Belgian beer has gained the World Heritage status!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Comac is fully aware that beer in Belgium is a veritable institution: Just think about the Brussels Beer Challenge, that has seen Comac as the sponsor of the event for the last three years, or the tales that our friend Lorenzo Dabove, “Kuaska”, told on this blog. Now the official recognition for this tradition: As of the end of 2016, craft […]

A public fountain for beer? In Slovenia it really exists!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_images_carousel images=”17442,17435″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Zalec is a town of approximately 20 thousand inhabitants, in central Slovenia. So far that’s nothing new – Over there though, they know really well what their strength is: beer. The region Zalec belongs to is, in fact, known as the “Valley of the Green Gold” precisely because hop farming, the fundamental ingredient of this […]

Beer & music, a perfect union!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   Listening to music and drinking a good beer are, for sure, two stimulating experiences, but would you have ever thought that one could influence the other? And yet that’s how it is: the right soundtrack can make us change the perception about the beer we are drinking. It would seem just a café conversation subject, but this has been shown by […]

Comfort Beer: The Cuddling Beer Also Good for Sportmen

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]   The word comfort food is in the English dictionaries since the Seventies but this notion, in Italy, has been making its way for some years, due to dedicated blogs and catalogues. Comfort food, as you can guess, is the food that conveys human warmth, which is maybe connected to a good memory or to family traditions. […]

Allagash, a corner of Belgium on the coast of Maine

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_images_carousel images=”18689,18710,18696,18703″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kuaska’s Column   My first encounter with the Comac universe happened on the 13th of January at the Lambiczoon, in Milan, on the award for the best Brewer of the Year 2013, event that saw me as the host. Giorgio and his entourage were impressed by my verve, my passion and my paternal sense of […]

We never stop!

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The highly successful event at EUR in Rome – EurHop! Beer festival in 2014 – has just concluded but we, COMAC people, never stop, we are again ready to go. [/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_single_image image=”18406″ img_size=”large”][/vc_column][/vc_row][vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The suitcases are packed. The gifts to be given yo our guests are done. The cup is under costruction. Power-point images are perfect. The […]

Bottling machines: how important is the quality of the bottles and bottle caps?

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] How important is the quality of the bottles and bottle caps used in bottling processes? And what are the most common accidents that can occur during the rinsing, filling and capping operations? The most important element to be taken into account during bottle filling operations is linked to the fact that the beverage must […]

The Beer-Pipeline of Bruges

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] The famous Belgian brewery De Halve Maan got permission from the Municipality to build a kind of underground “beerpipeline” for the transport of beer.     The Emperor Maximilian of Austria returning from the war was welcomed by the inhabitants of the romantic Venice of the North with a grand parade of jesters and […]

Monoblock bottling machine: the advantages of a versatile and compact system

Complete and high-performance monoblock bottling machines are the best solutions for rinsing, filling and capping beverage bottles. Find out why! An overview of the monoblock bottling machines Monoblock bottling machines are ideal systems for rinsing, filling and capping beverage bottles made from glass or PET. In particular, there are different families of monoblock bottling machines: the first […]

Summer time: time for beers and festivals, parties and nights.

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] In the fall of 2010, the Mediterranean diet has been recognized as cultural intangible heritage of the UNESCO.     The word “diet”, even in its Italian translation “dieta”, immediately brings to mind images of strict  diets: low calorie dishes, basically unseasoned, often sad, and aimed to get you to maintain a healthy and ideal weight .. […]