It all started with… an Indian Pale Ale
So the Spanish guy (remember the three guys that walked into a bar?) decided he wanted to find the best IPA on the continent. He searched far and wide and tasted many until he found a small brewery in northern Spain that showed potential. After several tweaks to the process and many enjoyable tasting sessions later (at this stage the Portuguese and the South African were heavily involved!) a recipe was developed and the first batch of our Surfbrewing IPA was created. To make sure we were on the right track we sent it off to the Menininger Craft Beer competition in Germany. 1100 beers were tasted by 90 experts and our IPA came away with a gold medal!
Our IPA will be available from a beach bar near you soon or you can simply click here and order directly from our online store. We offer 24 hour delivery anywhere in Portugal during weekdays.
…And a Lager
When it came to producing our lager we were sure of one thing, it had to comply with the “Reinheitsgebot” or German Beer Purity Law. These rules allow for only water, hops and barley (and of course a little yeast but they did not know about this back then!) to be used in the production of beer. This simple recipe has for centuries resulted in the best lagers and we were not about to mess with perfection.
As the most famous version of this law was enacted in Bavaria in 1516 we also had a hint of where to look to find the best brewery for our lager! After a wide ranging and enjoyable tasting we settled on a 400 year old brewery located in the grounds of a 12th century monastery in Germany, if not quite in Bavaria, that prides itself on the quality of its small batch beers.
Our lager has a deep golden colour with a pleasant bitterness to start with and a refreshing finish.
Our LAGER will be available from a beach bar near you soon or you can simply click here and order directly from our online store. We offer 24 hour delivery anywhere in Portugal during weekdays.