The company name is the historic Flemish word for ostrich. The ostrich on the coat of arms of the brewery also indicates the involvement with the nearby ostrich farm. The brewery got very well-known all over Europe, after it was discovered by the owners of famous beershop in Copenhagen – Ølbutikken.
De Struise is probably one of the best breweries in world using barrels of different alcohols for refermenting their beers. Most of the De Struise beers are in the top 50 lists in the beer rating web platform