Wild Sinister Kid: Double Sour Cherry & Malbec Grapes
Consisting of 50% bourbon barrel-aged beer and 50% wine barrel-aged beer, this blend pours a gorgeous ruby brown in the glass. Ripe with abundant red fruit aromas, layered notes of juicy cherry, fresh plum, and raspberry juice jump from the glass, and offering a moderate acidity balanced by a silky mouthfeel.
Sinister Kid is named after the unofficial mascot of Trillium's Congress Street brewery: a long-forgotten, dismembered doll unearthed in construction rubble. They dusted off Sinister Kid and breathed new life into her, installing a new pipe leg and a wire arm. They quickly found a new use for her evil appearance: keeping an ever-present, protective watch over the first floor of our Fort Point restaurant and brewery.
This year, they've crafted what they consider to be Trillium's most complex variations of Sinister Kid to date.
They took the base Belgian Strong Ale recipe, fermented it with native New England yeast culture for two years in both bourbon and wine barrels, then transferred the beer to oak foeders to condition on a variety of fruit.
The six resulting blends are intricate expressions of wild yeast, time, and fruit all coming together harmoniously in the bottle.
Three of the 2019 Wild Sinister Kid blends were conditioned upon twice the amount of fruit as their counterparts to achieve a truly elegant and fruit-forward final blend. This is one of them.
(€ 54.00 per litre)
incl. € 0.08 deposit/pfand