Willemoes is among the best known and most sold special brews in Denmark. They are made as a tribute to the Danish naval hero, Peter Willemoes who fought bravely during the Battle of Copenhagen in 1801, which took place at latitude 55 North. There are 2 series: Willemoes(50 CL) and Willemoes - 55NORD(75 CL). The designs are based on the maritime signal flags used to communicate with during the Battle of Copenhagen. A golden emblem with Peter Willemoes adorns the top of all the special brew variants. The 55 North series also uses historical maps from the famous Battle of Copenhagen in 1801.
CRO - Claus Rysser Ogihara is an art director and graphic designer from Denmark with 15 years of experience and a Master's degree from the Danish Design School. He specializes in corporate visual identity and packaging design. He has worked with global and prominent brands within Luxury, Fashion, Sport, Healthcare, Banking, Energy, Technology and Food sectors. He has won and been nominated for several international design awards. His work is featured in prestigious design books, magazines and websites. He is the founder and creative director of CRO - Design studio in Copenhagen, since 2010.