What is Kveik? It’s a traditional yeast from Norway that has super powers! It can ferment at much higher temperatures than normal yeast, yet doesn’t exhibit any of the typical nasty flavors that are typically generated from this risky procedure. Although originally used for farmhouse-style beers, Kveik is now being used to ferment beers as diverse as Weisse and Porters. Tonight we feature four of those varieties to try out a bit of what Kveik has to offer.
A big thanks goes out to everyone who attended the eleven monthly events we call Beerstitution. Here’s the recap of our Byear One anniversary event held on September 9, 2015, our twelfth edition!Read More
On the eve of December 3rd in the year 2014, ten fellow Beerstitioneers braced the rainy and slushy wrath of Mother Nature to find warm shelter in a humble abode in St-Henri, Montreal.
Equipped with only their taste buds, the gentlemen of Beerstitution were eager to learn more about the legendary beer-brewing nation located in the heart of Europe. They yearned to experience first-hand what centuries of beer-making know-how tastes like. Read More