Located in the city of Melle in the East Flanders region of Belgium, the Huyghe Brewery was founded in 1906 when Leon Huyghe purchased a local brewery ("Den Appel") whose history in the region went back at least several centuries, to the mid-1600s.
Under his stewardship, the brewery survived both World Wars and actually managed to thrive; but by the 1970s and into the early 1980s sales of the staple brews – then based on lager and Dortmund style beers – were in decline. The brewery found itself – like so many other small family owned breweries of the time – unable to compete successfully with Flanders' larger commercial breweries.
In 1985 the Huyghe Brewery refocused its efforts to concentrate production on high quality, high alcohol, specialty ales only. The flagship brew of this style, Delirium Tremens, was introduced to high acclaim in 1987 and the brewery's fortunes flourished once again.
Today, still helmed by the Huyghe family, the Huyghe Brewery produces and distributes award winning specialty ales to at least eight countries including the United States, Canada, Italy and Japan.
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Jun 16, 2020 | By Matthew B.
I love this glass. It's now my favorite beer glass. It fits in your hand really nice. Cool look with the elephant trunk. Any beer drinker would love this glass.
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Jun 13, 2020 | By Geraldine H.
I ordered this glass for my husband who had recently tried the Belgian ale. We were so pleased with the quality of the glass and the various designs on the glass. Would definitely recommend it.
Dec 18, 2019 | By peter j.
We love drinking our favorite beers from the special glass the brewer intended. I was worried the long stem wouldn't make the shipping, but no problem.
Jul 18, 2019 | By Stephen D.
The customer service nd communication is excellent. Received order in perfect condition. my order was filled after being on back order. I was notified of the status of my order throughout the process. I highly recommend Belgian Style Ales.