Archive for May 14th, 2008

The Danish Herslev Bryghus has brewed a carrot beer, containing carrot juice, malted oat and heather honey. This is a part of the drive for a spectre of Nordic beers as an answer to German or Belgian beers. They are also experimenting with asparagus.

I applaud the innovative spirit, but I have a strong feeling this is more a novelty than the future of beer. And I have had enough Belgian fruit and veg beers to be a bit vary, although the Danes seem to be using this more as an ingredient in the brew than as a simple flavouring.

The story, and the photo, comes from the Danish Beer Academy. Lots of interesting stuff if you read Danish, if not you can look at the photos and try to figure it out!

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