Litt utpå kvelden under fjorårets Publikumsfavoritt – arrangert av Norbrygg Rogaland – begynte det å summe om en kaffestout. «Har du smakt den?». «Du må smake den!». «Pale Whales. Sykt god.» Ølen ble selvsagt Publikumsfavoritten, mannen bak var Alex Voake, og vi har tatt en prat med ham.
He was recently called Magic Mike by a Facebook user, and his boss calls him a crazy magician and a machine that only wants to go upwards and onwards. You know him as Mike Murphy, the brewmaster who has led LERVIG’s journey from local brewery to worldwide renown. In this interview he speaks to BR about his beers and how he goes about creating them.
In 1503, the bishop in Bergen, acting on behalf of his majesty, declared that the citizens of Stavanger themselves had the authority to decide who were allowed to serve «ale, mead or any other drink» in the city. Since then it has become a lot stricter.