Sunday Road Summer Samba '22

Style
Berry Sour
ABV
5.0%
Bitterness
60 IBU

When Sunday Road brought out their first Summer Samba last year, I said it was the kind of beer that can sling you into party mode. This year’s Summer Samba is the beer you drink once you’re at the party, starting conversations with strangers.

The appearance alone is more than enough to break the ice. It’s deeper in colour than last year’s watermelon pink; I’d call it neon coral, and it glows as brightly as a leotard worn in an early 90s exercise video. Who could look at that velvet-scrunchie-hue and not comment on it?

Bright fruit bursts into the mouth with the sweetness and tart thwack of raspberries that have started fermenting in the punnet, along with an almost citrusy tang. Then the back of the palate gets a surprise, as blackberry earthiness and dry hop bitterness come together for a bitey finish you don’t often find in a kettle sour.

And, yet, the drink somehow held onto a lightness the whole way through. Give a stranger a taste and you’ll make a new friend. (Or a new enemy who steals your beer.)

Mick Wüst

Published October 20, 2022

Name
Sunday Road Brewing
Address

147 Bath Road
Kirrawee
NSW 2232

Phone
(02) 9545 2827
Open Hours

Takeaways
Mon to Fri: 9am to 5pm
Brewhouse Open
Thursday: 3pm to 9pm
Fri & Sat: midday to 10pm
Sunday: midday to 9pm

Tours

Tours by appointment

WA Beer & Brewing Conference 2024 2
Indies 2024 B

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