Brewery Of The Month May - St Bernardus ABT 12, Belgium Beer
St Bernardus ABT 12 is widely regarded as one of the best Belgian beers around, but the story behind it stems from French monks, who fled taxes in Mont Des Cats, France to continue making cheese in Watou, Belgium in the early 1900s. Thirty years later, the French relaxed taxes on religious communities, so the monks moved back to France and the dairy was taken over by Evariste Deconinck, who began producing two types of cheese; Port Salut de Watou and St Bernard Watou, the latter of which would lend its name to the beer it would later produce.
After the Second World War, Deconinck was approached by Trappist monks at Westvleteren to brew and market...
All About Gorgeous Brewery, London
Based in the heart of Highgate, Gorgeous Brewery is family owned and family run. They are fiercely independent and always have been.
Following in the footsteps of their grandmother, Marion, who was born and raised in a London pub. She taught her family to work hard and that at the end of the day there’s nothing better than getting your hands on a gorgeous pint.
Gorgeous are a small brewery, with little automation so a whole lot of care and hard work goes into everything we make. All of their beers apart from the real ales are unfined and unfiltered, which means they are vegan, retain a natural haze and even more flavour.
Q: Who are you/what do you do?
A: We’re Gorgeous B...
Archangel Gin - New
Beers of Europe would like to introduce the latest Gin addition to their selection, Archangel Gin - from Archangel Distilleries Ltd, Fakenham Norfolk.
Archangel Gin is handcrafted in the heart of Norfolk, half way between the great monastic houses of Walsingham and Castle Acre. Producing ‘Angeli Ab Oriente’, Angels from the East; spirits with a distinctive Norfolk heritage.
The Spirit of Archangel
Continuing a venerable monastic tradition of brewing and distilling with a mixture of work and prayer, ‘Ora et labora ’ that stretches back well over a thousand years and during the working day we observe the monastic hours of Lauds and Vespers. Norfolk is a county where the Church has deep r...
Racing Beer Mikkeller - Mud Run For Charity
Only The Brave 10 Mile Mud Run In Aid of the East Anglian Air Ambulance - Supported by Beers of Europe, The Warehouse Antiques & Collectables and Bottles & Cans Magazine
Sunday 7th April Jim Briscoe took part on behalf of Beers of Europe, The Warehouse Antiques & Bottles and Cans Magazine ‘Only The Brave 10 Mile Mud Run’ in aid of the Air Ambulance at Elveden Estate, Thetford Forest, Norfolk.
The ‘Only the Brave’ challenge this year had it’s record breaking attendance hosting 1,850 racers who all ran for the charity.
The choice was between six or 10 mile course with plenty of obstacles and lots of mud - Jim really ...
Stewart Brewing, founded in 2004 by Steve and Jo Stewart, is Edinburgh's local, independent brewery
The business is based on three basic principles:
to produce beers of the highest quality possible
to provide an exceptional service to our customers
to have fun doing it
Stewart Brewing quickly established itself as one of Scotland's most successful and reputable breweries. Over the years have continued to innovate and develop, whilst upholding the traditional ethos of Edinburgh's rich brewing history.
It all began with a line up of three cask ales. The next natural step was to produce a range of bottled beers and to extend the range of cask and keg brews to accommodate the more experimenta...
FREE Beer Tasting at Beers of Europe on Saturday 20th April - doors open at 9am!
We are very excited to hold our first Official Beer Tasting Event in store at Beers of Europe, Garage Lane, Setchey.
Showcasing the new 'Jackalope' Ginger Lager from The Norfolk Brewhouse Moon Gazer Range which is being launched o the 3rd April.
Jackalope Ginger Lager is a sensational new lager, crisp and happy with a fresh ginger finish. Brewed with fresh root ginger for a zesty, refreshing finish.
It's new ~ It's different ~ It's Jackalope!
Try served over ice or even as a mixer to create a fabulour Gin & Ginger Cocktail.
STOP STARING..... START GAZING!
Local Legend Juggling Jim Tribute Beers – Charity Announcement
Originally Posted on Feb 11, 2017
We recently announced our local charity project in tribute to the recently deceased Anthony Bowen, better known to many as Juggling Jim, an iconic busker in the town centre. Norfolk Brewhouse have kindly brewed and bottled their Moon Gazer Ruby, Amber and Gold ales which will be labelled by ourselves with special commemorative labels in tribute to Anthony.
After much consideration, we have great pleasure in confirming the charity we have to chosen to support. 100 per cent of the profits from the sale of the beers will be going to a King’s Lynn charity, Lavender Hill Mob Theatre Company.
Is Absinthe Legal In The UK?
Origianlly Posted on Oct 23, 2015
While searching the web recently we keep seeing the same question come up “is absinthe legal in the UK” or “can you buy absinthe in the UK”, long story short? YES it is legal and yes you can buy it.
In fact the UK has never restricted absinthe in anyway including the creation, distribution, selling or possession of it.
So why do so many people think that it’s illegal in the UK. Well the fact of the matter is that absinthe has been illegal in several counties around the world since the early 20th century mainly due to some concerns of it safety.
However much recent studies and tests have shown that Absinthe...
Oktoberfest Beers Arrive Early At Beers of Europe
Originally Posted on Aug 09, 2018
The world’s biggest beer festival arrives at 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 22nd of September, the beers have already arrived to Beers of Europe, Britain’s Biggest Online Beer Retailer, making them...
Announcing The Latest Addition To The Black Shuck Range ‘ Passion Gin’
Originally Posted on Aug 08, 2018
Another Winner From the Norfolk Based Family Business Black Shuck!
At 43% vol. Black Shuck Passion Gin has both strength and complexity. Distilled with fifteen botanicals, including Passion Fruit, Grapefruit, Lime Flower and Elderflower, Passion Gin delivers a taste sensation to intrigue and excite the palate.
Black Shuck’s Passion Gin is the culmination of a two-year labour of love and creativity.
Sarah Saunders from Black Shuck say’s “On numerous occasions members of the ever-expanding Black Shuck Tasting panel were summoned to Black Shuck HQ to taste test an extensive se...