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Kvasir

 
ABV: 
10
IBU: 
13
Availability: 
Limited
Original Release Date: 
10/2013
On Tap At Tasting Room: 
At the Milton Tasting Room
On Tap: 
At the Rehoboth Brewpub

With the help of biomolecular archaeologist Dr. Patrick McGovern, we've re‐created another Ancient Ale, this time from the Nordic climes of Scandinavia.

The recipe for Kvasir was developed with the help of chemical, botanical and pollen evidence taken from a 3,500‐year‐old Danish drinking vessel. The vessel, made of birch bark, was found in the tomb of a leather‐clad woman Dr. Pat says was probably an upper-class dancer or priestess. The analysis pointed to the ingredients used in this unique brew: wheat, lingonberries, cranberries, myrica gale, yarrow, honey and birch syrup.

The base of Kvasir is a toasty red winter wheat, and the bog-grown berries deliver a pungent tartness. While a handful of hops is used, the earthy, bitter counterpunch to the sweet honey and birch syrup comes from the herbs.

We currently send Kvasir to our wholesale partners in the following states:
 AZ, CA, CO, DE, FL, GA, IL, KY, ME, MA, MD, MI, NV, NJ, NC, NY, OH, OR, PA, SC, VT, VA, WA, DC

To find where our wholesalers have delivered this beer in the past 60 days, check out the Fish Finder (you can search by beer and by zip). As a reminder, it is always best to call and confirm a retailer still has the beer before making any treks!

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Food Pairing Recommendations: 
Sweet-­‐and-­‐sour pork, beef tacos with pickled vegetables, smoked salmon, root vegetables, fresh gingerbread
Glassware Recommendation: 
Snifter
Wine Comparable: 
Pressac

Beer Activity

Todd G. is drinking Kvasir at The Butter Run SaloonMy refined pallete is picking up notes of bog-grown berries and honey in this winter wheat.

12 hours 9 min
12 hours 19 min
21 hours 54 min

Brad K. is drinking Kvasir at Six String FeverNose is berries with some earthiness. Taste cranberries and honey with some spice/herbs. Always interesting to try the ancient ales. 3.75

1 day 7 hours

steve mucklow is drinking Kvasir

1 day 17 hours

Dan G. is drinking Kvasir

1 day 19 hours

Nate Campbell is drinking Kvasir

1 day 19 hours

Michael O'Connor is drinking KvasirAncient Scandinavian beer? Yeah that's what I like.

1 day 23 hours
1 day 23 hours

Justin M. is drinking Kvasir at BevMo!Very sweet. Candied cranberry with an acidic cranberry finish. Juicy

2 days 25 min
Come out to Craft Beer Cellar in Westford on November 26th Thanksgiving Eve from 3 to 5 PM for a special Off-Centered beer tasting presented by Dogfish Head.   Lineup Includes:
Come learn a ton about food and a ton about beer! Dogfish Head and Lebanon COOP are pairing up to blow your mind with delicious food & beer pairings!
 

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