Barrel-Aged Farmhouse Ale with Cherry Juice
Cherry Jackpot is a mixed-fermentationMixed FermentationMixed fermentation is short for “mixed culture fermentation” and is any fermentation that incorporates brewers yeast, brettanomyces, and bacteria, usually in the form of lactobacillus and pediococcus. The blend of yeast and bacteria produces a myriad of complex flavors and creates acidity over a long, slow fermentation time. Our mixed culture includes a healthy pitch... farmhouse aleFarmhouse AlesFarmhouse Ales refers to the family of French and Belgian beer styles produced seasonally on working farms with well water, local ingredients and often with wild yeast and native microflora. While originally these were provisional beers brewed for consumption by seasonal workers, breweries began producing higher strength and aged versions for commercial appeal. fermented and aged in American oak barrels with Montmorency cherry juice. Produced in collaboration with Will Sears of Oxbow, Keith Shore of Mikkeller, Mike Van Hall of Stillwater Artisanal, and Karl Grandin of Omnipollo.