Takes Home the Bronze at the Great American Beer Festival
Comforts Brewing located in Athens, Georgia might be brand new on
the craft beer scene, but it's already winning awards. The brewery,
which opened in April, took home a bronze medal at the Great
American Beer Festival in Colorado in the American Style Brett Beer
category for Curiosity No. 2, part of its one-off series of unusual
or obscure styles.
No, Brett ales aren't named after a baseball player. They're brewed
with a wild yeast called Brettanomyces that is most commonly used to
ferment wine, but also sometimes added to traditional Belgian ales
like lambics and saisons to impart a funky flavor.
Curiosity No. 2, according to the Creature Comforts website, is "a
blonde American Brett beer refermented with kiwi and pineapple
This ale is one of their
specialty brews, so hurry down to the brewery and get yourself a