UPDATE: Another brewery has already beaten this beer to capture the title of World’s Strongest Beer.
The folks at the BrewDog brewery have outdone themselves.
Fresh on the heels of April’s successful Tactical Nuclear Penguin beer launch, the company has now debuted The End of History.
This new beer clocks in at a whopping 55 percent (yes 55 percent) alcohol content, which packs quite a punch compared to the company’s Tactical Nuclear Penguin (32 percent) and Sink the Bismarck! (41 percent).
The End of History gets its name from the famous work of philosopher Francis Fukuyama. The company says this is to beer what democracy is to history.
Fukuyama defined history as the evolution of the political system and traced this through the ages until we got the Western Democratic paradigm. For Fukuyama this was the end point of man’s political evolution and consequently the end of history. The beer is the last high abv beer we are going to brew, the end point of our research into how far the can push the boundaries of extreme brewing, the end of beer.
Only 12 bottles have been made and each comes with its own certificate and is presented in a stuffed stoat or grey squirrel. The striking packaging was created by a very talented taxidermist and all the animals used were road kill. This release is a limited run of 11 bottles, 7 stoats and 4 grey squirrels. Each ones comes with its own certificate of authenticity.
Yes, this is a beer to be sipped, not gulped, and will likely leave you wondering what hit you.
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UPDATE: Looks like The End of History is sold out. Hopefully, they’ll be making some more soon.
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