Upland Brewing sure knows how to throw a beer fest! When Circle City Zymurgy showed up early Saturday morning to the 5th annual Upland Sour + Wild + Funk Fest drop off point, there were already a multitude of vendors setting up tents, tables, fencing, and signage. Everything came together really quickly, and within hours the stage had been set for VIP ticket holders of the event. I cannot stress how many amazing sours were at this event.
CCZ and Great Fermentations brought the funk with our Berliner Weisse (paired with cherry, ginger, and raspberry Wilks and Wilson gommes), Templeton Rye Whiskey Barrel Aged Flanders Red, Apple Brandy Barrel Aged Flanders, Persimmon Lambic, Brett Saison de Brawndo, and a random assortment of beautiful, beautiful, bombers. We had a really positive response from the people we poured for, and some even asked my favorite question “Where can I buy this?” For those of you that missed out this year, STAY TUNED. We definitely plan on attending SFF again next year.
Looking for a last minute Valentine’s Day dinner idea? Upland’s Carmel Tap House is hosting a Valentine’s Day Beer Paired Dinner again this year, and it’s looking pretty fantastic. Last year’s dinner was pretty mind blowing. You can RSVP here on their event page. Space is limited, and seats are first come first serve. We went last year and had a blast.
Here’s this year’s menu:
Course #1: Raw Oysters, house mignonette paired with: Way Down Yonder Sour Ale