We’ve transformed an old school into a microbrewery with bistro style restaurant,
looking to bring the best Belgian style ales to Norfolk County
It began as a family company making Belgian style ales. Initially it was hobby brewing, father Jo and son Mischa. The beer proved such a hit with friends and family, it just took off from there.
Having moved from Limburg in the Netherlands to Limburg in Belgium, they had come to appreciate the Belgian style beer. Inspired, it was decided to try and recreate that beer culture in their business. New Limburg was born. With an emphasis on Belgian style, they came out with their flagship beer, the Belgian Blond. From there a line of more of these style beers came to be. The ambition and point of pride, especially for Mischa, was to make their own Trappist style beers. Trappist beers, traditionally brewed by monks in their abbeys, are some of the most highly regarded beers in the world. Though being the artists that they are they also experimented with different styles that resulted in some unique limited edition brews. Taking us four years ahead now, in 2019, Mischa and Estelle are starting Meuse Brewing, a new micro brewery, intending to add even more of the Belgian Style varieties in Meuse’s future line up.
Bringing a little bit of the Belgian beer culture to Canada was the goal; to have people come to the tasting room and enjoy them. The success shows that we’re making a positive contribution to the community. We like to support more local businesses by providing other locally made products. That is why snacks and foods were slowly introduced to a point that a kitchen became operational with “slow food”. This is best explained as; dishes that are prepared by avoiding the use of microwave ovens, resulting in longer then usual serving time for food items in the bistro restaurant.
People are mostly surprised to see a place like this out in the country. Re-using an old school as a brewery is quite a unique concept. Want to experience it for yourself? Come visit us!
Fashioned after the European beer cafes, we wanted to make a comfortable homey feel in our tasting room / bistro restaurant. At the same time we loved the classroom with the blackboards and large windows. Set up like a bar we provide the full experience for enjoying our Belgian beers.
Stop by today for a nice cold beer and some “slow food” in our cozy atmosphere.
In addition we serve local and imported wine and cider
An expanding menu is becoming available again in our dining room
OPEN: WED&THU 5 PM-10 PM FRI/SAT/SUN 1 PM-10 PM
CALL FOR RESERVATION 519 426 2323
Please also be advised that most of our food is “slow food”. You best enjoy a drink or two and relax, as it might take up to an hour or longer for your meal to get served, all depending on type of order and number of orders at the time.We strive to prepare as fresh as we can and without the use of micro wave ovens