The brewery Van Steenberge, like many others, was originally a farm that was brewing for domestic consumption and for the workers. In the early nineteenth century began to gain much importance the brewing, they completely abandoned farm work. Soon expanded the brewery with a production plant. After his own field of hops and barley production was granted full independence.
Since then they have gone through good times and bad, causing a major shift toward the top fermented special beers to get the license of Augustinian monks.