42 Below: Souring Methods #4

42 Below: Souring Methods #4

In the last blog post we described short-term mixed fermentations, here is a detailed description of long-term barrel-aged sours like those we will produce at 42 Below. Like short-term mixed fermentation beers, traditional barrel-aged sours include a variety of...
42 Below: Souring Methods #2

42 Below: Souring Methods #2

As an alternative method to “kettle souring”, discussed in our last post, the following can also be followed to quickly produce sour beers through short-term mixed fermentation   If you’ve stopped in the brewery this summer, it’s likely that you have seen...
42 Below: Souring Methods #3

42 Below: Souring Methods #3

In the last Souring Methods blog post, we described kettle souring. This post will outline an alternative method to quickly produce sour beers through short-term mixed fermentation. If you stopped by 42 North Brewing this summer, it’s likely that you have seen some...
42 Below: Souring Methods

42 Below: Souring Methods

The sign is up. The barrels are stacked. The beer is fermenting. When can we expect some beer? For better or worse, barrel-aged beer, and specifically barrel-aged sour beer, is an exercise in patience. While many of you reading this blog have probably tried some of...