Bloomington, IN — Next week Upland Brewing Company will open an online lottery for the release of three of its sour ales: Persimmon and Peach fruited Lambic-style ales, and Darksynth, an Upland and New Belgium collaboration sour. Bottles will be limited to one bottle per style per winner.ÔÇ¿ÔÇ¿
The lottery, at www.uplandsours.eventbrite.com, will open at noon EDT on Tuesday April 29th and close at noon May 7th. Either the Brew Pub in Bloomington or the Indianapolis Tasting Room in Broad Ripple must be specified as the preferred pick-up location 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 on May 9th, and can purchase the sour ale(s) they selected at their preferred pickup location from May 14th through May 28th. People who wish to attend Sour Fest May 17th and pick up their bottle(s) in one trip should choose Indianapolis as their pickup location and plan to pick up at the Indianapolis Tasting Room. People who wish to take a sour brewery tour, offered May 24th at 3 and 4pm, and May 25th at 3, 4, 5, and 6pm, should choose Bloomington as their pickup location. Reservations will be required for tours and can be made by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org.
Bottles may be picked up at the Bloomington Brew Pub 11am-midnight Monday through Thursday, 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 and Saturday. 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.