• Draai Laag Brewing Company: Haviken

    3 years ago - By 10,000 Birds

    There's not always any rhyme or reason to the appearances birds make on beer labels, which makes finding the unexpected ones almost as exciting - for me, at least - as any birding tick. This week's beer - and its improbable avian mascot - is Haviken, a Belgian-inspired dark ale from Draai Laag Brewing Company of Pittsburgh. As far as I can tell from toggling back and forth between the English and Dutch language versions of Wikipedia's article on Accipiter gentilis , “havik” is the Dutch name for the Northern Goshawk , making “haviken” the plural, I believe. The brewery calls Haviken a...
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