Body and Soul of a Good Pint: A Note on Nordic Brewing and the Magic of Yeast

Nefissa Naguib explores Nordic brewing and the magic of yeast in this article published in Gastronomica, the journal for food studies.

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In this article Nefissa Naguib provides a ethnographic peek at the inside of two norwegian breweries, showing us the care, passion and inspiration that goes into the process of brewing local beer, as well as the magic of yeast. Yeast plays an integral role to the brewing process and as such is both an object of interest, curiosity and experimentation. Spoken of as being alive, animate and ensouled the yeast is more than just an ingredient. 

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Published Mar. 14, 2019 10:10 AM - Last modified Feb. 25, 2021 9:44 AM