A great new four-night, five-day Tour staying at the Oude Abdij Hotel in Lo. We will explore the beers and hops of West Flanders at the end of the hop picking season. Your guide Siobhan McGinn (Mrs Podge) has been researching British Expeditionary Force (BEF) Soldiers and alcohol, morale and discipline in the First World War. In particular she is interested in what British soldiers were drinking in Flanders which caused so many courts martials for drunkenness, making it one of the top ‘crimes’ in the British Army. Read more.
Sunday 22 December – Friday 27 December 2019
Thursday 21 May 2020 - Tuesday 26 May 2020
Thursday 6 August – Tuesday 11 August 2020
Friday 18 September – Wednesday 23 September 2020
‘Never got the chance to say thanks. So thanks! for a great trip. Thoroughly enjoyed it’. Bob Hamilton
First: your host should have an encyclopaedic knowledge of Belgian beer and years of ﬁrst-hand experience of the most atmospheric Belgian beer cafés and bars, brewery taps and restaurants in which to sample the very best of Belgian beer.
Secondly, to travel in style and relax in comfort, safe in the knowledge that your tour will run seamlessly, and that your accommodation will be comfortable and situated close to your tour’s points-of-interest.
So who checks all those boxes? Ladies and gentlemen, welcome to Podge’s Belgian Beer Tours. Chris ‘Podge’ Pollard knows more about Belgian beer than anyone on the planet. Book a Belgian Beer Tour today!