We brewed a batch of GBG Beer Week 2017, A Moment of Clarity, and celebrate a year of cans. – Weekly Brewery Update

This past week we brewed our version of the GBG Beer Week beer 2017. We had a lot of people walking through the brewery and watching the process first hand, while we’re getting ready to celebrate one year of cans.

One year of cans.

It was a very strategic decision for our brewery to move into cans. Next Wednesday it would be exactly one year since we canned the first Single Hop Mosaic cans at our Kungssten Brewery. We planned to do four different version at first, and midway through 2016 we added labelled cans to our collection.

The labelled cans have allowed us to do very small batches in cans. Pre-printed cans need a 50 000 minimum order, and that’s a tough order to fill for a small craft brewery. The smallest batch we did in a can this last year was the Eternal Darkness Barrel Aged version. Just 200 litres. And since we added labelled cans to our packaging option we have done 21 other beers to our can collection.

We hope you enjoy our beers in cans, as you have in bottles. In the end the cans are better for the beer and better for the environment.

In the third quarter of 2016 we had 12 different cans in our can collection.

Brewing the GBG Beer Week 2017. A Moment of Clarity.

This year we were asked if we wanted to brew the official GBG Beer Week beer for 2017. It’s some big shoes to fill, if you take into account that the GBG Beer Week beer for 2016 was rated as one of the top ten IPAs in the world.

Last week we brewed our version for the first time. It’s a Session IPA on 4,7%, and we called it “A Moment of Clarity”.

The release will be at the brewery on the 16th of March. Everyone is welcome to join us in tasting this beer at our Tap Room, before everyone else gets their hands on it the following day at all the pubs and restaurants and Systembolaget.

Doors open at 18h00 but if you are a Beerbliotek Members Club member, you can get it one hour before, at 17h00 (So there’s a good reason to join, right?). Read more about the event.

The GBG Beer Week crew joining us during the brew day of their beer for 2017.

GBG Beerbliotek Week. Troublemakers Party.

During GBG Beer Week this year, we will have no less than eleven events on the go, finishing the week with the Gothenburg Beer & Whisky Fair, which usually draws just short of 20 000 visitors over the final weekend.

So let’s get a party started! We teamed up with our good pals from Odd Island Brewing, Restaurant 2112 and The Red Lion to create the party of the century. ONLY 120 exclusive tickets available, so get in quick! They go on sale the 14th of February.

Tickets will be available for our Beerbliotek Members Club members one day earlier. (It’s a good reason to join them as well)

Live: Troublemakers – One of Gothenburg’s finest and most iconic Punk Rock bands, they have been around since 1981. They will perform a unique gig for the lucky ones with a ticket. This will be a rare chance to see the giants of the scene during the GBG Beer Week.

Beer: A special beer brewed for this event called Göteborgswits (only two kegs) will be served together with other liquid hoppiness from the Beerbliotek Tap Room (Alcohol free options are available).

Food: Conny from The Red Lion and Coffe from Restaurant 2112 will put their heads together to create some really special burgers (meat and veg) just for this occasion. Come Hungry!

DJs: Daniel and Peter, from Odd Island, and ex-members of In Flames, will entertain us for the rest of the night with their Rock n roll DJ extravaganza!

When: Saturday 18/3 Doors open at 18:00 closes at 23

Price: 250 kr (Only 120 tickets available!!) Get your tickets here.

At Beerbliotek we have a passion for gingers.

During 2016, we decided to brew a Berliner. The first we have done. We called it “Berliner Wise-Guy”. That beer has then become the base beer for all the Berliners that were to follow.

Not everyone who loves gingers loves ginger, but ginger lovers who do love gingers, love them with a passion. This beer is dedicated to our friends Bobbi and Steven.

A Passion for Gingers” has a fruity & tangy flavour with hints of Passion Fruit, Lemon and Ginger.

It is available at Systembolaget in Sweden, so you can easily order it to your closest store. It was also our second Berliner in our range of Berliners, which is now up to 9 different styles and illustrations.

And finally

At the last count we’re exporting to fourteen countries, which means we get to see our products photographed in a myriad of different ways. A lot of people try and out-do the next person, and there’s some really creative photos out there.

On of our favourites is Beer Farts, on Instagram. Not just the photographs, but also the comments. Well worth following his beer adventures.

 

That’s it from us for this week. Until next week keep well.

 

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Finding our beers in Sweden

Systembolaget

Visit our Systembolaget page, to see the entire range. All of them can be bought can buy in-store at certain stores, or you can order them to your closest store via Systembolaget.se.

Folköl (Low ABV Beers)

Five low ABV beers available from the brewery.
Our five beers available to buy directly from the brewery.

On our Folköl page you can see our entire assortment, as well as the Stores & Supermarkets, such as ICA & Hemköp that stock them across Sweden. When our Tap Room is open every second weekend, you can also come past to buy them directly from us. We always have a 4-pack or 6-pack available.

Getting hold of our beers Internationally

At the moment we export our beer to 14 countries. Some countries have exclusivity contract, whilst others do not. If you’d like to distribute our beer in your country, then please get in touch, and we can send you a price list, and discuss samples, etc.

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On sale in Sweden 🇸🇪 @systembolaget December 1.

Single Hop Mosaic - 6,5% - IPA

Back to the middle and round again - 8,5% - Imperial Red IPA

Follow me into the dark - 5,6% - Porter

#redipa #ipa #porter #beerbliotek #beer #starköl #systembolaget #beerflight #öl #craftbeer #lowabvporter

On sale in Sweden 🇸🇪 @systembolaget December 1.

Single Hop Mosaic - 6,5% - IPA

Back to the middle and round again - 8,5% - Imperial Red IPA

Follow me into the dark - 5,6% - Porter

#redipa #ipa #porter #beerbliotek #beer #starköl #systembolaget #beerflight #öl #craftbeer #lowabvporter
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On sale in Sweden 🇸🇪 @systembolaget December 1.

Single Hop Mosaic - 6,5% - IPA

Back to the middle and round again - 8,5% - Imperial Red IPA

Follow me into the dark - 5,6% - Porter

#redipa #ipa #porter #beerbliotek #beer #starköl #systembolaget #beerflight #öl #craftbeer #lowabvporter

On sale in Sweden 🇸🇪 @systembolaget December 1.

Single Hop Mosaic - 6,5% - IPA

Back to the middle and round again - 8,5% - Imperial Red IPA

Follow me into the dark - 5,6% - Porter

#redipa #ipa #porter #beerbliotek #beer #starköl #systembolaget #beerflight #öl #craftbeer #lowabvporter
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Darryl De Necker
darryl@beerbliotek.com

Darryl is the Co-Founder & Designer. Head of Marketing & Export at Beerbliotek.