Category: Brewing

Christmas-beer blindtest

  On November 1st Vinmonopolet released this year’s selection of 201 different types of Christmas beer. With so much choice it can be difficult to decide on what to buy. We did the hard job for you and blind-tested eleven…

Brewing Ægir Rallar amber ale

Autumn is here, meaning it’s time to crawl down into the basement to make stuff that will make us forget the rain. In short, the beer from summer was good. The wine we tested was still good. And we made…

Brewing for Rike’s defence party

Gale congratulates Rike on submitting her thesis! To ensure that the defence party turns out to be at least as memorable as the defence itself, we are brewing a special defence-brew for exclusive consumption at the party. The recipe involves…

What’s cookin’?

Batch #2 of 2017. Gale is not sleeping, and on Tuesday we brewed another batch. This was a SMASH IPA, short for single malt and single hop india pale ale. That means a simple recipe, which will allow us to learn…

First batch of 2017

The friends of the barley and hops have started up again for the year! The success of the New Year’s party is still fresh in memory, but this is no time to rest. We’ve heard the inhabitants of the Institute…

Election brew “The Donald -ignorant IPA”

The brewers have been busy in the basement lately. This Wednesday we got started with the second batch of geophysical beer for the 100th Year anniversary for GFI. In light of last week events overseas we chose to brew 7Fjell…

Voss Natabjødn

Smalahåvesupen is just over, and although that was a success, and our two batches were gone by midnight, the brewery cannot hvile på sine laurbær. We need to stay focused, think forward. Just over the New Year there’s another big…

2016 Batch #2: Wit & rotating sushi

With only three weeks left until the sup, we had to move quick, and brew quick. Apparently, a Wit doesn’t need too much time to mature, so that was our best idea. The recipe was equal amounts of pilsner and…

2016 Batch #1: Voss Oregonian

This year’s Smalahåvesup is approaching, and it was time to think about getting the beer ready! An American pale ale was a big hit at last year’s party, and we aim to repeat the success. This time we attempt a…