Twijnstraat 13, 8000 Brugge, Belgium
+32 (0)50 67 55 13

Beer tastings

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What we are proud of: Belgian beers

This cellar in Bruges is a gem of medieval architecture and forms the unique setting for a reception with beers or a beer tasting. A great way to end a city walk in Bruges or to start an evening with friends, colleagues or family.

Introduction to Belgian beer styles

You are not familiar with beer? Then get acquainted with the different Belgian beer styles in an introduction tasting. You will taste at 6 up to 9 typical regional beers or beers with a history.

Private beer tastings

The ‘Vergulde Fontein’ offers the perfect setting for an extensive tasting for private groups of minimum 6 people. Hereby a menu of 2 × 6 artisan beers is proposed.

Introduction to Belgian beer styles

Today, the approximately 300 Belgian breweries brew more than 1,500 different beers.

However, if you are not familiar with Belgian beers, then it is time for an introduction tasting of Belgian beers in which all beer styles are discussed and the basic concepts are explained.


6 – 9 quality beers (10 – 15 cl) from 6 different beer styles.

Background information about the history, brewing process, ingredients, …


€ 25.00 per person

(including small apetizers and bread)


6 p.m. to  8 p.m.

Language: English

Beer tasting for private groups

The scenario is simple: in 6 rounds, each time 2 beers will be presented from the same beer style. The necessary background information is also provided.

In short, you can choose, compare and taste to your heart’s content. An excellent formula for friends, family or colleagues.


Old brown, hoppy beers, lambic and geuze, fruit beers, abbey beers and trappist, quadrupled beers.


€ 25.00 per person

(including small apetizers and bread)


Min 6 pers – max 20 pers

By appointment.

Preferably between 6 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Language: Dutch and / or English


Tel: +32 (0)476 70 06 02

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Don’t take our word for it – here’s what our guests say:

The ‘Vergulde Fontein’ is proud of the Belgian beers

We taste beers from the different parts of the country, but we have a ‘grain’ for:


Bruges breweries

De Halve Maan

Brouwerij Stil Ende

Bourgogne des Flandres


Breweries from the region

De Ranke


De Dolle Brouwers

De Leite

‘t Verzet



Belgian breweries

Het Anker