A storm brew(dog)ing in a Tea cup

There seems to be a lot in the press today about the release of BrewDog’s new 18% tokyo* beer, it would seem the press have latched onto it and aren’t letting go. Now this might upset a few people but we have a feeling its something BrewDog planned, what better way to get some free publicity than brew something completely different and uber strong. (ED: I agree). I can see where the press are coming from as there are a lot of units in one 330ml bottle, infact probably enough units for it to be classed as binge drinking,  but your average drinker isn’t going to spend £10 (plus postage) on a single 330ml bottle of beer when they can nip to their local supermarket and buy 20 cans of mass produced beer, which is easier to drink a large amount of...

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BrewDog: 77 Lager (4.9%)

I recently ordered some Zeitgeist from Brewdog using their 70% discount code, I thought it would also be a good chance to reduce the postage and order some 77 Lager and some Dogma. 77 Lager is BrewDog’s attempt at making a lager that actually tastes of something. It’s brewed with 100% malt and fresh hops. The first thing you notice (other than the cool bottle) is the colour of the lager. It’s a lot deeper and more amber than ‘normal’ lagers. It has a decent head and a fair amount of carbonation, it’s not got a lot of body but then you wouldn’t expect a lager to have that. 77 is surprisingly hoppy and light with a nice crisp finish; it is definitely one to drink chilled and something you could sup a fair few of, its not...

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BrewDog Special Offer

Thought I’d give the readers of Beer Blog a quick heads up on a post I noticed on another blog, the guys over @ blog o beer have been tipped off by James @ BrewDog about a special offer. You can read all about it here but, to sum it up, they are offering a whopping 70% off their Zeitgeist black lager if you purchase it from the Zeitgeist website using the code “SHEEP”, apparently it only works on the Zeitgeist website not the BrewDog one so get yourself over to www.zeitgeistbeer.com and give it a whirl.About the AuthorAndy Mogg is a Chilli nut, lover of real beer and homebrew, Spends his working life building websites and enjoy’s nothing more than trying new beer or climbing big hills Follow Andy on...

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