Pierhead links with brewer of God Lager

05 September, 2016

Pierhead Drinks is to distribute Swedish brewer Nils Oscar’s beers in the UK.

The family-owned microbrewery Nils Oscar has a range of beers available for the UK off-trade, including its popular God Lager; ‘God’ meaning ‘tasty’ or ‘good’ in Swedish.

Nils Oscar’s God Lager is the brewery’s best-selling beer; it has malty characteristics and citrus notes in the background.

The brewer also has Nils Oscar India Ale; an English-style IPA with American hops; Session IPA, which is an American-style IPA and just 4.2% abv; and it also has a Pale Ale, described as being “a bit strong for a pale ale at 6.7% abv, but it’s the flavour that counts”.

The current brewery opened its doors in 1996 in Stockholm with the aim of creating high quality Swedish craft beers. Nils Oscar is currently owned by three sisters, Nils Oscar’s great-grandchildren. 




Bookmark this


Site Search

COMMENT

Richard Hemming MW: beware inverse snobbery

Few things can bring communal pleasure so intimately as wine. Apart from a hot tub, perhaps. Sport can trigger mass jubilation, film gives us shared empathy, but wine has a nigh-unique ability to bestow conviviality among us through a shared bottle – which makes it especially galling that we spend so much time divided over it.

Click for more »
Upcoming events

Polls

Is blended Scotch overshadowed by single malt in retailers?

  • Yes
  • No
  • Don't know

Facebook

Twitter