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We’re Open!

Ghost Whale is now officially open for business. We’ve been working relentlessly for 18 months on an idea whereby the seeds were sown from eye opening visits to both Bitter Virtue nearly 4 years ago (an incredible bottle shop with a massive beer selection in Southampton) and Milroy’s following their refit (a legendary whiskey shop in Soho which is now has a small bar upstairs and a speakeasy cocktail bar downstairs). These business showed us how friendly, inclusive, fun and …

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Ghost Whale Travels: Bergen, Norway

Most people know all about Norway’s strict off-license alcohol laws and high levels of taxation. Incredibly – this has in no(r)way deterred some incredible beers coming out of the country’s many craft breweries. Even Bergen airport duty-free is dominated by bottled offerings from Nøgne Ø, 7 Fjell, Kinn, Voss and Haand. I personally can’t recall a similar situation happening in any other airport. So yeah – there’s a distinct contrast between the countries alcohol laws …

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Ghost Whale Travels: Copenhagen, Denmark

Much has been made of Copenhagen’s craft beer scene with the rise and rise of Mikkeller, To Øl (former students of Mikkel Borg Bjergsø no less) and others such as Amager – to the point at which you could write a few books upon their endeavours alone. Alas this whistlestop tour found us in Copenhagen for just two and a half days. Beer tactics had to be employed accordingly….. Top of the list in Copenhagen …