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The Rare Barrel Map of the Sun Release Dec. 13

The Rare Barrel Map of the SunGolden sours with apricots, anyone? The Rare Barrel’s latest bottle is nearly upon us, as Map of the Sun will release at the brewery on Saturday, December 13 at 2pm. This one’s an easy call to make.

The details:

  • $24 per 750mL bottle
  • Limit 12 per person

Commercial description:

Map of the Sun is our golden sour beer aged in oak barrels with apricots. This sour beer is fermented with Brettanomyces yeast and Lactobacillus bacteria. With 42 lbs. of apricots added to each oak barrel, this sour beer is overflowing with notes of juicy apricots and apricot jam. Tart and complex, this beer has a bright acidity that enhances its fruity aromatics. 5.5% ABV

The Rare Barrel is located at 940 Parker Street in Berkeley, CA.

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One response

  1. sounds good!

    December 8, 2014 at 11:27 pm

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