Monday, January 30, 2012

Lambic News -- Cantillon Amphoras and Meerts

Cantillon recently let fans know that they are reviving the old practice of utilizing amphoras, aka clay pots, for lambic fermentation. Read the story here. Additional pictures of the practice were posted on Cantillion's Facebook page. A preview image is above.

In other lambic news, here's a tidbit on the somewhat-lost tradition of Meerts, which is essentially a table lambic made from the second runnings of a lambic mash. It's something I'd like to try brewing in the near future.