The Belgian Brewer Community Taproom Project

by Nik Lemmens in Bishop's Stortford, England, United Kingdom

The Belgian Brewer Community Taproom Project
We did it
On 1st September 2020 we successfully raised £8,343 with 101 supporters in 28 days

To create a safe, socially distanced, environment where customers can enjoy a beer whilst creating a platform for young aspiring artists.

by Nik Lemmens in Bishop's Stortford, England, United Kingdom

The Belgian Brewer originated in August 2014 when Nik Lemmens took on his family recipes and began creating wonderful Belgian Style beers in his home town of Bishop’s Stortford, Hertfordshire. Since February 2019 there has been a functioning tap room and brewery based in a quiet industrial estate with easy access routes. 

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With Nik’s hard work and family recipes, he has brewed over 110,000 pints of beer and with your help we are hoping to safely expand the tap room and to also create a welcoming, local and space for the community!

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Prior to Covid we were able to host 30 people inside the brewery. With social distancing this is not possible. Although we can fit 20 people safely on our terrace, this is not feasible for colder days or winter time.

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1596548464_tbb_big_bottles.jpegWith Social Distancing being a permanent feature in our daily lives space has become essential to keep customers safe. Whilst we have a large terrace, our indoor space is so limited that it is not feasible to host anyone inside the brewery. In order to combat this we are creating extra floor space.

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Currently every spare minute and any free cash is being pumped directly back into bettering the brewery and creating a space which we can offer out to the community. We are doing this by building the mezzanine to provide a platform for musicians, comedians and artists which our customers can experience.

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So what exactly do we need the money for?

Whilst the basic infrastructure is built. We need to get Glass Separation Screens, Heating, Electrics, Furnishings, Lighting, Decorations and Exhibit spaces created. 

We have some great rewards for you to choose from and we hope you can help us to become a fantastic community space and vibrant tap room.

Thank you for taking the time to read and for your generous pledges.

From The Belgian Brewer Team x

(We only ship to mainland UK)

Rewards

This project offers rewards in return for your donation.

£15 or more

Beer and T-Shirt

Come and have a beer on tap and go home with a T-Shirt.

£25 or more

£50 Taproom Tab

DOUBLE YOUR MONEY IN THE TAP ROOM! Get a £50 tab to spend on tapped beer at the brewery and take home your very own Belgian Brewer glass! (To be used within 12 months of issue)

£50 or more

£100 Taproom Tab

DOUBLE YOUR MONEY IN THE TAP ROOM! Get double the amount you pledge to drink on tap at the brewery PLUS 4 classic beers to take home and your own Belgian Brewer Glass! (To be used within 12 months of issue)

£100 or more

£200 Taproom Tab

DOUBLE YOUR MONEY IN THE TAP ROOM! Get double the amount you pledge to drink on tap at the brewery PLUS 8 classic beers to take home and your own 2 Belgian Brewer Glasses! (To be used within 12 months of issue)

£200 or more

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£200 Box Subscription

Get one 16 X 330ml bottle box sent to your home every month for the next 6 months. First box will ship in September. (Content may vary, Mainland UK shipping only)

£250 or more

£500 Taproom Tab

DOUBLE YOUR MONEY IN THE TAP ROOM! Get double the amount you pledge to drink in the tap room PLUS a Brewery Tour for you and a friend with a tasting flight too! (To be used within 12 months of issue)

£750 or more

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Dinner with the captain!

Dinner and drinks with the Belgian Brewer himself and the team that keep the place running smoothly! Enjoy a meal at the BBQ Smoke Kitchen where the Summer Blond is on tap! Great way to meet an experienced brewer! You and 4 friends. Food and Beer included. Wednesdays or Thursdays only. Valid until December 1st 2020.

£1,250 or more

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Garden Party

You will become the proud owner of your very own mobile tap so you can start pulling your own pints whenever you like! This will be personally set up by one of The Belgian Brewer Team. You will receive 4 kegs of our delicious beer as well as 12 of our Belgian Brewer Glasses. If you like what you are drinking we will be happy to refill the kegs at a discounted price. (To be redeemed within 6 months, all kegs are to be returned)

£200 or more

2 of 2 claimed

£200 Box Subscription

Get one 16 X 330ml bottle box sent to your home every month for the next 6 months (Content may vary)

£200 or more

10 of 10 claimed

£200 Box Subscription

Get one 16 X 330ml bottle box sent to your home every month for the next 6 months (Content may vary, Mainland UK shipping only)

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