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With a history that dates back to the 16th century, the De Halve Maan Brewery is a family-owned business that brews the Bruges city beer – the Brugse Zot – a strong-tasting, highly fermented brew. The brewery also has an underground pipeline that transports its beer from the brewery to its bottling plant in the suburbs. You can stop by for a pint or tag along on a tour of the brewery.

Recent visitors advised that there are some steep steps involved, but highly recommend the educational 45-minute tour. Reviewers applauded the funny, informative guides and the views from the brewery's rooftop.

The 45-minute brewery tours are offered daily from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. in Dutch, French and English. If you purchase your tickets online in advance, you can expect to pay 11 euros (around $12) per adult. If tickets are purchased at the brewery, they cost 12 euros (about $13) per adult. Tickets for children ages 6 to 12 cost 6 euros (a little more than $6). Adult tourgoers can enjoy a sample of the brewery's Brugse Zot Blond beer at the conclusion of the tour. The brewery is located about half a mile south of the Historic Centre of Brugge. For more information, visit De Halve Maan Brewery's website.

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