Adventures in the age-old yet vibrant traditions of northern farmhouse ales: sahti in Finland, koduõlu in Estonia, Sweden’s gotlandsdricke, the maltøl of 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 these articles shows why: