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Following from the withdrawal of the Beerfarm Pineapple III on the 15th of Feb 2019 we’d like to say that we solved the problem and the Pineapple is back – again again and tastier than ever!

Avid Beerfarm fans will be well aware that we made the decision to withdraw our last batch of “The Pineapple” – our beloved Berliner Weisse stacked with Aussie pineapples due to secondary fermentation occurring in cans and kegs. It’s was a tough day for the farmily but when you love to push the boundaries, sometimes these things happen.

For the brewers and science nerds out there – this is what happened:  We add fruit after primary fermentation leaving the yeast with some extra work to do, unfortunately the first time the yeast were not able to consume all the available sugars in tank, later eating them up in the can & keg. Everyday is a school day. We’ve given this second brew more time to ferment leaving it slightly drier than the first batch and truer to a traditional Berliner Weisse’s flavour profile.

The Beerfarm Pineapple Sour returns with a new look and a few tweaks.

It’s no secret that Pineapple and alcohol is a winning combo, a Pineapple Sour beer had been on the ‘to-do’ list for a while, and in december 2016 we stumbled across a pineapple epidemic that we could assist in that was affecting growers all around the country. So we sprung to action and The Pineapple was born. The over-ripe, oddly sized fruit was en route and we eagerly got to work on recipe’s, design and concepts to bring this bad boy to beer drinkers far and wide. For us, there was only one outfit to put on this can and that is the fifty dollar note, aptly named “The Pineapple” in this glorious country and to juzz it up, why not put The Beerfarmers face on it.

Whether you think it belongs on pizza or not, most people will agree that Pineapple holds a firm place in the top tier of delicious fruit. Enter, the original Beerfarm Pineapple Sour.

The first taste of a newly released beer is always makes for a great day, especially when you’ve had this much fun in the process. Alas, before we knew it, she was gone. Kegs at our venue ran dry and all others had be tentatively cold delivered to venues across WA. We weren’t ready to say goodbye just yet so lined up a rebrew as soon as we could. Not content on with ‘good enough’ we wanted to go bigger and better, making this batch as pineappley (technical term) as possible. Searching for the sweetest, ripest pineapple we could find, Pineapple 2.0 disappeared just as quickly. In a cruel twist of fate, a delivery of kegs destined for our east coast supporters froze in transit meaning many craft beer lovers were left out of the pineapple party. We like beers cold but not frozen solid… although keep an eye out for our Pineapple slushies in the venue this year… Every cloud and all that.

Fast forward 12 months to February 2018 and it’s finally returned. ‘The Pineapple #3’. Loaded with 700L of fresh pineapple juice added during fermentation after the sour mash and boil. Wrapped this time lovingly in 375ml cans with the new $50 note and a sweet new hat for Joshy boy to adequately represent the tropical flavour fiesta harnessed inside. No, this limited release can’t be used as legal currency but you can take this Berliner Weisse straight to the bank or anywhere else for that matter.

We hope you enjoy and welcome feedback as always.

“I stand here today looking marvellous with a fruit basket on my head”
Josh Thomas 2019

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