The Lagers of Northern Europe

This area contains two of the largest producers of world lager, Heineken and Carlsberg. Heineken is originally Dutch whilst Carlsberg hails from Denmark. Both of these companies are in the top five biggest breweries in the world. Heineken was founded in 1864 by 22-year-old Gerald… Read More

How is Lager made?

The term lager comes from the German term “lagern” and means to “store”. The drink originated in Bavaria in Germany in the early nineteenth century. The Bavarians experimented with techniques that involved storing their beers in lower temperatures for longer periods of time. Using yeasts… Read More