Over Ons

BEER IS ONZE PASSIE

 

Waarin zijn wij anders ?

We willen bieren brouwen waarvan we houden, bier waarvan andere mensen kunnen houden. Bier-op-maat voor mensen die een eigen bier willen laten brouwen.

 

En daarnaast willen we nieuwe dingen doen die niemand ooit heeft geprobeerd in de voorhoede van brouwen in de 21ste eeuw.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

De Feniks  IPA India Pale Ale

TRADITIONELE RECEPTEN

 

Neh... traditie is niet slecht, het is zelfs een echt goed iets.

 

Maar wij @ De Feniks geloven dat biercultuur een levend iets is en dat het noodzakelijk is om nieuwe en uitdagende dingen te proberen !

 

Je moet de regels kennen voor je ze kan (mag) breken, maar we zijn vastbesloten ze ook echt te breken...

 

ORIGINELE SMAKEN

 

De beste ingrediëneten, gebruikt op traditionele, en misschien niet zo traditionele manieren om nieuwe, opwindende en verrassende smaken te creëren..

 

A FEW WORDS ABOUT US

 

Gino Vantieghem - Brew Master

 

With a long and passionate carreer in the brewing of the frotty stuff...

 

Gino started his brewing carreer with an internship at Brouwerij

Riva in Dentergem right after his studies at the University of Leuven

(BioEngineer ).

 

As brewmaster at Unibroue in Quebec he created a wide range of

hugely successful beers. Gino was one of only two Belgian brewers

who helped to jumpstart the Craftbeer movement in the US and Canada

in the early 1990's. (the other one being legendary brewer white beer

brewer Pierre Celis (Hoegaarden, Celis White).

 

After the takeover of Unibroue by Sleemans Breweries Gino returned

to Belgium where he rekindled the now defunct Riva brewery and turned

it into Liefmans Breweries. By the age of 37 he received the prestigious

Master of the Barley Lifetime Achievement Award out of the hands of

Legendary beerwriter Michael 'the beerhunter' Jackson (not sure about

his moonwalking skills though).

 

Gino until today remains the most awarded Belgian Brewer in the

World Beer Championships with the most different (types of) beers.

 

Gino our Master Wizard has created many award winning beers and

he will do so again for De Feniks !

 

Jasper Candaele - Yeast Whisperer

 

Jasper is a very talented BioEngineer and Brewer. Having studied in

Gent and having worked at Flemish Institure for BioTechnology VIB

he has a keen knowledge of brewing technology.

 

An accomplished brewer in his own right he was the creator of our

Jazz' Black Oatmeal Delight stout. Next to doing most of the

operational work in the brewery (hard labour) he helps to fine tune

our recipes.

 

 

Kurt Decoene - Barrel Master & Apprentice wizard euh....

 

Beer, wine & Single Malt Whisk(e)y drinker with a long and passionate

carreer in drinking the stuff. It's the only thing he's good at really.

Well that and a modest talent in Problem Solving, a talent honed by a

quarter century of fixing computer problems and project management.

 

Kurt and his wife Angela (Wang) have almost a decade of experience

doing business in and with China.

 

Kurt loves good food and drink. A course of Artisanal brewing was

a good start. It not only was a great way to learn more about brewing

beer but also introduced him to a number of people who are

passionate about beer.

 

 

 

Angela Wang - Queen of Ales

 

A force of nature with an established carreer (17 years) in management,

TV, purchasing and sales both in China and in Europe. Angela is

currently studying International Business Management at VIVES.

 

She speaks Chinese (Mandarin, Cantonese & Hunan), English, Dutch

and basic French. She has a background in Classic Chinese Dance and

is a prominent member of the Chinese community in Belgium. She

not only is a member of the Association of Chinese Professionals in

Belgian but she is also actively involved in numerous Cultural events.

 

Angela increasingly helps to develop additional business for De Feniks.

Next to all that she's a full time mum with two kids...

 

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"DULCE EST DESIPERE IN LOCO"

(Horace: 4 Odes, xii. 28.)

 

"It is delightful to play the fool occasionally"

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