The homebrewery "De Halve Maan" is the only family brewery in the centre of Bruges that is still active. De "Halve Maan" is situated in the heart of our historical town and offers a hospital welcome to the visitors.
Xavier Vanneste launched a new beer under the name ‘Brugse Zot’ for which a unique recipe has been developed. Today Brugse Zot is the one and only beer really brewed in Bruges’ towncenter !
By the end of 2008, "Straffe Hendrik" a beer once developed and brewed by the Maes' familiy returned to Bruges and is now being brewed, once again, at the brewery "De Halve Maan" according to the original recipe.