August Bottle Release

Strap in tight Black Project fans! We’re releasing SIX (maybe more?) beers this month and we don't want you to miss out on any of them!

We are now boarding LESTRANGE, MACH-LIMIT Cab Franc, PEACEMAKER Peach, PEACEMAKER Cherry,  EXPERIMENTAL #1 & EXPERIMENTAL #2. All six beers lift off at 1400 on Friday, August 23rd in the Black Project tasting room. Details below.  


LESTRANGE: 375mL | $16

This collaboration with Finn’s Manor, one of our favorite beer bars in Denver, is a tribute to many things; friendship, honor, tradition, and loyalty to one of the Great Wizardry houses of our time. Funky and dry with a mildly tart finish, Lestrange is lightly carbonated as an homage to classic, unblended lambic beer, but with a deeper complexity from the extra time it spent in barrels.  


MACH-LIMIT Cab Franc: 750mL | $33

MACH-LIMIT starts with wine grapes from locally-sourced, family-owned vineyards in Palisade, CO. Once the grapes have been destemmed and crushed, we allow the juice to rest for a few days - developing rich color and depth of flavor - before finally transferring the juice to neutral oak barrels along with our base Sour Golden ale. The beer then goes through a secondary fermentation while resting on the grapes, and after a few weeks is ready to bottle. MACH-LIMIT is fruited at an extreme limit, thereby creating a beer that is truly something of a hybrid with intense grape character. 

PEACEMAKER Peach (SOLD OUT)

PEACEMAKER is a blend of both of our solera base beers that we then aged in cherry wine and peach wine bourbon barrels. This beer is the culmination of years of spontaneous fermentation, barrel aging, and a unique partnership with Red Fox Cellars. Light notes of fruit from the barrels’ previous inhabitants give way to intense oak tannins and vanillin. This beer will continue and develop with age so drink fresh or save for later.
Please note: Since AGENTS have first right to purchase ALL beers Black Project releases, PEACEMAKER sold out before public sales started. 

PEACEMAKER Cherry (SOLD OUT)

PEACEMAKER is a blend of both of our solera base beers that we then aged in cherry wine and peach wine bourbon barrels. This beer is the culmination of years of spontaneous fermentation, barrel aging, and a unique partnership with Red Fox Cellars. Light notes of fruit from the barrels’ previous inhabitants give way to intense oak tannins and vanillin. This beer will continue and develop with age so drink fresh or save for later.
Please note: Since AGENTS have first right to purchase ALL beers Black Project releases, PEACEMAKER sold out before public sales started. 


Finally, it is with great excitement that we are launching a line of small-batch sour beers. Dubbed the EXPERIMENTAL series, think of these less like science experiments and more like small-production, high performance experimental aircraft. We wanted more beers that were exclusive and small batch. So, enter the EXPERIMENTAL series, a playground for James and the rest of the production staff, where we can make small amounts of great beers without the constraints of minimum batch sizes, ingredient costs, or sourcing limitations. These beers will be first made available to AGENTS and may frequently sell out, depending on how small batches are. Regardless, these beers will NEVER see wholesale distribution. 

EXPERIMENTAL #1: 750mL | $22

Gose with hickory smoked salt and rosemary 
EXP. #1 is insanely creamy and soft with subtle amounts of rosemary and a ton of coriander. Lightly smoked salt brightens the beer and leaves the pallet craving more.

EXPERIMENTAL #2 (SOLD OUT)

Sour golden with Cab Franc wine grapes and vanilla 
Gobs of vanilla and a touch of Cab Franc went into EXP. #2. Sweet and tannic, a mild acidity carries this beer nicely while subtle notes of peach and hay meld with vanilla and spice. 
Please note: Since AGENTS have first right to purchase ALL beers Black Project releases, EXPERIMENTAL #2 sold out before public sales started. 


All above beers are releasing in the Black Project tasting room starting at 1400 on Friday, August 23rd. These are the only aircrafts set for immediate takeoff, but standby for information regarding different aluminum vessels that we’ll have in the air shortly..

In review:

The three beers available to the public starting at 2pm on August 23rd in the Black Project tasting room are: 

  • LESTRANGE - 375 mL | $16

  • MACH-LIMIT: Cab Franc - 750 mL | $33

  • EXPERIMENTAL #1 - 750 mL | $22

 
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