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19/12/2017

What are we looking forward to in this Christmas and New Year season?

We are getting close to the end of the year, the perfect moment to check the balance sheet, to plan for the future and, above all, to wish everyone a ...

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19/12/2017

A new, contemporary, attractive image

Since its birth Brasserie de Silly has strived to produce beers of excellent quality and taste. Now we are also strengthening our image with new label...

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19/12/2017

A COMPLETELY NEW IMAGE FOR ABBAYE DE FOREST AND THE SILLY BEERS

Abbaye de Forest: This beer has been brewed at Brasserie de Silly since 2007. It is based on a recipe created by the Benedictine monks who lived in th...

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19/12/2017

Silly Day 17: the Brasserie de Silly festival was a great success

On 10 September we staged the Silly beer festival for the first time in seven years. The event was a great success, bringing large numbers of visitors...

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19/12/2017

1918 – 2018: Scotch de Silly is 100 years young

Scotch de Silly was created at the end of the First World War, when a regiment of Scottish soldiers was stationed near Silly. The homesick soldiers wa...

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19/12/2017

Louvain chef presents three gastronomic dishes made with Silly beers

At the prompting of Belgian Beer & Food magazine, young Louvain-based chef Niels Brants put three Silly beers at the heart of three new dishes. Ni...

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19/12/2017

New filling machine at Brasserie de Silly in February 2018

Brasserie de Silly continues to invest in production infrastructure. On the advice of brewery consultant, Jacques Fourneaux, and Julien Matot of Sense...

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19/12/2017

Brasserie de Silly, from 1975 to 2017

After the 1975 takeover of Brasserie Tennstedt Decroes in Enghien (Edingen), home of Double Enghien beers, Brasserie de Silly continued to launch new ...

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19/12/2017

‘Warm’ winter beers to chase the cold away

Some beers are just right for cooling down on a hot summer day, and others are made for the winter. Enghien Noël, Double Enghien Brune, La Divine and...

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19/12/2017

At Au Vieux Marché Café Michaël follows in the footsteps of his ancestors

Managing a café is a Vanderkelen family tradition that has passed from father to son. “My great-great-grandfather, born in 1833, was in charge of t...

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19/12/2017

Abbaye de Forest gift case

Christmas and the New Year are only just around the corner and everyone is looking for the perfect gift for family and friends. How do you find the ri...

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15/06/2017

UNESCO recognises Belgian beer culture as intangible world heritage

Brewing and the appreciation of beer are very much part of the living heritage of communities all around Belgium. Now the world is catching up to what...

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30/05/2017

Summer is coming: the thirsty season of barbecues

A wide range of Brasserie de Silly beers are made with summer drinking in mind. Silly Pils and Bio Pils – our organic beer – are really quaffa...

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30/05/2017

Brasserie de Silly, from 1930 to 1975

In a previous issue we gave an account of the history of Brasserie de Silly from our birth in 1850 to 1930. Now it’s time to move on to the next cha...

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30/05/2017

Gain a BSB beer serving qualification with Brasserie de Silly

Only Belgium could have an organization like the BSB, the Office Belge Du Service De La Biere, or the Belgische dienst voor de Serveerkunst van het Bi...

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30/05/2017

Café de la Brasserie in Silly: specialty beers and traditional home cooking

Muriel Desmecht has been the manager of Café de la Brasserie, located right next to the brewery, since November 2005. It’s a sizeable place, with s...

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16/02/2017

BELGIAN FAMILY HOPS

Spring and hop shoots are in the air! When thinking about hop, beer is probably the first thing to enter your mind. And you are right. Hop is importan...

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02/11/2016

Gift idea: Half a metre of Silly

Christmas and the New Year are approaching rapidly. Many of us are looking for gifts for family and friends. Our tip: half a metre of Silly beers! Bee...

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02/11/2016

Silly: This brewery wants Belgian beers to rank amongst the best in the world

Beers brewed abroad; American beers in particular, have made inroads at several recent beer contests held around the world. Nevertheless, Belgium rema...

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02/11/2016

New boiling kettle at Brasserie de Silly

Over the summer the brewhall saw the installation of a new boiling kettle. This kettle is intended to replace the former mashing and boiling kettle an...

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02/11/2016

Winter is just around the corner so now is the time for heart-warming beers

Winter beers and Christmas beers are selling well towards the end of the year. Enghien Noël is a top-fermented beer of the triple type, in other word...

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02/11/2016

Brasserie de Silly, a family brewery with a long tradition

Ever since the 19th century, beer has been brewed on the large farms of the Hainaut region with the use of home-grown barley and hops. In those days t...

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02/11/2016

A l’Tonne: A warm welcome with Belgian regional cuisine

In the spring of 2015, Katia Moenens took over ‘A l’Tonne’, an establishment that has now been renovated with the support of Brasserie de Silly....

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07/06/2016

Our passion: to let you discover a world of tastes

At Brasserie de Silly, we are passionate about brewing. It forms part of our DNA. We want you to discover our tasty beers at a get-together with frien...

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07/06/2016

Comprehensive catalogue of Silly promotional materials now available

As you know, Brasserie de Silly offers a wide range of promotional materials: glasses, beer mats, enamel signs , pump clips, parasols and many more. T...

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07/06/2016

Le Brassilly, Bistronomy and Beer Pairing in Bassilly

The highly talented Thierry Lombaux and Ophélie Bombois are running the newly renovated Le Brassilly. Their favourite beers? Green Killer and Silly R...

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07/06/2016

Enghien: three regional beers to discover time and time again

Double Enghien Blonde The aroma and taste of this beer compose a successful symphony, conducted with care but not in an overstrict manner. The initia...

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07/06/2016

New recipe: mussels with Chorizo and Abbaye de Forest

Recipe serves 2   2 kilo ‘super’ mussels 1 bottle Abbaye de Forest Blonde (33 cl) 1 bunch fresh parsley 2 shallots and 2 onions 1 sprig of th...

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07/06/2016

The main season kicks off soon with the big thirst-quenchers

Silly beers can be enjoyed all the year around. When the weather really starts heating up, we start looking for beers that are refreshing and quench o...

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07/06/2016

The Triple Swaf, far more than a thirst-quencher

Our brewer’s latest creation, the Triple Swaf, is a blonde beer that has re-fermented in the bottle. It is based on a recipe that is 100% original. ...

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16/02/2016

WHAT’S NEW – Silly Rouge

The new Silly Rouge, available in barrels and bottles

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16/02/2016

DISCOVER – Beer Silly Sour

A new trend: sour beers

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16/02/2016

CONDITIONNEMENTS – Saison Silly and Double Enghien Brune

Saison Silly Saison Silly is now available in 33cl and 75cl bottles and in 20-litre barrels. The 25cl bottle has been withdrawn. Double Enghien Brune ...

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