Where to Find the Beers of Epcot at Home

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Beers of Epcot
Beers of Epcot

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Ah, beer! Any beer lover who has visited Epcot most certainly has partaken in one (or like most of us, more than one) beer from the Epcot World Showcase. Have you ever arrived home and found yourself craving a St. Ambroise Apricot, Schöfferhofer Hefeweizen or a frosty glass of Kirin Ichiban? Well, beer lovers rejoice because you are about to learn where you can purchase some your favorite beers from the Epcot World Showcase.

This post is dedicated to our Disney-loving friends over at Beerded Adventures. If you love good beer, epic beards, dad jokes, and adventures powered by a Subaru, – then you’ll love these guys!


Where to Buy Beer from the Epcot World Showcase

In our quest to find every beer from Epcot in a grocery store near you, we realize two things: 1) there are too many beers in Epcot to document in one post so we picked a few favorites from each world showcase to share in this post. For a complete list of all the beer in Disney Parks, be sure to visit Beers and Ears, and 2) we understand that not every grocery store is near your location nor may it carry the beer you desire, so be sure to click the brewery links we provide and do a search for where to find it for sale or on tap nearest to you. Cheers!


Canada

Epcot Canadian Pavilion

O Canada! If you haven’t had a beer from the Beer Cart or enjoyed a delicious steak and suds at Le Cellier Steakhouse you haven’t lived. Here are a few of our favorites to kick off our beer shopping tour:

Beers of EpcotMoosehead Lager

Moosehead Breweries is the last independent brewery in Canada still owned by Canadians, home to world-class beers since 1867.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.04/5

Where to Buy: Target, Sam’s Club, Total Wine & More

 

Beers of EpcotSt. Ambroise Apricot Wheat Ale

McAuslan Brewing, opened in January 1989, is a brewery in Montreal. McAuslan is still located on St-Ambroise street in the St-Henri borough and currently produces approximately 70,000 HL of beer annually.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.66/5

Where to Buy: Total Wine & More, The Beer Store

 

Beers of EpcotUnibroue La Fin De Monde

Brewed by Unibroue, La Fin du Monde (literally French for “The End of the World” as per the translation on the back of each bottle) is a Belgian-style tripel and bottle conditioned golden ale introduced in July 1994.

Beer Advocate Rating: 4.23/5

Where to Buy: Total Wine & More, Whole Foods, Fry’s Marketplace, Trader Joe’s


China

Epcot China Pavilion

Exploring our way into Asia, we have two delicious beers from China to add to our shopping list. However, if you are ever in China and feeling a little “dangerous” be sure to order a Dragon Pearl – it’s a like bubble tea and beer has a sweet, boozy baby.

Beers of EpcotTsingtao

Tsingtao Brewery Co., Ltd is China’s second largest brewery. It was founded in 1903 by German settlers and now claims about 15% of domestic market share. Beer Advocate Rating: x

Where to Buy: Walmart, BevMo,

Beer Advocate Rating: 2.76/5

 

 

 

 

Beers of EpcotYuengling

G. Yuengling & Son is the oldest operating brewing company in the United States, established in 1829. It is one of the largest breweries by volume in the country.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.41/5

Where to Buy: Target, Walgreens, Total Wine & More

 

 


France

While we all know that the hottest thing in France just might be the adorable waiters at Chefs de France, the beer rates up there in world showcase experiences. Here’s one that the girls will swoon over:

Beers of EpcotKronenbourg 1664

Kronenbourg Brewery (Brasseries Kronenbourg) is a brewery founded in 1664 by Geronimus Hatt in the Free Imperial City of Straßburg (today Strasbourg, France).

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.2/5

Where to Buy: BevMo, Luekens Liquors, Total Wine & More

 


Germany

Epcot Germany Pavilion

The granddaddy of all the locations in the Epcot World Showcase for beer – Germany! There is one beer that you’ll hear everyone raving about – the Schöfferhoffer Grapefruit beer. But did you know that this can easily be found at grocery stores? Of course, I knew that already. *takes a sip* Let’s add some of the best from Germany to our shopping list, shall we?

