Malin Norman

BEER WRITER | CERTIFIED BEER SOMMELIER | BEER JUDGE

Category Archives: Beer

Catalonian Craft

Spain is the world’s second largest tourist destination, with people flocking for the beaches, the sun, the rich culture and the fine food. In the north-eastern region of Catalonia however, … Continue reading

June 14, 2019

From prohibition to thriving beer scene

Beer was banned in Iceland until 1989. Since then, a growing microbrewing trend is making itself heard. These days, the island has around 20 breweries, dedicated beer tours and even … Continue reading

February 11, 2018

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 … Continue reading

September 7, 2017

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 … Continue reading

June 27, 2017

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 … Continue reading

May 3, 2017

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 … Continue reading

March 25, 2017

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 … Continue reading

March 19, 2017

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 … Continue reading

February 11, 2017

Sweden: 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 … Continue reading

September 21, 2015

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, … Continue reading

September 17, 2015