Category Beer

Argentina’s beer revolution

The Argentine craft beer scene has many parallels with South Africa’s – breweries are quickly popping up across the country, providing an alternative to the traditional wine culture. Malin Norman explores “la Revolución Cervecera”. For the full article, see below. Advertisements

Una cerveza, por favor

The global craft beer revolution has not yet found its way to Mallorca. But things are changing; there are treasures beyond the mainstream thirst quenchers, one just needs to dig a little to find them. Beer Sommelier Malin Norman shows where. See the latest issue of Look Mallorca.

Portsmouth Beer Crew

Portsmouth was once amongst the most important ports in the world, its streets busy with tipsy seafarers. Today, a loyal beer crew is cruising the city in search of the best brews. For my full article in the new issue of Hop Press, see below or read online here.  

Cans as art

During the recent Beer Now Conference and SIBA BeerX trade days, I was invited to a breakfast organised by The Can Makers. It was attended by a few brewers, suppliers and beer writers, with the aim to discuss growth in canned beer, consumer perceptions and the future. To be honest, I have not reflected on […]

Sheffield Beer Week

To my surprise, unpretentious Sheffield is a quite the beer city. According to the Beer Report commissioned by the University of Sheffield, the city region has 57 active breweries. This translates to one brewery for every 23,991 people, which is 4.7 times more than London. The city is also one of the more diverse with […]

Swedish craft beer is gaining ground

The global craft beer trend is booming in Sweden, with a wide range of new micro breweries, exciting events and innovative flavours for the growing number of thirsty beer lovers – not to mention the many opportunities to learn how to make those malty and hoppy brews. Click to read more:

Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival

Having missed out on both the Great British Beer Festival and the Great American Beer Festival this year, I have the chance to go to the word’s third largest beer festival after these two. This turns out to be in my homecountry, good old Sweden; Stockholm Beer & Whisky Festival, which takes place 24-26 September […]

Food & beer: Smak & Villovägen

Food & beer pairing dinner with Smak & Mera tapas restaurant and Villovägens Kellarbryggeri. Pairing #1 Food: salad with prawn, mango, glass noodles & peanuts Beer: Falu Lager, Villovägens Kellarbryggeri, Sweden – ABV 5.9% Notes: great match with the malty, bready and slightly fruity lager with the mango and added peanut crunch of the salad […]

Long live the traditional “kingdom of beer”?

Belgian beer is a well-known concept and often claimed to be the best in the world, although only accounting for 1% of global beer production. With the label “kingdom of beer” comes a huge chunk of responsibility and whether they want it or not, Belgian brewers are role models for many other brewers across the […]

So who are these beer bloggers?

“Who are these guys really, the beer bloggers?” I thought to myself before coming to the annual beer bloggers & writers conference, this time taking place in Brussels. What better opportunity to go and see for myself when a hundred or so of this curious kind from across the world gathered in one place for […]