Mikkeller Brewing Company, San Diego

In case you haven’t heard, we’re expanding our operation with the purchase of Ale Smith’ old brewery in San Diego, California. We’re still gypsies (we’ll always be), but with this expansion, a world of opportunities will present itself. You can read more about it here:


Mikkeller & Friends Reykjavik, Iceland

We’re very exited to announce the opening of Mikkeller & Friends in Reykjavik, Iceland. As long time fans of the food, the culture, the stunning nature etc., we can’t wait to be a part of the vibrant beer community, as well as be able to host, not only the great Icelandic people, but anyone lucky […]


Frederiksdal Cherry Wine Field Trip

Frederiksdal, home of the best Cherry Wine in the world, invited us down to their estate for a tasting on what will result in one or more highly exclusive Frederiksdal/Mikkeller collaborations. It’s still too early to reveal any details, but rest assure that you’re in for a sweet treat. Thanks to Harald Krabbe and Morten […]

Strand Freak


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Earl til Bloggen

Earl of Denmark

    Tomorrow – Friday, April 11, Jimmy and Anselm from the Earl of Essex, London will visit Mikkeller Bar Viktoriagade. The two gents are bringing an IPA that Mikkeller and Earl of Essex brewed in London at Earl of Essex. An American inspired IPA clocking in at 7,0 %. This beer will give you […]


Mikkeller & The Earl of Essex

Yesterday Mikkeller brewed a beer along with the Earl of Essex at Danbury Street, London. We had planned to brew an American IPA with a very simple malt base, an American ale yeast and a crazy amount of American hops. 7% alcohol, and an IBU far above what is normally brewed in the London area. […]

Mikkeller & Partizan Brewing

Yesterday I brewed a big strong Quad with Partizan Brewing. Andy did all the work, but before the beer was finished, I poured a bottle Monks Brew in the boiler. It is an old tradition here in Mikkeller, and although ther has been a standstill since Mikkel first time threw a bottle of Black in […]


Mikkeller Bar San Fransisco is Opening!

It is now official! The Mikkeller Bar in San Francisco is opening up the doors for all of you beer geeks and Mikkeller freaks the 9th august! 42 taps will be pouring some of the absolute most delicious, potent and exclusive craft beers from breweries all over the world, and we want you to come […]

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Mikkeller in Russia part III

Today I had another wonderful brew day with Yuri, Mikkeller’s man in Russia. We brewed an American Pale Ale at Knightberg. It was really a pleasure to at Knightberg, the super competent brewmaster Elena Tiukina was not just very sweet and accommodating, she (Oh yes, I mean she) is also a really good brews that did […]


Mikkeller in Russia part II

Today, we brewed a no bull shit IPA. simple malt base, clear and crisp yeast, and an awful lot of American hops. Malt is from Germany, water and yeast is from St. Petersburg, but the hops come from the U.S. To make sure that we got fresh hops, I had to bring it myself. So […]


Mikkeller in Russia

I am in Russia right now – and I’m here to brew some beers. Today we brewed two beers in two different breweries at the same time. We got up early and drove to the Metropole brewery here in Saint Petersburg. Here we brewed a Trippel with orange peel, coriander and rose leaves. As soon […]


Mikkeller Spirits is travelling

In November 2012 Mikkeller launched Mikkeller Spirits with its first brands of our 17,5% Imperial Stout “Black”, the first hop vodka, gin and white dog. Now Mikkeller Spirits has made its first travel out in the world to meet other equally minded distillers. The intention is to get inspired, get better, get wiser and get […]


Pink Session – a ticket for all three sessions at CBC

The guests want it, CBC want it; a ticket for all three sessions at CBC 2013. Apparently it’s a very difficult task for our ticket vendor; we want it done anyway. So here it is; “Pink Session” – a ticket for all three sessions at CBC 2013. We have 300 of those up for sale […]

Invade Sweden

Invading Sweden

Next week Mikkeller and To Øl will do what should have been done years ago. We will take back what is rightfully ours. We will make an complete invasion and take back Sweden. We will put our beers on 80 taps at 4 different bars (Bishops Arms Gustav – Malmö, Ölrepubliken – Göteborg, De Klomp […]


Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2013 – The Fact Sheet

  The following is the Copenhagen Beer Celebration in short – read further down to have the subjects elaborated and check for further info: Date: 3rd – 4th May at “Spartas Løbehal – Gunnar Nu Hansens Plads 11, DK2100 Copenhagen Ø”. 3 sessions – one session Friday and two sessions Saturday. 30 of the […]


Back from De Molen

Today is the first day at the office after the festival at De Molen. So I’m a little tired, but certainly happy. To spend an entire weekend with happy beer geeks, brewers and colleagues is always a fantastic experience. This year we had chosen to bring a lot of sour beer to the festival. Sour […]



When I’m behind the wheel in the Mikkeller van, I can easily get a little lonely. I’m pretty sure that many truckers know what I’m talking about here. But instead of talking to other truckers in a walkie talkie or listening to sentimental country songs, I always turn the radio on. And then because I […]


Malt Liquor & Bum Wine

Yesterday we sat all day at the Cabinet Artisanal Brewhouse and waited for the yeast that was delayed because of Memorial Day. The only meaningful thing to do in that situation was to drink a lot of the good beers. Terry served one fantastic farmhouse beer after another. While we sat and enjoyed the good […]


Barrels have arrived

After a pleasant evening in Alexandria, with pizza and local beer in the company of Terry Hawbaker and his girlfriend, photographer Kristen Mullen, it’s finally time to see Cabinet Artisanal Brewhouse. The yeast to be used for primary fermentation has not arrived at the brewery yet, since it was Memorial Day yesterday, so today, Terry […]


A Job Well Done

Some men are made of flesh and bones, others are made ​​of steel. Some Steel Men are made ​​of ordinary steel, the kind of steel you use to build cars, bridges and railroads. Other Steel Men are made ​​of a harder material. There are men of steel among us that’re made ​​of samurai sword steel. […]