This section is devoted to traditional farmhouse ales of northern Europe, such as sahti in Finland, koduõlu in Estonia, gotlandsdricke in Sweden, maltøl in Norway and kaimiškas in Lithuania.
Let’s begin with a comprehensive intro:
Read this to know the origins of these ales:
If you want brew sahti yourself, check this:
Low alcohol small beers were once important part farmhouse life too:
If you are visiting the Nordic or Baltic countries, I recommend reading this:
From my journey to Norway, a brewing session with wood-fired cauldron and heirloom yeast:
Malting is an essential part of the old farmhouse tradition, and this article shows why: