Apr 12, 2019

Kitless Wonders


ou could say that it all started with Mikkeller. This Danish brewery is one of the most famous names in modern craft brewing, with bars around the world and a rolling roster of new beers eagerly awaited by geeks — however, it doesn’t even have a brewery...

Founded in Copenhagen in 2006 by former teacher, Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, it was one of the first cuckoo or gypsy breweries. Contract brewing was a common practice (and still is), where a brand is farmed out to be produced at another brewery (when Young’s in London shut, its beers went to Charles Wells in Bedford, for instance),but this was a new approach to making beer.

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