Belgium 3 Fonteinen store hours?

Discussion in 'Europe' started by Lordquackingstic, Jun 23, 2013.

  1. Lordquackingstic

    Lordquackingstic Jun 14, 2011 New York
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    I'm traveling to Brussels tomorrow, and I'm having a hell of a hard time figuring out 3 Fonteinen hours. From what I understand, there is the brewery itself, a restaurant, and a store. I'm really interested in hitting up the store, but I'm really confused as to what hours they're open. Does anyone have a clue? Google and their website (very weakly translated by google) have only said something about the brewery being only open to the public on Friday and Saturday...if this is true for the store as well, I'll be pretty pissed considering I'll only be there for a couple days!

    Any help at all would be appreciated, thanks!
  2. Brabander

    Brabander Oct 10, 2009 Netherlands

    Open only on friday and saturday.....
  3. Lordquackingstic

    Lordquackingstic Jun 14, 2011 New York
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    Thanks for the quick response! At least Cantillon is open.
  4. Brabander

    Brabander Oct 10, 2009 Netherlands

    If i were you i would give it a try by calling them. With some luck they will let you come....

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  5. Lordquackingstic

    Lordquackingstic Jun 14, 2011 New York
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    I will most definitely try, I've heard they're great people. I'd definitely spend a fair share of coinage there, so I'd make it worth their time. Thanks so much!
  6. Vanlingleipa

    Vanlingleipa May 19, 2011 California
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    Just Thijs being Thijs.
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  7. rood

    rood Jul 15, 2011 Belgium

    Imho, the 3 fonteinen store is not worth it. Only the regular stuff are on sale and they are more expensive than drankenhandel. For example, no golden blend, no doesjel, etc..
  8. Erzengel

    Erzengel Sep 8, 2008 Germany
    Subscriber Beer Trader

    I bought the mentioned two there - but I think it depends on what's in stock :)
  9. dgilks

    dgilks Jul 14, 2008 Australia

    Absolutely. When I was there they had Golden Blend and Armand'4. I assume they have an allocation of everything for the store and when that runs out it is gone.
  10. belvedere86

    belvedere86 Apr 1, 2013 Belgium
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    they still have armand' 4 seasons and Herfst. So im wondering why everyone thinks these 4 seasons are such big whales? :s
  11. Brabander

    Brabander Oct 10, 2009 Netherlands

    Can't help it Frank.....
  12. hooliganlife

    hooliganlife Apr 12, 2007 Missouri
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    the store is only open on friday and saturday? can you still drink good stuff from the brewery in the cafe?
  13. stupac2

    stupac2 Feb 22, 2011 California
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    Yes, though the vintage menu (when I was there) was fairly limited, it was definitely worth the trip. Plus Beersel castle is cool.
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