Hot beer in Nepal, smoked beer in Transylvania, palm beer in Cambodia, and why not, testicle beer in Australia! Strange tastes and crazy names – beer you can enjoy around the world.
Beer, Lots of Beer
“Proof that God loves us and wants us to be happy.” – Homer Simpson
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.
“The cause of and solution to all life’s problems!” – Homer Simpson
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.
“Around the World in 12 Beers”
“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 brand sold now in Asia.
“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
“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!
“Don’t drink and blog!”
The craziest and the weirdest named beer in the world (and truly tasty) 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.
Viva la Revolucion! Bucanero Fuerte is one of the best Cuban beers. Best enjoyed in Cuba!
One new addition to the list:
Habesha – “Founded and owned by thousands of proud Ethiopians”. Sipped with pleasure in Addis Ababa.
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