The weird and wonderful beers of the world

The world of craft beers and micro brewing means that the choice of beers is constantly expanding. If you’re willing to step out of your comfort zone and try something new, you never know what you might find!

Abashiri Blue Beer

Yes, you read that right. Japanese brewers have created a beer with a distinct blue colour, claiming to the “the Bluest beer in the whole world.” It looks a bit like a melted blue slushy drink, but thankfully doesn’t taste like one. This unique brew uses local flowers and seaweed to get the striking colour, and also contains water from melted icebergs and Chinese Yam to give it a strong head resembling a chunk of ice floating atop of your blue brew.

Stuffed Squirrel Beer

Scottish brewers BrewDog created one of the world’s strongest and most expensive beers, dubbed End of History. These 55% ABV brews are bottled and presented in a stuffed stout for £500 or a grey squirrel for £700. Beer aficionados ensured that the rare 12 bottles were soon sold out, and I’ll never know if I can handle the world’s strongest brew.

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