Author: mikko montonen
Culture - Live Beer - Sidebars - Travel November 1, 2007 - Mikko Montonen Five years ago, Denmark was all international-style pale lagers with green labels in similar bottles. Little wonder: Copenhagen’s Carlsberg brewery is a landmark in brewing technology and history. Here, Jacob Christian Jacobson established Danish lager brewing in 1845, built upon yeast he (may have) smuggled from the brewing mecca of Munich. The lager tradition is... View Article
Culture - Live Beer - Sidebars - Travel November 1, 2007 - Mikko Montonen Scandinavian Brewers Make Their Mark On the way from the airport, Carsten S. Due, the Honorary Consul of Finland, stops to pick up a couple of bottles of Nøgne ø beer he’d left to cool in the river, so we can have a sip of their saison. The sun is shining. Life could be worse.