Spent the morning entrenched in WW1. Martha found graves from her grandfather’s King’s Royal Rifle Corps, 7th Battalion Rifle Brigade. Then we wandered the “Trench of Death” in Diksmuide.Enough. On… read more.
If you didn’t notice the tank farm, window design or huge stock of St. Bernardus beers in the parlor you’d think you were just staying in a really nice B&B…. read more.
Jack D’Or visiting his favorite, De Dolle brewers. Some people have it right. Jack is honored to visit them. Cheers!
Back at De Dolle. We got a rare tour from Kris and it feels like we never left, yet it’s been seven years since our last visit. Arabier tasting great.
Land Rovers driven here from Kent. Never been here before. Really cool town. Like a Flemish Ripon. Lots of tea shops and a cathedral. We were hoping to catch the… read more.
On our way to Ieper this morning.
Entering A La Becasse, Brussels. It’s slightly hard to find at the moment. Down an alleyway with construction out front, but the young lambic, charcuterie and no nonsense old world… read more.
A return for Dann but a first visit for the rest. Glad Martha could finally get here. We loaded up on bottles and glassware an so on. Amazed to see… read more.
This is a first time for Martha, Anya and Wally and a great return for Dann. The aroma in here is so evocative and the fresh young lambic is worth… read more.
Well, sure: it’s a rainy mess outside… but it’s all sunshiney smiles in here! Get on over to the Precinct, we’re gulping down Magnifico ’til 8. And will someone tell… read more.
Great new print from Brian Hart at Fringe Union. Printed by Repeat Press. You can buy these at Fringe if you want to, they are limited though.
SURPRISE! MAGNIFICO! Come on out and drink Magnifico by the gulpful with us at Precinct Bar, Union Square, Somerville this Wednesday the 8th of May. We’ll be there with the first tapped… read more.
Hey look it’s Martha!
Why hello. Beer Type: Why, it’s some sort of Triple Hop Variety: Strisselspalt, Saaz, Styrian Golding Malt Variety: Pils, Malted Wheat ABV: 8.5% IBUs: 50 Color: Pale Gold Our first Spring, we… read more.
This past Saturday Pretty Things hosted hundreds of curious folks as part of Somerville Open Studios at our “World Headquarters” at FRINGE UNION in Somerville. It was a fun day… read more.
As you may have heard, we here at PTB&AP are really fascinated by brewing history. We enjoy dreaming about breweries from back when breweries were breweries: old brick buildings that… read more.
This coming week of December 9th we are releasing four new beers in our “Once Upon A Time” series of historical “re-enactments”. In addition we are hosting a launch party… read more.
How is it possible that Pretty Things Beer & Ale Project is 4 years old? In 2008 Martha and I moved back to the U.S. with a few suitcases that… read more.
Well, here I am thinking about this question. It feels like this may be a little controversial: so let’s start by saying, it isn’t meant to be. I won’t be… read more.