Category Archives: Strong Lager

Red Bull Strong Lager

7.1% alc./vol., 710 ml canRed Bull Beer CompanyLa Crosse, Wisconsin, USA I couldn’t find a web site for this one…not a good sign.  The can credits the “Red Bull Beer Company”, but this is clearly a total piece of Schlitz.  … Continue reading

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Faxe Royal Strong Lager

8% alc./vol., 500 ml canRoyal Unibrew A/S – http://www.faxe.com/Faxe, Denmark Here’s a strong version of the Faxe lager.  It fails the Bavarian Purity Law, of course.  A quick read of the ingredients list shows glucose syrup (some folks calls it … Continue reading

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Bavaria 8.6 Original Strong Blond Lager

7.9% alc./vol., 500 ml canBavaria N.V. – http://www.bavaria86.com/Lieshout, Holland I guess all of their beers say 8.6 in big letters but 7.9 in small letters.  The name Bavaria refers to Germany’s largest state, down in the southwest corner next to … Continue reading

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Bavaria 8.6 Red Lager

7.9% alc./vol., 500 ml canBavaria N.V. – http://www.bavaria86.com/Lieshout, Holland  Yes, the brand says 8.6 but the alcohol content says 7.9%.  Since alcohol is lighter than water, you know that the alcohol weighs less than the entire beer, and the alcohol … Continue reading

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Celebrator Doppelbock Dunkles Bayriches Starkbier

6.9 alc./vol., 330 ml bottleBrauerei Aying – http://www.ayinger.de/Aying, Germany People remember that Lent is a time of fasting and giving things up in preparation of Easter.  People forget that the same thing goes for Advent…you’re supposed to prepare for Christmas … Continue reading

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Crest Super Premium Lager

10% alc./vol., 500 ml canWells and Young’s Brewing Company – http://www.wellsandyoungs.co.uk/Bedford, England Crest Super is an export brand from England, which I suppose means that you can’t drink a Crest Super when you visit England.  Superior product or offshore dumping?  … Continue reading

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