Celebrate Belgian Independence Day with Duvel and Ommegang

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Legendary Belgian Brewery and Importer Duvel Moortgat will celebrate Belgian Independence Day from Wednesday, July 17 through Sunday, July 21 (the official holiday) with a week of events to mark the uprising that separated Belgium from the Netherlands.  Across the city, ten bars, restaurants and markets will serve Duvel Moortgat’s portfolio of award-winning Belgian and Belgian-style beers by the bottle and on draught, or during tap takeovers or as flights of beer created just for this beer-holiday.

Featured beers will include:

  • Duvel
  • Duvel Single
  • Duvel Triple Hop
  • Maredsous Blonde
  • Maredsous Triple
  • De Koninck
  • De Koninck Winter
  • Ommegang Belgian Independence Day Double White

The five-day beer line-up includes:

Wednesday, July 17

Eulogy (136 Chestnut Street, 215-413-1918) 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Duvel, Duvel Triple Hop, Maredsous and De Koninck.

Teresa’s Next Door Bar (124-126 North Wayne Avenue, 610-293-9909) 7 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Duvel, Maredsous Triple, De Koninck Winter and Ommegang Belgian Independence Day.

Thursday, July 18

Old Eagle (175-177 Markle Street, 215-483-5535) 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Duvel, Maredsous Triple, De Koninck Winter and Ommegang Belgian Independence Day (Ommegang is also the featured beer-of-the-month.)

TJ’s Restaurant & Drinkery (35 Paoli Plaza, 610-725-0100) 7 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Duvel, Maredsous Triple, De Koninck Winter and Ommegang Belgian Independence Day.

The Belgian Cafe (21st and Green Streets, 215-235-3500) 8 p.m. until 10 p.m.
Duvel, Maredsous Triple, De Koninck Winter and Ommegang Belgian Independence Day.

Friday, July 19

Bell Beverage (2809 South Front Street, 215-468-0222) 4 p.m. until 6 p.m.
Sampling with Joe Sixpack, featuring cheese pairings from Di Bruno Brothers!. Duvel, Duvel Triple Hop, Maredsous Brune and De Koninck.

Logan Inn (10 West Ferry Street, 215-862-2300) 5 p.m. until 7 p.m.
Duvel, Maredsous Brune, Ommegang Witte and Ommegang Hennepin.

Iron Abbey (680 North Easton Road, 215-956-9600) 7 p.m. until 9 p.m.
Duvel, Maredsous Triple, De Koninck Winter and Ommegang Belgian Independence Day.

Saturday, July 20

Wegman’s will be featuring samplings of Duvel and Duvel Triple Hop at various locations.

Sunday, July 21 – Belgian Independence Day Brunch

Devil’s Den (11th and Ellsworth Streets, 215-339-0855) 11:30 a.m. until 3 p.m.
Duvel, Maredsous Triple, De Koninck and Ommegang Belgian Independence Day

At each of the locations, with a purchase of one of the featured beers – the first dozen-or-so beer drinkers will receive complimentary Duvel Moortgat prizes, such as Belgian Independence Day t-shirts, pens, Duvel art glasses and more.

For more information on Duvel Moortgat, check out www.duvelmoortgatusa.com.  Also follow the fun at @OmmegangPhilly.