Bright, refreshing and packed with the taste of summer, the Saveur Bière Summer Collection is the perfect beer assortment for the hot summer days ahead. - Founders All Day IPA: Peachy Session IPA with a vivacious hops profile - De Dochter Van De Korenaar Beau-Monde: Soft, fruity Saison with a lush yeasty, floral character - Camden Pils: Crisp English Pilsner with classic pine and fruit notes - Thornbridge Wye: Cool as a cucumber - Literally! Wye Pale Ale is brewed with fresh cucumber for a curiously reviving experience. - Basqueland Equinox: Cooling Wheat Beer with fresh tropical fruit and citrus hops tones - Einstök Icelandic White Ale: Superb Wheat Beer with classic orange and coriander - as refreshing as the glacier used to brew it - Omnipollo Magic 3.5 Pineapple Gose: Clean, sharp vivacious Gose with scintillating lemon and pineapple scents - Sori Brewing Madonna of Sori: Bright Session IPA inspired by Italian lemon groves - Liefmans Fruitesse on the Rocks: a juicy fruit beer bursting with red fruit and cherry flavours - Oppigards Summer Session: Sensational Swedish Session IPA with perfumed peachy, citrusy scents - Brewski Pango IPA: Swedish Fruit IPA overflowing with passionfruit and mango hop notes
Imperial Stout from Founders Brewing Company is brewed with ten varieties of barley. Both complex and rich, this beer can be aged for several years in the cellar, and is delicious in front of the fireplace. Black in colour with a delicate beige head, it gives off aromas of malt, toast, caramel, chocolate and coffee. The palate has flavours of toast and malt with hints of chocolate, liqueur, malt, coffee and dried fruit. It has an oily texture and low carbonation and finishes with a deliciously subtle bitter note.
Launched in 2003, Brasserie Saint Germain continues to win new fans by combining tradition, innovation and great beer, and one such brew is this Black Edition American Pale Ale. Pouring hazy yellow beneath a foamy white head, the bouquet is a mix of tropical and citrus fruit hops and subtle malts tones. The palate offers more of the same bright hops notes, with a conspicuous bitterness that lingers to the very end.
Pils must be the ultimate summer beer, and London-based Camden Brewery have come up with a recipe that is sure to offer ultimate refreshment. Pouring bright yellow beneath a seductive white head, Camden Pils is a classic with all the hallmarks one would expect to find. The bouquet is a mix of crisp pine and malt notes, with a zesty Zeus and Simcoe hops nose. On the tongue, the choice of hops lends a fruity character offset by a soft bitterness that make this unfiltered, unpasteurised beer such a welcome relief from the heat.
This year, why not make your Easter Egg Hunt a little easier with this Easter Collection, an assortment of six sumptuous beers and eight delicious chocolate eggs. The Saveur Bière Easter Assortment contains: - 8 chocolate eggs from the prestigious Belgian chocolatier Jean Neuhaus. Neuhaus is a Swiss chocolatier based in Brussels and holder of the Royal Warrant of the Belgian Royal Family. - Cocoa Wonderland by Thornbridge, an English Chocolate Porter brewed to celebrate the Thornbridge Brewery's tenth anniversary. This sumptuous beer offers a wonderfully soft chocolate, vanilla, and coffee character. - Basqueland Brewing Project Coco Chango, an Imperial Porter from Spain, brewed with dark chocolate and toasted coconut that combine to give a soft, spicy bitterness. - Celebrator Doppelbock by Ayinger, a German Doppelbock beer that promises big flavours despite a relatively low alcohol content. This complex beer is fruity and malty, with coffee, caramel and dried fruit notes that compliment your sweet treats perfectly. - White Rabbit by French brewery Sainte Cru. This Blanche beer offers fresh, lime, mango and pineapple notes, balanced with a soft acidity and bitterness that provide a perfect balance to the sweet chocolate. - Erable by Canada's McAuslan brewery, a gourmet Amber Ale with woody caramel and maple syrup notes that promise a truly surprising taste experience. - Oppigards Golden Ale, a yellow-orange-bodied Golden Ale from Sweden that breathes fresh floral and citrusy hops notes. This refreshing, fruity beer offers a light, dry finish, to round off the Easter Assortment wit the perfect foil to your chocolate eggs.
New kid on the block Cinema Brewers was born of a shared passion for beer and film. Based in the Netherlands, this young brewery takes its inspiration from classic films and famous actors, in this case the Coen Brothers’ much-loved epic, The Big Lebowski. A dry-hopped American Lager, Lebowski pours gold with a broad tonal range of crisp malt, lemon-grass, herbal and lemon notes that together make this lively, refreshing brew truly a beer fit for The Dude himself
Centennial IPA from Founders Brewing Company is an American beer with complex flavours, a prime example of the style. Behind its orange and cloudy colour topped by a white head there lurk aromas of hops, herbs, spices, malt, fruit, peach and caramel. In the mouth, the flavours include malt, caramel, hops, fruit, pine, grape, caramel and flowers. This is a well- balanced and hoppy beer with a bitter finish.
