Cursed Kettles was made in collaboration with Prairie Artisan Ales of Oklahoma. The project grew out of a mutual interest and admiration between breweries. Each brewery was interested in exploring territory that the other was familiar with: Upland’s barrel aged sour program and Prairie’s experience with kettle souring and Brettanomyces.
Cursed Kettles pours a deep reddish brown with ruby highlights. The initial aroma is of dark cherries with biscuit and raisin notes from a spectrum of toasted malts. Cherry, raisin, fig, and date character dominates the flavor on top of a refreshing tartness and mild funk of Brettanomyces. The finish is dry and tart with lingering dark fruit.