Beers of EpcotSchöfferhofer Grapefruit

Schöfferhofer Grapefruit Weizen-Mix is a Hefeweizen style beer brewed by Binding-Brauerei AG in Frankfurt am Main, Germany.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.52/5

Where to Buy: Sprouts, World Market, BevMo

 

 

Beers of EpcotKönig Ludwig Weissbier

The König Ludwig GmbH & Co. KG Schlossbrauerei Kaltenberg is a brewery in Fürstenfeldbruck, Upper Bavaria, Germany. Their slogan, “Bier von königlicher Hoheit,” or “Beer of royal highness,” refers to the brewery’s heritage which can be traced back through the Kingdom of Bavaria.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.85/5

Where to Buy: Total Wine & More, BevMo,

 

Beers of EpcotAltenmünster Oktoberfest

Altenmünster Brauer Bier Urig Wurzig is a Munich Helles Lager style beer brewed by Allgäuer Brauhaus AG in Kempten, Germany.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.59/5

Where to Buy: BevMo, Luekens Liquors, World Market

 

 


Italy

Epcot Italy Pavilion

Truth be told that when most of us think about drinking in Italy, we tend to gravitate towards the wine end of the booze spectrum. But tucked away in Italy, we found a few excellent beers that are worth venturing out to the grocery store to bring home and enjoy:

Beers of EpcotBirra Moretti La Rossa

Birra Moretti is an Italian brewing company, founded in Udine in 1859 by Luigi Moretti with the name of Beer Factory and Ice.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.63/5

Where to Buy: BevMo, Total Wine & More, Morrisons

 

 

Beers of EpcotBirrificio Italiano Tipopils

The Officina Alchemica Italian Brewery can be found in Via Marconi 27, Limido Comasco and offers brewery tours and tastings during the weekdays.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.98/5

Where to Buy: Beer Karma, BeerHawk

Note: This beer is also sometimes available for growler purchases at select locations.

 


Japan

Epcot Japan Pavilion

The collection of beers in the Japan Pavilion is known for its sake, but Japanese beer isn’t one that should be skipped over. We’ve got a few that are relatively easy to find at restaurants and grocery stores:

Beers of EpcotAsahi

Asahi Breweries, Ltd is a leading brewery and soft drink company based in Tokyo, Japan. As of January 2014, Asahi, with a 38% market share, was the largest of the four major beer producers in Japan.

Beer Advocate Rating: 2.72/5

Where to Buy: Japanese Restaurants, Grocery Chains, Total Wine & More, BevMo

 

 

 

 

Beers of EpcotKirin Ichiban

Kirin Brewery sells two of the most popular beers in Japan: Kirin Lager, one of the country’s oldest beer brands which started brewing in 1888.

Beer Advocate Rating: 2.67/5

Where to Buy: Japanese Restaurants, Grocery Chains, Total Wine & More, BevMo

 

 

 

 

Beers of EpcotSapporo

Sapporo is the oldest beer brand in Japan founded in 1876 and top-selling Asian beer brand in the US.

Beer Advocate Rating: 2.94/5

Where to Buy: Japanese Restaurants, Grocery Chains, Total Wine & More, BevMo

 

 


Mexico

Epcot Mexico Pavilion

Truth be told, the best thing to drink in the Mexico Pavilion is anything with tequila, but if you aren’t ready for something that hard you can always take comfort in the beers of Mexico. Easy to find at most local grocery chains, here’s a taste of Epcot that’s pretty easy to replicate:

Beers of EpcotDos Equis Amber Lager

Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma Brewery is a major brewery based in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, founded in 1890. The brewery, now a subsidiary of Heineken International, produces Dos Equis, Sol, Bohemia, Superior, Carta Blanca, Noche Buena, Indio, Casta and Tecate.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.12/5

Where to Buy: Grocery Chains

 

Beers of EpcotTecate

Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma Brewery is a major brewery based in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, founded in 1890. The brewery, now a subsidiary of Heineken International, produces Dos Equis, Sol, Bohemia, Superior, Carta Blanca, Noche Buena, Indio, Casta and Tecate.

Beer Advocate Rating: 2.53/5

Where to Buy: Grocery Chains

 

Beers of EpcotBohemia Clásica

Cuauhtémoc Moctezuma Brewery is a major brewery based in Monterrey, Nuevo León, Mexico, founded in 1890. The brewery, now a subsidiary of Heineken International, produces Dos Equis, Sol, Bohemia, Superior, Carta Blanca, Noche Buena, Indio, Casta and Tecate.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.37/5

Where to Buy: Grocery Chains

 


Morocco

Epcot Morocco Pavilion

For those seeking a little extra beer adventure, prepare your taste buds and sip down one of these Moroccan brews:

Beers of EpcotCasa

Brasseries du Maroc is a Moroccan brewing and malting company founded in 1919 by the BGI Group.

Beer Advocate Rating: 2.84/5

Where to Buy: Online or Growler on Tap

 

 

 

Beers of EpcotAlmaza Pilsner

Brasserie Almaza s.a.l engages in the brewing and distribution of beers. The company was formerly known as Brasserie et Malterie Almaza, prior to which the company was known as Brasserie Franco-Libano-Syrienne. The company is based in Jdeideh, Lebanon.

