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The Wood Shop: A Decade of Sours at Upland Brewing

The Wood Shop: A Decade of Sours at Upland Brewing

BLOOMINGTON, IN

What started as a side project with a few barrels from a local winery over a decade ago, has become a full fledged sour brewery at Upland Brewing Co., dubbed 'The Wood Shop.' Now, that offshoot operation is ready to share their labors of love with sour beer fanatics across the country. We caught up with Pete Batule, VP of Brewery Operations, to learn more about one of the most seasoned sour beer producers in the US.

Beer & Branding: Upland Brewing Co.'s Champagne Velvet

Beer & Branding: Upland Brewing Co.'s Champagne Velvet

BLOOMINGTON, IN

Like many beer brands of yesteryear, Champagne Velvet was a pre-prohibition style lager that lost its luster and following in recent decades. But, as history often does, this is a brand that's been able to repeat itself. Indiana's Upland Brewing Co. has revived the beer, twice over, and is now pushing distribution of the classic lager, with a new...old look.

Beer & Branding: Bloomington's Upland Refreshes its Look

Beer & Branding: Bloomington's Upland Refreshes its Look

BLOOMINGTON, IN

Earlier this week, popular Midwest-based Upland Brewing Company unveiled a completely refreshed look to their previously tired branding. Gone are the days of the washed out, gradated Bloomington sky peering over those rolling hills. Also nixed is that scrappy looking font combo. And I'm sure I speak for many fans of the brewery when I say "Cheers to that!"