Nordic Beer Tasting at the 36th Annual Scandinavian Day Festival

Join me on Sunday, September 13 at Vasa Park in South Elgin for a Nordic beer tasting during the 36th Annual Scandinavian Day Festival! We’ll talk a little bit about the history of Nordic beer (starting with the Vikings, natch)

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Nordic Beer Tasting at the 36th Annual Scandinavian Day Festival

Join me on Sunday, September 13 at Vasa Park in South Elgin for a Nordic beer tasting during the 36th Annual Scandinavian Day Festival! We’ll talk a little bit about the history of Nordic beer (starting with the Vikings, natch)

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Skål!

In October 2014, I did a fun fundraiser for the Swedish American Museum to raise money for its Water Tower Fund. I presented some Swedish beer history, and then we sampled Swedish and other Nordic beers.  You can download the

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Skål!

In October 2014, I did a fun fundraiser for the Swedish American Museum to raise money for its Water Tower Fund. I presented some Swedish beer history, and then we sampled Swedish and other Nordic beers.  You can download the

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KVASS

Like the advent of beer, kvass came about as part of necessity—it was a way for Russian peasants to “cleanse” the stagnant water of bacteria. I talk about my kvass making with The Boozy Beggar. My friends Russ and Leah

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KVASS

Like the advent of beer, kvass came about as part of necessity—it was a way for Russian peasants to “cleanse” the stagnant water of bacteria. I talk about my kvass making with The Boozy Beggar. My friends Russ and Leah

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WUNDERKAMMER PORTFOLIO 2013

Danish Easter beer (spring) Wunderkammer Ole Worm PåskeBryg (A birch sap helles bock named after the Danish scientist credited with Wunderkammer) Japanese Bitter Melon Beer (spring/summer) Wunderkammer Loochoo Goya Japanese Rice Lager (Bitter melon “hops”; black pepper; citrus) Pu-erh Saison

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WUNDERKAMMER PORTFOLIO 2013

Danish Easter beer (spring) Wunderkammer Ole Worm PåskeBryg (A birch sap helles bock named after the Danish scientist credited with Wunderkammer) Japanese Bitter Melon Beer (spring/summer) Wunderkammer Loochoo Goya Japanese Rice Lager (Bitter melon “hops”; black pepper; citrus) Pu-erh Saison

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