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What Is The Strongest Beer In The World

What Is The Strongest Beer In The World What’s the strongest beer in the world? That’s the question on everyone’s lips these days, and with new beers springing up on the market all the time, it’s not always easy to answer. The strongest beer in the UK, for example, might be world’s apart from the strongest Belgian beer and what’s strong one year could be considered weak the next. So what’s strong these days, and are strong beers even tasty? We’ll examine all of these issues and more in the following post.  The strongest beer in the world  The race to produce the strongest beer has been running for quite some time, with breweries all over the world clamoring to win the st...

Black Shuck Gin Tasting

Black Shuck FREE Tasting Event DATE:  16th November   TIME:  10am to 4.30pm Beers of Europe would like to invite you to the Black Shuck FREE tasting event on Saturday 16th November in the Beers of Europe shop, Setchey, Norfolk PE33 0BE It will be a fun day with the whole Black Shuck range available to taste…. what’s your tipple? Straight up over the rocks, a good old G & T or and a more elaborate cocktail? TRY before YOU BUY! Black Shuck is a family run business based in Norfolk which delights in producing the highest quality Premium Gin and Vodka by making the most of locally sourced ingredients. The range is available to buy online here.     

Alcohol Percentage In Beer: A Simple Guide

Alcohol percentage in beer How much alcohol is in your beer? The answer will depend on what brand and type of brew you're drinking. Typically, you'll find that your beer alcohol content is labelled on the can or bottle you’re drinking from, or else you’ll see it displayed on the tap at the bar. But what does this percentage really mean, and does it matter? In this article we'll walk you through everything you need to know about the alcohol in your beer. What’s the average alcohol percentage in beer?  The first thing to know is that alcohol is measured in standard units called "alcohol by volume" (abv). This is calculated by measuring the number of millilitres of pure ethanol found in...

Gin Top Ten Whatahoot

Whatahoot Gin is One of Beers of Europe Top Ten Gins Where is Whatahoot Gin Made? Distilled by WhataHoot in the heart of Norfolk, the gin is enjoyed around the UK as something totally unique. Norfolk Inspired Gin that is ultra-smooth and deep in its flavour profile. Every bottle of WhataHoot Dry Gin is lovingly created, infusing the perfect blend of botanicals with distilled Norfolk Water, for a unique and refreshing flavour. What Ingredients are In The Gin? Combining traditional botanicals including juniper, coriander and citrus. WhataHoot Dry Gin is a artisan gin full of citrus in the begining with a hint of orange and finishing with the iconic Norfolk flavours of sea samphire and lavender. The gin is full of family...

Rum | A.H.Riise

The Rise of Riise Rum! Catching up with Bjorn Jenson, Director of Sales at A.H. Riise Spirits - Q: Who are you/what do you do?   A: The company A.H. Riise Spirits ApS is a Danish producer of rum, gin, and bitters. A.H. Riise Spirits ApS buy their rum from all over the West Indies and Central America. Only the best rums are destined to be enjoyed from a glass in the far future. Depending on whether it is at navy rum, a spiced rum or the luxurious Non-Plus Ultra, the cellar master chooses the casks from which to blend the exact rum. Q: What was the inspiration for working with A.H.Riise?   A: The name and legacy are based on the name and life of Danish Pharmacist, scientist and rum maker Albert H...

Anarchy Brew

Anarchy Brew Co. The Anarchy Brew Co. started life in Morpeth, Northumberland in 2012 and started brewing core beers, packed with flavour, which they still make today - Blonde Star and Citra Star.  In October 2018 Anarchy brewery moved to Walkergate, Newcastle upon Tyne with the added bonus of a new taproom.    The taproom is open every weekend, playing host to tap takeovers, brewer meet-ups, gigs, DJ sets and more.  Check their Taproom page for what’s on and what’s pouring this weekend.  Open every Friday and Saturday from 12pm - 10pm - if you fancy a tour around the place then give them a ring! Anarchy Brew Co. beers can now be found across the globe, with kegs and cans recently sh...

Gin Tasting

FREE Gin & Vodka Tasting Beers of Europe 7th September 12-3pm by Wild Knight Distillery TRY Outstanding Gin & Vodka from Wild Knight Distillery. Boadicea Gin ‘Classic’ - ultra-smooth London dry gin deliciously enjoyable on its own over ice. Boadicea Gin ‘Rosa’ - Subtle notes of peach and cherry, perfect served straight up over ice!  Boadicea Gin ‘Winter’ - Distilled using cranberries and winter spice to create a warming gin, perfect for those autumn and winter evenings by the fire. Wild Knight English Vodka - Made from the finest Norfolk barley, exceptionally smooth, soft on the palate, full of character and with a smooth, long finish… Liquid silk!...

Oktoberfest beers Arrive Early

The world’s biggest beer festival arrives at Beers of Europe Oktoberfest beers arrive early to Beers of Europe From Munich, Germany to Norfolk, England… Every year, 6 million people flock to the fields outside Munich to enjoy the world’s biggest beer festival Oktoberfest, which was first held in 1810 to celebrate the marriage of Prince Ludwig and Princess Therese. Munich’s most popular breweries produce a special Oktoberfest beer for the event which is scarcely available in the UK. Whilst the festival doesn’t start until the 21st of September, the beers have already arrived at Beers of Europe, Britain’s Biggest Online Beer Retailer, making them the first place in the country to stock...

Calories In A Pint Of Beer

Beer calories: How Many Calories Are In My Beer?  Beer, the delicious amber nectar that we all know and love, is packed with all sorts of nutrients. And like all beverages it also contains calories, the units of energy that the body needs for fuel. If you’ve ever wondered just how many calories are in your beer, this article is for you. We’re going to tell you everything there is to know about calorie consumption and your favourite brew. The truth about beer and calories  As common wisdom would suggest, the only time you should be worried about the calories in your beer is if you’re drinking it in large amounts, or if you’re on a strict diet designed to encourage weight loss. In the latter case...

Is Beer Good For You?

Is beer good for you? Here's an honest answer Most of us at some point over the weekend will enjoy a cold, refreshing beer with friends. Beer is an excellent thirst quencher thanks to its high water content, and let's face it - it's also very tasty. But is it good for you? And what are the benefits of drinking beer? The answers may not be as straightforward as you think. Read on to find out whether beer is in fact good for your health... Yes, beer is good for you, say these scientists... First let's take a quick moment to remind ourselves what beer is made from: grain, hops, water and yeast. These are all natural ingredients that come from Mother Nature, so it's only logical to suppose that the beer we...