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Intermodal Cherry (2023)

Spontaneous Ale with Cherry
6.2% ALC./VOL.

Intermodal is our 100% spontaneously inoculated wild beer, created in a style inspired by traditional lambic producers. During a window of specific overnight temps in the fall each year, we take traditional turbid wort, let it slumber overnight in the open-air coolship, and allow the finest wild yeast and microorganisms to join in. 

But what does all of that mean?

For a crash course in lambics, here's an exhaustive overview. 

And why do we go to the trouble?

Using traditional brewing techniques is fun. There is an element of surprise. The tart/funky flavours are a nice reward! 

The 2023 batch was divided into two — a classic version and a cherrified version. Both are light, tart, funky, extra bubbly, and excellent evidence that good things come to those who wait (3 years). 

This batch was made with fresh Ontario cherries. Extra yum. 

Allergens: Barley, Wheat, Oats, Rye