Samuel Adams Announces 12-City Kosmic Mother Funk Tour

Samuel AdamsThe Boston Beer Company have just announced something that fans of sour beers have been wanting to hear for a long time. For the very first time, their highly exclusive Kosmic Mother Funk (KMF) beer, a unique Belgian ale that they use as a blending base for some of their other beers, aged in giant oak barrels will be hitting some draft lines later this month. That’s right folks, KMF, which is fermented with multiple micro-organisms including Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus and other wild things hits 6.4% A.B.V. and also features Belgian candi sugar to help add a bit of depth of flavor as well as to help round out some of the funky character.

This particular showcase will feature twelve cities throughout the country and only eleven so far have been released while the twelfth one will only be revealed after fans have voted. The eleven cities and dates that have been announced are the following:

Tour Stop City Dates
1 Boston, MA 9/8/2014 – 9/14/2014
2 New-York, NY 9/22/2014 – 9/28/2014
3 Denver, CO 9/29/2014 – 10/5/2014
4 Cleveland, OH 10/6/2014 – 10/12/2014
5 Dallas, TX 10/13/2014 – 10/19/2014
6 Philadelphia, PA 10/20/2014 – 10/26/2014
7 Washington, DC 10/20/2014 – 10/26/2014
8 Chicago, IL 11/3/2014 – 11/9/2014
9 San Francisco, CA 11/10/2014 – 11/16/2014
10 San Diego, CA 11/10/2014 – 11/16/2014
11 Seattle, WA 11/17/2014 – 11/23/2014
12 People’s Choice TBD

In each of the tour stops, multiple bars have been selected to carry the beer on draft. In Boston the bars have already been announced alongside an estimate tapping date and those nine bars are as follows:

  • The Blarney Stone
    1505 Dorchester Avenue, Boston, MA 02122
    Expected Tapping: 9/12/2014
  • Brendan Behan Pub
    378 Centre Street, Jamaica Plain, MA 02130
    Expected Tapping: Week of 9/8/2014
  • Central Wharf Co
    160 Milk Street, Boston, MA
    Expected Tapping: Week of 9/8/2014
  • Champions at Marriott Copley
    110 Huntington Avenue Boston, MA 02116
    Expected Tapping: 9/12/2014
  • Ned Devines
    1 Faneuil Hall Marketplace (Quincy Market), Boston, MA
    Expected Tapping: Week of 9/8/2014
  • Olde Magoun’s Saloon
    518 Medford St, Somerville, MA 02145
    Expected tapping: 9/11/2014
  • Penguin Pizza
    735 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA
    Expected Tapping: Week of 9/8/2014
  • Stoddard’s Food and Ale
    48 Temple Pl, Boston, MA 02111
    Expected Tapping: 9/9/2014
  • Tip Tap Room
    138 Cambridge St, Boston, MA 02114
    Expected Tapping: Week of 9/8/2014You can find out more information about the Kosmic Mother Funk tour by visiting Samuel Adam’s dedicated website page which features more information about the beer itself as well as all of the dates and locations. You can also vote on the twelfth and final stop of the tour as well on the page. So keep an eye out on social media and the tap lists for those spots above so you can get a chance at trying this unique beer. Also don’t forget to tag it on social media using our popular #craftbeerBoston hashtag as well!
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