Timmermans has brewed lambic in Itterbeek for the last 300 years, ever since 1702. A few miles from the center of Brussels, it was then known as “The Mole Brewery”. Owned by Jan Vandermeulen, it was also a farm, an orchard, a café and a malt-house.
In the early 20th century, the 6th generation, Paul Van Cutsem, son-in-lawa of Frans Timmermans (5th generation), changed the name to "The Timmermans Brewery".
"Bourgogne des Flandres" was born in Bruges at the beginning of the 20th century. For 7 generations, the Van Houtryve famimly has been keeping an eye on the unique and very old brewing process: "infusion of lambic". In this process, a selection of best the best lambic is mixed with high-fermentation ale.
Bourgogne des Flandres has now been brewed by Timmermans since 1985. A member of Anthony Martin's "Finest Beer Selections" since 1993. TImmermans retains its authenticity and "savoir-fair" whilst enjoying membership of Martin's unique selection of "Finest Beers".