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Urban Artifact Chief of Brewing Operations Bret Kollman Baker Talks Chariot

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Urban Artifact Chief of Brewing Operations Bret Kollman Baker Talks Chariot

We spoke with Urban Artifact Chief of Brewing Operations Bret Kollman Baker about Chariot.

BC: Who came up with this beer’s recipe?
This is one of the few recipes we have that is relatively unadulterated from when we opened. This came about as a classic Gose that we thought would play wonderfully with tart cherries.

BC: What’s your favorite aspect of this beer (flavor, aroma, etc.)?
The interplay of the tart cherry with the salty wheat base beer. So fantastic together, it has notes of a liquid cherry cobbler.

BC: Is this your “desert island beer?”
Yes, I would drink this all the time if possible. Sessionable ABV, salty and refreshing, with a moderate fruit presence. Such a wonderfully balanced beer.

BC: What's a good food pairing for this beer?
I like to lean a bit on the meatier side with this beer. A classic dish of lamb paired with the salty and cherry nature of the beer is a natural fit. Both work to enhance the flavors of the other.


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