Our first Foebar borrel with a very special guest: Roel Wagemans, head brewer at Uiltje brewing company. Roel also has a brewing past at brewery ‘t IJ and at Jopen brewery. Of course we are thrilled to welcome this Dutch brewing royalty!
The virtual borrel is open for everyone that wants to attend and is held in English. The target audience is home brewers and those that want to discuss beer related topics a bit more indepth – but everyone is welcome to join. Foebar aims to be as open and inclusive as possible.
We have three topics, accompanied by three beers that Roel has a lot of knowledge of.
Sample beer: Ongelovige Thomas
The topic of discussion: Recipe creation
2. ‘t IJ
Sample beers: Flink, Columbus or Struis (all brewed in Amsterdam / non-Duvel beers)
The topic of discussion: Importance of Yeast
3. Uiltje Brewing
Sample beer: Ysbreker (fresh)
The topic of discussion: Hops!
To not overly complicate things we ask you to buy the beers by Jopen and ‘t IJ in advance. They are relatively easily to find in supermarkets like Albert Heijn. If you have any issues finding them – please reach out to us.
The fresh sample beer by Uiltje is sourced by Roel and we are looking at a good way to distribute them (most likely pick-up in Amsterdam region to keep cost down or shipping by mail at small additional costs). We will communicate details on our e-mailgroup and Facebook page closer to the event.
You are welcome to join the session also without the beers, but you will be doing yourself a bit of a disservice as the beers will tell part of the story.
We hope that a lot of people can attend this session!