News from the Brasserie de Silly Back to NewsNews from the Brasserie de Silly Good news. On November 21, we have just obtained a silver medal at the Brussels Beer Challenge for the Enghien blonde in the Pale & Amber Ale, Golden Ale category. It is the recognition of our daily efforts in favor of quality. We are proud to be Belgian brewers. In 2021, the 408 breweries, with their more than 1,500 beer brands, invested EUR 311 million in their own facilities and in the hospitality sector. The sector directly and indirectly employs more than 50,000 people. As for our family brewery, it employs 22 full-time equivalents. It is a demanding job, with many aspects requiring a professional approach: analysis of water and raw materials, brewing, fermentation, warning, microbiological analyses, packaging in barrels and bottles, transport, marketing in Belgium and abroad, purchasing, marketing, finance, human resources… It’s complex, but we are passionate about our job. We wish you a very Happy New Year.
Lionel and Bertrand Van der Haegen, Managing Director
Silver medal for L’Enghien blondeL’Enghien blonde just won a silver medal at the Brussels Beer Challenge in the Pale & Amber Ale, Golden Ale category. The Brussels Beer Challenge is an annual international beer competition. It also aims to support beer culture. 2000 beers from around the world are tasted over three days by a panel of 100 internationally renowned beer lovers. Participating beers are pre-divided into categories based on typicity and style. At the end of the three days of tasting, the best beers in each category receive a gold, silver or bronze medal. The Enghien blonde is a high fermentation beer of the regional type. The quality of its Kent and Hallertau hops and the purity of its malt make it a rather bitter beer with roundness in the middle and back of the mouth. It is a blond beer that has a density of 7.5% alcohol volume. It is best enjoyed at a temperature of 5°C to 8°C.
Enghien Blonde is available in 33 cl, 75 cl, 1.5 L bottles and 20 L barrels
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