Top 10 weirdest beer ingredients

22nd February, 2013 by Andy Young

Craft brewers have ventured well away from beer’s traditional ingredients of water, barley, malting hops and yeast recently.

Brewdog mix it up

Brewdog mix it up

Not for the faint hearted, our top 10 quirky beer ingredients features a kaleidoscope of weird and wacky flavours, from a German hemp beer to a mustard seed brew from Belgium.

Going up a notch on the crazy scale are the likes of a vindaloo beer best served with karate-chopped poppadoms, and Mamma Mia’s Pizza Beer, crafted from pizza crusts.

Topping the charts are a trio of shockers, which you’ll have to read on to find out about, but they feature a lithe-bodied nocturnal Asian cat, a yeast found in an Oregon brewer’s beard, and a “viscous” beer made from a part of a bull you’d never eat out of choice…

2 Responses to “Top 10 weirdest beer ingredients”

  1. Gareth says:

    Mikkeller? Norway?

  2. Mads says:

    Yes… sounds wrong to me also.

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