Armand Debelder, the “Grandfather of Geuze, died recently at the age of 70 after a battle with cancer.
All brewers should know their history of the craft. All brewers who have brewed a geuze should know about Armand Debelder.
Debelder spent decades brewing, blending, and bottling Lambic beers. Many American craft brewers who have brewed the style have made the trek across the Atlantic to be in his presence.
Read a wonderful tribute here from Good Beer Hunting here. And to read the many personal stories and tributes from craft brewers from around the world who spent time with the Grandfather of Geuze, search social media for Debelder’s name.