Bug Hunters: Bootleg Biology is collecting and cataloging the world’s wild yeast

Mitch Ermatinger wanted a truly unique brewery. He wanted Speciation Artisan Ales to showcase what he knows best—spontaneous sour beers and wild farmhouse ales. So he turned to Bootleg Biology to make his mixed-culture fermentations stand out from the pack. “Funk Weapon #2 is in all of my beer, as well as some yeast that … [ Read more]

Destihl Brewing Wild Sour Series — Here Gose Nothin’

Destihl Brewing Wild Sour Series—Here Gose Nothin’ 5% ABV This is Destihl’s interpretation of a Gose, an old German style of unfiltered wheat beer with coriander seeds, lactic acid, and salt added to the boil. The beer pours a hazy yellow with some slight funk on the nose. The sip is refreshing, crisp, and dry. … [ Read more]