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Christmas Beer Labels From Around the World

Not reading Japanese means I can’t give the proper credit for this website that features a number of cool-looking Christmas beer labels from around the world. It’s just fun to see how other cultures portray the holidays on their beer labels. Enjoy!

Xmas Beer Labels

This one is from the Ukraine.

Xmas Beer Labels

And this gueuze is from Belgium.

Chinese Beer Tree

In 2007 in Baolong Square in Fuzhou, the capital of southeast China’s Fujian Province, they erected a 30-foot high Christmas tree made with 4,000 beer bottles.

Chinese Beer Tree

Carlsberg Tree

Most of the trees made with beer bottles use only one kind of bottle, giving it a certain symmetry. What makes this tree different is that the creator used a different bottle for each of the four layers.

Carlsberg Tree

Beer Crate Tree

The students of Delft University of Technology in the Netherlands, embark on impressive feats of engineering involving everyday objects, and a favorite material is beer cartoons or crates. They made a bridge out of them and in 2004 built a 40-foot high Christmas Tree entirely of 15,000 beer crates.

Delft Tree

Unfortunately that press release is only in Dutch, but there is a summary in English:

Just before Christmas, Civil Engineering students built a Christmas tree of beer crates on the market square in Delft. The construction was about 14 metres high and consisted of almost 15000 beer crates. That was slightly less than planned, because during the build, it became apparent that the building surface was not flat, therefore the design had to be adapted.

Delft Tree

The students in front of their festive creation, which was fifty levels high.