Barrel 1

about this beer

Barrel 1, simply put, is the first oak barrel we acquired. It is very special to us, it is the barrel we created our house yeast culture in. This beer is the basis for all of our Connecticut Wild Ales. We used Barrel 1 to develop our house culture, a blend of microflora and wild yeast cultivated as the barrel is filled and refilled. It is an exploration of, and homage to, some of our favorite beers.

We have inoculated this barrel with dregs from a variety of some of our favorite breweries. Barrel 1 explores all we look for in a wild ale – funk, barnyard, and sour acidity. It is an expression of yeast that can’t be described without experiencing it.

Beer details

Beer Style: Unblended Connecticut Wild Ale
ABV: 5.4%
Grains: Pilsner, White Wheat, Munich
Hops: Willamette
Yeast: House Wild Culture
Packaging: 750mL Bottles

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