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