The museum quickly captured international attention, yet it has since become a bit of a Brussels mystery.
One way to track the changing tastes of Belgium’s monarchs is to look at the list of Royal Warrant holders.
"Beer is often a much better pairing with cheese than wine – and people are finally starting to realise it."
Well after the 1940s, independent beerhouses continued to be squeezed out and by 1999 there were only 100 breweries left in Belgium. At the turn of the 20th century, there had been around 3,200.
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