Foreign Exchange Brewer

Since this is look it up yourself day at Search Party HQ, follow this LINK to the Stone Blog.

I think it’s so cool how tightknit the beer community is. We are an opinionated bunch but when it comes to making beer, we usually see eye to eye.


I had some BrewDog at the Stone Fest 13 and in bottles in the past. All were OK but not mind bending. I have read interviews with the brewer though and he seems trey cool. I heard about these beers though and am really excited. The eternal optimism of the beer geek.



18.2 abv

BrewDog had a solution: create a beer that’s extremely high in alcohol content (18.2% ABV to be exact), so people will only drink one. Enter Tokyo*, a brew designed to end “binge beer-drinking.”

But Scottish authorities said no and demanded the product be removed from the shelves. Alcohol Focus Scotland chief executive Jack Law offered his thoughts:

“It is utterly irresponsible to bring out a beer which is so strong at a time when Scotland is facing unprecedented levels of alcohol-related health and social harm. Just one bottle of this beer contains six units of alcohol — twice the recommended daily limit.”