|Industry||Alcoholic beverage, Soft drink|
|Founded||Klaksvík (1888 )|
|Headquarters||Klaksvík, Faroe Islands|
|Products||Beer, Soft drink|
In 1883 Símun F. Hansen went to Denmark to learn the art of brewing and baking. Upon his return in the Faroe Islands in 1888, he established his own brewery in Klaksvík, the second to be established in the country. The first brewery was Restorffs Bryggjarí.
Name and symbol
The name of the brewery means The Beer of the Faroes. The ram is the symbol of Föroya Bjór since its establishment.
- Veðrur - 4,6% A pilsner with a combination of malt and hops.
- Gold Export Lager - 5,8% A fruity flavour, balanced with a combination of malt and hop flavour.
- Jólabryggj - 5,8%
- Páskabryggj - 5,8%
- Ljóst Pilsnar - 2,7.%
- Maltöl - (malt beer) is under 2% abv, and quite malty and sweet.
- Jólaöl - (literally Christmas beer) is a dark, sweet maltöl (white beer) which is sold around Christmas time.
- Sluppöl - 5,8% An amber-coloured beer with malt, caramel and first-class hops taste (1984).
- Black Sheep - 5,8% A dark all-malt lager. Caramel, hops and roasted malt flavours (2001).
- Classic - 4,6% A dark pilsner with malt- and caramel flavour, balanced with first-class hops (2002).
- Rockall Brown Ale - 5,8%. Brewed with the English varietie East Kent Golding of Noble hops (2006).
- Rockall Wheat Beer (2006)
- X-mas 1888 - 5,8% (2007)
- Green Islands Stout - 5,8% A dark beer with a sweet and bitter aroma. Brewed with a touch of coffee, liquorice and chocolate notes (2008).
- Green Islands Special - 5,8% (2008)
- Sct. Brigid Ale - 4,6% An amber-coloured ale brewed with a selection malts and hops (2008).
- Sct. Brigid Abbey Ale - 5,8% Abbey ale / Belgian dubbel
- Sct. Brigid Boheme (2008)
- Sct. Brigid Blond (2008)
- Sct. Brigid IPA (2008)
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