Beer Garage occupy the niche of low-alcohol beverages and known to a wide circle of consumers in many countries. The target audience of the product – active young people, but older people also appreciated the refreshing taste of beer drink. Many people still think that “Garage” is a beer with fruit flavors. It is not so. Let us understand what is a beer, what flavors, how to use it.
What is beer?
Still, it is believed that the products of “Garage” is a fruit beer. Garage different from the classic beer and belongs to the category of alcoholic beverages, hard-drink. The degree of such beverages is slightly higher than in low alcohol products. After several bottles of beer drink comes easy alcoholic intoxication.
Garage – this beer or not? Beer is brewed on individual technologies, which is different from making beer, but in the composition also contains malt. That’s why many people still think “Garage” beer. Due to the added hops in the drink increases the degree of alcohol.
How did the “Garage”
Brand Seth&Riley’s Garage was developed by the famous beer Corporation Carlsberg Group (Denmark). First “Garage” was made in 2014 and the creation of a beer drink was inspired by the traditions of South America, where they like warm and cool cocktails. The people of South America prefer to dilute the alcohol with cold tea or citrus juice. Such drinks are called Hard-drink. The Americans still call refreshing alcoholic cocktails with the prefix “Hard” — “Hard Tea”, “Hard Lemon”. Hard-drink won not only America, but also Canada, the Baltic, Denmark and other European countries. Beer drinks like to drink in pubs, they are an integral part of the gay youth parties. Many people like to enjoy a drink after a hard day lying on the couch watching TV.
Products under the brand of Garage is produced in St. Petersburg at the plant “Baltika”, which is a subsidiary of the Danish company Carlsberg Group. The taste of beer drink “Garage” returns in the 90-ies, when the stores began to appear all kinds of “chemical” cocktails. The difference is that in beer the drink does not feel explosive mixture of unnatural components. Garage has a refreshing, light taste, the drink quickly became popular. The taste is reminiscent of Garage citrus tea with alcohol.
Note! Russia produced beer “Garage” with a few flavors, and manufacturers continue to surprise with new flavors of the drink.
The Composition Of The Garage
How many degrees in a drink? In the Garage is 4.6 % alcohol, but beer is easy to drink, leaving a pleasant aftertaste. There is an opinion that a “female” drink, which is not very intoxicating, but uplifting. Although, men love Garage for a fresh natural taste.
Note! Garage is bottled in glass bottles with a volume of 0.44 liters.
The drink “Garage”:
- Clean water;
- Ascorbic acid;
- Flavorings, identical to natural flavors;
- Citric acid.
The calorie content of beer the Garage — about 80 kcal (depending on type of drink, the calorie content can vary slightly).
The types of beer drink
Garage easy to drink, has a nice refreshing taste, a bit like the taste of the tea with citrus, only alcoholic. If you pour the drink into the glass, the top forms a lush foam cap, why in our country the Garage is still called beer.
The manufacturer produces several versions of the beer (or, to be more precise, hard-drink) “Garage”, which will be described below.
The combination of the astringency of hops and refreshing citrus notes makes the beer “Garage” lemon truly delicious. It is desirable to serve the drink chilled. On a hot summer day Hard lemon perfectly quench your thirst.
The composition of the beer beverage Garage Hard lemon:
- Ascorbic acid;
- Citric acid;
- Lemon juice.
The manufacturer does not hide from buyers that includes no natural ingredients: citric acid and flavors.
Hard Lemon Tea
Beer drink tastes like cold black tea with lemon. The Hard part is reminiscent of Lemon, just used the flavour “Lemon tea” and burnt sugar that colors the beer a dark color. The strength of the beer Garage Lemon tea is the same – 4.6%. Drink suitable for social meetings, excursions, fun parties.
A new taste in the family Garage. Has a slightly tart taste, quenches thirst, invigorates, adds energy. Composition and alcohol content in the beer Garage Hard Ginger is similar to other types of products, with the exception of the flavor – here the manufacturer has added a “type Ginger”. Hard Ginger will appeal to those who like unusual spicy taste of drinks.
Hard Lingon berry drink
Brand new flavor in the product line of the company. After conducting marketing research, it was decided to launch the product, which is unique among alcoholic beverages in our country yet. New Garage — the beer has a rich ruby color, with flavors of cranberry and cowberry. It consists of natural cranberry juice with new Garage is amazing berry flavor.
At what age can you buy low-alcohol cocktails?
How old must sell drink “Garage” in Russia? In Russia and also in Ukraine and Belarus, has banned the sale of alcoholic beverages to persons under the age of majority. In these countries majority is attained citizen who has attained the age of 18 years. Upon presentation of the document proving the identity (passport), the seller is obliged to sell to the citizen of the alcoholic and low alcohol products.
So if you don’t look 18, take your passport with you when you go to a bar, a pub or a beer store for grincom.
How much is beer Garage?
The main consumer segment of the Garage – a young generation that is always in search of something new and interesting, Hard and a beer-drink fully meets their tastes and needs.
