If you’re a fan of craft beer, make sure you’re sitting down. The well-known Mikkel Borg Bjergsø of Mikkeller hasn’t visited the United States in over three years, and the first stop on his upcoming trip t0 New York City is at Bushwick’s own Arrogant Swine. Join in on the fun this Wednesday, September 2 starting at 5pm for a tap takeover featuring all Mikkeller beers. The best part? Meet Mikkel Borg Bjergsø himself.
Mikkel Borg Bjergsø (photo via Mikkeller)
Mikkel Borg Bjergsø is a former high-school science teacher who runs the popular Danish brewery Mikkeller. Known for crafting inventive beers and outsourcing brewing to facilities owned and operated by other people, Mikkel has a cult-like following amongst the craft beer community.
Tyson Ho, owner of Arrogant Swine, recently appeared on the Food Network’s “Burgers, Brew & ‘Que” hosted by Michael Symon.
Tyson states, “I’m excited to host the man himself. We’ve been supporters of Mikkeller beer since the opening of Arrogant Swine.”
Meet Mikkel, the legend himself, at Arrogant Swine’s Mikkeller tap takeover beginning at 5pm. The tap takeover will feature the following beers:
Mikkeller Bla Spogelse
Mikkeller Black Hole
Mikkeller Crooked Moon Tattoo DIPA
Mikkeller Hop On Drink’in Berliner
Mikkeller Mission Chinese
Mikkeller Simcoe Imperial IPA
Mikkeller/Grassroots Wheat Is The New Hops
Mikkeller Monk’s Brew
Mikkeller 12″ Winale (Considered by the brewer as one of the best he’s ever done)
Meet Mikkeller’s Mikkel Borg Bjergsø in NYC, Arrogant Swine, 173 Morgan Ave, East Williamsburg, Wednesday, September 2, from 5pm. Free admission.