Buxton's King Slayer is an imposing Imperial IPA, brewed in Buxton, England, a spa town famous for the quality of its water – one of the brewery's secret weapons. The inviting hazy-gold body and white head conceal a statuesque malt nose with citrusy, tropical fruit notes. This picture is mirrored on the tongue, developing big, malty orange, and apricot notes set in a moderately carbonated body that gives a dry, hoppy finish.
Always on the hunt for new and exciting ingredients, Buxton Brewery’s Myrcia takes its name from a shrub native to South America.With an ABV of just 4%, this elegant Session IPA is brewed with 15% oats and 10% wheat for a creamy mouthfeel, while the low bitterness is nevertheless persistent thanks to dry-hopping. Myrcia also boasts an attractive fruity side with crisp orange and lemon notes and a distinctive piny quality that lead inexorably to a delicious dry finish.
Friends for many years, Omnipollo finally joined forces with De Molen to bring you Sitis Pineapple, an Imperial IPA that offers a range of lively fruit flavours wrapped up in an inviting hazy gold body. Beneath the fine white head, Sitis Pineapple IPA breathes big tropical fruit notes, with a strong pineapple accent and hints of grapefruit. As you might expect, the palate is an explosion of fruit, with pineapple first and foremost, and mango and herbs further back in the mix. Just sit back and let this sumptuous ensemble lead you to a superbly hopped, deliciously bitter finish.
To Øl is a Danish brewery, a rising star known for the diversity of its products. Recently, it is the creator of the Shock Series range with four strongly hoppy beers. Hoppy and dry, brewed with Simcoe, Centennial and Nelson Sauvin hops, it is mild and balanced, yet remains typical of the IPA style. The misty yellow-orange appearance hides fresh and fruity aromas of citrus fruit, pine and hops. The palate has fruity citrus flavours of lemon, orange, and grapefruit with hints of hops, malt, pine and yeast with a strong underlying bitterness. You will feel yourself transported to Denmark on a fresh breeze.
At Saveur Bière we always strive to bring you the best beers from around the globe, but with Coco Chango from Basqueland Brewing Project, we really put our heart and soul into it. This is special collaboration beer was originally created for the Discovery Box when Saveur Bière team members, Loic and Oswin, went to Saint Sebastian, Spain, to brew it with the Basqueland guys. A full-bodied Imperial Rye Porter, Coco Chango is silky-smooth thanks to the infusion of bitter chocolate, which is balanced by a spicy character courtesy of the English rye malt, while a dose of toasted coconut gives the beer a twist to put the coco in the chango.The result is a glossy, viciously full bodied, sumptuously flavoured Porter that we are proud to call our own, making this the perfect accompaniment for your Easter chocolates or salted caramel cookies.
Always a source of new ideas, Birra Del Borgo has excelled itself once again with Morning Rush, an exquisitely crafted American Pale Ale brewed with the very freshest Italian grown hops. Brewed with Cascade hops picked the same day for ultimate freshness, this hazy pale yellow beer presents a crisp, bright malt bouquet with fresh, fruity, floral hops scents aplenty. The taste is equally clean, with more fresh hops set against a malty, yeasty, cereal backdrop that make this light-bodied, delicate, moderately carbonation such a treat.
As with everything they do, Creature IPA by Portugal's Dois Corvos offers a host of delicious flavours wrapped up in a hazy yellow body, capped by an attractive white head. Awash with fresh orange, peach and tropical fruit notes, the nose also finds room for pine and malt notes to get your juices flowing. A near-perfect IPA, Creature IPA strikes a superb balance between rich malts and delicate fruity hops that contrive to culminate in a superbly bitter finish.
Alligator Man by Scotland’s Tempest is an Imperial IPA born from the brewery’s experiments with Vermont yeast and Citra, Mosaic and Rakau hops. Pouring characteristic hazy-orange beneath a fine white head, Alligator Man breathes hearty tropical fruit notes, and a generous hops character. This aromatic profile is reproduced on the palate with exotic fruit notes such as mango, pineapple, peach, and pawpaw, as well as classic herbal, piny notes and a delicious orangey side that carry this well-balanced beer to a superb fruity, hoppy finish.
Maladetta is Birra Del Borgo’s tribute to the Maladetto Toscano, a club dedicated to the pursuit of fine cigars. Mixing the finest of Belgian and British brewing styles, it pours deep amber with a seductively floral, citrusy bouquet. The taste profile is an unique blend of hops and yeast, with honey and toffee, that in turn give way to a supremely spicy, bitter character. While Maledetta can be translated as cursed, we think a better translation is damned as in ‘damned fine beer’!
