Untapping Israel’s craft beer scene
July 3, 2014 13:30
World champion beer sommelier Oliver Wesseloh samples what’s brewing in the Holy Land so he can spread the word in Germany.
Oliver Wesseloh posing with the two founders of Srigim Brewery.
(photo credit:LIA KAMANA)
Oliver Wesseloh came to Israel to experience the best of what the nation is brewing – and no, he wasn’t looking for coffee.Wesseloh, a native of Hamburg, Germany, is the world champion beer sommelier. He was recently brought to the country as part of the Tourism Ministry’s effort to promote the varied touring and leisure options, including the emerging craft beer scene.