Brewers are forging their own paths from the long-traveled spontaneous-fermentation road. Where they will end up is anyone’s guess, but it’s shaping up to be a remarkable journey.
Fort Collins CO, May 11, 2019 — The word “spontaneous” conjures up almost romantic thoughts about beer, hearkening back to the days when the prayer to Ninkasi was first written and then recited regularly. This natural occurrence plucks the good stuff out of the air, inoculates the sweet liquid that is gathered in a pool, and then Poof! Beer!