Brewing & Blending with Mikkeller Baghaven
Ehren Schmidt, from Mikkeller Baghaven in Copenhagen, brews and blends some of the most popular and innovative sour beers and funky saisons in the world today.
Ehren was previously the Head Brewer, Blender, and Yeast Scientist at Toolbox Brewing Company in San Diego, California. He studied Geological Sciences at The University of Missouri-Columbia, and his passion for beer and background in science led him into the brewing industry where he has become an authority on wild yeast and bacteria isolation, characterization, and implementation. Toolbox has won a variety of awards for Ehren’s creations, including a bronze in the Wood and Barrel Aged Sour Beer category at the 2016 World Beer Cup and Gold at the 2016 San Diego International Beer Competition.
Ehren’s passion is combining aspects of art and science to create new and interesting beers that are constantly raising the bar and sparking discussion.