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Balatonvilágos, Hungary – The purgatory of the hedonists

The Hedon Beers of Balatonvilagos - Pubtourist

So far, I wrote about bigger towns of Lake Balaton like Siófok and Keszthely. But our popular summer destination is mostly surrounded by smaller settlements with a few thousand or in some cases even only a few hundred inhabitants. As third target in summer of 2016 I pointed out Balatonvilágos, a tiny town with ca. Continue reading →

Trapped in a little pub street in Bologna

Via Belvedere in Bologna

When I half-spontaneously headed off exploring Bologna in the evening of my arrival, I found a tiny street with only few houses in it and even to my surprise I spent the greater part of the following 1-2 days there. Now, I am going to tell you how the story of discovering the Via Belvedere, the Continue reading →

Szent András harvests beer – grape flavored A.P.A.

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I was pleased to be invited again to Ogre bácsi (Uncle Ogre) brasserie, to the Budapest headquarter of Szent András Brewery. For the grape harvest season they came up with a grape flavored APA (American Pale Ale) beer, which is not intended to be a seasonal specialty, but a permanent member of the supply. For Continue reading →

OGRE BÁCSI (=Uncle Ogre) PUB OPENING, BUDAPEST, VI. DISTRICT

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The prophecy of a brasserie of Szent András brewery was my only comfort, when the Hopfanatic Pub returned to his origins (Kiskunhalas) from Budapest. I had the feeling that the small beer cellar in Hunyadi square will be treated well by the successor. This theory was based on quite flimsy grounds at first. My only Continue reading →