Niflheim – Cask storage

Niflheim – Cask storage

Storage in WW2 and NATO bunkers We have access to several old WW2 and NATO bunkers on the premises, but are only using one bunker for cask storage. We are using another bunker as a “Stave – workshop”, where we make furniture, souvenirs, etc. The...
“Bivrost Niflheim” – production, 2017

“Bivrost Niflheim” – production, 2017

First distillation, winter 2016 / 2017 The first batch of Whisky – distillation took place end of October 2016. We produced a small test batch, where most of the new make went into smaller private casks. Right after christmas we started up the commercial...
Test batch – August 2019

Test batch – August 2019

Test batch, August 2019 We were lucky enough to get some barley, which was grown in 2018. We took it to Mack microbrewery in Tromsø, milled it and brewed a small batch using Mack’s equipment. We used a very old yeast-strand, called “KVEIK”, for...
Summer 2019 – Growing

Summer 2019 – Growing

Growing The barley was sown in 3 different locations on the Lyngen peninsula. However, on one of the fields, the local crows discovered the taste of barley, and ate all of it! However, two other fields are growing and we are awaiting results during the...
Project: Arctic Barley

Project: Arctic Barley

Project start – spring 2019 In Northern Norway, Barley was the most important grain until the Second World War. Barley can withstand the harsh climate here north and has been an important trade route for us for hundreds of years. This is documented through...