For Time Out New York‘s annual beer issue, I drop some science on the strangest ingredients population beers sold in the city. From Sichuan peppercorns and matzo meal to wasp yeast, here are 10 of the most offbeat ales you’ll find this year. Cheers!
4) Off Color Wari: The chicha de molle-inspired ale (an ancient Peruvian ferment) is made with purple corn, Schinus molle berries and souring bacteria. The beer's tart, dry and bright, as zingy as kombucha. And just 3.8 percent ABV. History!.