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John Martin is the name of a beer brewery in Genval (Walloon Brabant), Belgium, founded in 1909 by English businessman John Martin (1886-1966). A family company, it is currently run by his grandson, Anthony Martin. Besides brewing Belgian-style ales, the company also imports British and Irish beers, and produces soft drinks for Schweppes under license. It is the oldest Guinness distributor in the world.
A Family Tradition
One hundred years ago, settling in Belgium in 1909, the famous British master brewer John Martin said : «only connoisseurs can appreciate beers like mine».
For a century now, three generations of “The Finest Drinks Company” have offered a fabulous voyage into the world of truly amazing drinks. Today, every second, day and night, two of our finest beers are savoured by lovers of finest Ales somewhere in the world !
Thanks to a unique blend of English tradition, Belgian savoir-faire and a hint of daring, our special beers are treasures that we just want you to discover !
2 weeks ago Like Ulysses, some beers have travelled a long way from the banks of the Euphrates, through Egypt, until reaching the Celtic and Gothic lands and spreading from Spain to the Urals before expanding into the Americas, India, China, and Australia. Beer has been around the world, much more so than wine, and ... Read More
1 month ago The profession of brewer may be exceedingly scientific, being an engineer at the core, yet certain “alchemists” plunge into mild madness as they get carried away by their desire to inspire passion for one of the oldest and most popular beverages in the world. There is little chance to achieve most of ... Read More
2 months ago “Rather good” is the judgment of an expert taster of a bottle of beer dating from 1872. Drawn in the port of Halifax (Canada), this Alexander Keith bottle had kept a very low ph and a good alcohol level. This proves that in a stable environment, beer keeps well! In fact, whether ... Read More
4 months ago Timmermans Brewery is currently looking for a brewer (full time) to reinforce the team. Interested? Don’t hesitate to contact us or share it with your community ! Tags brewerbrewerylookingrecruitmentreinforceTimmermans trang Share: ... Read More
4 months ago In beer country, nothing seems more attractive than to embrace the brewing profession. Yet, don’t be fooled by the increasing number of amateur-magicians, becoming a brewer requires a lot of personal commitment, scientific knowledge and expertise! When it comes to beer-making, Willem Van Herreweghe, a master brewer of the historic Timmermans Brewery ... Read More
4 months ago Since the Middle Ages, hops (Humulus Lupulus) have been included as one of the 4 essential ingredients used in brewing beer, along with water, cereals and yeast, greatly improving the Belgian national beverage. Hops are the flowers of an aromatic plant of the cannabaceae family, well known for their fragrance and taste ... Read More
5 months ago Is it a fad, a search for new niches in the brewing market or the renewal of an ancient tradition to fulfil the needs of a more enlightened and demanding consumer? Whatever the reason, today there is a beer for each season, each with its own specificities. Christmas beer has been around ... Read More
6 months ago In 2015, we celebrated the bicentenary of the most famous battle of the napoleonic era. But instead of focusing on this furious battle, let’s take a look at the story of a fine craft brewery which may even have decided the outcome of the battle of Waterloo. The Waterloo brewery is certainly ... Read More
8 months ago Dumfries, Scotland (UK) — Monday 24 April: Former World Rally Championship driver François Duval will drive an Albatec Racing Peugeot 208 RX Supercar in Coyote World RX of Belgium, round four of the FIA World Rallycross Championship presented by Monster Energy, at Mettet on 12-14 May. François remains the only Belgian to ... Read More