Beer Types : Lager

Rothaus Pils

rothhaus pils

Who makes it? The Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus, a state brewery of Baden and one of the country’s most successful regional breweries. Where is it from? Baden-Württemberg, just east of the Rhine. What does it taste like? the aroma is a pleasant grain with a hint of honey, which follows through on the palate.  strong, lasting […]

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Rothaus Marzen

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Who makes it? The Badische Staatsbrauerei Rothaus, a state brewery of Baden and one of the country’s most successful regional breweries. Where is it from? Baden-Württemberg, just east of the Rhine. What does it taste like? It’s a big, hoppy lager, with a mild tartness – it’s probably more accessible than most Marzens. What food […]

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Hirsch Huttenbier

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Who makes it? The Hirsch Privatbrauerei is a traditional craft brewer, on the go for over 350 years. Traditional methods – including the extended 6-8 week fermentation period, virtually unheard of elsewhere – characterise the approach. Where’s it from? Bavaria, still a heartland of brewing, and more specifically the Allgau region of the south. Local […]

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Belfast Lager

belfast lager

Who makes it? The Whitewater Brewery in Belfast, Northern Ireland’s largest microbrewery. They’re the same folks that make the rich Clotworthy Dobbin and the Belfast Ale. Where’s it from? The brewery is based by Kilkeel in County Down, roughly half an hour’s drive from Newry. What does it taste like? A crisp, full-flavoured continental-style lager. […]

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Hofbrau Original

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Who makes it? The Hofbräuhaus , a brewery and beer hall that’s been delighting visitors since 1897. Where’s it from? Munich, the capital of Bavaria. What does it taste like? A crisp and dry aroma with a fine, smooth flavour on the tongue and sweetness in the aftertaste. What food does it work with? Dairy […]

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Estrella Daura

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Who makes it? The S.A. Damm Brewery, a prominent outfit on the go since 1876. Where’s it from? Barcelona in Catalan, Spain. What does it taste like? A 5.4% mainstream lager with an easygoing, universal character. It’s refreshing above all – imagine a nice Corona and you’re not too far off. What food does it […]

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1795 Budejovické Pivo

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Who makes it? The Budejovické Company, an outfit that still uses the old brewery traditions with open vats and their own produced malt. Where’s it from? Budejovické (where else) in the heart of the Czech Republic. What does it taste like? This is a well-balanced lager, with a hint of spice – a refreshing effort […]

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Krombacher Non-Alcoholic

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Who makes it? Krombacher, one of Europe’s most modern breweries, though it was founded way back in 1722. Their flagship beer is Krombacher Pils, Germany’s best selling beer brand, but they do some neat specialty brews too. Where’s it from? The brewery is set in the foothills of the Rothaar Mountains in Germany, where it […]

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Krombacher Dark

krombacher dark

Who makes it? Krombacher, one of Europe’s most modern breweries, though it was founded way back in 1722. Their flagship beer is Krombacher Pils, Germany’s best selling beer brand, but they do some neat specialty brews too.   Where’s it from? The brewery is set in the foothills of the Rothaar Mountains in Germany, where […]

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Sierra Nevada Summerfest

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Who makes it? The Sierra Nevada Brewing Company Where’s it from? The beer comes all the way from sunny California in the United States. What does it taste like? This tidy little beer is a refreshing, pilsner-style lager. Its smoothness comes from an extra-long lagering period. Its lighter body and complex character, along with a […]

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Cobra

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Who makes it? The Molson Coors Brewing Company. Where’s it from? Cobra has its origins in Bangalore, India. The symbols of the cross-swords, the elephant, the snake charmer, the scales, the palm trees and building, and the boat, all tell the story of how Cobra became one of today’s most popular craft beers. What does […]

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Budvar

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Who makes it? The Budweiser Budvar Brewery, located in the heart of Budweis in the Czech Republic. It was founded in 1785, and remains the major state-owned brewery of the Czech Republic. Where’s it from? The Czech Republic, a well-regarded hub for quality beers, and home of the original pilsener style beer. What does it […]

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Budejovicky Non-Alcoholic

budvar non-alcoholic

Who makes it? The Budweiser Budvar Brewery, located in the heart of Budweis in the Czech Republic. It was founded in 1785, and remains the major state-owned brewery of the Czech Republic. Where’s it from? The Czech Republic, a well-regarded hub for quality beers, and home of the original pilsener style beer.   What does […]

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Grolsch

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Who makes it? The Grolsch Brewery, now owned by SABMiller. It has a long history dating back to 1615, and produces a range of specialty brews to go with its core pilsner, blond, light and weizen beers. Where’s it from? The brewery is in Enschede, a principality in The Netherlands. What does it taste like? […]

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Hersbrucker Pilsner

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Who makes it? This pilsner is produced by The Porterhouse Brewing Company, founded by Liam La Hart and Oliver Hughes. The chain now has 6 premises across the Ireland and the UK, but still remains committed to the top ingredients and craftsmanship that helped spearhead Ireland’s craft beer renaissance. Where’s it from? Some of their […]

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