There are more breweries in the country of Denmark than you can even count. They range from very small, farm-style breweries, to large production breweries like Carlsberg Brewery, where the original pure yeast culture was created. When you’re trying to visit with brewers there, this can be a big challenge.
We started off instead by preparing a short yeast seminar, hosted by Vestfyn Brewery at the university in Fyn, the island just West of Copenhagen. The attendees consisted of breweries from this region, of which most had been part of their local Innovation Project where they collected and isolated some native strains for fermentation. Many of these breweries are quite small, and I am sure there was a bit of a challenge with communicating technical information about yeast. It was an interesting afternoon, and I hope, beneficial to the breweries that attended. We look forward to working with them more.
On the way back to Copenhagen, we stopped at Orbaek Br