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Archive for November 2nd, 2021

Back to the beer blog

Even grumpy old dogs can learn new tricks. With my latest book, I feel I have achieved some ambitions. I’ll try to explain over a few blog posts.

The physical result is out now – in bookshops across Norway. Between the Burgundy books and the gin books.

I’ll try to explain the title Trønderøl. Trøndelag is the central region in Norway, recently merged into one county. It has around 450 000 inhabitants, called trøndere.

So simply, this is a book about the region and its beer. It covers the current beer scene, including an in-depth part on present day breweries. With two summers in a row with travel restrictions, I have been able to visit almost every brewery in the region, some of them several times. I could have left it at that, but I wanted to dig deeper. I knew there was a rich history, that was hardly documented. And there were lost breweries – what information could I dig up?

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