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Wild Creatures | Tears of Saint Laurent

June 28, 2019 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

What happens when a vintner’s daughter, who has worked in her family vineyards and wine cellar from early childhood, falls in love with spontaneously fermented beers in Belgium? Enter Jitka Il?íková and her “vintner brewed beer” at Wild Creatures in Mikulov, Czech Republic.

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2018 GABF Route Guide | Funk, Sours & Wilds Route

September 19, 2018 | 2 Avg. Reading Time: 7 min

For the past month and a half, our staff has been reaching out to every brewery attending the Great American Beer Festival to try to preview what they’ll be bringing to the fest. As part of that research, we’ve sifted through that list of beers to bring you a series of themed routes to help you plan for your GABF based on various styles and flavors.

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New Rare & Wild Beer Fest Comes To The Field Museum

October 11, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

With the overwhelming success of the past two Chicago Beer Festivals, the event organizers decided to add a new event to their lineup this year with the new Rare & Wild Beer Fest. The event takes place on October 14 at The Field Museum.

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2017 GABF Route Guide | Funk, Sours & Wilds Route

October 3, 2017 | 2

For the past month and a half our staff has been reaching out to every brewery attending the Great American Beer Festival to try to preview what they’ll be bringing to the fest. As part of that research, we’ve sifted … Read More

Avery’s 2017 Boulder SourFest Pour List Showcases Local & National Heavy Hitters

June 19, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 8 min

This weekend’s 2017 Boulder Sour Festival will once again showcase a wide array of national and local talent, boasting their best in the sour and wild beer formats. Now it its 7th iteration, Avery’s annual celebration of acidic beers will see one major amendment, this year focusing solely on wilds and sours that have been aged in a wooden vessel, meaning this year’s entries will no longer include standalone kettle soured beers.

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Odell Brewing | Elephunk Imperial Wild IPA

February 1, 2017 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

ABV: 9.9% | IBU: 33

Funky doesn’t begin to describe Odell Brewing Elephunk Imperial Wild IPA. This delicious boozy palette puncher is indeed a wild ride. It’s weird. It’s complex. It’s funky with a “p-h.” Yep, it’s PHunky.
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2016 GABF Route Preview | Funk, Sours, and Wilds

October 4, 2016 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

For the past month and a half our staff has been reaching out to every brewery attending the Great American Beer Festival to try to preview what they’ll be bringing to the fest. As part of that research, we’ve sifted through that list of beers to bring you a series of themed routes to help you plan for your GABF based on various styles and flavors.

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Off Color Brewing | Hell Broth

February 11, 2016 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

Off Color Brewing, known for their unique beer styles and wild ales, is set to release a new beer brewed in collaboration with Amager Bryghus in Denmark called Hell Broth.

Off Color Hell Broth

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Event Recap | Sanitas Brewing Company’s Inaugural Sour Day

November 11, 2015 | Avg. Reading Time: 1 min

This past Saturday afternoon I spent a couple of hours at Sanitas Brewing Company’s taproom where all 12 of their draft lines were flowing with sour, wild and barrel-aged beers.

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Crooked Stave – Wild Wild Brett Violet aged with Passion Fruit

January 3, 2014 | Avg. Reading Time: 2 min

It’s easy to see why Crooked Stave has built such a huge following in such a short amount of time. Their motto “Cultured in Yeast” really tells the story, as they are known for brewing beer almost exclusively with unique and wild yeast strains. Many of their beers are fermented, at least in part, by wild strains of Brettanomyces. Other, more coveted beers, are barrel aged with souring bacteria to produce mouth-watering libations. From coast-to-coast, people are seeking out Crooked Stave’s beers and their specialty bottle release beers may as well be trade gold. Of the specialty releases, the Wild Wild Brett series of beers is the granddaddy of them all. So when the unexpecting passer-by (me) shows up at the taproom on a random Sunday night before picking up a friend from the airport and sees the chalk-board sign that reads “Wild Wild Brett Violet aged with Passion Fruit”, the bartender knew exactly what I wanted when my response to “What will you have to drink?” was “Is that some kind of joke?” Read More

Sports Fans Gone Wild

May 20, 2013 | Avg. Reading Time: 3 min

It may have happened almost two weeks ago, but the actions of Miami Heat fan Filomena Tobias are still etched in my mind. Sure fans can get rowdy during a game, but when Tobias got into the face of the Bulls’ Joakim Noah with a middle finger the line was clearly crossed.

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