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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 Aptil 2024

Sterke Yerke -NED - Het Brouwdok - Harlingen.
Sterke Yerke is a beer specialy brewed for the Steke Yerke, a ship that tries to get attention for the enormous plastic soup in the oceans and what we humans can do to encrease the polution of the oceans,

Previous beer of the month's

Soil to Sip NED - Dollard Brewery - Bad Nieuweschans.
This Soil to Sip was the first beer from the Dollard Brewery, menber if the Graanrepubliek in Bad Nieuweschans, that was bottled. Before that you could drink it only on draft at the brewery. The presentation to a larger crowd was at the 050 Bierfestival in Groningen in 2023.

Brun de Bordeaux - NED - Jotner - Groningen.
It is hard to get one off the beers from this brewerie, but because its located in my hometown I call myself lucky to visit the brewery once in a while. Although the brewery is not open for public I'm able to get some beers to try at home. The Brun de Bordeaux is an excellent barrel aged sour beer.

Bandwagon 426 - NED - Baxbier - Groningen.
The beer of the month this time also the 16.000th label in the collection beerlabels from the beers I did taste myself. The Bandwagon 426 is a triple india pale ale with 10% alcohol. Its the twelfth Bandwagonbeer in this uniquw serie of beers. The first one, Bandwagon 415, was released in 2020.

Martinus Neipa - Ned - Brouwerij Martinus Groningen.
The core range from brewery Martinus in my hometown Groningen became a new member, a New England IPA. Off course again this is an exellent beer. But it's the beer of the moth because the graphics of this beerlabel. A design by Kalle Wolters from my hometown Groningen.

Mikkie=Sticky - Ned - Morebeer.
For the 12th time in a row Morebeer Brewing from Amsterdam launched unique beer. The entire proceeds of this beer are donated to Stichting Kika. As Morebeer is a contractbrewer, the 2022 version, a Caramel Fudge Stout, was brewed at Poesiat & Kater. It raised in total € 6.620,00 for this good cause.

Grn'n - Ned - Eggens Craft Beer.
This beer became famous because of the two concerts from the American rockband Guns N' Roses in june 2022 at the 'Stadspark' in my hometown Groningen. The beer, with a beautifull caricature fro the local illustrator Dimitri Jansma of Axl Rose, got to the dressingrooms of the members of the band.

Three little birds - Ned - Floembier .
More and more Europian breweries find there way to Groningen to brew a collaboration beer at Baxbier with one of the contractbreweries in the province of Groningen. Three little birds is a collab between Floembier and the Little Rain Brewing Company from Barcelona in Spain.

Tevreden MMXXI - Ned - Duits&Lauret Everdingen.
Brewery Duits & Lauret is donating every year a profit from the annual Tevreden beer. This year the Stichting Erfgoed Nederlandse Biercultuur became a cheque at the official presentation of this beer. As a board member of SENB I'm very greatfull for this donation.

Special beers of the month

Bandwagon 426 - NED - Baxbier - Groningen.
The beer of the month this time also the 16.000th label in the collection beerlabels from the beers I did taste myself. The Bandwagon 426 is a triple india pale ale with 10% alcohol. Its the twelfth Bandwagonbeer in this uniquw serie of beers. The first one, Bandwagon 415, was released in 2020.

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.

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.

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. .

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.

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.

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).

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.


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.

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.

LA CLANDESTINE - Brasserie des Vignes

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

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".

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.