Pipaix' steam powered brewery

  • Brewery
  • Guided tour and discovery

Take a journey to the 19th century by visiting the last steam powered brewery in the world at Leuze-en-Hainaut, in the region of Tournai.

A steam powered brewery

This steam powered brewery, the last in the world, produces natural and artisanal beers, with a second fermentation in bottle. Some are unpasteurized, like the Saison de Pipaix ou la Vapeur en folie. All are made with material dating back to the 19th century.

Visitors will find the whole range of the beers produced in the shop on site.

The steam powered brewery invites you to discover:

  • A unique brewery
  • The art of brewing

Book an appointment with the brewery or come to see the brewing process when it is open to the public, the last Saturday of the month (start 9 am, finish 3 pm). You will lean how beer was made in past times.

The visit includes:

  • A tasting and a bottle (for individuals and groups alike)
  • Free entry for guides and and drivers as part of a group

Enjoy a real travel in time by visiting the steam powered brewery in Leuze-en-Hainaut.


From 01 January to 31 December 2019.

Visits for groups by appointment only, Mondays to Sundays.

Visits for individuals by appointment only, Sundays at 11 am.

April to October, guided tour followed by a visit on Sundays, 11 am.

The sales counter is open every day, 10 am to 6 pm. Only by appointment, except for Fridays and Saturdays.


Visits for individuals: the price includes a tasting session and a bottle. Visits for groups: the price includes a tasting session and a bottle. Free for the guide and the driver.



  • Sales counter
  • Tasting
  • Tour of facilities


  • Shop


The information provided is an indication only. We advise you to inquire directly with the organisers of the event that interests you before you leave.