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Santa Fe Brewing Company Kriek

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Santa Fe Brewing Company Kriek is fermented with Michigan cherries and sake yeast

Santa Fe Brewing Company Kriek
Lambic/Fruit Beer
Santa Fe Brewing Company/Santa Fe, New Mexico

Brewed by New Mexico's first microbrewery, this fruity kriek is part of the brewery's Los Innovadores series of wild fermented ales. Inspired by the time-honored Belgian lambics, it's fermented with Michigan tart cherries and a blend of Lactobacillus and Brettanomyces wild yeasts, then aged in oak barrels for two years. Interestingly, no hops are used, as the sourness provides its own balance to the unmalted wheat and two-row barley malt.

Price: $21 for 750 ml
8.5 percent ABV

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