Kirby Pucker Sour Series
Stepping up to the plate is Kirby Pucker, our rotation of brews that undergo a second fermentation with lactobacillus.
Every iteration in the series is a unique Eastlake take on postmodern American sour beer. Pucker up! After all, Lake Street Is For Lovers. 

Kirby Pucker #1 - 04/04/15; 5.1% ABV, 3.7 pH
Table Saison, lightly tart

Kirby Pucker #2 - 07/29/15; 4.6% ABV, 3.4 pH
Table Saison - Remake of Kirby Pucker #1 after visiting Thirsty Pagan in Superior, WI

Kirby Pucker #3 - 09/09/15; 4.8% ABV, 3.5 pH
Sour oak-aged Red using Best Red-X Malt; cellaring for up to 6-12 months may be appropriate

Kirby Pucker #4 - 10/27/15; 4.4% ABV, 3.4 pH
Sour American Rice Lager - Enjoy fresh

Kirby Pucker #5 - 01/18/16; 4.9% ABV, 3.4 pH
Sour Belgian Blonde, aged on Yellow Birch - Enjoy fresh. Batch 100!

Kirby Pucker #6 - 02/17/16; 7.0% ABV, 3.4 pH
Sour Saison with Pink Lemons & Ginger - Sweeter than expected, cellaring for 6 months may be appropriate.

Kirby Pucker #7 - 05/16/16; 5.8% ABV, 3.4 pH
Brewed with Tart Cherries & Blood Orange - Enjoy fresh!

Kirby Pucker #8 - 05/31/16;  5.0% ABV, 3.3 pH - "Beet Generation"
Gose with Beets and Pickling Spices - Brettanomyces was added to our house yeast culture starting with this batch. Cellaring for 6-12 months may be appropriate.

Kirby Pucker #9 - 07/29/16; 5.2% ABV, 3.2 pH
Gose with Rhubarb, Sorrel, and Basil from Garden Farme in Ramsey, MN. Cellaring for 6-12 months may be appropriate.

Kirby Pucker #10 - 08/18/16; 4.9% ABV 3.4 pH - "The Long Goodbye"
Gimlet-inspired spontaneously-fermented beer using lime zest and gin botanicals from Du Nord Craft Spirits in Minneapolis, MN. Enjoy fresh.

Kirby Pucker #11 - 9/15/16; 5.2% ABV, 3.2 pH - "Chanh muối"
Brewed with locally preserved lemons - Enjoy fresh

Kirby Pucker #12 - 10/13/16; 5.8% ABV, 3.6 pH - "Meet Your Matcha"
Brewed with matcha, whole cone Sorachi Ace, and local fresh hops - Cellaring for 6-12 months may be appropriate.

Kirby Pucker #13 - 10/28/16; 5.3% ABV, 3.4 pH - "St. Croix"
Brewed with local St. Croix wine grapes and fresh hops - Cellaring for 6-12 months may be appropriate.

Kirby Pucker #14 - 11/16/16; 7.9% ABV, 3.4 pH - "Black IPA"
Brewed with Simcoe, El Dorado, and Mosaic hops. Same rye-heavy malt bill as Nicollet Mauler. Our first 14 barrel batch of Kirby Pucker. - Cellaring for 6-12 months, or longer, may be appropriate. Expect increasingly lost hop character as the beer ages.

Kirby Pucker #3 - 12/8/16; 5.4% ABV, 3.3 pH
Sour oak-aged Red using Best Red-X Malt; New batch of a classic to celebrate our second year; cellaring for up to 6-12 months may be appropriate

Kirby Pucker #15 - 03/16/17; 6.5% ABV, 3.4 pH - "Plumbing the depths"
Sour stout brewed with plums; Milk chocolate and tart plum skins; cellaring for up to 6-12 months may be appropriate