To create the label art for Nathalius, co-founder Karl Grandin filled an aquarium with Omnipollo beer and oil paint, swirling it to create different shapes, while photographer Gustav Karlsson Frost “manically captured the process.”
If we overlook all the Americans who moved to Europe and started brewing American-inspired beers there, which already-existing American craft brewery will be the first to open its own European brewing facility?
In the second half of the 19th century the types of beer brewed in Sweden changed radically. The original, purely indigenous styles were gradually swept away by imports from elsewhere, and Sweden was very early to jump on the lager train.
Church of The Atom is a nanobrewery in Sweden’s beer hub of Gothenburg that derives its name from a post-apocalyptic video game that co-founders Kristian Hallberg and Marcus Ekdahl were both into when they decided to launch CoTA.
The four owners of Brooklyn Brewery, the 11th-largest craft brewery in the country, are taking their operation overseas to Sweden, where they plan to open a waterfront bar and brewery with a 250-person capacity by 2014.
Like much of Scandinavia, Sweden’s capital and transportation nexus is now enjoying a craft beer revolution, its people trading the fizzy, lackluster lagers that have traditionally dominated its pubs for full, flavorful brews.