A brewer on the Svalbard archipelago, Norway, has brewed up what's believed to be the world's most northerly beer.

Kongsfjorden, Svalbard, Norway.
Kongsfjorden, Svalbard, Norway.

Following the abolishment last year of an 80-year ban on brewing on the Arctic archipelago, beer-maker Andreas Hegermann Riis moved to Svalbard's capital, Longyearbyen, in February and began brewing the suds using water from a local glacier, Bogerbreen. The beer, called Spitsbergen IPA, will be launched at Coal Miners' Cabin pub next week. Read more: thelocal.no 

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