Posts by: jordi torras

Gruit Ale

In a not so distant past, beer was brewed with an extended and varied array of botanical ingredients. Herbs, roots and spices where used by our European ancestors in order to give their beers distinct tastes, flavours and properties. These botanicals where sometimes referred to as Gruit, hence Gruit Ale. Today however, beer is almost…

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El Racó d’en Cesc

Founded in 1986, is situated right in the heart of Barcelona and offers a fine dining experience for people who are looking for the perfect combination of modern catalan cuisine coupled with the best references in wines and beers. With an intimate atmosphere, cozy corners and five private dining rooms, it is the ideal place,…

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Escuela Española de Cata

Tasting Spanish School is a company composed of an outstanding team of professionals, pioneer in courses about wine tasting, champagne, beers, ham, cheese, olive oil, coffe… by companies and individuals. It was founded in 1996. It is specialized mainly in activities related to the world of wine and gastronomy, events and culinary travels.  

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Eventos de Autor

Eventos de Autor is a Spanish company with 10 years experience in the Event Management sector. Our mission is to make your events as original as possible, in an economical and effective way. We do all kind of activities, both indoor and outdoor, in any location, anywhere in Spain.  

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Maitre y Sommelier

We do tastings and tasting courses. We also offer beer tasting. All very practical, educational and… gourmet: with menu-pairing. The tastings of beer, in good company and with good accompaniment.

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Gruit, recovering traditions

For many people, the word GRUIT is unusual, and they don´t neither know what it means. Today we have the Wikipedia, which says that gruit is an old mixture of plants used in beers to give flavour and aroma before the extensive use of hops. Gruit, moreover, refers to the beverage made with these plant…

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Gastronomic Forum of Girona

On the 24, 25 and 26 of February the “Forum Gastronòmic de Girona” took place. It is a gastronomic reference congress in Spain which happens every two years, alternating its location with “Santiago de Compostela”. A meeting place for distributors, suppliers and producers, a site to find new products, and great professionals of pastry and…

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Barcelona Beer Festival

March 8, 9 and 10 were the chosen dates for the organization to celebrate the second Beer Festival in Barcelona, a meeting point for beer lovers. Three days when the audience could taste 302 different beer styles, some of which didn´t see the light, because the anticipation of the organization was surplus to the actual…

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Gruit on Tour

We are starting a new project in Barcelona and province: GRUIT ON TOUR. It starts in April. This tour is addressed to the establishments where our beers are already in place to enjoy or just to taste, and for the establishments that in the near future are adding. The tour wants to show the Gruit…

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