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Tag Archives: Gulpener

Beer must be consumed, but also manufactured responsibly

When one considers beer brands, they most likely think about the importance of responsible consumption rather than responsible production. Of course, responsible consumption of beer is paramount. However, beer brands have a number of unique issues compared to other sectors, including efficiency per liter produced (water, energy, and greenhouse gas emissions) and the opportunity to […]

Grolsch again tops list of most sustainable beers

On Sustainable Tuesday (Duurzame Dinsdag), the brand comparison organisation Rank a Brand has published the annual sustainable beer study, in which beer brand Grolsch comes out as the winner. The award will allow the brewery from the eastern Netherlands to hold on to its title as the ‘greenest’ beer on the Dutch market, which it […]

Top Dutch beer brands 2012

The 15 most popular* beer brands in the Netherlands are: Amstel, Heineken, Brand, Bavaria, Grolsch, Alpha, Duke John, Palm, Gulpener, Jupiler, Corona, Dommelsch, Warsteiner, Duvel and Leo. Their CSR reports for 2011 are just like last year, crisp and clear. We have been working hard on reassessing these beer brands against our sustainability criteria: On […]

Our Guide to Drinking Responsibly

Back in spring, the sun made a fitful effort to warm our frost-bitten hides and the RankABrand team was struck with a sudden thirst – for a nice cold beer. But just as the barman was skimming off the foam (it’s a Dutch thing), we realised we had no idea how sustainable this beer was! […]