exterior of den Herberg Café in Buizingen near Halle as the party from Wakefield CAMRA arrives
den Herberg's brewing hall located behind the café
The Wakefield CAMRA party make their way to the café's rear lounge for sampling.
photo by Rod Naylor
adding to the cathedral-like feel of the brewing hall are tea-lights along the passageway
The visitors adjust to the cathedral-like light of the brewing hall. Centre is the oldest son of brewster Ann Heremans and brewer Bart Devillé - he'd like to start his own brewery in a few years.
a Bradbury photo
tile-clad mash tun and kettle
Den Herberg's kettle and mash tun.
Brewster Ann Heremans shows us what she's got underneath.
The powerful burner for the kettle.
Ann Heremans with child no.1 and child no.7, a Bradbury photo
Brewster Ann with her most recent child to date, number 7, tells us how the brewery was established in the vacant space behind the café.
Ann Heremans and child no.7
The heat exchanger is a bit beefy for a brewery with den Herberg's capacity!
Tigertops brewer Barry Smith inspects den Herberg's fermenters.
twin fermentation locks, giant versions of those used by home winemakers, sitting on a den Herberg fermenter
fermentation lock on a den Herberg fermentation vessel
Ann and one of her daughters hastily knock up extra fourpacks for us to buy.
view of den Herberg's café, looking towards bar and entrance
on left Mick Moss, CAMRA's Yorkshire Regional Director, centre Mark Goodair, Wakefield Chairman and organizer of the annual trips to Belgium
Brewer Bart Devillé - picture found on t'internet - he was away on the day of our visit to den Herberg.