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Oct 23, 2021

About a month ago Jason Murphy from hit me up on Instagram and said, "You gotta check out Covert Artisan Ales."  So I did. 

Covert founders Dan and Stacey Berry joined us this week to talk about their Sioux Falls, South Dakota brewery.  SD was a holdout on jumping on the BGR train.  Back in 2018 we even did a Sucking up to South Dakota segment in one of our episodes with Stan Hieronymus.  I'm happy to say that SD is now one our Top 50 states for listeners.

As we talk about controversial beer opinions and pleated pants we sampled some of Covert's brews.  Gin and Rye barrel-aged BANG! BANG! mixed fermentation ales, Dana wild ale dry hopped with Nelson Sauvin, and my favorite, Basis sour quad fermented on blueberries then aged in bourbon barrels.  Dan shares some of the meaning behind the shapes and colors of Covert, and everyone gets an invite to visit South Dakota to enjoy the beer, the parks, and the food.  Let's do it.

The Beer List

  • Covert Artisan Ales
    • DANA | American wild ale dry hopped with Nelson Sauvin
    • Basis | Sour quad with blueberries conditioned in a select bourbon barrel.
    • Gin Barrel-Aged Bang! Bang! | Mixed fermentation ale aged in gin barrels
    • Rye Barrel-Aged Bang! Bang! | Mixed fermentation ale aged in rye barrels
    • Primtemps - Wild ale fermented in red wine barrels, dry hopped with Nelson Sauvin