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Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary - Day 139: Såmt from Fjellbryggeriet of Åmotsdal, Norway

Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary: Day 139

Welcome to the Grown-up Travel Guide 2015 Beer Diary!

A little background info: in December a group of us decided to set up the 2014 Beer Advent Calendar, whereby we would try a new beer each day up until Christmas. We shared our tipples on Facebook and Instagram and a great time was had by all – plus we all got to learn about some fine brews from around the world.

Faced with a sense of emptiness when the challenge was over I decided that 24 days a year was just not enough. Why not a year of beer? And so here we are. I reckon a beer a day can keep the doctor away – but even if not it’ll be fun, right?

Given that a large proportion of the year 2015 will be spent in foreign climes there will be the added element of finding a new brew wherever we travel and there are a huge number of excellent beers available here in Norway too – most of which I doubt any of our readers will have heard of.

Your participation is not only encouraged but required – just use the hashtag #grownupbeerdiary if possible. Add your entries here and/or use our social media channels – whatever works best for you.

To keep it simple follow the same format as we do here: describe your day in a maximum of five sentences, add some info about the beer and a photo or two.

Obscure ales and imports IPAs are always interesting but there’s to be no snobbery here – anything goes, even alcohol-free as we all need a good alternative now and again. We’ll work out the practicalities as we go – but since the first day of the year is nearly over we better get started on this journey around the world – in beer form. Cheers!

Day 139: May 19, 2015

Diary entry:

Another full working day.

Pushed myself to hit the gym for a spinning class in the morning which certainly woke me up.

Divided my time between video editing and translation the rest of the time.

I don’t find it easy to switch from one to the other and back again but am getting better.

Worked until after 10pm which is not what I want to be doing on a regular basis…

The Beer:

Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary - Day 139: Såmt from Fjellbryggeriet of Åmotsdal, Norway
Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary – Day 139: Såmt from Fjellbryggeriet of Åmotsdal, Norway

 

Name: Såmt

Producer: Fjellbryggeriet of Åmotsdal, Norway

Alcohol content: 4.6 %

Bottle size: 500 ml

Purchased from: Gulating Beer Store, Trondheim

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Fjellbryggeriet make some of my favourite beers and this was another instant classic. A full-flavoured weissbier to rival the Germans – Norway is really getting good at these…

Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary - Day 139: Såmt from Fjellbryggeriet of Åmotsdal, Norway.
Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary – Day 139: Såmt from Fjellbryggeriet of Åmotsdal, Norway
Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary - Day 139: Såmt from Fjellbryggeriet of Åmotsdal, Norway.
Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary – Day 139: Såmt from Fjellbryggeriet of Åmotsdal, Norway