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When it comes down to it, a trip to Brussels isn't complete unless you've sampled the beer. In order to knock that off your list, head to the Musée Bruxellois de la Gueuze, known simply as the Cantillon Brewery. Cantillon has been brewing traditional Lambic beers since 1900, and today, is the only remaining Lambic brewery in Brussels. During your tour you'll learn about the brewing process and, if you plan ahead, you can even attend a public brewing session to see the action first-hand.
Recent visitors loved their experience at the Cantillon Brewery. Many were fascinated by the history of the brewery and appreciated the opportunity to see everything up close, with some noting that other breweries they had visited in the past would only give guests limited access to the behind-the-scenes action. Some travelers even recommended scheduling a visit if you aren't a big beer fan, as the history lesson itself is worth it.
Located just outside the western section of the Inner Ring, the Cantillon Brewery welcomes visitors every Monday through Friday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. The brewery is also open Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tours (which include a glass of beer) cost about €7 EUR per person, but you must reserve your spot in advance. For more information, check out the brewery's website.
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