10 most unusual and expensive beer brands in the world
If you like to discover new beers or throwing your money away, you will certainly be interested in anything from the following list.
It is the world's first "cosmic" beer - it is brewed from barley grown in microgravity. Barley launched into space in 2006. The aim of the experiment was, of course, not getting elite drink: Scientists wanted to find out how well the grass feeling without Earth's gravity. Five months later, back on Earth sent by the fourth generation of barley to surf the universe. Well, after a scientific mission was accomplished, barley (not disappear as good) got brewer Sapporo. Beer made from these raw materials, will cost you $ 110 per 6 bottles.
Crown Ambassador Reserve
This elite beer a year is aged in oak barrels and then bottled, resembling the shape of a bottle of champagne. The drink was conceived as an alternative to wine and costs 90 dollars per bottle.
El Tutankhamun - this is the beer, which is more than three thousand years ago, cooked for the legendary Nefertiti. drink recipe was restored at the end of the last century in the footsteps of the ancient beer wort discovered in brewery queen. 500 milliliters of ale will have to pay 75 dollars.
Sink the Bismarck
This is the creation of a Scottish brewery Brewdog translated as "Dive Bismarck" and not inferior vodka fortress - in it 41 percent alcohol. It is such a pleasure to $ 80 per 375 milliliters.
The most expensive American beer - $ 150 per bottle (0.7 l.) - manufactured by Samuel Adams. It is also quite strong - 27 percent alcohol, and therefore its free sale is prohibited in 13 US states. Each batch is aged in casks of sherry, brandy, bourbon and scotch to 18 years old and has a matching flavor.
This is the champion of the fortress of beer in the world - 57.5% alcohol. If the brew stronger, then it will be a violation of the famous German "Law on beer purity", which is 500 years old. Company Schorschbräu produced only 36 bottles of this masterpiece, and each will have to pay 275 dollars. The taste of beer, according to the tasters, smoky and spicy, with a hint of raisins.
This is a whole "beer trilogy", the creation of the Danish Brewers. Beer aged in six months brought from Sweden and France oak barrels and the quality is not inferior to the best collectible wines. Bottle (375 ml.) Will cost $ 400.
End of History
This is a truly precious (765 dollars per 330 ml.) Belgian beer brewed by adding nettles and juniper berries collected in the Scottish mountains. Brewdog company produced only 12 bottles of the drink, and each packed in a stuffed animal, seven stoats, four squirrels and one hare.
Pabst Blue Ribbon in 1844
In the US, Pabst Blue Ribbon - one of the cheapest varieties. In China it is considered to be elite and sold at $ 44 per bottle. This is 44 times higher than US prices. The fact that the Chinese have acquired a license from the famous firm Pabst and changed technology. "The PBR 1844" is made from German caramelized malt and aged in barrels of whiskey. This version of beer outside of China do not buy.
Antarctic Nail Ale
This elite beer was released edition of just 30 bottles of 500 ml. each. Water served as the beverage base iceberg. Entire stock went to auction at the price of 800-1815 dollars, and proceeds without the rest sent to the Sea Shepherd Foundation, which worked to save the whales.