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Are there microbreweries or craft breweries in Iceland?

As of today (2016), there are several microbreweries operating in Iceland. The micro- and homebrewing scene has been budding nicely in the last few years, the latest player being Segull 67. The ...
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Are there microbreweries or craft breweries in Iceland?

Yes, there are craft breweries in Iceland. There aren't that many, but with a population of only 300,000 people that's to be expected. The main ones are Einstök, Borg, Gædingur, and Ölvisholt. There's ...
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How common is Guinness with a Smithwicks head in Ireland?

As Anon mentions above, you're probably thinking of Smithwick's with a Guinness head, rather than the other way around — Guinness has a creamier head, which I think is the reason why people order it. ...
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Local microbreweries and craft beer in Tokyo

There are many craft beer pubs in Tokyo. But there is no craft beer brand made in Tokyo. I recommend Coedo Beer from Kawagoe-city, Saitama-Pref. Kawagoe is a traditional town near Tokyo. It takes 40 ...
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Local breweries and specialty brew in Montreal?

The province of Québec is very fertile in microbreweries. Montréal being the major city, has lots to offer. A lot of the beers are available throughout the province, however some are only available at ...
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Broadening my horizons (Ale recommendations in South West UK)

If you're in the South West, then it's definitely worth checking out Otter Brewery (a really good range with a cracking bitter). Also Abbey Ales are the only ales actually brewed in Bath, not to say ...
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Who made or makes spirits from poisonous Heracleum?

This book "Reise Um Die Erde Durch Nord-Asien und Die Beiden Oceane ..., Part 1, Volume 3 By Adolph Erman", available on googleBooks, which describes a trip to Russia in 1828-30 quotes yet another ...
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Broadening my horizons (Ale recommendations in South West UK)

If you're really willing to push your own limits, try The Wild's sour/wild beers. I became aware of them last year completely by accident, in a trip to UK, and loved their Modus Operandi beer. I also ...
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Broadening my horizons (Ale recommendations in South West UK)

Have you tried Wickwar Brewery? If you like darker beers, the Station Porter is one of the best I have ever tasted. It's got a great brewery shop and well worth a visit.
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Beers that are popular but hyper-localized

The kings beer sold in the goan state of India. Super popular, but only available within the state. Granted, it's a state vs a city but its a really small state.
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Any advice on good breweries near São Paulo - Brazil?

São Paulo has seen a big rise in the craft beer scene through the last years (as does the whole country), so you'll probably find what you're looking for. The city doesn't have an actual (physical) ...
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Local microbreweries and craft beer in Tokyo

You can find a lot of different bars that sell micro-brews in Tokyo. most All of the micro-breweries I know of are located outside of Tokyo. However, I can't definitely say "there are no micro-...
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Microbrewery in Porto, Portugal? Port, Porter, Porto, Portugal?

Yes, there are craft beer pubs in Porto and microbreweries from Porto! Particularly, Cerveja Letra was born not far from Porto and later opened a beer garden in Porto; Cervejaria do Carmo has around ...
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Are there microbreweries or craft breweries in Iceland?

I was on a quest to find some hoppy beers in Iceland and here is what I found: Hollie's Hobbies which has a huge selection of Mikeller beers.
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Are there microbreweries or craft breweries in Iceland?

The only thing I can add to the already given answers is for you to try out Ölvisholt's beer Jólabjór (or Lava if you find it). Here in Sweden we get the annual Jólabjór at the state-operated ...
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Traditional drinks for celebrating the Feast of the Epiphany?

According to the wiki that you linked: The earliest reference to Epiphany as a Christian feast was in A.D. 361, by Ammianus Marcellinus. So, it would be pertinent to drink wines made from Italian ...
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Are Birra Moretti Beers from the series "Le regionali" still available?

Can't tell you shops or supermarkets, but buying in internet should be possible, e.g. here: bevandeadomicilio.com, trovaprezzi.it, Amazon.it. I didn't look for sales outside Italy, since you ...
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Are there any microbrewery in Lisbon/Tomar in portugal?

Portugal Beer History Lisbon Beer Museum Edit: Dois Corvos and Oitava Colina are both craft breweries in the area. Generally, Lisbon seems to be a wine destination, which means beer doesn't end up ...
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Are there any microbrewery in Lisbon/Tomar in portugal?

The two craft breweries in Lisbon are Dois Corvos and Oitava Colina. Dois Corvos has a tasting room a couple km from the centre. Both make good beer.
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Are there any microbrewery in Lisbon/Tomar in portugal?

Oficina da Cerveja, shop Sant’Ana LX Brewery, cerveja artisanal Lisboa, rua Bernardim Ribeiro 53 oficina aberto ao público apenas Terças e Quintas das 14:30 às 19 h (sem necessitar de combinar antes)...
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Microbrewery in Porto, Portugal? Port, Porter, Porto, Portugal?

Last question: no. Porter is very malty beer originated in Britain, intended to give energy through it's high calorie content. Popular at the time of it's invention among people that carry stuff, ...
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Home made beer in Moscow

Ratebeer has a list of bars and brewpubs. In the brewpubs you can get beer produced in the pub (or at least for the pub), which I assume is what you mean by home brewed. I really liked Durdin, which ...
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Local microbreweries and craft beer in Tokyo

Another one is Ryujin Shuzo Brewery or Ginko Kura Brewery, from Gunnma Prefecture, not too far from the capital. Oze no Yukidoke IPA (that I tasted) seems to be their most popular product. I am ...
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Where to buy "Medalla"?

Call them and find out cause in NYC you can get it at a couple of international beer carriers (SEARCH ON YELP). Or try PRESIDENTE Beer from their DR neighbours at any Publix Supermarket/Wine & ...
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Local breweries and specialty brew in Montreal?

Dieu du Ceil is a brewery and pub in Montreal with several unique beers available that do not get packaged and distributed. Several beers made by Dieu du Ciel are distributed widely across the US, but ...
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Local microbreweries and craft beer in Tokyo

On my 2nd trip to Tokyo, I found Popeye pub in a quaint part of the city @ Ryogoku: Popeye Beer Club. They have 70 taps and mostly from Japanese breweries.
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Any advice on good breweries near São Paulo - Brazil?

I've been to Cervejeria Nacional, which makes some good brews: http://www.cervejarianacional.com.br/ I found this list of breweries in SP state, including SP city: http://beerme.com/region.php?411 ...
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Who made commercialization of beer possible

The answer is probably the dawn of human civilization. Beer was probably one of the first consumables ever commercialized. We can find commercial receipts for the sale of beer dating back over 4,000 ...
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Beers that are popular but hyper-localized

You will have to ask the brewery if they even try to advertise or ship their product anywhere outside of Maryland. If the brewery is limiting it's availability (for whatever reason) then that would be ...
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Beers that are popular but hyper-localized

Great Lakes Brewing Company located in Cleveland, OH has a lot of great beers! To be honest I don't leave the state too often, but I believe it's an Ohio thing. There is also another popular ...
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