Kveik guru Lars Marius Garshol is a Norwegian software engineer that travels the world to learn more about beer. Garshol spent five years researching various aspects of brewing at remote farmhouses throughout Scandinavia and the Baltic countries. He is the author of LarsBlog, a blog devoted to sharing his discoveries and travels as he researches the lost art of brewing in northern Europe, Historical Brewing Techniques: The Lost Art of Farmhouse Brewing, and a book on Lithuanian beer. He lives with his wife and children in Rælingen, Norway.
Kveik, from farmhouse obscurity to craft darling
Kveik yeast has quickly become a favorite among many craft brewers over the last few years, appearing seemingly out of nowhere. During this event; Lars will explain where kveik yeast originates, what it is, and how it proves that much of what we thought we knew about yeast was wrong. Along the way you learn a few things about how to use it as well.