DESTIHL®  Brewery

Saint Dekkera Sours

single barrel aged, spontaneously fermented, wild acidic sour ale

ABV %, IBU's and Color SRM: Varies by Barrel

Our Saint Dekkera® Reserve Sour Ale series are single barrel, unblended, non-inoculated and either non-fruited or fruited ales that are naturally soured by spontaneous/wild secondary fermentation and aging for 1 - 3 ½ years in oak barrels with a natural micro flora of lactobacillus, pediococcus & wild yeast/Brettanomyces present in the wood to achieve complex esters, naturally balanced acidity from lactic, acetic and other organic acids and a balanced wood character.

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Some beers so far in the series:

-Framboise (Gold Medal, World Beer Championships Award 2012-
94 points/Exceptional; Bronze Medal, FoBAB 2010-Wild Acidic Sour Beer)
 
-Flanders/Oud Bruin (Gold Medal, World Beer Championships Award 2012-
93 points/Exceptional; Silver Medal, FoBAB 2011-Wild Acidic Beer)
-Forsaken Barrel Lambic
-Sour Strawberry Ale (Silver Medal, World Beer Championships Award 2012-
89 points/Highly Recommended)
 
-Sour Apricot Ale (Bronze Medal, World Beer Championships Award 2012-
81 points/Recommended)
 
-Sour Barley Wine
-Sour Rye Wine
-Sour Brown Ale
-Sour Hawaii-Five Ale
(Silver Medal, World Beer Championships Award 2012-86 points/Highly Recommended)
-Sour Trappist Wheat
-Sour Belgian Double Pale Ale
(Silver Medal, FoBAB 2009 - Wild Beer Category)
-Sour Cerise Stout Imperiale