Beer Advocate Rating: 2.82/5

Where to Buy: BevMo

 


Norway

Epcot Norway Pavilion

Beers of EpcotCarlsberg

The Carlsberg Group is a global brewer employing around 41,000 people, primarily located in Western Europe, Eastern Europe, and Asia. Founded in 1847 by J. C. Jacobsen, the company’s headquarters is located in Copenhagen, Denmark.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.02/5

Where to Buy: Total Wine & More, The Beer Store

 

Beers of EpcotEinstök Ölgerð Icelandic White Ale

Einstök Ölgerð is located just 60 miles south of the Arctic circle in the fishing port of Akureyri, Iceland. … the water flows from rain and prehistoric glaciers down the Hlíðarfjall Mountain and through ancient lava fields, delivering the purest water on Earth, and the perfect foundation for brewing deliciously refreshing craft ales.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.84/5

Where to Buy: Online or Growler on Tap

 


The American Adventure

Epcot American Pavilion

While we recognize that most of these beers are readily available in the United States, we didn’t want to skip over these thirst-quenching goodies:

Beers of EpcotAnchor Liberty Ale

During the 1980s Anchor Steam Beer began to achieve national notice and demand increased from only a few thousand cases per year that had been produced in the old location. It was the first of the modern microbreweries.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.88/5

Where to Buy: Grocery Chains

 

Beers of EpcotBlackened Voodoo Lager

The Dixie Brewing Company is a regional brewery founded in New Orleans, Louisiana in 1907. Its beer, currently contract-brewed, was brewed at what had been the only remaining large volume brewery within the city of New Orleans, prior to the city’s 2005 levee failures.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.37/5

Where to Buy: Grocery Chains

 

Beers of EpcotBlue Point Toasted Lager

Blue Point Brewing Company is a subsidiary of Anheuser-Busch InBev located on Long Island, in Patchogue, New York.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.53/5

Where to Buy: Grocery Chains

 

 


United Kingdom

Epcot United Kingdom Pavilion

There’s nothing more amazing than getting a pint from your favorite English pub, right? Now you can take a taste of the UK home (don’t forget the fish & chips) with a few of these amazing brews:

Beers of EpcotNewcastle Brown Ale

Newcastle Brown Ale is a brown ale, originally produced in Newcastle upon Tyne, but now brewed by Heineken at the John Smith’s Brewery in Tadcaster, North Yorkshire.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.32/5

Where to Buy: BevMo, Walmart, Total Wine & More, Grocery Chains

 

 

 

Beers of EpcotBoddingtons Pub Ale

Boddingtons Brewery is a regional brewery in Manchester, England, which owned pubs throughout the North West. Boddingtons was best known for Boddingtons Bitter (Boddies).

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.19/5

Where to Buy: Target, Total Wine & more, BevMo, Grocery Chains

 

 

Beers of EpcotGuinness Draught

Guinness is an Irish dry stout that originated in the brewery of Arthur Guinness (1725–1803) at St. James’s Gate brewery in the capital city of Dublin, Ireland.

Beer Advocate Rating: 3.56/5

Where to Buy: Grocery Chains

 

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Which beer from the Epcot World Pavilion is your favorite?

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6 Comments

Becky @ Disney in your Day · January 3, 2018 at 2:09 pm

I love this post because I am a big beer fan. For anyone in the Pennsylvania area or any place with a Wegmans, I’ve found some of these there. And there’s a bar near me that recently had Fin du Monde on tap and I was excited!

Javier · January 25, 2018 at 8:02 am

Im really want purchase casablanca and almasa beer , where I should go in Florida?

    Anati Zubia · January 28, 2018 at 8:39 pm

    Hi Javier, thanks for the comment. I’m not sure what part of Florida you are in, but you might have a specialty store that would carry it. Ask for “casa beer” which is what Casablanca is usually referred to in the US. If you can’t find it in FL, The Drink Shop ships it worldwide. (Note, there might be extensive tax and shipping fees since this is not a US-based company.)
    https://www.thedrinkshop.com/item/4423/casablanca

    For the Almaza, it appears that the closest retailer that carries it is in Chicago. I’ll do a little more digging around for you and see if I can find someone who ships to FL.

    Best of luck! Let me know if you get your hands on either of them. 🙂 Anati

Wolf · February 13, 2018 at 11:45 am

Hi! I know nothing about beer so I apologize if this is a dumb question, but what do you mean by Growler on Tap? I would like to get the Einstok beer for my husband and am having such difficulty locating it. We are in the DC/Virginia/Maryland area

    Anati Zubia · February 19, 2018 at 8:27 pm

    Not a dumb question at all – I’m so glad you asked. There are some beers that you can only get on tap at a bar, however, some of these bars will sell you a jug (or Growler) that is full of the beer from the tap. Einstok has a locator for buying their beer that you can use on their website as well: https://einstokbeer.com/ale-locator

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