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Wild/Sour Beers

Wild and sour beers are typically produced through any combination of conventional brewing yeast in addition to the introduction of unconventional brewing yeast, like Brettanomyces, or acidifying bacteria, such as Lactobacillus or Pediococcus. These unconventional “wild” microorganisms , which are intentionally used to add complexity.

  • American Brett

    These unique beers vary in color and can take on the hues of added fruits or other ingredients. Horsey,...

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    American Brett

  • American Sour

    The acidity present in sour beer is usually in the form of lactic, acetic and other organic acids naturally...

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    American Sour

  • Belgian-Style Flanders

    The Belgian-style Flanders is an ale with character and balance, thanks to lactic sourness and acetic...

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    Belgian-Style Flanders

  • Belgian-Style Fruit Lambic

    Often known as cassis, framboise, kriek, or peche, a fruit lambic takes on the color and flavor of the...

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    Belgian-Style Fruit Lambic

  • Belgian-Style Lambic/Gueuze

    Belgian-style Lambic or Gueuze beers are naturally and spontaneously fermented with high to very high...

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    Belgian-Style Lambic/Gueuze

  • Contemporary Gose

    Straw to medium amber, the contemporary Gose is cloudy from suspended yeast. A wide variety of herbal,...

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    Contemporary Gose