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Foeder Project #2

Wood-Aged Sour Ale

“Foeder” is the Dutch name for a very large, upright oak barrel in which sizeable batches of beer may be aged, sometimes for long periods. In this particular case the batch was originally intended to be a component of a Love Child release, but as it aged and brettanomyces and lactobacillus transformed the beer, so many lively, tart notes of lemon, strawberry, peach, and apricot developed that we just had to let it out on its own.

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ABV?
Alcohol
7%
IBUs?
Bitterness
6
EBC?
Color
19
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750 ml

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TASTING NOTES

Aroma
Fresh strawberry, peach, lemony acidity, subtle oak

Malt
Slight crackery sweetness

Hops
N/A

Balance
Acidity

Body
Light to medium

FOOD PAIRINGS

Strong/aged cheeses
dark chocolate
shellfish
crème brûlée
pound cake
fruit sorbet
HOMEBREWING

SPECIFICS MALT HOPS ADJUNCT / SPICE
Original Gravity14.6Flaked CornAged SaazDextrose
Final Gravity2.6Munich malt--
Fermentation Temp66 FPale malt--
Yeast TypeHigh Gravity Trappist, Brettanomyces Bruxellensis, Lactobacillus (bacteria)---
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