Malin Norman

BEER WRITER | CERTIFIED BEER SOMMELIER | BEER JUDGE

BREWERY PROFILE: BAKUNIN BREWERY, RUSSIA

From St. Petersburg in Russia, Bakunin Brewery is on a mission to break down stereotypes. The talented and innovative brewery aims to change the way people think about beer and to expand the horizons of modern … Continue reading

March 11, 2020

Seasonal beer: get into the mood for spring

After the dark, heavy, sweet and malty winter warmers, we are ready for something a little bit lighter, something more easy drinking and perhaps with a promise of the forthcoming … Continue reading

March 9, 2020

BREWERY PROFILE: VILLOVÄGENS BRYGGERI, SWEDEN

Next in our series of brewery profiles is Villovägens, a microbrewery in Sweden. With a strong line-up of classic beer styles and a fabulous taproom in the city centre, this … Continue reading

January 28, 2020

BREWERY PROFILE: STEPPEO BREWERY, CHINA

In a series of brewery profiles, we will explore some of the innovative breweries around the world. First out is Steppeo, an award-winning brewery in China best known for its … Continue reading

January 13, 2020

Going low, flying high

Whether it’s for health reasons, a financial decision or just a way to avoid the dreaded hangover, more and more people are seeking low-alcohol alternatives to their preferred beverage. Malin … Continue reading

December 9, 2019

The season for winter warmers

It’s that time of year again; the festive sea- son is fast approaching. The days are get- ting shorter, it’s colder outside, and all we want to do is to … Continue reading

November 5, 2019

The rise of full-flavoured beer, without the hangover

With an increasingly active and health-conscious lifestyle being enjoyed by consumers, the market for alcohol-free and low-alcohol beer is growing, in Scandinavia and other parts of Europe. And the brewers … Continue reading

June 16, 2019

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