Dageraad Brewing in Burnaby is planning to release a special small-batch of their Amber Kelderbier that has been ageing for 10 1/2 months.
Amber Kelderbier is their Belgian-style pale ale that has been spiked with Brettanomyces lambicus, bottle-conditioned in 750ml bottles and then aged. Brettanomyces acts very slowly, and brings out some lovely pepper and cherry-pie notes in this beer.
“Kelderbier” is Flemish for cellar beer. In this case, it means both that the beer has been aged before they release it, and that it is appropriate for continued aging. Stored properly (upright in a cool, dark, temperature-stable place) this beer will continue to develop for at least two years.
Amber Kelderbier will be available tomorrow, August 9, at noon for $9.75 per 750ml bottle. There will be 22 cases available, with a limit of two bottles per customer per day.