Hello, My Name Is Brett
We're looking for Brett, have you seen him? Looks like you have! We found him in one of the most complex and nuanced styles of beer. American Wild Ale and Brett Beer are very popular nowadays, so Brett can't hide any longer!
More than the name of your pet rock, Brett actually stands for Brettanomyces, a type of yeast that can be used to ferment beer. What sets these beers apart is that distinctive Brett strain. Like your crazy aunt, known for being just a little kooky and wild, Brett adds a bit of funk to its beers. Some well-known examples of beers with Brett include Nightmare on Brett from Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project and Consecration from Russian River Brewing Co.
In addition to talking about Brett, hosts Harrison Hickok and Jon Dispenza welcome Untappd's Executive VP of Product, Kyle Roderick, to the show.
Do you know Kyle?
He's one of the masterminds behind the release of Untappd 4.0 for the app. On this week's episode he's pulling back the curtain on all the new features and giving you a glimpse into Untappd's future. 🔮 Years of work have gone into these updates, so don't miss this episode!
Kyle will also crack into an Enjoy After 12.26.15 Brett IPA from Stone Brewing Co. to work on his favorite badge—"You Don't Know Brett."
To earn this badge, Check-in five beers under the style of Brett Beer, American Wild Ale, IPA - Brett, or Wild Ale - Other to earn Level 1. Try five more to level-up.
Are you ready to meet Brett? And Kyle?
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