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Lager brewing’s most picturesque car park

Last year Carlsberg shut the brewery on the ‘mount’ in Valby, Copenhagen, that was not only the company’s birthplace, but also gave rise to its name (Carls berg – Carl’s mount). Many traditions were lost with the closure, and yesterday … Continue reading

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‘Thirsty Scots? No, it’ll never catch on’

There you are at the end of the 1860s brewing away quite happily when your son sends you a letter saying that he’s found a ready market for your beer in Scotland.

Does the thought of thousands of thirsty Scots send you rushing to the brewery foreman and tell him to stoke up the fires and get another brew on? Not if you’re JC Jacobsen, the founder of Carlsberg. Continue reading

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