for refreshment this summer? It’s my pleasure to present to you the limited edition new Heverlee Witte (pronounced Vi-tte by Belgians)...

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01 June 2015
The Shipwrecked pint

THE SHIPWRECKED PINT

Many Belgian beers have a long and unexpected backstory.

Take Heverlee for example, once a pioneering Abbey beer brewed specifically for workers. ...

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22 October 2014
Morrison Vouchers Giveaway

MORRISON VOUCHERS GIVEAWAY


We're giving away five £100 vouchers for the superb Antwerp based clothing label, Morrison on 
Heverlee's...

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17 September 2014
NOCS Wireless Speakers Giveaway

NOCS WIRELESS SPEAKERS GIVEAWAY

We're giving away a set of revolutionary yet understated NOCS NS2 Air Monitors with onboard bluetooth, airplay and Spotify. Wireless speakers that look...

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05 September 2014
Beer and a Bite

BEER AND A BITE

Frites and waffles. Simple but perfect Belgian delicacies, yes – but certainly not the only speciality you will come across when dining in the...

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01 September 2014
Where will Heverlee take you next?

WHERE WILL HEVERLEE TAKE YOU NEXT?

Have you tried the ‘find a pint’ tool to search for your nearest Heverlee yet? Whenever I’m in Scotland, visiting the bars which pour...

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20 August 2014
Anchors & Anvils Restored Vintage Camera Giveaway

ANCHORS & ANVILS RESTORED VINTAGE CAMERA GIVEAWAY

We've teamed up with Anchors and Anvils, a US based company that sells high quality camera accessories and restored vintage cameras, all of which are...

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11 August 2014
The Herald Art Angels Awards

THE HERALD ART ANGELS AWARDS

We already know that Scotland and Belgium share a love of good beer, but the two countries also share a love of art and design - so I’m happy...

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11 July 2014
Belgian beer meet up, Edinburgh

BELGIAN BEER MEET UP, EDINBURGH

I recently spent an evening at the Devil’s Advocate in Edinburgh, chatting over a few of my favourite Belgian beers with a small group of food...

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08 July 2014
Retro Molteni Cycling Top Giveaway

RETRO MOLTENI CYCLING TOP GIVEAWAY

We're celebrating the Tour De France and, in particular, Belgium's legendary Eddy Merckx. Heverlee are offering one of you the opportunity to win this...

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04 July 2014
Heverlee Sent is back

HEVERLEE SENT IS BACK

Now the warmer days are finally upon us, would an on-the-spot beer delivery go down nicely? I certainly wouldn’t say no!

If you’re...

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18 June 2014
Folk Clothing Giveaway

FOLK CLOTHING GIVEAWAY

Heverlee and Folk Clothing are offering you the chance to win one of 5 £100 vouchers to spend in one of Folk's stores or online. Just follow us...

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17 June 2014
World Cups at Glasgow Beer Cafe

WORLD CUPS AT GLASGOW BEER CAFE

In a case of good news for international football fans like myself - a Glasgow beer café has taken the world champion of beer (Belgium, of course)...

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19 May 2014
Tokyobike Giveaway

TOKYOBIKE GIVEAWAY


We've teamed up with independent bicycle company, tokyobike, to giveaway two of their bikes this week. Just follow us on 
Twitter and...

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09 May 2014
Belgian beer culture to become Unesco World Heritage?

BELGIAN BEER CULTURE TO BECOME UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE?

You truly can find beer in every corner of Belgium – it’s ingrained into the country’s cafe culture, dining and of course the local...

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01 May 2014
Le Tour continues…Reclaimed: the Second Life of Sculpture

LE TOUR CONTINUES…RECLAIMED: THE SECOND LIFE OF SCULPTURE

I can appreciate good craftsmanship in whatever form – whether it’s the simple beheading of a perfectly poured pint or a breath-taking sculpture,...

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09 April 2014
Heverlee monks visit Scotland

HEVERLEE MONKS VISIT SCOTLAND

I will never tire of telling the tale of Heverlee’s past. Its recipe, devised from the story of an ancient beer brewed by monks in my hometown,...

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02 April 2014
On the side…

ON THE SIDE…

As a master brewer, I get asked a lot about food pairings for beer. Once the prevalence of wine tasting, it’s now a pleasure to see so many people...

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04 March 2014
HeverleeSent - Glasgow

HEVERLEESENT - GLASGOW

I believe surprises are important. Sometimes the little, unexpected moments that make you smile are more memorable than grand plans. So it’s no...

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25 February 2014
Belgian Pride

BELGIAN PRIDE

I was interested (if surprised) to learn recently of an unusual celebration of Belgian produce - a campaign...

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10 February 2014
The Master Brewer

THE MASTER BREWER

As master brewer for Heverlee, a man born and brewed in Belgium just like the beer itself, my occupation has never really felt like a job. Even when...

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01 February 2014
The home of Heverlee

THE HOME OF HEVERLEE

Park Abbey; the home of Heverlee and a beloved fixture in my hometown. A place where, hundreds of years ago, a group of visionary monks created a lager...

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30 January 2014
Belgian beer culture – a guide (of sorts)

BELGIAN BEER CULTURE – A GUIDE (OF SORTS)

Okay, so I’ve titled this blog post as a guide, but that’s not really the case. In reality the massive diversity of Belgium’s favourite...

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16 January 2014
Leuven – the beer capital of the world

LEUVEN – THE BEER CAPITAL OF THE WORLD

While beer brewing is prevalent throughout Belgium, there is one thriving hub; Leuven, otherwise known as the world’s beer capital. If you love...

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02 June 2014
Traditional reinvented

TRADITIONAL REINVENTED

Anyone familiar with the story of Heverlee will know I value the traditional. But I also value innovation and creativity, which is never too hard to...

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01 August 2014
Ghost Town

GHOST TOWN

I love that the unexpected is celebrated in Belgium. In a place where forgotten beers like Heverlee can be discovered in ancient Abbeys and fries are...

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05 August 2016
#HeverleeSent - Participating Venues

#HEVERLEESENT - PARTICIPATING VENUES

If you have been lucky enough to receive a special delivery from one of our #HeverleeSent bicycle couriers you can redeem your voucher for a...

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19 July 2016
The Festive Bothy

THE FESTIVE BOTHY

Its mountainous equivalent may give shelter from Scotland’s wintery weather conditions, but Glasgow’s newest pop up bar The Fish...

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