Belle-Vue Brewery

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Belle-Vue Brewery
Type Brewery
Founded 1913
Headquarters Molenbeek, Brussels, Belgium
Owner(s) Anheuser–Busch InBev


Belle-Vue Brewery is a Brussels based brewery founded in 1913 by Philémon Vandenstock. It is now owned by Anheuser–Busch InBev.[1] It produces Belgian lambic.

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Four varieties of spontaneous fermentation beers containing 5.5% abv are produced: Belle-Vue Gueuze, Kriek, Kriek Extra and Raspberry. It is the best-known brand of Belgian fruit beer though its sweet taste is far from representing that of traditional sour lambics. Belle-Vue's sole traditional product, Selection Lambic, is produced in very limited quantity (it has not been produced since 1999). The production of Belle-Vue is located in Sint-Pieters-Leeuw.

Some people once stole copper from ferments of the brewery in order to sell it on the black market. This happened as the building by the Willebroek canal was no longer in use. Following that incident, the bosses of Belle-Vue decided to use those buildings as a beer museum.

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