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Beer of the month

The first part of this pages contains a special beerlabel from my latest beerupdate. I try to tell a bit more about the label, occasion or brewery. The second part will show all the previous special labels. I started this page with the 4000th and 5000th beerlabel in my collection of selftasted beers.
Also you find a link to the homepage of the brewery, just click on the breweries name.

Beer of the month April 2020

D Olle Grieze Cluyn - Ned - Het Brouwdok Harlingen.
D Olle Grieze Cluyn is a collab from several breweries in the north of the Netherlands. For years they come together at the beginning of a year to brew a special beer for the Beerfestifal Groningen. This big festifal in my hometown is one of the bigger beerevents in the Netherlands. A part of the selling is for th restauration of the Church organ from the Martinkerk were the festifal takes place.


Previous beer of the month's

2019-04
Road to Nowhere - NED - Brouwerij Jopen
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This beer of the month us the 15.000th label in my collection of labels from tasted beers. This collab between 80 Dutch breweries is brewed at the Jopen brewery in Haarlem. The collab is initiative of the Dutch Facebook group called Beergeeks. The proceeds from this project are for the Dutch ALS foundation.


2019-12
Brut Nebbiolo - NED - Brouwerij Vandenbroek.
It's very rare that Toon Vandenbroek, famous in the Netherlands for his sour beers, comes with a new beer. This time there were even two. I tried the Brut Nebelo, a oak aged sour ale with grapes. As Vandenbroek is a brewery from the province Groningen there is a special Vandenbroek page at my website.

2019-11
Burengerucht - NED - Bunniks Bierbrouwerij.
This new Dutch brewery started this year. They did send a package of seven beers to try. You'll find them all at my website at the page I made for the Bunniks Bierbrouwerij


2019-10
TX Bier Goudwit -NED - TX Texel.
At the Dutch wadden isle Texel you'll find a few breweries. At brewey TX they can all there beers in stead of botteling. The beers were imported straight from the isle ;-)

2019-09
Wild Lager H32 - FRA - Heineken France.
Heineken released a serie of Wild Yeast beers in France in 2018. The beers with wild yeast from three continents are very different and it was fun to try and cpmpare them in one evening. I cant tell if there were more then three beers with the wild yeast.

2019-07
Ryeheitsgebot - Ned - Gooische Bierbrouwerij Hilversum.
Ryeheitsgebot is released in a collabserie of beers from Craft. Several breweries wer matched and together they made about 20 unique beers. Ryeheitsgebot is brewed at the Gooische Bierborouwerij in Hilversum together with Projekt Neo. I try to get all of the 20 beers in this collabseries. but that won't be easy.

2019-06
Henne Strand Bock - Den - Vadehavs Bryggeri Varde.
Henne Strand Bock was one of the beers I tasted during my stay at Henne Strand this year. The brewery is brewing a lot of belgian styled beers and gave them names you can find in the region around Varde.


Special beers of the month

2020-02
Road to Nowhere - NED - Brouwerij Jopen.
This beer of the month us the 15.000th label in my collection of labels from tasted beers. This collab between 80 Dutch breweries is brewed at the Jopen brewery in Haarlem. The collab is initiative of the Dutch Facebook group called Beergeeks. The proceeds from this project are for the Dutch ALS foundation.

2018-12
De Drent Bruun Bier - Ned - Brouwerij Maallust.
De Drent Bruun Bier is the 14.000th label in my collection and was released in a serie of three beers initeated by the local newspaper Dagblad van het Noorden, to find three tipical beers for this region. The other two beers were "De Groninger" from Bax Bier in Groningen and "de Fries" from Grutte Pier in Leeuwarden.

2017-11
Westerwolder Sterke Blonde - NED - Brouwerij Westerwolde.
Westerwolder Sterke Blonde is one of the latest beers from Groningen and it became label 13.000 in my collection . It is brewed by Brouwerij Westerwolde from Vlagtwedde, a small craft brewery near the German border. .

2016-06
Martinus Saison- NED - Brouwerij Martinus

Saison - Nederland
Martinus Saison became the 12.000th beerlabel in my collection and is one of the newest beerst from this brewery in my hometown Groningen. The beers from brewery Martinus became very poppular in a short time, also amongst tourist. In just a few months Martinus became listed at Tripadvisor.

2015-01
Wildervanker Tripel- NED - Wildervanker Brouwerij

Tripel - Nederland
The Wildervanker Tripel (the 11.000th label in my collection) is one of the newest beers from Wildervank, a small town 20km from Groningen. In a short time this relative small brewery made some excellent beers.

2013-09
Tsjuster - NED - Berghoeve Brouwerij

Imperial Black IPA - Nederland
Tsjuster is specialy brewed by Berghoeve to be the beer from the 10.000th beerlabel in my collection. It had to be a beer with a byte. so malty, enough alcohol and mostly hoppy. The beer is appriciated by lots of tasters and can be found at Ratebeer . More about Tsjuster (in dutch).

2012-07
Vollmond bier - GER - Brauerei Schussenrieder

Pilsener - Germany
Vollmond Bier is one of the beers i tasted during my stay in the South of Germany. It became the 9000th beerlabel in my collection. Vollmond Beer is only brewed when there is a full moon. The brewery has a museum as well and should be visited.

2011-02
HUE BEER EXPORT - Hue Brewery LTD

Pilsener - Vietnam
This beer might be one of the common beers from Vietnam, in my collection its special because it became the 8000th label in my collection of tasted beers. I got it from Rias who went to Vietnam for a vacation.

2009-05
GRUNN OERPILSNER - Groningse Citybrewery

Kolsch - Nederland
The 7000e label in my collection is from the Groningse Stadsbrouwerij. Under the button "Gronings bier" there's more to find about this brewery including all the beerlabels that came out so far.

2007-08
LA CLANDESTINE - Brasserie des Vignes

Blondbier - Frankrijk
The 6000the label in my collection was a beer bought by my friend Robert MacDonald from France.

2004-09
5000 BIER - Groningse Citybrewery

Tarwebier - Nederland
The 5000e label in my collection is a special beerlabel from the "Groningse Stadsbrouwerij". The brewery is looking for a brew location in Groningen. Until they find a good lacation the beers are brewed (with the recepies from the "Groningse Stadsbrouwerij") in other breweries. More info can be found in the menu: click on the button "Gronings beer".

2002-05
NGAHERE GOLD - Harringtons Christchurch

Pilsener - New Zealand
The 4000e beerlabel in my collection.
Thanks to Rias Nuninga. He bought the beer during his stay in New Zealand.