Odell Brewing Co. taproom employee Mike Adams was in the midst of a 10-day juice cleanse diet. Already tired of drinking standard fruits and vegetables, a display case of tomatillos caught his eye and curiosity at a local grocery store.
"Turns out fresh tomatillo juice tastes like a mixture of kiwi, cucumber and lemon," Adams said of the green-husked Mexican tomato.
The Odell employee of more than three years — whose normal job is filling up pints — later pitched the freshly juiced tomatillo flavor to his superiors.
The sour beer known as Green Coyote was born. It was a taproom sensation last year when made on Odell's five-barrel pilot brewery, a smaller system the Fort Collins brewery uses for experimental beers.
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