In February, Upland Brewing Company will release of six of its sour ales: Cherry (Secret Barrel Society Exclusive), Blackberry, Cauldron, VinoSynth White,VinoSynth Red, and Black Raspberry (Secret Barrel Society Exclusive). The public lottery, including all but Black Raspberry, and Cherry will open at noon EST on Thursday, January 28th and close at noon ESTon Thursday, February 4th.
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You must specify your preferred pick-up location (Bloomington Brewpub or Indianapolis Tasting Room in Broad Ripple) at the time of entry, and pickup locations cannot be changed after a reservation request has been made. 


Lottery winners will be randomly drawn and notified via email by noon February 8th, and can purchase the sour ale(s) they selected at their preferred pickup location from February 17th through March 2nd. Sour Ale Program director, Caleb Staton, will be leading tours Saturday, February 20th at 3 and 4 pm. Reservations are suggested for tours and can be made by emailing [email protected].


If you can’t make the tours February 20th, don’t worry! Our Sour Brewery Tour Guides, will be lead tours every weekend and reservations are not required for these tours. Click here for regular sour brewery tour times.
Bottles may be picked up at the Bloomington Brewpub 11am-midnight Monday throughThursday, 11am-1am Friday and Saturday, and noon to midnight Sunday, or at the Indianapolis Tasting Room 4pm-10pm Monday through Thursday and noon to midnight Friday andSaturday. Please note the Indianapolis Tasting Room cannot sell carryout on Sunday, in accordance with Indiana state law. Each bottle will cost $25 plus applicable sales tax.


Upland Brewing Company, Inc. is a Bloomington, Indiana-based brewery established in 1998 that specializes in handcrafted ales and lagers.

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  1. Hi Upland, Will there be no release to the public for sale of any of the sours in February? Thanks, Tom in Indy

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