Tuesday, August 2, 2011

Night of the Fools

On Thursday, August 11 we will be pouring:

* Brugse Zot
* Brugse Zot - unfiltered version
* Brugse Dubbel

The legend behind Brugse Zot...

To welcome Maximilian of Austria to their proud town, the people of Bruges organised a colourful parade of merrymakers and fools. When they asked him at the end of the day to provide money for a new madhouse he replied : ‘Today I have seen nothing but fools. Bruges is already one large madhouse !’ Since then the people of Bruges are called ‘Brugse Zotten’ (fools of Bruges).

Sometimes the people of Craft Ale House (especially on a Thursday night) are known as ... let's just leave that up to your own interpretation.

*** The firkin of Troegs Scratch Ipa has been moved to 8-18-11.

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