The growing number of entries to sour beer categories suggests that brewers are onto something new. But the techniques they’re using, and the “bugs” they’re welcoming into their beers, have a long history.
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Full Pints - Learn Beer - Styles - Styles Features September 1, 2008 - Red Diamond
In a world of refined and sophisticated beercraft, the most cutting-edge beers today may also be the most reckless. They shun laboratory yeast strains. They scoff at sanitation. They are ancient, magical and funky—almost mythological. They are known as wild ales.
Culture - Full Pints - Live Beer November 1, 2005 - Stan Hieronymus
When New Yorker magazine publishes cartoons about the price of beer and the Wall Street Journal runs front-page stories about high-priced beers, beer drinkers in America’s heartland should start to get nervous. Trend spotters guaranteed higher prices at the moment they labeled beer an “affordable luxury.”