Around the World in 12 Beers
Well known or never heard about beers, strange tastes and crazy names, here is a selection of 12 beers I enjoyed around the world.
Beer, Lots of Beer
“Proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Homer Simpson
“The cause of and solution to all life’s problems!” – Homer Simpson
“You can’t be a real country unless you have a beer and an airline. It helps if you have some kind of a football team, or some nuclear weapons, but at the very least you need a beer.” – Frank Zappa
12 Beers from Around the World
Tongba Hot Beer
While in Kathmandu try “Tongba” and be surprised: the millet beer is served and drunk hot!
What if you want to drink beer and eat smoked sausage, but you don’t have the sausage? The Germans find the solution: beer with smoked sausage taste!
From Bamberg, Bavaria, enjoyed in Sibiu, Romania.
This one is a strong beer and it shows through taste and design. Perhaps this is what the after life looks like: a skeleton riding a bicycle! The Boneshaker. Proudly made in Canada.
JulBrew, the Gambia
In West Africa, there is the JulBrew beer from Banjul, the Gambia. The Kingfisher bird is featured on the label.
“Everest” is a special edition Nepalese beer featuring the 12th time Mt. Everest climber Nima Gombu sherpa on the label. Enjoyed in Kathmandu at candle light while listening to the stories of other climbers.
Chang, the “Elephant”
After a bicycle ride under strong sun on the island of Koh Mak, a big Chang beer is a heavenly reward!
Chang is the number one selling beer in Thailand.
Classic Dark Taiwan
Michelob Classic Dark is the best Taiwanese dark beer, a retired American beer sold now in Asia.
“Nenea Iancu” was released as a tribute to Romanian playwright Ion Luca Caragiale. Brewed by Memminger Brauerei, Germany.
The traditional Khmer palm beer is made in Cambodia from sour palm juice for hundreds of years. It is worth a try!
“Normal is Weird”
The craziest and the weirdest beer in the world can be found only at the Flying Monkeys Craft Brewery in Canada.
Take a pick: Antigravity, Optical Illusion, Cadillac Graveyard, Super Collider, Smash Bomb Atomic, Genius of Suburbia, 12 Minutes to Destiny, Deep Tracks, El Toro Bravo, Paranormal, Saint Beatnick. Truly tasty, wonderful aromas.
Viva la Revolucion! Bucanero Fuerte is one of the best Cuban beers. Best enjoyed in Cuba!