For the latest release of Standard Issue, we updated the label to better reflect the Solera Method that makes this beer so intriguing.
With every "pull" from the two oak puncheons, the beer develops new character. The factors range from temperature variation in the taproom, blending percentages, tweaks to the fresh wort put back in the barrel, and the evolution of the organisms ingrained in the oak. Every bottle has elements of the original beer and previous versions, but each is it's own.
We are really in love with GEN 13. The tartness has subdued from the previous batch, and there is a slight gueuze character coming through. Show Less