In episode 98 of the Hop Cast, Brad Chmielewski and Ken Hunnemeder are kicking it outside with Josh Koenigs. The three of them decided to go with a style that isn’t featured that often on the Hop Cast, the Fruit Lambic. The first beer they opened was the Black Raspberry Reserve from Sly Fox Brewing. This beer was brewed with German Pils and Wheat malts and Tradition hops, with 1 lb. of red and black raspberries per gallon of beer. On a nice warm night this 8.0% beer is perfect to share with friends. The three of them follow up the raspberries with some cranberries. They open the Cranbic Ale which is part of New Glarus Brewing’s Unplugged series. Unfortunately they only had one 12 oz bottle for the three of them to share. This one was delicious and highly sought after. Don’t pass up a beer just because it was brewed with fruit because as you can tell from these two, it can turn out to be great.
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