With the rise of sour beer in america everyone seems to be starting a “sour program” or “barrel program” of some sorts. Samuel Adams, while bordering on the line of macro or micro, is trying to appeal to this demand. And by doing this they, like other brewers, are diving into the old world traditions of Belgian Beer.
When diving into the old world traditions there are lots of mysteries that come with the old world tradtion. For example, what are those large oak tanks that they use to make sour beer? How do you get that vinegary taste? What do words like Kriek, Oud Bruin, and Flanders mean?
Sam Adams in this short and pithy video helps explain this process a lot and also advertises for their new and delicious KMF Grand Cru which is now available around the country at the various spots of their tour. Schedule below.
Stay tuned for a full review, narrative style, and until next time, pour proper my friends.
Boston, MA9/8/2014 – 9/14/2014
New York, NY9/22/2014 – 9/28/2014
Denver, CO9/29/2014 – 10/5/2014
Cleveland, OH10/6/2014 – 10/12/2014
Dallas, TX10/13/2014 – 10/19/2014
Philadelphia, PA10/20/2014 – 10/26/2014
Washington DC10/20/2014 – 10/26/2014
Chicago, IL11/3/2014 – 11/9/2014
San Francisco, CA11/10/2014 – 11/16/2014
San Diego, CA11/10/2014 – 11/16/2014
Seattle, WA11/17/2014 – 11/23/201412
Originally posted on The Jax Beer Guy:
For millions of shoppers in the United States the day after Thanksgiving is heaven on earth. Known as Black Friday, it is the single biggest shopping day of the year with hundreds of retailers vying for their dollars with outrageous sales and incentives. But, for beer lovers, it is also a day awaited all year long. Since 2012, Black Friday is the day that Goose Island Brewing Company of Chicago, Ill. releases its Bourbon County Brand stouts.
This year the company is also planning special beer-centric events in nine U.S. cities inclduing Jacksonville.
For all the details read the press release below.
The Chicago-based, Pioneers of Barrel-aged Brewing to Host Epicurean Events in Nine Select Cities
CHICAGO, (Oct. 20, 2014) – On Friday, November 28, Goose Island, Chicago’s famed craft beer company, will release their renown Bourbon Country Brand Stout (BCBS) line up of barrel-aged beers through special beer-centric Black…
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Originally posted on The Dogs of Beer:
So….two Full Moon posts in one month? Well it’s actually appropriate as in my previous Full Moon post I touched on the lunar eclipse and the “rare” selenelion that occurred on October 8th. But as far as the month of October goes, that wasn’t the full extent of the moon and sun’s celestial dance.
I know, you’re probably tired of hearing about orbital geometries in my posts by now, but in truth they explain the continuous rhythms of the two biggest acts in our sky’s showcase because like everything in nature, eclipses follow a rule of cycles. Yes, while it may seem that the varied differences in the orbits of the earth around the sun and the moon around the Earth would generate an eclipse schedule of complete randomness, they actually occur in a set pattern, a pattern that is dictated by the length of their orbit and the…
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