Beer with Pleasant Strangers – Episode 11 – Berry Fruited Wild Ale Tasting

Joel, Matt and Sean taste a trio of berry-fruited sour beers without the aid of antacids! We all shared microphones and the result is less-than-spectacular… learn something new every day! This was a fun, free-ranging discussion with some incredibly tasty beer. Listen to us imbibe.

Show Notes:

Guests: Sean Hanlon & Matt Fireazzi
Sean on Instagram: @smallpoursean
Matt on Instagram: @judge_dregs

Beers:

Kent Falls Brewing Co. - Blue Berry Vs. Black Berry

Kent Falls Brewing Co. – Kent, CT

Blueberry Vs. Blackberry – An American wild ale. Fermented with a blend of wild cultures from fruit skins, 1200 lbs of blueberries and 300 lbs of blackberries were added to 700 gallons of beer.

The Rare Barrel - Supermassive (Blend 2)

The Rare Barrel – Berkeley, CA

Supermassive (Blend 2) – a dark sour beer aged in oak barrels with blackberries and black currants. Fermented with Brettanomyces and Abbey Ale yeast and soured with Lactobacillus bacteria.

Smog City Brewing - Snugglebug batch 2

Smog City Brewing – Torrance, CA

Snugglebug (batch 2) – A sour Blonde with Raspberry and Boysenberry.

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