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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 & Friends Update

The new Mikkeller & Friends Bar is slowly coming along. After been knocking down old bricks and dirt from the walls, the ceiling, the floor, the toilet etc etc. we have finally started to build up the place. The last couple of days the place has been quiet because we last monday started building the […]

Mikkeller and the Cabbage Queens

Tomorrow, Sunday, Feb. 10, you can see Mikkeller brew a beer with ‘the cabbage queens’ – Kålkællingerne on DR2. Kålkællingerne is a great program where the two hosts Camilla van Norde and Emilia Fiona Weir travel in Denmark and cook with cabbage. In this program, the last in the series, we brew beer with cabbage. […]

New bottles in the webshop

Damn – our shop has been down. Sorry to the many people who have tried to place an order over the last few days. It was something technical that was fucked up. But now it is back up and running, and to celebrate, we have a lot of great new exciting and rare beer in […]

You heard it! Mikkeller is opening new bar in Copenhagen and we want all you Beer Geeks and Mikkeller Freaks, your friends and family to come and celebrate with us. 1000 free beers will be poured, cool heavy dudes will appear and celebration will be all over Copenhagen, so join us! 16th March at Stefansgade […]

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 […]

Bottle shop in Stefansgade

Not only will we open a new bar on Nørrebro on March 16, we’ll also open the bar’s adjoining bottle shop from where we’ll sell beer from Mikkeller, To Øl, Three Floyds and from other of our closest friends and collaborators. In others words the shop will focus on quality not quantity, and we promise […]

Boxing Cat Brewery – Battling a great wall of bureaucracy

Boxing Cat Brewery is a ray of craft beer sunshine in mighty China. American brewer Michael Jordan brews quality craft beer in Shanghai. He’s making beers for Boxing Cat Brewery’s two restaurants. Michael fights the biggest of battles promoting craft beer in China. A country which mark on the beer landscape is almost solely thin, […]

The American Dream Project: Mikkeller tasting panel doing beer science

The Mikkeller American Dream Project.   A “research” on the development of the best lager in the world: the Mikkeller American Dream. The Mikkeller Tasting Panel has been studying, tasting and admiring this beer for months. The concept was decided: the four educated tasters open, smell and drink one bottle every week for at time […]

New Bar

We stopped by Stefansgade, Nørrebro, this weekend to take a look at the bar work in progress. So far everything is coming a long smoothly. We can’t wait to show you the final result in March.

A cowboy and a monk

Two of the most innovative, creative and forward-thinking individuals form a team and work together to reach new heights. I’m of course talking about the monk and the cowboy aka the Chef and the Brewer aka Jacob Mielcke and Mikkel Bjergsø from respectively Restaurant Mielcke & Hurtigkarl and Mikkeller. Together, the dynamic duo decided to […]

Babylove Boogaloo Bash

Hello Beer geeks and Babylove freaks! It’s going down tomorrow. We did a beer in collaboration with the band Babylove and The Van Dangos. They did a song, we brewed the beer, the party is tomorrow! Cut out from Babyloves Facebook explains in their words what they hoping to do: “In Babylove & the van […]

Yeast Series 2.0

At Mikkeller we love beer by the series. Because producing a whole series, where you each time change the recipe a tiny bit, is the only way you will truly know precisely what one particular ingredient does to the flavor as a whole. And that is exactly the guiding principle behind Mikkeller’s yeast series 2.0. […]


It´s a fact – we are opening a great new bar together with great friends in Nørrebro, Copenhagen. The team is working hard to make it the best beer bar in the world and we can´t wait to present it to all you geeks. Opening date will be in March and we promise that we […]

Mikkeller Spirits – now in Sweden

You’ve probably noticed how many Swedes you always meet at Mikkeller Bar. We are of course very happy that this is the case. As we have become accustomed to snuff cans on the tables and the spicy scent of köttbullar (Swedish meatballs), which is always part of meeting with the always polite and well-dressed Swedes. […]

Nytårstalen 2013

Her er årets nytårstale fra Mikkeller    

Crooked Moon / Mikkeller DIPA

In Mikkeller we have over the years done ​​many collaboration brews. However, the last one we did was a little unusual – we collaborated with the Swedish tattoo studio Crooked Moon. The two brothers Jacob and Jonas Pedersen that run Crooked Moon Tattoo in Helsingborg wanted to celebrate their tattoo studio’s first birthday with a […]

The Tasting Panel (who are they?)

The Tasting Panel. We use people at Mikkeller. This is a short story of how it’s done and whom we force to drink beer. As you have all read before on this blog, we have a panel of pro tasting people. And we kindly ask them to assist us in tasting some of our products. […]

Milk Stout

Warning: Mikkeller Milk Stout can cause excessive gas in stomach.