It's the year of the sour! 2015's
Vancouver Beer Awards dedicated their annual theme to this
unique style and close to 1,400 BC residents ranked sour beer as
their #4 preferred style, beating out lagers and pilsners
according to the Craft Beer survey by BeerMeBC. Will the sour
beer craze grind to a halt come January 31st? We think not.
Get ready to change up the age old phrase when the
clock strikes midnight in just a few short weeks:
Happy New Beer!
Spinnakers' first bottled barrel aged sour, and certainly not the
last. Our house lager was barrel aged in red wine French
oak barrels before being soured and finally, dry hopped.
Brewery Tasting Notes: -Lightly tart, with pleasant
candy and fruit aromas -Clean, dry
finish, -Excellent hop
aromatics from the dry hop -Dry-hopped
with Northwest varietals -Light,
On shelves at participating private and Government BC liquor stores.
If you've never tried a sour, or aren't sure if you'll like it,
try our Sour Flight in the pub. 5oz. tasters of four different sour
varieties. Check out our blog for an in
depth look at the Barrel program here at Spinnakers
For more information, please contact sales and
if you follow me on instagram or twitter (@beernesday) you'll have already seen all my photos from the moa brewing beer pairing dinner at the pumphouse taproom last friday night but for those of you who haven't yet followed me, here are a few: prawn and plantain pakoras flat bread, veggie and meaty options as always the food was great and paired well with the beers i really liked the moa beers - first time i'd had them and i'm now a fan! thanks pumphouse!