Mink Machine

Copenhagen Beer Celebration

Cheers from Copenhagen Beer Celebration 2014, where I’ve met my old friends Mikkeller, To Öl and more (Carlsberg? What’s that?).

Although the hall offered fantastic brews, eventually we grew tired of the noisy place after several hours and went to Mikkeller bar and its twin Mikkeller & Friends, as well as the nice Mikropolis. As a bonus we found one of the best pizzas in town, so good I had to visit twice (hi Stefano, I will be back).

Apart from beer-related activities I managed to revisit Christiania. It’s been almost 15 years since my last visit to this peculiar area and many things have changed. Back then the merchandise was being sold from open tables on Pusher street. Now they were covered in a kind of booths and the sellers hid their faces in masks. I sat down on a bench in the middle of it all and reflected on the existence of this place. What will it look like in another 15 years?

All in all, a great weekend in the capital of Denmark.

Mikkeller at CBC Mikkeller naturally had a prominent position as one of the arrangers.
Omnipollo at CBC Omnipollo offered some of the best brews of the weekend, with Nebolution and Astral among my favorites.
Mikkeller Lots of good stuff at Mikkeller & Friends.
Mikkeller Outdoor party on Sunday morning (!) outside Mikkeller bar. The CBC circus is in town.

Comments

No comments yet.

Post a comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

Featured stories

Roaming in Valletta

"I passed the statue of Jean de Valette, the 49th Grand Master who laid the foundation stone to Valletta in 1566, to gaze at the golden interior of St. John’s Co-Cathedral, where he is buried in the crypt."

The dark days of Sarajevo

"The city survived on the edge of annihilation and has started to recover, but the stone walls still seem to cry out in lament of all the horrible things they have seen."

The streets of Paris

"One of the advantages of repeated visits to a place is the leisure pace of awe and discovery while drifting slowly down the worn streets of the French capital."

Historic locations in Gothenburg

"Hundreds of houses were quickly build, but unfortunately all of it was burned to the ground in 1611 by Danish forces."

Having champagne in Champagne

"We roamed the damp and chilly tunnels and stumbled upon a large barrel delivered by Napoleon himself."

Alone in Kyoto

"I tried my best to sneak across the building, but the floor revealed me each time. I suppose I would make a lousy ninja."