City Star Brewing: Sour Barrel Aged Stout finished with Cherries
We absolutely love this darling! Soured with both lactobacillus and pediococcus bacteria as well as brettanomyces yeast (big words for excellent souring agents!). A blend of Bing, Lambert, Van, and Royal Anne sweet cherries were added to this beer… approximately 50lbs of cherry per barrel. The beer has a velvety smooth mouthfeel. Luscious waves of cocoa roll along the tongue, and the cherry sweetness rounds out the sour flavor profile. Bottles will be for sale in the City Star taproom, and on tap for sampling. Each bottle is dipped in wax and hand stamped with the City Star Brewing seal.
City Star will also be hosting their 6th annual Chocolate & Beer Pairing for Valentine’s Day that evening. If you are interested in reserving a pairing, you can do so at City Star Brewing.
About City Star Brewing
City Star Brewing offers award-winning, small batch ales, hand crafted on a 3.5 barrel brew system in the heart of downtown Berthoud, Colorado. The small town brewery was awarded Gold and Bronze medals at the famous, Great American Beer Festival in 2015 and 2013. City Star first opened its doors in 2012 and has since become a destination for craft beer lovers near and far.
City Star’s taproom is open daily: Mon-Wed 2-9pm, Thu-Fri 2-10pm, Sat 12-10pm and Sun 12-9pm. Six “mainstay” brews are always on tap: Cowboy’s Golden Lager, Local Yokel Pale Ale, Sim’s Red Ale, All American IPA, Bandit Brown, and Night Watchman Stout. In addition, four taps are always dedicated to specialty beers.