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Brouwerij Het Anker

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A must do in Mechelen

Only because the awards won by their beers, you should visit them. The brewery is also very well... read more

Reviewed 6 days ago
Jan D
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Mechelen, Belgium
Good range of beers available

Visited the bar/restaurant and had a pleasant lunch, the bar offers a beer flight of five beers for... read more

Reviewed August 11, 2018
Rob C
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London, United Kingdom
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With roots going back to 1471, Het Anker is one of Belgium’s oldest breweries, a harmonious blend of old and new in an authentic, historic building. At the same time, visitors can discover the maturing stocks of Gouden Carolus Single Malt, Belgium’s...more
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Guido Gezellelaan 49, Mechelen 2800, Belgium
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Reviewed 6 days ago

Only because the awards won by their beers, you should visit them. The brewery is also very well maintained. Tip: go from centre of Mechelen through narrow streets to brewery

Thank Jan D
Reviewed August 11, 2018

Visited the bar/restaurant and had a pleasant lunch, the bar offers a beer flight of five beers for fifteen euros that you choose from the wide variety of styles available. Had the Flemish stew which was good, the menu also features a number of other...More

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Reviewed August 6, 2018

Good beer, love it. This place has a nice café where you can taste some more. I recommand this Brewery.

Thank KristineF122
Reviewed July 16, 2018

The tour guide knows what he is talking about, the tour takes about 2 hours (with tasting of 2 beers included) and is never boring. He knows everything about the brewing process but also tells some nice anecdotes. Altogether a very nice experience! Be sure...More

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Reviewed July 9, 2018 via mobile

This is one of most high quality of beer in the world , they have a special test , sure you will never find the same , tray one time and till me what you think .

Thank Ahmed K
Reviewed June 19, 2018

A typical Belgium brewery with about 10 different kinds of beer. You can visit the brewery, where a guide explains how the beer is prepaired. Many different beers can be bought in the shop. Besides the brewery there is als a bar, restaurant and hotel.

Thank Coralikestraveling
Reviewed May 11, 2018 via mobile

We learnt a lot during the tour and glad to see around the factory. The beers that we tried are really good too. Each person will get 1 blonde and 1 dark beer to try at the end of the tour. The whole tour took...More

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Reviewed May 5, 2018 via mobile

Was here 1 May. I was orginally on a business trip for a stay in Zemst, I was rebooking my hotel in Zemst for a stay in Mechelen for one Night Just for visiting this famous brewery. They serve the best flamish stew maked on...More

Thank Jørn L
Reviewed April 16, 2018

My friend and I recently took this brewery tour. It costs €8 per person and is worth the price. They can offer tours in French, English, Dutch/Flemish and possibly others. We were guided by a female guide and she certainly was very thorough, taking time...More

Thank DrJohnDublin
Reviewed March 27, 2018

We came here on a Sunday afternoon and had a tour party of only 4 of us, our guide was really interesting and friendly and spoke brilliant English. The tour lasted about an hour and then we tasted two beers, our guide gave us recommendations...More

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