Brewdog claims strongest beer title

16 April, 2010

Brewdog is claim?ing to have produced the world’s strongest beer.

The 32% abv Tactical Nuclear Penguin beats the previous record held by German brand Schorschbraer by 1%.

Just 500 bottles will be available from brewdog.com and select beer specialists including Utobeer in London and Cornelius Wines & Spirits in Edinburgh.

The brew began life as a 10% abv imperial stout, 18 months ago, before being aged for eight months each in Arran and Islay whisky casks. The final stage involved lagering the beer at -20°C for three weeks.

The beer comes packaged in a brown paper bag with a hand-drawn penguin on it.

A spokeswoman said: “Half the bottles will be priced at £30 with the other 250 priced at £250. This will include a share in the brewery as part of the brand’s Equity for Punks campaign.”??




Bookmark this


Site Search

COMMENT

What to expect at Christmas

The arrival of October means that we’re now officially in Nielsen’s Christmas trading period. Manufacturers and retailers alike have until December 30 to optimise their sales plans and activate them in-store in order to win at Christmas.

Click for more »
Upcoming events

Polls

Is blended Scotch overshadowed by single malt in retailers?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don't know

Facebook

Twitter