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Editors' Pick: Historical Brewing Techniques

Here is our review of the new book by Lars Marius Garshol, whose research on traditional kveik, raw beer, and other traditional techniques has shifted the paradigm on farmhouse brewing.

Joe Stange May 27, 2020 - 2 min read

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Historical Brewing Techniques: The Lost Art of Farmhouse Brewing
By Lars Marius Garshol
Brewers Publications

Not-so-bold prediction: This book will be a game-changer.

Kveik is no secret anymore, thanks largely to the man who wrote this book, to be released in April. Already, brewers around the world are playing with those heirloom yeast varieties from Norway that don’t seem to behave like other yeasts. If our experiments with this strange creature have been mixed, maybe it’s because we have all been trying to rear it without the instructions.

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