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Paper Napkin Guy Saves BeerSweden!

| oktober 8, 2014

There were a lot of things that stand out in my memories of this year’s Stockholm Beer and Whisky Festival. The fact this was the first year my fledgling brewery Beer Studio was there was one of them, squeezed in between the insanely talented Danko and Mattias Hammenlind from CAP pouring up keg after keg […]

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The Identity of a Brewer

| september 5, 2014

There is no question about it, homebrewing is undergoing a stage of rapid growth in Sweden. There are greenhorns on every street corner, intermediate brewers flocking to brew each and every different beer style, and experienced brewers dabbling with the professional scene. No matter which level of brewer you are, it can be refreshing to […]

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Beerbliotek i debatten om gårdsförsäljning

| juli 7, 2014

Beerbliotek gick idag ut med en pressrelease med krav på gårdsförsäljning efter senaste dagarnas debatt om Systembolagets nya regler för det lokala sortimentet och beställningssortiment. Frågan fortsätter att engagera öl-Sverige, läs Beerblioteks inlägg nedan. Pressrelease från Beerbliotek (7/7) It is time for the Swedish government to allow cellar door sales (gårdsförsäljning) in the same way […]

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Swedish micros sucker-punched by Systembolaget.

| juli 5, 2014

It started off quite well. A phone call from a nice chap at the Systembolaget wanting to chat and exchange thoughts on some ideas they’d had about how small-scale, locally produced beers are sold in the monopoly stores. I can’t remember the conversation exactly, but it went along the lines of “there’s been such a […]

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BeerSweden Forum Awards 2014 – and the winners are….

| februari 4, 2014

The votes have been counted and the members of Sweden’s most active beer forum have spoken. Today we can officially announce the results of the BeerSweden Forum Awards 2014 – the country’s biggest online awards event organised by beer drinkers for beer drinkers! A record number of BSF members voted for their favourite beers, breweries […]

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2014 – Brewery, Berggren and a Book

| januari 3, 2014

In my last post I looked back at my personal highlights of 2013. Today it’s time to look forwards at what’s coming down the track here at BeerSweden in the year ahead. I won’t lie to you – with the need to put in some ‘non-conforming’ working weeks at the brewery in early 2014 I […]

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2013 – A year of beer, breweries and blood pressure

| december 31, 2013

It’s that time of year again, when people take a few moments to look back over their shoulders at the year that is coming to its end and reflect on the events that unfolded in the past 12 months. For me 2013 has, in many ways, been the most eventful and exhilarating yet painful and […]

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The Brit and the Brewer – Teaser Trailer 2

| december 20, 2013

It’s been a long time coming but we’re finally putting the finishing touches to our TV pilot show about craft beer featuring Pang Pang Fredrik and, well, me. Called ‘The Brit and the Brewer’ (working title) it’s designed to be a fun (we never stopped laughing filming it) and informative (sometimes) look at some of […]

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Goodbye BeerSwedenJoel…….

| november 26, 2013

On the 8th of October last year Joel Linderoth wrote an article in which he said ‘Hello’ to all of us as the newly appointed Editor of BeerSweden. This week it’s time for him to say goodbye. Just over a year later Joel’s journey with beer continues onwards to none other than Sweden’s national newspaper […]

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Three centuries in the making – Shepherd Neame and Sigtuna Brew Day

| september 30, 2013

Since Shepherd Neame first started brewing beer at their Court Street site in the sleepy English village of Faversham France has had a revolution (and America too), the electric light bulb was invented, along with cornflakes, cars and the atomic bomb, and we have become hopelessly addicted to the internet, mobile phones, Wiki and Google. […]

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