Sour Beer from Samuel Adams!

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.

Tour StopCity

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

Kansas CityTBD