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BeerSweden Forum Awards 2014 – and the winners are….

| februari 4, 2014 | 0 Comments
BeerSweden Forum Awards 2014 – and the winners are….

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 | 1 Comment
2014 – Brewery, Berggren and a Book

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 | 2 Comments
2013 –  A year of beer, breweries and blood pressure

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 | 0 Comments
The Brit and the Brewer – Teaser Trailer 2

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 | 3 Comments
Goodbye BeerSwedenJoel…….

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 | 3 Comments
Three centuries in the making – Shepherd Neame and Sigtuna Brew Day

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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Starting a craft brewery. When dreams become reality. Part 2

| september 23, 2013 | 1 Comment
Starting a craft brewery. When dreams become reality. Part 2

Let’s get one thing straight from the start. If you think you’ll get by starting a craft brewery on passion alone you won’t. Passion is vital, but it’s not enough. Passion will be the thing you’ll need to cling to when you feel like you’re drowning in legislation and delays. It will be your airbag [...]

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Starting a craft brewery. When dreams become reality. Part 1

| september 19, 2013 | 2 Comments
Starting a craft brewery. When dreams become reality. Part 1

As some of you may know in 2012 I went ‘all-in’ and started a craft brewery in my home city of Umeå. My journey over the past two years has been a roller-coaster of dizzy highs and stomach-churning lows. I promised myself I would give you a brutally honest account of what it means to [...]

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Is my Trashy less flashy?

| september 14, 2013 | 8 Comments
Is my Trashy less flashy?

When Trashy Blonde first came into my life and into my fridge she tore up the place. Sure, there were other beers that were prettier than her, but Trashy never cared much about her looks. She was far dirtier, sexier and infinitely more exciting than many of the other beers around – despite her skinny [...]

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Cap Brewery wins first medal at International Beer Challenge 2013!

| augusti 30, 2013 | 0 Comments
Cap Brewery wins first medal at International Beer Challenge 2013!

News has just reached BeerSweden that the newly-started CAP Brewery has just picked up 3 medals in this year’s International Beer Challenge, including a Bronze in the Ales category for its Endless Vacation Pale Ale. During his time as head brewer at Sigtuna Brygghus Mattias Hammenlind collected his fair share of awards but this is [...]

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