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Mikkeller Spontaneous Series: Spontancassis

Mikkeller Spontancassis

Mikkeller unleashes a new round of Spontaneous Series beers in 2013. Joining the series is SpontanCassis. You know cassis as the black currant. The fruit is added to the base beer, a lambic fermented in oak.

Cassis will join SpontanPeachSpontanElderflowerSpontanRosehip and SpontanRosehip, and SpontanGooseberry.

Style: Lambic (w/ Black Currant)
Availability: 11.2 oz bottles
Arrival: TBA

7.7% ABV

Lambic, The Rundown. 

A lambic is a spontaneously fermented beer. What’s that? The beer is exposed to wild yeasts and bacteria. In this case (most likely) these wild yeasts live in the oak of the barrels they are aged in. The result is a tart/sour tasting beer.