In 1128, St. Norbert built an abbey in Grimbergen, in the Flemish Brabant. It was intended to Norbertine. Along with their occupations and contemplative nuns, monks also dedicated to brewing a dark beer. The abbey was known for his hospitality and offered a safe house for pilgrims and travelers, a particularly troubled time. And to underline this hospitality, the monks offered beer brewed their own hands with their visitors. The recipe for this beer was developed with the greatest care and precision.
For centuries, fathers - brewers have sent this recipe. In this same concern for quality and tradition that Grimbergen, highly fermented beers are brewed by Alken-Maes. Grimbergen Abbey has been repeatedly destroyed by fire, but each time resurrected from the ashes. The Phoenix symbolizes the rebirth ever. The secret of beer Grimbergen also braved the centuries and is still jealously preserved.
The Amateur Grimbergen is, by definition, be passionate.