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Beervana Basel

Events, Uncategorized  -  0 Comments 02/08/2017 - 07:48

Beervana Basel

Two events this summer intend to prove that beer is of particular importance in the Basel area: first there is the “Brautag” at Voltabräu on 12 August, followed by the 5th Beer Market at Vogesenplatz on 25 and 26 August. Picture by Wikimedia By Martin Pütter When it comes to beer the people in Basel seem [...]

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