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Viru Beer is brewed in Estonia using pure deep well water and specially selected barley from across the Baltic region.

Viru was awarded gold medal at the Monde Selection Quality Awards, Brussels 2008 .

Beers of Europe offers an incredible range of Beers from all corners of the globe. We stock over 2,000 beers, ranging from the world’s oldest breweries to the worlds newest and the best in-between. In addition, we stock a wide variety of ciders, spirits, wine, homebrew, and glassware to create the perfect gift or occasion. If you want to know a bit more go to our About page.

No, we also have a shop based on the outskirts of King’s Lynn, Norfolk.

Travelling along the A10 between Downham Market and King’s Lynn, you will come to a small village called Setchey, turn next to J.S.W Car Sales on to Garage Lane and we are located approx. 100m down the lane on the right-hand side. Our address and opening hours can be found on the Contact Us page.

Yes, there are age restrictions in place. In the United Kingdom, the legal age to purchase alcohol is 18 years old. Beers of Europe strictly adheres to these regulations and by agreeing to our Terms and Conditions on checkout you confirm that you are over 18 years old. In store, we operate a Challenge 25 policy, which means that if you appear to be under 25 years old, you will be asked for identification to verify your age.

There’s a particular item I’m looking for, can you get it for me?

We are always happy to see if we can help you track down an item. Please feel free to contact us on our ‘request a product page

For some products supply can be inconsistent, whether that is at the brewery itself or how often we or its supplier imports it. For products that are out of stock, you can sign up to be notified of its return on the product page. From there, as soon as we book the stock in we send an email to you.

Bottles and labels can and do vary. This means that the images shown on our website may not be the same as current stock items. If the bottle or label is important please check before ordering. Please be aware that even if the label looks different, that product will be the same product if it has the same barcode. Because we work from the barcode, if producers does not make us aware of a label change we often miss updates until we are contacted about it. Apologies in advance for this.

Please note that it isn’t always possible to provide a perfect looking bottle/label as this very much depends on the condition they are received in from our supplier.

We occasionally have items available in the shop that are not available to purchase online, usually because they are too fragile or large to post.

We do not have a minimum purchase amount, but delivery charges may apply.

For orders between £25.01 and £60, delivery is charged at £5.99 (3 working days) or £7.99 (next working day).  Some areas are excluded and will incur extra charges. Please see postcodes listed in our Terms and Conditions.

For orders over £60, delivery is £3.99 (3 working days) or £5.99 (next working day). Again some areas are excluded and will incur extra charges. Please see postcodes listed in our Terms and Conditions.

For orders over £100, delivery is free (3 working days) or £3 (next working day). Some areas are excluded and will incur extra charges. Please see postcodes listed in our Terms and Conditions.

Customers can amend their orders as long as the order has not been picked and packed ready for despatch. If you wish to make an amendment please call us as soon as possible on 01553 812000.

You can specify a different address to the invoice address. Please add these at checkout.

Yes of course, when checking out just select ‘create an account later’

We use a variety of thick and sturdy cardboard boxes and dividers to hold each bottle individually. Any remaining spaces are filled with biodegradable air bags to stop movement of the contents. Glasses are wrapped in bubble wrap and cardboard to ensure they arrived in once piece.

When placing your order please add the details at checkout.  We regret that if your order has been packed and is ready to despatch that amendments cannot be made.

All of our orders are shipped without any pricing or payment details, these are in the confirmation email. The only paperwork in the box contains a summary of the order and addresses.

On checkout you can add a message to your order. 

Unfortunately we do not offer gift packaging.

We currently use DHL, but we do also trial other couriers alongside from time to time.

We don’t currently ship outside the UK and Ireland but it may be something we offer in the future.

Unfortunately our carriers do not offer a time specific delivery service. We can send orders to arrive on a specific date but we would remind you that whilst 98% of deliveries arrive within the stated timeframe we cannot 100% guarantee the day. Couriers do often offer delivery windows on the day, with the option to rearrange if necessary.

If you are ordering as a gift we would ask you to take this into account when arranging delivery.

Please note that we are unable to offer weekend deliveries.

Our boxes come in 6s, 12s, and 24s. By no means are you required to order in those quantities, but it is worth bearing in mind when ordering. A full box also helps to reduce the small chance of damage, as empty compartments collapsing can be a cause of this.

Please check the tracking first, as they may provide an explanation but we welcome the opportunity to nip issues in the bud. Either call us on 01553 812000 or email our [email protected] to hear from our customer service team. Check out delivery details for more information.

If you have changed your mind for whatever reason, you can consult our returns information, or get in contact on 01553 812000.

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We can cater for larger occasions, and we do have wholesale customers, please contact [email protected] with your request and we get back to you as soon as possible. 

