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Limey summery goodness coming your way!
 
Dry-hopped and dry-limed our summer ale! It will be called Motueka Lime and is a very light 4.4% blonde wheat beer single-hopped with Motueka from New Zealand. Wheat is very messy grain and by looks of it after transferring to secondary tank for aging there will be some nice foam to it!

Should be available mid May for pubs and restaurants and June 1st for Systembolaget.
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World's most badass dog! Looks damn happy doing it too! Truly impressive canine parkour.
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Only during April in Västervik!
 
Come try our Easter Ale (Påsköl), only available at the Hotell Fängelset pub! It is a 5% dark ale brewed with Mt Hood, Willamette and Aurora hops and roasted wheat. It's a tad bit roasty, a little sweet, medium bodied, and the hops varieties add a bit of earthiness to it. The combination seems to add a hint of smoke to it. Enjoy!
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A short piece from Sverige's Radio (P4 Kalmar) on our brewery! (my parts are in english)
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Our IPAs, Knot Work and Westervik IPA, are finally in Stockholm at The Bishops Arms Linnégatan! They are doing a "Craft beer of Sweden: from the north to the south" map at their pub! Check it out if you are in the city.
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Hey UK peeps, help +Gwen Sanchirico get +Sacre Brew running with a new 200L brewing system!
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Bryggeri Fängelset founder and brewmaster
Employment
  • Bryggeri Fängelset
    Founder/Brewmaster, 2012 - present
  • Deep Sea News
    Assistant Editor, 2007 - 2013
  • Self-Employed
    Independent Scientist and Writer, 2008 - 2013
  • Scientific American
    Blogger, 2011 - 2012
  • UNC Wilmington
    Research Assistant/Lecturer, 2010 - 2011
  • Duke University
    Research Technician, 2008 - 2010
  • Pennsylvania State University
    Graduate Teaching & Research Assistant, 2004 - 2008
  • University of California, Davis
    Research Assistant, 2002 - 2004
  • Wild Bird Center of Monterey
    Sales Associate, 2002 - 2002
  • Monterey Peninsula College
    Academic Support Services, 2001 - 2002
  • Monterey Bay Aquarium
    Penguin caretaker, sea otter tracker, 2001 - 2002
  • Studio 880
    Audio Engineer, 1999 - 2000
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American ecologist turned brewery owner and brewmaster in Västervik, Sweden!
Introduction
Former deep sea biologist, science writer and communications consultant. Moved to Sweden in 2012 to escape to socialist paradise (and because my wife is from here) and now owner and brewmaster of Västervik's microbrewery Bryggeri Fängelset (check the brewery out on Google + too!)
Education
  • Penn State
    M.Sc. Biology, 2004 - 2008
  • University of California, Davis
    B.Sc. Evolution and Ecology, 2002 - 2004
  • Conservatory of Recording Arts & Sciences
    Diploma Audio Engineering, 1999 - 1999
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