Archive for december, 2012

My New Year’s Resolutions for 2013

| december 30, 2012 | 0 Comments
My New Year’s Resolutions for 2013

Around this time every year I tend to make a list of promises I never keep. In fairness they’re not really promises but resolutions, which are more like wannabe promises with a get-out clause. Resolutions are a good way of signalling your intention to do something even though the chances are pretty high you won’t [...]

Continue Reading

Beer trending – what can we expect in 2013?

| december 30, 2012 | 5 Comments
Beer trending – what can we expect in 2013?

In the last couple of posts we’ve taken a look back at the best bits of 2012. Now it’s time to turn around, look forward and predict five beery trends we think will be coming your way in 2013. Prediction 1 – More breweries, more beers, more everything! 2012 was a spectacular year of growth [...]

Continue Reading

Allitterationen anfaller – så skapas Nynäshamns namn och etiketter

| december 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
Allitterationen anfaller – så skapas Nynäshamns namn och etiketter

Varje bryggeri skapar sin egen design. Eller försöker i varje fall. Kunden ska känna igen bryggeriets etiketter, inte behöva tveka över om det är ”rätt” bryggeri och hitta ”sitt” bryggeri på hyllan. Man kan göra det med etiketten, med flaskan eller burken eller med kapsylen – huvudsaken är att det syns.  Men hur gör man? [...]

Continue Reading

My Top 5 Beery Highlights of 2012 – Part 2

| december 28, 2012 | 0 Comments
My Top 5 Beery Highlights of 2012 – Part 2

The first part of this look back at 2012 can be found here. 3) Buying a brewery Some people called it madness, others a mid-life crisis, but when Sigtuna Brygghus posted on their Facebook time-line that they were selling their old brewery set-up I was on the next plane to Stockholm and within 24 hours [...]

Continue Reading

My top 5 Beery Highlights of 2012 – Part 1

| december 27, 2012 | 1 Comment
My top 5 Beery Highlights of 2012 – Part 1

I love these lazy days between Christmas and the New Year, don’t you? These are the calendar’s ‘forgotten days’ when time slows down, days smudge into each other and the normal rules of life are momentarily suspended. It is only during these ‘in-between’ days that it’s perfectly OK to spend an entire afternoon sitting on [...]

Continue Reading

Advent Beer Calendar – December 24th

| december 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
Advent Beer Calendar – December 24th

You can find Hibernation Ale at the Systembolaget here.

Continue Reading

God Jul & Merry Christmas!

| december 24, 2012 | 0 Comments
God Jul & Merry Christmas!

At last it’s Christmas! Time to surround yourselves with people you care about, eat well and often, laugh loudly and drink responsibly. Joel and I are taking a few days off to be with our families but we’ll be back before you know it with more beery goings-o!. Until then have a safe, relaxing and [...]

Continue Reading

Advent Beer Calendar 2012 – December 23rd

| december 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Advent Beer Calendar 2012 – December 23rd

Continue Reading

Vinnarna i julölsfototävlingen

| december 23, 2012 | 0 Comments
Vinnarna i julölsfototävlingen

Oj, det här vill man inte utsätta sig för – att rangordna vinnare i en fototävling! Hur ska man bedöma? Hur ska man värdera? Hur ska man välja den som vinner. Men till slut stod det klart – här är vinnarna i 2012 års julölsfototävling. Tack till er alla som har skickat in foton – [...]

Continue Reading

Advent Beer Calendar 2012 – December 22nd

| december 22, 2012 | 0 Comments
Advent Beer Calendar 2012 – December 22nd

Continue Reading