Introducing Recursion, the fourth exclusive release for 2018 Cellar Society Members! .
Recursion is blended from beers aged an average of 10 months in two different Merlot barrels. This blend accentuates ripe fruit notes as well as prominent brettanomyces funk. .
The barrel that makes up the majority of the blend was fermented with a very powerful mixed bag of organisms, including some voracious cultures that I propagated from Cantillon dregs. It is one of the few barrels in my cellar that has a dominant pediococcus culture, which caused the beer to become super ropey and slick for a period of a few months. Once that cleared up, the beer was left with a deep, intense acidity and very rustic, lambic-esque feel. On its own it was a bit too intense, but the beer from barrel #18 really rounded it out and lent a backbone that helped it shine. .
Recursion, as well as 2018 Cellar Society beers #5 and #6, are available for pickup starting today in the @luppolo_brewing tasting room. Details on #5 and #6 coming soon, members should check their email for details and an update later today! .
What is the Cellar Society How can you get your hands on the 2018 beers or become a member for 2019 Check the link in the bio or send me a pm for more info!