Though it was bragging rights that first enticed me to head to the Norwegian town of Tromsø to whet my whistle at the northernmost brewery in the world, my tune soon changed. Here in these arctic climes, getting the low-down on this beer-biased nation's attitudes is all a part of the social call.
Culture - Full Pints - Live Beer - Travel Norway and Its Neighbors Redefine Their Beer November 1, 2007 - Susan Zimmerman
Full Pints - Travel Features Foam in the Far North March 1, 2002 - Julie Johnson
The Nordic countries seem to fall too far north of the European "beer belt" to be known for great beer. The region's distilled spirits are more common on American retail shelves than any of its beers, except those of the Danish brewing giant Carlsberg. And a history of prohibition movements and tight government control of... View Article