Session 119: Discomfort Beer

It’s been a few years and a few blogs since I’ve contributed to The Session, a roundup of writers expounding on a shared beer topic of the month.


Cascade Apricot Sour

Sour beer is, for me, the next great thing. It’s the new frontier, a view into a wide world of flavors that have only just begun to be discovered. It’s a beer style that needs to be sipped and appreciated and did you say NINE &*@%ING DOLLARS!?!!?!?

Thomas Hardy’s, 1999

A very good friend with a knack for finding the weirdest and most wonderful things in seemingly derelict shops stumbled upon this unicorn of a beer. By stroke of luck he happened to grab the 1999 vintage, which was the last to be produced by the original English brewery.