Tuesday, January 28, 2014

Brooklyn Brewery Sun Don't Shine

http://wfmu.org/flashplayer.php?version=1&show=53878&archive=93462 Garrett Oliver & Mike Steinschneider: Sun Don't Shine (Flash version)
http://mofohockey.org/podcastgen/download.php?filename=2013-12-13_bh173.mp3 Non-Flash podcast

For part 9 of the Worshipful Company of Brewers program, in which members of the Brooklyn Brewery brewhouse staff are given carte blanche to brew a batch of their own making, Michael Steinschneider decided to lighten up a winter beer by darkening up a summer beer. Labeling his "Sun Don't Shine" a Strong Mild, he's basically taken the Brooklyn Summer Ale and tweaked it with some dark carafa malt and dry-hopped it with some hops known for producing a tropical character, including Motueka.
The result is a 4.9% ale that drinks like a hearty winter beer, but is actually light enough to drink two at a time, as Mike demonstrated when addressing the crowd assembled to congratulate and celebrate with him. The subtle chocolate notes and fruity/flowery hops also add intrigue to a very drinkable, satisfying beer.
Justin encourages the single fisted double quaff.
For when you're drinking more than one... at a time.
Sun Don't Shine will be available exclusively at the brewery's tasting room until supplies run out, so be sure to visit on a Friday night or weekend afternoon soon!

Always some tasty cheese at the WCofB releases.
The Illustrious Potentate of the WCofB.
Or is it the Most Worshipful Grand Mashter?
Mr. Sunshine addresses the crowd

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