The man behind Mikkeller brewery offers his guide to the best beers. Discover how he got started in the business, and learn about the ever-growing Nordic beer revolution, with its fascinating origins. Then find out everything you have ever wanted to know about this highly versatile drink with an in-depth look at various beer types and the intrinsic differences between them. Drawing on his years of experimenting with tastes, textures and techniques in the art of beer brewing, Mikkel offers you his own extraordinary insights into the processes behind your favourite beers. Starting with the basics, discover how to make beer at home with easy-to-follow recipes that cover many of the sought-after brews that Mikkeller and his friends have become known for. In addition to this, learn about how to taste beer and understand its flavours. With a chapter dedicated to food, Mikkel offers an alternative to wine with meals and teaches us which beers work best with what foods, as well as providing us with a few tasty recipes of his own.
MIKKEL BORG BJERGSØ is the founder of one of Denmark’s pioneer microbreweries, Mikkeller. After working as a Mathematics and Physics teacher, Mikkel decided to use his skills to experiment at home, making a variety of different beers. From there stemmed a world-respected company exporting their beers to 40 different countries, making house beers for some of the most prominent restaurants in Denmark and collaborating with innovative microbreweries around the world, including Three Floyds and Anchorage. After mastering the brewery side of the business, Mikkel has expanded, setting up his own bars and shops which can now be found in large cities across the globe, from Bangkok to his home city of Copenhagen.