Do you like blonds, but not browns? Do you like browns, but not blonds? Or you like both? Pale Joe from the Brasserie Founders in Michigan is for you, and surprise you like never before. This pale ale is brewed with coffee beans, giving it the typical features normally found in brown ales. The misty, orange colour topped with a delicate white head hides aromas of herbs, hops, malt and coffee. The palate has flavours of coffee, malt, caramel, fruit, herbs and spices. This beer, with an oily texture and a surprising character, finishes on a dry, toasted note.
Renowned for its range of quality craft beers, Founders Brewing Company continues to impress with Rubaeus, a raspberry-infused Fruit Beer so mouthwatering you'll want to dive in. If the seductive flame-red body isn't enough to ensnare you, then wait till you sample the bouquet. Rubaeus fills the senses with sweet, fruity malt and a whole field of raspberries, which translate to the palate with an exquisite sharpness that gets you right on the back of the tongue. This raspberry Fruit Beer is yet another triumph for Founders Brewing Company.
Do you like complex beer? Dirty Bastard from Founders Brewing Co. is sure to become your best friend in no time. Brewed with seven varieties of imported malt, this beer with a ruby colour and off-white head is a delight for the senses. The bouquet gives off smoky aromas with hints of malt, caramel, dried fruit and brown sugar. The palate has flavours of caramel, plum, fruit, toast, dried fruit, alcohol and liqueur. If you are always looking for a new taste sensation, you will love this strongly malty beer.
Founders Porter by the Founders Brewing Company is yet another triumph for the American craft brewery. With a RateBeer score of 100/100, and voted 4th best Porter worldwide, this jet-black porter releases waves of classic caramel, chocolate, coffee and vanilla, which reappears on the silky palate with a strong, bitter espresso quality. Truly a masterpiece.
Hertog Jan does not mince his words when he presents this beer as a Grand Prestige. Awarded the gold medal at the 2014 World Beer Cup, this Dutch beer will excite your taste buds with its Quadrupel style and rich, complex flavours. Brewed with a selection of exceptional raw materials, this beer, like good wine, can be aged in the cellar for several years. Taste it and discover an amber, brown colour with reddish hints and aromas of fruit, spices and grass with hints banana and vanilla. The palate has mild and grassy flavours with hints of malt, spices, dried fruit and liqueur. Delicious!
Over the last 20 years, Founders Brewing Company has built its reputation on quality brewing. This award-winning craft brewery continues to scoop prizes and new fans thanks to beers like its Curmudgeon Old Ale, a robust, amber-bodied beer with a warm spicy caramel nose. The palate is a thick mix of spices, with a generous malt backbone that supports sweet, yeasty notes, and an attractive orange character. This superb ensemble effortlessly offsets an ABV of 9.8% to make for a truly exceptional tasting experience.
Petrus Aged Red by Bavik is a ruby-red Sour Ale-Fruit Beer hybrid blended from Petrus Aged Red and Petrus Aged Pale. The sharp, tart blend is completed by fresh cherries that fill the senses from beneath a thick white head. The nose offers fruity malts, cherry and caramel, which are echoed on the palate, with bready yeast, and woody tones that make this blend such a well-balanced ensemble
One of Omnipollo's whackier recipes, Hypnopompa is brewed with vanilla pods and frankly obscene quantities of marshmallows for a sweet candy-store flavour. This latest incarnation of Hypnopompa is the brainchild of Omnipollo's Master Brewer, Henok Fentie. Following the recent Bourbon barrel-aged version, Omnipollo is proud to launch a Hypnopompa barrel-aged in Rum casks to give complex rum, cocoa, vanilla and candy notes. The bouquet translates effortlessly to the tongue, where it is joined by a generous alcohol note, making this a perfect accompaniment for ice-cream and desserts.
Hellfest IPA is brewed in France by Mélusine, the brewery that also brought you Marshall, a beer specially for fans of the eponymous British amplifier manufacturer. The nose is packed with fresh white peach and exotic fruit hops notes, and a lively malty cereal character. On the tongue, Hellfest gives big, bold peach, apricot and tropical fruit hops notes and a delicate bitterness that stays with you to the very end.
When Tempest Brewing Company decided to reboot their celebrated Mexicake, they didn’t do things by half-measures. Not content with barrel-aging in one keg, Trempest now offers a choice of either Mexicake Barrel-Aged in Bourbon or Brandy kegs. Pouring the same intense black with a fine tan head, Bourbon-Barrel-Aged Mexicake offers a great big nose-full of whisky notes, with vanilla, chocolate and chilli scents galore. On the tongue, the generous ABV is further boosted by warming chilli notes, that mingle with more chocolate and vanilla to give bring this rich beer to a thumping crescendo.
