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Sour beer pairing suggestions from Rodney at Tangent Brewing

“Funk and sour is the new hops,” or so I’ve heard. Lots of local breweries are working on a funk or sour program, and both Coppertail and Green Bench have foeders of their own for oak-aging their beers. Hype or not, most of the worlds great breweries maintain these programs and some of them for hundreds of years. Tangent Brewing, one of Tampa’s up-and-coming breweries, intends to lead the bay area in the production of sour and Brettanomyces beers. I asked Rodney to write up an introduction to some funky and sour beers in an easily accessible manner – and what better way to do that than with cheese and dessert pairings? Enjoy the pairing suggestions, and if you have a chance, look for Tangent at an upcoming beer fest. They’re pouring at the best of them, including during Tampa Bay Beer Week.

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Night of the Living Brett

Extensive Brettanomyces Tap List
Contest for the best Brett inspired costume


100% Brett Fermentation:

*Dry-Hopped Machine Gun Funk – Black Pepper, Honey, Dry Hopped with Amarillo, Brett bc&l
*Set Yourself on Fire – Amber Saison, Ghost Pepper Infused Honey, Brett b&c
*Fall Victim – Amber Saison, Brett b&c
*Peter Brett and Jack – Nutmeg, Ginger and Pumpkin, Brett b
*Peter Brett and Jack aged on Vanilla
*Built for Sin – Porter, Brett b
*Built for Sin aged on Hickory
*Zest in Peace – Saison, Lemon and Lime Zest, Pink Peppercorns, Brett c
*Feast Upon Brett – Berliner Weisse, Brett b
*Feast Upon Brett aged on Starfruit
*Bretta Off Dead – Wit with Orange Zest, Coriander, Cardamom, Brett b

Barrel-Aged & Mixed Fermentation:

*Temerity Fort – Four Roses BA Temerity
*BA Highly Suspicious – Rum Barrel Aged
*Temerity Mortale – Chocolate Bourbon Barrel Aged Temerity, Ghana & Ecuador Cacao Nibs, Brett b
*Brett Saison Extreme
*Barrel-Aged Brett Belge d’Or