Tuesday, December 1, 2009

Brewdog, my thoughts

There is much controversy over BrewDog and their crazy beers.  The latest, Tactical Penguin, is at 32% abv., swamping other beers.  There are many people who do not consider this a beer.  The reasoning that I understand, is because of the way the raised the abv.- by freezing the water out of the beer, and pouring off the remainder.  Basically, it is distilling, but instead of heat to boil, they are using cold to freeze the water out; which would make it a spirit.

The other thing that has people up in arms, is due to the price.  At almost $50 a bottle, it seems outrageous.  I know I will never spend that on a bottle, but if someone else does, good for them.

Below is their promotional video, which I find fun and hilarious.

Tactical Nuclear Penguin from BrewDog on Vimeo.


  1. While the price does seem outrageous, let's not forget a bottle of Sam Adams Utopias is about triple this price. Sure you're getting a bit more, but for $150, it better be the fountain of youth.

  2. If you want to enjoy your beer while cycling. you can use wrist water bottle so you can enjoy your beer on the go...Thats really a crazy idea;)