Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary: Day 94

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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 94: April 4, 2015

Diary entry:

And the laziness continues…at least yesterday I made it to the gym.

I didn’t even bother to include it in my diary entry either.

But today, I barely went outside apart from to catch a few rays on the patio.

In the evening we were invited to our good friends for dinner.

I decided to get the beer diary bevvy out the way before I got there – and it was another goodie…

The Beer:

Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary Day 94: Wit from Klostergården Håndbryggeri, Tautra, Norway

Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary Day 94: Wit from Klostergården Håndbryggeri, Tautra, Norway

 

Name: Wit

Producer: Klostergården Håndbryggeri, Tautra, Norway

Alcohol content: 4.5 %

Bottle size: 0.5 l

Purchased from: Gulating Beer Store, Trondheim, Norway

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This was a revelation – I’d heard good things about Tautra and the beers they produce there and this Wit (wheat beer) is superb. Very smooth – almost velvety in texture – and with a perfect balance between fruit and spice. Find it!

Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary Day 94: Wit from Klostergården Håndbryggeri, Tautra, Norway - back

Grown-up Travel Guide Beer Diary Day 94: Wit from Klostergården Håndbryggeri, Tautra, Norway – back

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