Ten years ago in Copenhagen, two high school friends began brewing beer under the tutelage of their physics teacher, Mikkel Borg Bjergsø, who is now one of the world’s most well-known brewers. Since then, the two have created more than 200 different beers, with more to come.
Nearly every region and culture across the globe has its own approach to brewing the world’s favorite beverage. American brewers have replicated some of these native beers, but many remain exclusive to the places they were created.
Yazan Karadsheh learned to brew in the U.S. with the goal of bringing craft beer to his home country of Jordan. In founding his brewery, Carakale, he laid the groundwork for creating a beer culture, from scratch, in a land that was pretty ambivalent toward the whole idea.
The suit alleges anti-competitive market abuse.