Episode 36: A Basic Kettle Sour with Drew Hardin

Souring a beer can feel like a huge undertaking or at least it did for me. Having never soured a beer on purpose before, I was worried about creating all sorts of weird and unwated flavors. After all, I’ve spent the last 5 years trying to make the cleanest beers I can and this one was going to be “infected”. What kind of bacteria do I want to use? What should I do to protect my cold-side equipment? What new off-flavors should I be aware of? These kinds of questions had me afraid to take the leap so when...

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