Notes From the Tasting Room, Vol. 119

The Bewitching Power of Sour

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They came from near and far—some venturing across many states to taste something sour, something tart, something they relish more than just about anything in the craft beer universe. Sour’d in September brought 20 breweries—Nantucket’s Cisco, San Diego’s Ballast Point, Pennsylvania’s Weyerbacher–to Captain Lawrence to showcase the best of their sour ales; all everyone needed was some decent weather, and the day would be a dandy.

And then the rain came.

“We paid for good weather,” quipped Captain Lawrence founder Scott Vaccaro, “and this is what we got.”

In fact, the rain could not damper the good mood. There was a giant tent for everyone to huddle under; the mood underneath was festive, and …

 

Captain Lawrence: Beer Festival Winner!

Captain Lawrence Brewing Co. has won prestigious awards from the Great American Beer Festival and TAP-NY for our craft-brewed beers.
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