An engaging and sparkling book about beer.
The traditional Norwegian beer was brewed on the farms in a time where it was statutory to brew strong beer. And to the joy of all beer enthusiasts, beer is still brewed in the traditional way many places in Norway. The traditions surrounding the brewing of beer are many, and a small peak into this world is an exciting way to see how beer has affected us in old days and now.
Gårdsøl take us on a journey filled with wonder and joy over everything that is simmering and fermenting in basements and brew houses - Beer tasting like nothing you can buy in the store. Juniper branches, local herbs, malt - all of these ingredients bring distinction and character to the beer.
The writer has visited many brewers of beer, and they share from what they have learned about brewing through generations, and show how they still brew in the old ways - with methods that go against all theories on the matter. It turns out to be working perfectly well, and the results are supreme, very tasty and totally different from other beer.
The book also contains recipes and brewing methods from different areas of Norway. You will also find the recipe for Mead (mjød) - the god drink itself - for those who wish to try something special for extra special occasions.
"This Beer Book is virtually a sensation!"
National winner of Gourmand World Cookbook Awards 2016 - BEER BOOK
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