We’re excited to introduce this brand new beer from a young Belgian brewer. The name comes from the brotherhood of Draeckneniers, a group founded in Aalst in the 1950s to celebrate life, to laugh, and to drink with friends. At the time, Belgian law mandated that everyone on the street must have money in their pockets — some sort of measure against landlopers, or vagrants, to you anglophones. The Draeckeniers, who enjoyed their beer, often had empty pockets, but their uniform included a two cent coin, pinned to the lapel so they’d never be arrested. It’s this spirit of creativity that this beer celebrates. Raise a glass to brotherhood, laughs, and good beer!
Lots of people have been asking about the label on this one, which was done by a local-to-Aalst artist, Gilles van Schuylenbergh. Check out his website here.