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The world of the Oedipus Friendshop

Season 1, Ep. 29

If this year has taught us anything, it’s the value of friends and family. So for the holidays we turned Badhuis Oedipus into a market filled with travellers from across our galaxy: brewers, musicians, artists, cooks and many more. For one hour only, Danny transports you to the Javaplein to introduce our friends and ask the burning questions of the day: Can Oedipus founders Rick and Alex still brew 7 years after their last attempt? How hard is it to make French pastry with Leave Your Sword? And what is a Kutteclub? 

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