Tagged: Beer

Beer in Norway—the twists of quenching

A brief history of Norway’s most widely-consumed alcoholic beverage M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway As elsewhere in the world, beer is Norway’s most widely consumed alcoholic beverage. Yet Norwegians are comparatively moderate beer drinkers....

Fizzy, delicious, addicting: snarøl

This traditional Christmas “beer” is also a refreshing brew for a summer’s day Whitney Love Stavanger, Norway I had snarøl, or “quick beer,” for the first time during my trip to Røros, Norway last...

Americans love the Norwegian beer

Norwegian beer from micro breweries tapping in second place in the great American beer vote. The large newspaper, Washington Post today announced the beer that won the podium at the newspaper’s annual øltest, “Beer...

Looking for beer in Oslo

Aftenposten journalist TROND BRUCE HANSEN traveled from Trondheimsveien, up Thorvald Meyers gate, taking a left onto Sannergata, back down Markveien – until he concluded in Søndregate, right by the river again. Südøst, just below...

Aass Brewery celebrates its 175th Anniversary

Aass Brewery, Norway’s oldest brewery, celebrates its 175th Anniversary this year. On Oct. 14, 450 guests, including King Harald V and Queen Sonja, marked the special event at a celebration in Drammen, Buskerud county. The Aass Brewery...

Carlsberg’s Ringnes AS To Sell Norwegian Brewery

STOCKHOLM (Dow Jones)–Denmark’s largest brewer Carlsberg A/S (CARL-A.KO) said Friday its Norwegian company Ringnes AS has signed a letter of intent to sell its brewery in Arendal to a group of local investors. Ringnes...