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Chocolate and Beer Pairing

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City Star’s 9th Annual Valentine’s Day Chocolate and Beer Pairing will feature 5 chocolates expertly paired with 5 beers (4oz pours) for $20. Self-guided pairing, share or enjoy solo.

Online reservations closed.

Cabaret

Cabaret Beer Release

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Sour raspberry barrel aged dark ale, a blend of raspberry brown ale aged and soured 16 months in Spirit Hound rum barrels (which previously aged Buccaneer, Hellbilly and Wild Bill) and imperial stout aged and soured 4 years in Heaven Hill Bourbon barrels.

Scarlet Bottle Release

Beer Release: Scarlet

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The 2019 vintage of Scarlet is a blend of sour stout aged in oak barrels for 2 years, sour imperial stout aged in oak barrels for 2.5 years, and Michigan Montmorency cherries. Soured with lactobacillus and pediococcus bacteria as well as brettanomyces yeast. The beer has a velvety smooth mouthfeel. Luscious waves of cocoa roll along the tongue, and the cherry sweetness rounds out the sour flavor profile.

A Perfect Valentine at City Star Brewing: Sour Barrel Aged Stout finished with Cherries

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The latest in the City Star Zoller Barrel Aged Series will be released in the taproom on Wednesday, February 14th: Scarlet is a sour stout aged 9 months in oak barrels finished with cherries. She rings in at 7% ABV.

We absolutely love this darling! Soured with both lactobacillus and pediococcus bacteria as well as brettanomyces yeast (big words for excellent souring agents!). A blend of ¬†Bing, Lambert, Van, and Royal Anne sweet cherries were added to this beer… approximately 50lbs of cherry per barrel. The beer has a velvety smooth mouthfeel. Luscious waves of cocoa roll along the tongue, and the cherry sweetness rounds out the sour flavor profile. Bottles will be for sale in the City Star taproom, and on tap for sampling.¬†Each bottle is dipped in wax and hand stamped with the City Star Brewing seal.

City Star will also be hosting their 6th annual Chocolate & Beer Pairing for Valentine’s Day that evening. If you are interested in reserving a pairing, you can do so at citystarbrewing.com/chocolate-beer

Scarlet Bottle Release