“I grew up on Mister Softee, and have fond memories of chasing down the truck come summer,” Bryan Brushmiller, the brewmaster and owner of Burley Oak Brewery in Berlin, Md., says. Many of us have similar childhood memories, but only Brushmiller was inspired to make sour beer-infused soft-serve ice cream. J.R.E.A.M., Burley Oak’s line of […]
Tart, tangy, and technically contaminated, kettle sours are an increasingly popular craft beer category. But the term “kettle sour” is not a beer style; rather, it’s a means to an end.
In the awkward seasonal transition between summer and fall, when September is almost over but it’s still hot as hell, nothing quenches the thirst quite like sour beer.