One of England's finest Craft Breweries, Thornbridge continues to delight thanks to recipes like Mango Halcyon. Brewed with Galaxy, Chinook, Nelson Sauvin and Bramling Cross hops, this vivacious IPA offers a bouquet of eloquent mango and orange hops notes that emanates from its bright yellow body. The palate is a similar story, with a pleasing malt presence and refreshing peach, mango, orange and lemon hops notes that make this such a rewarding beer.
White Lies by Estonia's Sori Brewing is a White IPA brewed with Mosaic and Equinox hops to give this pale, hazy yellow-bodied beer a mouthwatering fruity bouquet full of peachy, floral tones. If the nose is floral, then the palate is a whole florist's store which, along with more citrusy hops and a soft bitter character make this sparkling, deliciously dry beer so wonderfully refreshing.
Brewed in Pennsylvania, USA by the Wyndridge Farm brewery, Laughing Crow IPA is a richly-hopped blonde that remains balanced despite the strong hops presence. In the glass, Laughing Crow shows off an attractive yellow-gold body capped by a thick, creamy white head. The bouquet is hoppy, with citrusy, piny, and floral notes, that meet harmoniously with sophisticated malts. This profile is reproduced on the palate, where the slick body gives captivating tropical fruit notes for a soft, fruity, elegantly bitter finish.
Antigravity Lager by Canada's Flying Monkeys is a refreshingly light Lager that at just 4.5% ABV is still a heavyweight in terms of quality. Brewed with 2-Row Pale Malt and Saaz hops, Antigravity Lager pours pale yellow capped by a fine white head, releasing fragrant floral notes and inviting bready malts. The palate is equally light and airy, with well-developed floral, lemony hops and a bitterness that is subtly present, making this well-crafted craft beer an exercise in refreshment.
Sainte Cru is a young French craft brewery from eastern France, that is rapidly building a name for itself thanks to a range of quality beers. One such example of its work is Don't Panic – a hazy-blonde IPA with a range of classic fruity hops tones. Both bouquet and palate are alive with the same mouthwatering passionfruit, mango, and grapefruit notes offset by a terrific malt profile. Added to this is an immediate, though not excessive bitterness, to lead Don't Panic to a dry, supremely well-balanced finish.
Dark and slinky, yet playful - just like the cat featured on the bottle – Birra Del Borgo’s Hoppy Cat is a Black IPA that pours deep chestnut brown verging on black. The bouquet is full of dark-roast malts, caramel, hops, and fruity, citrus, which are echoed on the tongue along with a chocolaty tone and a pronounced, though no less balanced bitterness. One thing is for sure: hoppy cat is one lucky kitty!
The Mondial de la Bière Collection is Saveur Bière's tribute to the Mondial de la Bière, a Paris beer expo that showcases some of the finest craft beer from around the world. - Basqueland Brewing Project Coco Chango: Imperial Porter from Spain, brewed with dark chocolate and toasted coconut that combine to give a soft, spicy bitterness - Tempest Long White Cloud: One of Tempest's flagship beers, this American Pale Ale is packed with mouthwatering citrus hops and warm caramel malts - Einstök Icelandic White: Brewed in Iceland by the award-winning Einstok this Witbier boasts bright orangey citrus and coriander notes and a subtle malt and wheat notes - Flying Monkeys Hoptical Illusion: Another sensational recipe from Canadian craft brewery Flying Monkeys, this superb American Pale Ale is alive with big Amarillo and Cascade hops flavours. - Dois Corvos Creature IPA: Copper-blonde Portuguese craft beer with fresh, fruity orange, peach and pine hops notes - Buxton Trolltunga: mouthwatering Sour Ale with herbal pine and citrusy lemon hops in a sharp and bitter ensemble - Thornbridge Wild Raven: Sumptuous, seductive Black IPA with pine and floral hops and chocolate and hazelnut malt tones - Sori Coffee Gorilla: Glossy black Baltic Porter with expansive coffee, and bold jammy chocolate dark malt tones -Brouwerij Kees Session IPA: Light refreshing gourmet Session IPA with bright citrusy grapefruit and peach hops and generous caramel malts - Brewski Pango IPA: Superb Swedish IPA brewed with pineapple, mango and passionfruit for a surprising fruity character that balances sharp and bitter - Omnipollo Nebuchadnezzar: Classic Swedish Double IPA jam-packed with monumental malts and floral, tropical hops Founders Dirty Bastard: Ruby-bodied Scotch Ale with sweet, sumptuous malts, chewy candied fruit and brown sugar notes