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Beers of Europe is just one of the amazing businesses on our Warehouse Setchey site. It is joined by The Warehouse Taproom, Bar and Restaurant, a fantastic venture which allows us to showcase our superb drinks range, with an accompaniment of great dishes. The Warehouse Antiques contains over 50 stands and over 80 cabinets that puts on a real feast for the eyes, and offers a gift opportunity at every turn. We are also home to The Steiff Shop, East Anglia’s Largest Range of premium hand made bears and Warehouse Books, with a huge selection of pre-loved books ready to satisfy your curiosity. Whatever you’re looking for, the Warehouse Setchey offers something for everyone.

  1. Andrew

    Not too bad — a pretty standard pale lager, though a bit on the lighter side. Not super punchy, but it will quench your thirst well enough to warrant reaching for another one.

  2. Sam

    Premium lager fits the description perfectly. Nice and easy drinking lager. Don’t expect this beer to blow your mind but will certainly leave you feeling refreshed. Cracking bottle.

  3. L Kav

    Firstly this is a unique bottle design that is nicely weighted at the bottom making it difficult to knock over. Genius!
    The beer itself pours clear with a 1 finger head. This is a clean lager which fits well with a nice summer day.

  4. Joanna Kirkby

    One of the best I’ve tried so far. Absolutely stunning. Goes down so easy. Very smooth with very little aftertaste. Could drink it all day long. Have tried 50+ lagers so far on this site and prob another 100 odd from supermarkets and it’s in the top 10.

  5. Christopher Leno

    Straw in colour with a small frothy head. Is lightly sweet and malty. Has a very mild flavour and is a bit grassy. Nice and refreshing with a novel bottle.

  6. Steve Hawkins

    My favourite Pilsner of all time. Simply the best!!! I can drink one of these in 30 seconds!! Vanilla on the nose and a smooth fresh pilsner taste. The finish is a beautiful spring lightness. Its a perfect combination. You need this in your life!! I would advise 10 minutes in the freezer before serving so that its ice cold!

  7. Sharpie

    Nice golden beer, drank it ice cold. as recommended. It has a clean, slightly malty taste. Son’s fiancée wants me to buy more so she can use the bottles for a matching condiment & oils set! She’ll be gutted when I tell her it’s out of stock. Definitely will buy again.

  8. Paul Grubb

    This isn’t too bad, I liked the orange and florally aroma and mid-taste. The beer had half a finger white head and colours varied from gold to orange to brown, making for a slightly hazy and translucent appearance. Carbonation was fairly strong. The only thing that puts me off getting this again is the aftertaste as it was a fairly strong and bitter aftertaste similar to liquorice.

  9. Laura Scotland

    A nice enough beer, but much prefer Saku if choosing an Estonian beer. The bottle is very cool though.

  10. Chris

    Light and slight malt taste. Goes down a treat, found it easy to drink. Nice overall pale lager, great shaped bottle aswell.

  11. David Hanson

    Disappointing thin flavour, hardly there. Pretty bottle. Not certain this is brewed in Estonia as described – label only commits to EU. Not a good sign!

  12. Chris H

    The bottle is unique, very aesthetically pleasing, didn’t enjoy its contents as much. Lacked any sort of body and had a lingering bitter finish.

  13. Nigel

    The only issue with the bottle is that it’s a bit on the small side! The three bottles that I have opened from this order have all been very lively, meaning I lost a few drops, but I don’t remember that problem with my first order of this beer.
    As you can tell, I like this beer enough to re-order. It’s quite a different taste from most lagers, but I can’t quite find the words to describe how – sorry! Slightly hazy and darker than most lagers, and perhaps the taste I get (and like) is the malt or perhaps just the barley used. Not the cheapest, given that it’s only 300ml, but I will be ordering it again.

  14. Marek

    Very bitter taste. Rich aroma, little bit acrid finish. But overall nice balanced between few flavours. Not ordinary beer, but great beer!

  15. Stuart

    Best part was the unique bottle. Quite a lingering aftertaste and nothing in the beer that was better than anything else I’ve had from Eastern Europe

  16. Paul Boniface

    A fairly thin flavour with no too much depth for an east European beer. The bottle is interesting though.

  17. Mr S

    Enjoyable and the unique bottle is something different, although does mean there is less beer!

  18. Elle M

    Decent European pilsner. I’ve never had anything from Estonia before but this beer did not disappoint. It’s light and crisp and comes in a pretty bottle, which is now used as a vase for flowers.

  19. Stujago

    A standard, refreshing lager which I would happily drink again. 3.25/5

  20. alan chicken

    Lovley drop of beer that you can not get in a supermarket or corner shop

  21. Michael hendle

    As my partner is Estonian when we go over there, we drink it quite often, in fact, the price of the bottle is lower here than in Estonia

  22. Jim Riley

    Not quite a standard Euro pilsener as it has something slightly different going on in its flavour. A good and different choice that comes in a distinctive, vase like bottle. A 500 ml bottle would be better!

  23. Ryan Winson

    Pretty standard, I enjoyed it but maybe wouldn’t go out of my way to get it again, enjoyable though and a very interesting bottle