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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

Ashley Reece is drinking Kvasir

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G M is drinking Kvasir at The Hay MerchantHoney-like...

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Matt Whipple is drinking Kvasir

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Melissa f is drinking KvasirFruity without being too sweet.

1 day 23 hours
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Andrew is drinking Kvasir

2 days 12 hours

Scott Parker is drinking Kvasir at City Tavern Downtown LAIt goes down more like a wine but with light sour notes. Unique and well made for sure, but not my style.

2 days 15 hours

Jux is drinking Kvasir at City Tavern Downtown LASour as hell. Blech.

2 days 16 hours
The New York Kleps w/ Jane Lee Hooker
Back in 1994, when Sam Calagione was working on a business plan for a nontraditional brewery, one of the homebrew recipes he tested was a breakfast-themed stout.
 

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