You wanted the Rio sun in your glass, well here you are! Let us not be distracted by the autumn air that awaits us, but rather make an overview of the culture of cerveja, as sacred in Brazil as Proust and his madeleine. All aboard for a country where beer is experiencing an economic boom.
It goes without saying that besides the very attracting psychedelic packaging, this beer with citrus aromas will pair perfectly with your Indian or Japanese meals. Add to your table a nice Gorgonzola and Brie cheese spread, globalization has its reasons which reason ignores.
Cerveja Amazon Beer WitBier Tapereba
This drink born from the alliance of two types of malts (wheat and barley) and with a lower alcohol content (4.7%) is made in Belém, in the state of Pará in the North of Brazil. The first feature of the Amazon beer is the presence of Mombin, a tropical fruit with a slightly acidic pulp that gives the beer its sweet smell. Serve with some duck or any of his pheasant friends, turkey, quail… Skilled and amateur hunters, get out your slingshots.
Cerveja Madalena Weiss
Beer brewed with wheat malt (back to basics) that once poured out of its glass bottle has a sublime long lasting foam. You will find the presence of the aroma of banana, cloves and vanilla. The creaminess of Madalena Weiss and its very refreshing characteristics will compliment your spicy dishes, perfect opportunity to practice your Mexican cuisine! Nota Bene: lemon pie consumption is highly recommended, as is learning the maracas.
Cerveja Bitris do Mussum
Quiver Stephane Bern, this is what revives the cultural thirst of lovers in Brazil and it’s popular history. A project of André Cancegiero, CEO of Cervejaroa Urbana, and Sandro Gomes, son of Antônio Carlos Bernardes Gomes, whose stage name is none other than Mussum. And when you talk of Mussum you think of an incredible film and musical career since that gentleman was a charismatic member of the internationally renowned group Os Originais Do Samba!
That’s it, the link is made and you will therefore find that this special partnership between two renowned brewers is an exclusive homage to the great beer drinker considered the “soul of Rio de Janeiro”. Against a background of Falador gone wrong, get out our best cashews to socialize with your friends.
Cerveja Colorado Vixnu Imperial
The master brewers Zanello Patrick and Matt Brymildson have provided a beer with a long process that leads to their now famous original recipe. The IPA suffix show its high fermentation techniques of the English colonial times, high a higher alcohol content and a more generous hoppiness than average. Its malty body explains the persistent bitterness of Colorado Wixnu Imperial.
You’ll have no trouble finding aromas of citrus and passion fruit. To stay in the British setting, why not serve some Stilton cheese and beef jerky slices?
Cerveja Eisenbahn Oktoberfest Limited Edition
Munich Oktoberfest is for draught lovers equivalent to Halal sausages for Muslims. In short, an appointment of fervent believers who adulate messiah hops. 18 days of drinking where they sing dance and increase their malted capital.
There’s no bitterness towards our friends across the Atlantic as the aforementioned festival is also celebrated in Blumenau, Brazil’s northern city of the state of Santa Catarina.
While waiting to get drunk among German folklore, you can still revel in the Eisenbahn Oktoberfest Limited edition malt that is both sweet and intense, subtle and flavorsome. It will be best served with your pork or shellfish dishes like stuffed crab, Casquinha de Siri, a good and expensive traditional dish that Brazilians are very fond of.
Cerveja Suméria Bilbat German Pilsner
The microbrewery Suméria founded in September 30, 2012 by 3 acolytes is located in Santo André, São Paulo. The brand wanted to make a nod to the ancient civilization of the Sumerians who once lived (far from all breathalyzers, so they never knew 0 tolerance) between the end of the fourth and the middle of the third millennium.
These scoundrels were the very first to master the brewing of malt and barley as a rite dictated by the beer goddess I named Ninkasi. It is the same creature that is found on the lovely bottle of Suméria Bilbat. Nothing is lost, nothing is created, everything is transformed, Lavoisier was right on target.
A beer with a light and fresh body, nothing else was needed to summarize the careful hops and malt that comprise it. Don’t mess with my beer.
Cerveja Diabolica Caveira Pale
Despite a fairly explicit title, it is better to prevent than to cure. Elvis himself spoke of the “Devil in Disguise” and so this is therefore an opportunity to experiment. Close your eyes… Finally leave them half closed otherwise it will be impossible to finish reading this article. We are in a period of social change that is the industrial revolution of the 18th century. We are witnessing the emergence of clear beer, with innovative attributes through the use of English hops that gives beer a surprisingly dry rendering.
There is still time to catch up with a little more healthy support and enjoy your cerveja with a bean soup. But for others, those who do not worry about a balanced diet don’t forget about the lasagnas, cannolis, paella, and better…
Cerveja Suméria Cambuca Blanche Witbier au Cambuci
There once was the Cambuci, a little fruit that grew in the forests of Latin America, so one day it was inevitably found in Brazil. A little while later, with a bit of creativity and boldness, it was found in this little bottle of 300mL to the delight of beer experts who are always on the lookout for new pleasures. The end of the story is just as exciting and unexpected: aromas of spices and herbs (forget Mary-Jane), a carefully light and tangy mixture.
A tray of seafood is a good idea for those with sea legs, for others grated carrots with some lemon zest works just as well.
Cerveja Urbana A Piscandinha Sessionblack IPA
Blondes, angelic and innocent while the darks are playful and deadly. If you aren’t satisfied with this theory that lacks thesis or antitheses, please take out an Urbana A Piscandinha Sessionblack IPA presto.
The dark beer arrives in the ring, armed with its most intense aromas: dark chocolate, coffee, caramel, citrus and spices. So what happens? You’ll forget your own birthday, as the taste in your mouth is lasting and intense. It is not for nothing that we find roasted malt in such large quantities. Think again, even claim my remarks paradoxical: this beer is light (dark ones are teasing…).
It is useless to remind you that it is a sacred pint that you are holding in your hand! So take out the snacks: braised or roasted meats (ideal for a mix of sensations), barbecue if the weather is on your side, duck comfit, or even a feijoada do Brasil (I better stop there, I prefer to avoid altercations with my stomach).
Cerveja Baden Baden Chocolate Beer
It’s the cherry on top and I couldn’t have said anything better to introduce this bonus in the list of the top ten beers.
It overflows, it’s Apocolypse Now cream puffs version, you have sinned and you’re going to have to go to confession next Sunday. If you’re asking yourself what is the best remedy to help digest it is crème brulée, pana cotta, tiramisu… and you’re tired of that jug of water sitting on your table, look no more!
With hints of vanilla and chocolate, roasted malt and hops for a winning quartet. Don’t be scared anymore to eat your grandmother’s brownie and let yourself be surprised by the amber delicacy of a new genre.
Are you still thirsty? You want to drown in an ocean of beer with a mermaid named Gisèle Bundchen that is singing Jorge Ben Jor? Or simply raise your glass with other beer lovers in Brazil? Don’t miss O Dia da Cerveja Brasileira (translated to Brazilian Beer Day), an assembly created in 2012 by the BBC (Blogueiros Brasileiros de Cerveja), in memory of Rupprecht Loefller, one of the oldest master brewers of the country.