A Good Beer Blog


Have you read The Unbearable Nonsense of Craft Beer - A Rant in Nine Acts by Alan and Max yet? It's out on Kindle as well as Lulu.

Maureen Ogle said this about the book: "... immensely readable, sometimes slightly surreal rumination on beer in general and craft beer in particular. Funny, witty, but most important: Smart. The beer geeks will likely get all cranky about it, but Alan and Max are the masters of cranky..."

Ron Pattinson said: "I'm in a rather odd situation. Because I appear in the book. A fictional version of me. It's a weird feeling."


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Gerry Silva -

Where can I buy this beer?

steve -

visit my blog site contact me and i will see what i can do for you i am in uk but still have good contacts in romania

ryan churilla -

I also would like info on purchasing these products for my bar.

Kelsey -

Does anyone know where/how I can get some Silva over here? I've looked everywhere and I'm starting to think that it isn't imported

paul -

Where can I buy Romanian beer?

Alan -

Definitely in Romania.

Hey, I am on holiday. My manners go to hell when I am on holiday.

Stef -

For those in Toronto and the province of Ontario in general, Ursus is now available at the LCBO. After an initial introduction a few weeks ago, when Romanians went out like crazy and gutted all the stores of every last can of Ursus, the LCBO has re stocked locations with thousands of 500 ml cans of Ursus. You can check supply here:

ilie -

Ursus e cea mai buna bere din Romania! I enjoy that beer very very much!!!!!

Jon -

I remember drinking Ursus and Silva beers whilst in Romania (In Turda, just outside of Cluj) on a school exchange a long time ago. Really enjoyed them both but I was only 15 he he

nick avasti -

i would like to order beer for italian market like burger ,ursus,timisoreana and create new brand of my choice plz let me know

Costin -

FYI, the weird "Inuit" imagery on the Ciuc label is actually to underline the message above that says in Romanian "Choose at cold!" - something like "choose with a cold mind".

Dustin -

Hey, does anyone know the name of the Romanian beer with a picture of Dracula on the label? Would appreciate the help. Thanks.

Justine Elizabeth Howlett -

My boyfriend is Romanian and doesnt drink much, but when we visited his homeland he loved his old beer - ursus. and so did i - do u know if u can buy it in the uk?

Nick -

Most foreign stores in america cover specialty beers like these. World market is a good place to start.

Laurence -

Dustin- you are probably referring to Drax Beer by Martens S.A.

diana -

I have been looking to by the URSUS beer in san diego we can't fined it. The last time we had it was two years ago in new york please let us know where we can order it or where to fined it in san diego california

Tina -

Hallo zusammen,
kann mir jemand eine Flasche DRAX BEER von Martens SA aus Rumänien besorgen?
Ich wohne in Deutschland (Nordrhein-Westfalen) und würde einem Freund gerne so eine Flasche schenken.
Er sammelt Bierflaschen und das Motiv und das Herkunftsland des DRAX BEER ist eine gemeinsame Erinnerung!
Ich würde mich freuen!!!

Mike -

I'm drinking Ciuc right now...I love this beer!! Question? Can I buy this in the states?...anywhere? or only in Romania? Pleeeaaasssee let me know. -Philadelphia

Mike -

Oh yea and I'm smoking Kent Blue cigs. as well. hehe

Rodica Nemes -

In few months I will open a store in Hubbard Ohio. I would like to sell Romanian beer. How can I get a brochure with the products and prices you have?
Also if you have romanian wine , I will be interested.



Gabriela Banyi -

I would like to sell Romanian beer in Vancouver, British Columbia. How can I get a brochure with the products and prices you have?

john -

They have romanian beer at the lcbo in ontario. very popular, great beer!

nelu -

I can send you RO beer since i live here :)

John Vint -

Anybody know were to buy a beer ,URSUS,from Romania in Texas /Dallasarea? I will drive around to get some
I sure apreciat ,Or anywere in USA??? John

Leah -

wow our usa beers for 1 bottle 12 oz is like $2.75 that's a lot for 1 bottle