COPENHAGEN—We should invent a name for this kind of thing—ghost brewing or reincarnated beer, something like that. It’s when a brewery revives an old recipe and tries to brew it to the standards of a lost era—often with ancient ingredients. Recently, the Carlsberg Brewery ran through this exercise after successfully cropping yeast from a 133-year-old... View Article
Brewing Features November 1, 2016 - Jeff Alworth
The Beer Bible Blog July 7, 2016 - Jeff Alworth
In May, Carlsberg flew writers from around the world to Copenhagen to witness the unveiling of a beer made with 133-year-old yeast. One of the reasons I took Carlsberg up on the offer, aside from the fact that they were paying for everything, was because it gave me a chance to explore this “new... View Article
News January 5, 2016 - Staff
(Press Release) LAHTI, Finland—Viking Malt Oy and Carlsberg Group have, on the 4th of Jan 2016, signed an agreement where Carlsberg sells its subsidiary Danish Malting Group A/S (DMG) to Viking Malt. Parties have also agreed about a long term supply of raw materials for Carlsberg breweries. The transaction is expected to be finalized following the approval of relevant competition authorities. This... View Article
Full Pints - Pull Up A Stool Nørrebro Bryghus, Denmark May 1, 2009 - Julie Johnson
How did you get into your brewing career? It started when I was only 16 or 17, in our equivalent of high school. I was very interested in chemistry, and I’d already decided that I wanted to do something professionally that had to do with chemistry.
Full Pints - Learn Beer - Styles - Styles Features November 1, 2008 - Roger Protz
Poland has a cruel nickname: “The country on wheels.” For most of the 19th and 20th centuries, it was ruled by Austro-Hungary, Russia and Germany, and then became a satrapy of the Soviet Union for 50 grim years. Its modern borders bear little relation to the ones it enjoyed a century and a half ago.... View Article
Collectibles - Full Pints July 1, 2006 - Dave Gausepohl
The 2006 World Cup begins on June 9th, 2006 and runs for one month, through July 9th. Unfortunately, many Americans will find themselves feeling completely left out of this truly worldwide event. Soccer is one of the fastest growing sports in the United States, but it does not exert the same drawing power here as... View Article
Book Reviews - Full Pints May 1, 2005 - Martin Wooster
Pete Brown is the first Gen X British writer to be published in the United States. His first book is a history of beer in Britain as well as a provocative analysis of the reasons why makers of good British beer are seeing their market share decline.
Full Pints - Live Beer - Travel - Travel Features September 1, 2003 - Julie Johnson Bradford
Life awakens before dawn in Bangkok, along the Chao Phraya River—the River of Kings—that bisects the city. Bridges hum with automobile traffic that will turn into a modern jam once morning comes. The passenger ferries are quiet, waiting for first light to bring commuters from the older quarter of Thonburi on the west side to... View Article
Full Pints - Learn Beer - Styles - Styles Features January 1, 2003 - Gregg Glaser
Denmark may be a land of lager, but paradoxically it’s also the land from which the word “ale” made its way into the English language. The route was explained by Niels Buchwald, the head brewer for Ceres, a brewery located in Denmark’s second largest city, Århus.