Scandinavia and the World

The Circle of Beer

The Circle of Beer

Okay, not so much a "circle" as a "food chain". Norwegians and Swedes think their beer is too expensive and cross the water to buy it in Denmark (or Finland, but we don't talk about that). Danes just think beer is too expensive in Scandinavia as a whole and cross the border to buy it in Germany. And Germans buy their beer in...nah, I could go on forever. :XD:

Yup, they're singing drinking songs. The first is a Swedish drinking song that is sung all over Scandinavia. The second is of course German.

4th August 2011

Tagged in Sweden Denmark Germany Norway

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14 days ago #9369262        

for anyone wondering what their actually saying, the only part of the Swedish that translated was that sjung is sing. the german is A toast , a toast of coziness !!!


28 M
29 days ago #9364152        

Only Belgium has real beer. We wash our dishes with the weak and/or horrible stuff other countries produce. :p

2 months ago #9353454        

@bringina: If memory serves, your government subsidizes beer, believing that anyone should be able to afford it. I can't say I disagree.
You DO brew some fine beer, indeed. That Saaz is pretty unique, although extremely expensive unless mixed with more bitter hops.

2 months ago #9352570        

Germans buy their Beer from Frankonia, because we have the highest density of Breweries... :)


2 months ago #9349966        

You know, in Czech rebublic, beer is cheaper than water at some places :D and its pretty good, too. no wonder we have biggest consumption of beer per human in the world :D

4 months ago #9333138        

"(or Finland, but we don't talk about that.)" Am I the only one that *literally* laughed out loud at this?


34 M
4 months ago #9332549        

As someone from the US, im fortunate to live in a state that drinking is cheap

4 months ago #9328403        

But we swedes go to germany and buy beer :O


20 M

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4 months ago #9328275        

THis is so true, altough many swedes completely skip Denmark and go and buy all their beer in germany directly, it is known as "Tysköl" meaning german beer and is smuggled over the border in massive amounts every day.

50 % of all the beer I have ever been drinking was bought in Germany.
You could easily get alcohol for 1/3 of the price and sometimes lower in Germany.


21 M
4 months ago #9328185        

It's easier to buy beer in New Jersey than in Pennsylvania due to PA being a duche about beer and having both a 50% tax on all beer as well as only specific places allowed to sell it.

F*ck you PA! Except Philli. I love Philli.

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