Beers in the EU not in the states - Home Brew Forums

Register Now!
Home Brew Forums > Home Brewing Beer > General Beer Discussion > Beers in the EU not in the states

Reply
 
Thread Tools
Old 07-28-2010, 12:29 PM   #1
BSBrewer
 
BSBrewer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2010
Bergen County, NJ
Posts: 390
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts



So my sister is heading to Europe for 10 days and I wanted to know if there were any good brews exclusive to that area that dont typically make it across the pond without expensive shipping. Any thoughts would be appreciated.
__________________
Bolero Snort Brewery...No BS - just ragin' good beers

On the journey from home brewing to brewery...follow our progress below:

BoleroSnort.com|Twitter|Facebook

 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 12:58 PM   #2
TheWeeb
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
TheWeeb's Avatar
Recipes 
 
May 2010
Denver, Colorado
Posts: 1,125
Liked 120 Times on 77 Posts


Awesome trip! I have shipped many awesome brews back in my checked baggage ... Europe is a huge and very diverse place when it comes to beer. Which countries is she visiting? Which cities?
__________________
____________
"I would Rather Have a Keg of Delirium Tremens than a Case of It"

Up Next: Imperial Rhubarb Wheat
Fermenting:
Enjoying: too many odd bottles to list..

 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 01:14 PM   #3
BSBrewer
 
BSBrewer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2010
Bergen County, NJ
Posts: 390
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts


I know shes going to both England and France - so I'd imagine London and Paris - I feel like there is one other major country/city - what would you recommend I have her look for?
__________________
Bolero Snort Brewery...No BS - just ragin' good beers

On the journey from home brewing to brewery...follow our progress below:

BoleroSnort.com|Twitter|Facebook

 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 01:26 PM   #4
Special Hops
Recipes 
 
Jun 2008
Kanatenah
Posts: 1,430
Liked 22 Times on 20 Posts


There are litteraly a gazillion breweries there. I know in Germany each town or region will have it's own brewery that distributes to the bars in the area.
__________________
KANATENAH BREWERY
On Tap:Foreign Extra Stout, ESB
Fermenting: Fools Gold IIPA
Up Next: Oatmeal Stout

 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 01:46 PM   #5
TheWeeb
HBT_SUPPORTER.png
 
TheWeeb's Avatar
Recipes 
 
May 2010
Denver, Colorado
Posts: 1,125
Liked 120 Times on 77 Posts


France, I would have her look for local brews in the "Bieres De Garde" style. In some places in the US you can get "3 Monts," probably the most famous of this French style; but if it were me... well, there are a few unusual brews there that probably can be found in Paris. The Bourganel produces beers with unusual ingredients; such as chestnuts and nougat "Au Nougat" and "Aux Marrons." There are many, many Framboise choices as well. When I travel, I really just look for labels that I have never seen in the states, key in on words like "Abbey" and "Cuvee" and the "Biere de Garde" (farmhouse) wording. These days with the internets it is possible to do a bit more research. London, the UK, well I have only been there twice and both times went pub hopping. Most of my travels have been to Germany, France, and the Czech Republic. Does she need someoen to carry her luggage?
__________________
____________
"I would Rather Have a Keg of Delirium Tremens than a Case of It"

Up Next: Imperial Rhubarb Wheat
Fermenting:
Enjoying: too many odd bottles to list..

 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 06:34 PM   #6
metaltim
Recipes 
 
Jun 2009
Houston
Posts: 335
Liked 4 Times on 4 Posts


oh man i just went london, dublin and edinburgh.. asking which brews are there and not in US is like asking what bands are popular there and not here.. i mean it's endless. most pubs in london have plenty ales on cask and all of which are local to that side of the world.

so there really is no answer, every bar you go into will have stuff you can't get here..

 
Reply With Quote
Old 07-28-2010, 07:18 PM   #7
BSBrewer
 
BSBrewer's Avatar
Recipes 
 
Jan 2010
Bergen County, NJ
Posts: 390
Liked 3 Times on 3 Posts


I am sure there are a ton to drink whilst there I'm looking more for bottles that I could convince her to bring back
__________________
Bolero Snort Brewery...No BS - just ragin' good beers

On the journey from home brewing to brewery...follow our progress below:

BoleroSnort.com|Twitter|Facebook

 
Reply With Quote
Reply
Thread Tools


Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
United States beer consumption fishkid General Beer Discussion 25 09-16-2013 09:34 PM
3.2% States and their beer/wine regulations... MonkeyWrench General Beer Discussion 44 01-13-2013 03:32 AM
IIPA from out of the States?? beerjunky828 General Beer Discussion 14 07-28-2010 07:17 PM
Awesome states: WI, IL, MN, ND, MT, and WY heywolfie1015 General Beer Discussion 26 03-04-2010 04:13 PM
Best States to live and Brew in? Filter General Beer Discussion 21 07-21-2008 12:30 AM


Forum Jump