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Lambiek Fabriek, Ruisbroek

Lambiek Fabriek

Eugène Ghijsstraat 71
1600 Sint-Pieters-Leeuw
info [at] lambiekfabriek [dot] be  


This brewery was founded in 2016 by Jo Panneels and Jozef Vanbosstraeten. Jo Van Aert joined the duo in 2017.

Lambiek Fabriek brews all its lambics in a 100% traditional way. The word "Fabriek" (factory) in the company name refers to the street name where it all began. The first storage room is located along the Fabriekstraat in the Ruisbroek borough of Sint-Pieters-Leeuw. Since there was not enough space for brewing equipment, Lambiek Fabriek is using the kettles of the Belgoo brewery. In the meantime they have established a second, larger barrel warehouse in the Georges Wittouckstraat.

In 2019, Lambiek Fabriek produced 600 hectoliters. The total lambic stock is currently around  1.600 liters. Lambiek Fabriek’s lambic is maturing in French oak "barriques" of 220 and 400 liters and in 4,600 liter foeders, which were purchased in 2019.

In the beginning the lambic brewery had two beers in its portfolio: the Oude Geuze Brett-Elle is made from different, self-brewed lambics, and Fontan-Elle is a mix of fruity lambics that is bottled without the addition of old lambic. In the course of 2020, Lambiek Fabriek will launch some new lambic beers. 65% of their beers are sold in Belgium. The rest is exported to countries in Europe and elsewhere in the world.

Lambiek Fabriek is also bio-certified, so in addition to the 'classic lambic', we also make 'bio lambic' and a 'bio geuze'.