As for prices, the average cost of one bottle of the drink “Garage” is 50-75 rubles. In bars, restaurants and Nightclubs, the price can be much higher. Some of the web outlets are offering to purchase the Garage at a reduced price. Buying beer in large volume, you can count on a substantial wholesale discount.
Note! Buying alcohol for large parties, find out which stores you will be offered a good price for a large quantity of beer purchased.
How and what to drink “Garage”?
Low-alcohol cocktails, as pravilo, served chilled. “Garage” is no exception. To experience a foamy taste, drink all kinds of beer, Garage cooled, but without adding ice. Do not freeze bottles grinkom, otherwise the taste can cause unpleasant acidity.
Garage made pour into glasses that are shaped mug with handle. A glass (jar) you can close the lid and insert the straw. However, it is not necessarily when applying Garage but if someone prefers to use a drink that is so, you can always offer a straw.
How to open a beer the Garage: on the cover there is a special ring, by pulling which, the bottle will easily open. This means that you do not need to look for devices for opening the lids on the bottles or find creative ways to enjoy the nice taste.
What kind of snacks combined with beer drinka:
- The fruit platter;
- Salted nuts;
- Light chicken dishes.
Students often drink hard beer-drink and beverages, similar to “Garage”, with different types of pizza.
Many are accustomed to drink beer with smoked sausages, shpikachki, salted fish, meats. To Garage these snacks is better not to apply, they will not be combined with a light foamy taste.
Cocktail recipes with beer drink “Garage”
“Garage” in fact is already a low-alcohol cocktails, but a beer can to cook interesting neck. At noisy parties and subconsciously alcoholic cocktails usually are in demand.
What you will need for cocktail:
- Beer glass with a volume of 0.33 liters;
- Lemon low-alcohol beverage “Garage” — 250 ml;
- A slice of lemon;
- Gin – 50 ml.
Going to make my “Autumn Blues”:
- Pre-cooled Garage and gin to the same temperature.
- Pour in a glass “Garage”, then gin.
- As decoration use a slice or a slice of lemon. To add a citrus flavor, a squeeze of lemon juice to the drink.
The cocktail is very simple in execution, it does not need a lot of ingredients. However, those who have tried the “Autumn Blues” remain in awe of the unusual combination of flavors.
The drink is obtained with virtually no alcohol content, because it includes quite a bit of beer drink and the rest a mix of juices.
The ingredients for a cocktail:
- Hard Ginger – 90 ml;
- Cranberry juice – 90 ml;
- Orange juice – 45 ml;
- Lemon juice – 30 ml.
Pour three kinds of juice into a shaker and mix well, pour into a glass using barkeep Steiner (the device with which the cocktail will not get the pieces of fruit, seeds, pulp). Pour in a mix of Ginger juice chilled Hard.
Cocktail serve in a Collins glass that has the shape of a cylinder with a few extending up walls.
The manufacturer is constantly studying the demand for its products, analyzes the feedback, listens to the views of consumers. Garage — a new alcohol product that has rich history and ancient traditions. Attitude to beer cocktails can be very different: someone, try it once, become a fan of the drink, but for someone a taste of the “Garage” seemed unpleasant, and he’d never try it.
Ilja, 24 years:
“Lemon beer a very interesting taste. I don’t really like beer, and when friends suggested to try beer Lemon “Garage”, was very skeptical about their proposal. In reality, it was not so scary. The flavor reminded me of lemonade with some slightly tart notes. Still liked the bottle design and convenient lid that easy to open”.
“I love sweet alcohol, but beer in General practically does not drink, because it seems to me to be too bitter. “Garage” for the first time tasted at the bar with friends. Was pleasantly surprised by the sweet, refreshing taste. Not to say that this is the drink that I would like to buy all the time, but once a week with my friends love a drink a few glasses.”
Arseny, 30 years:
“Immediately drew attention to the “Garage”. Alas, no flavorings and other “chemistry” you can not do, but the content, even pleased. Unfortunately, the Garage I was disappointed. Foam beer quickly settled, the taste of ginger “Garage” vaguely recalled Cologne. Or it at me such Association with ginger flavor, or cocktail got this… I Think to try a different kind of “Garage”, maybe more lucky.”
Michael, 38 years:
“I remember when I started to sell cans and bottles of alcoholic cocktails like “gin and tonic”, “Whiskey Cola”, etc. Blend there was a rattling, still remember the disgusting taste of alcohol mixed with chemical additives. From the “Garage” was expecting about the same. Each advertised, so decided to try. Tea “Garage” taste was pleasant, unobtrusive taste, light sour. A lot of foam, nice color. I think I will be a regular customer, and will try the whole range of beer “Garage”. The taste of beer “Garage” are different, so I will taste everything.”
The drink gained in a short time a large army of fans. To make your own opinion on the beer drink, try all the types of “Garage”. You may take a look at products in new ways and discover the unique taste of the drink.