Questions tagged [local]

Questions about beer, wine, liquors or liqueurs that are available only in small geographic areas, although they may be very popular there, they are mostly unknown in other regions.

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Are there microbreweries or craft breweries in Iceland?

Are there any microbreweries in Iceland? If so, are any of them in Reykjavik? What is the most distinct / unique beer from Iceland that one can get at the supermarket?
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Beers that are popular but hyper-localized

I grew up near Baltimore, Maryland (USA), and spent a few years living in the city. One very popular beer in Baltimore is National Bohemian ("Natty Boh" in local parlance). You can see the beer's one-...
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How can canned beer be draft without the widget? (Japan-specific)

Here in Japan, draft beer is called nama (生) beer, or so my boss said. Referencing my previous question, one answer said that draft beer is "pushed using gas, or drawn via a partial vacuum". I get the ...
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Local beers to try at airports (major airports only) [closed]

I fly a lot, and like to seek out new beers while waiting or between connecting flights. Frequent flyers: let's help each other out and compile (community wiki-style) a list of establishments in major ...
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Who made or makes spirits from poisonous Heracleum?

Heracleum or cow parsnips are high-latitude plants that can produce severe inflammation in humans. They seem like the last thing someone would want to ingest. However: Flora on Kamchatka: flowers and ...
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How common is Guinness with a Smithwicks head in Ireland?

I was just in Ireland on holiday and obviously went to some pubs. Of course Guinness is everywhere there. While in Dublin, I got advice that a common drink was not only regular Guinness though, but '...
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Traditional drinks for celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany?

Most places celebrate the Feast of the Epiphany on January 6. Are there any local, traditional drinks that exist that people have as a way celebrating this feast in a local and traditional manner? ...
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Local microbreweries and craft beer in Tokyo

Are there local micro-breweries in Tokyo? Are they serving local Japanese craft beer? What are Japanese craft beer that one can find in Tokyo?
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Broadening my horizons (Ale recommendations in South West UK)

I would like the other beer enthusiasts to suggest some new ales for me to try. I enjoy all Bath Ales and Box Steam Brewery; I'm more a fan of a bitter and less so of pale ales. Can you advise of any ...
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Any advice on good breweries near São Paulo - Brazil?

I am moving back home in the next few days and the idea of importing all my beer does not seem reasonable. I'm willing to try any kind of beer, but my preference is for IPA's and Belgian Strong pale ...
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What kind or kinds of beer are common in Bavaria, Germany?

I visited Bavaria Germany once and had my first taste of beer ever. It was delicious! I have no idea what beer or even what type of beer it was. I've since "sampled extensively" many beers in my ...
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Home made beer in Moscow

I will be visiting Moscow in short time and I would like to try out some domestic beers (home brewed if possible). Can anyone recommend a place in Moscow like that and what beer should I try out?
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Where to buy “Medalla”?

Where can I order Puerto Rican brand "Medalla" (canned) from Germany/online ? May there is better German beer available, but I liked drinking frozen Medalla when I was visiting PR last summer - and ...
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Bellwoods Brewery Beer in the UK

So, I was in Toronto (Canada) a little while ago and absolutely fell in love with a couple of the beers from Bellwoods Brewery. Specifically: Witchshark; and Monogamy I have been casually looking ...
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Why can't bars sell their in house brewed beers?

We've got this local bar that brews their own beer but when I tried to buy a bottle to take home they said they were only allowed to serve the in house beer, not sell it. If the state of Florida ...
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Are there any microbrewery in Lisbon/Tomar in portugal?

Are there any microbrewery in Lisbon/Tomar in Portugal? What is the specialty brew in Portugal? Is there any special beer or beer-like alcohol from Portugal?
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Are Birra Moretti Beers from the series “Le regionali” still available?

Last October, being in Northern Italy I really enjoyed a couple of sorts of Birra Moretti Beers of the Le regionali series. Now, in Southern Italy (Campania) I would like to taste other sorts but I ...
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Looking for local beers on the Canary Islands?

The common beers in Gran Canaria are Topical and Dorada. What other local beers are there on the Canary Island? Is there any microbrewery / local brewery in the Canary Island? Are there craft beers ...
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Are there any craft beer or microbrewery in Washington and Baltimore?

Are there any microbreweries in Washington/Baltimore region? What are the specialty brew from that part of the states?
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Local breweries and specialty brew in Montreal?

Are there local breweries / microbreweries in Montreal, Canada? What are the specialty brews in Montreal? Is there a must-drink beer in Montreal?
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Microbrewery in Porto, Portugal? Port, Porter, Porto, Portugal?

Are there any microbreweries in Porto? Are there any Port-related beer breweries in Porto? (Such as Rodenbach beers in Belgium, that have a wine-like feel.) What local beers (micro-brewery or not) ...
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Who made commercialization of beer possible

Who was the person or company that made beer selling commercial .