Uproot is Making a Bid to Become the Lager King of Birmingham

Jan 25, 2024

If you love lager, you need to be paying attention to Uproot Brewing right now!

Uproot mastermind and brewer Nate Darnell is serious about bottom fermentation. Lager as a category has seen a huge resurgence in the craft scene over the last few years, and Uproot is positioning themselves as the premier spot for expertly crafted and executed beers that are supremely crushable and full of diverse flavor.

Over the past few weeks we've gotten a range of new lagers from the brewery, and we couldn't be more excited. Check out these three limited, specialty lagers from possibly the most exciting new brewery in town.

Harvest Lager
Dropping a Kellerbier this early in the game is a bold move, but this rustic pale lager more than speaks for itself. Light bready malt gives up some unsalted saltine and oyster cracker, and a pleasant hoppiness gives it a nice round feel.

Mums The Word
This amber lager takes the light yet rich balance that we all know and love, and streamlines it with an impressively dry and crisp finish. At once familiar and refreshingly new.

Dark lagers are a secret obsession of ours at Hop City, and this entry in the style is absolutely stellar. Milano Cookie and the lightest dry cocoa paint the front end, but the finish is so easy. A wildly crisp and refreshing dark beer.


Stone: Ruination
- True OG West Coast double IPA
Wicked Weed: Perni-Haze - Hazy take on the classic Pernicious IPA

Back 40: Peanut Butter Porter
- Imperial porter with peanut butter
Cahaba: Irish Stout - Irish style stout
Edmunds Oast/ Uproot: Philosophically Speaking - Belgian-style strong ale blended with Bourbon barrel-aged sour ale with cherries
Oskar Blues: Barrel-aged Ten Fidy - Imperial stout aged in Bourbon barrels
Clown Shoes: Blaecorn Unidragon - Imperial American stout with a heavy dry-hop

Wicked Weed: Garcon De Ferme
- Brettanomyces farmhouse ale fermented with peaches
Wicked Weed: La Bonte Rose - Brettanomyces farmhouse ale fermented with grapes
Trim Tab: Cherry Limeade Slush - Sour ale with cherry and lime
Parish: Blueberry Mochi - Berliner style ale with blueberries, vanilla, milk sugar and toasted rice
Evil Twin NYC: Your Dad's Retro Fashioned Cream Sour - Cream soda inspired sour ale
Evil Twin NYC: ET Stay Home 16 - Smoothie style sour ale with lemon, raspberry, Concord grape and walnut
Evil Twin: Make it Fruity - Flagship sour ale with raspberry and Concord grape

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