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THEME FROM THE BOTTOM / From The Top & From The Bottom – 2nd Edition

  • 5%

  • 04.17.21

FROM THE TOP: Strawberry / Plum / Marshmallow Creme / Vanilla – 5%
FROM THE BOTTOM: Mango / Pineapple / Marshmallow Creme / Vanilla – 5%

What exactly is the “From The Top / From The Bottom” series in Oakshire’s Theme From The Bottom releases? Our Director of Brewing Operations explains it here:

“As we began to evolve our Theme series of smoothie sour beers in late 2020, we started to notice a trend across our social media platforms. Consumers were taking flavors from different releases and blending them together! Were they good? We weren’t sure, but it seemed like a really rad idea, especially because people were holding onto cans from some of our first releases. We decided to introduce a sub-series (much like our Dreamsicles and Cheesecakes) into the Theme line-up.

This would become our From The Top (FTT) and From The Bottom (FTB) Cuvee series. The ending lyrics of the song that Theme is named after repeat:
From the bottom, from the top
From the bottom, from the top
From the bottom, from the top
From the bottom, from the top…

In the lyrics, each time “From the Bottom” is mentioned it is paired with a From the Top. In the same way, each FTB release is meant to be paired with a FTT release. The interesting part is that each new FTB is meant to pair with each FTT that was released before it. And each FTT can be blended with each previous FTB. The idea is to be able to blend these beers into perpetuity (though we do recommend drinking fresh, so maybe only pair with the previous release).

The fun part about the ability to blend is that the consistency of the blends is meant to be a personal preference. You never have to make them a 50/50 split. 20% FTT with 80% FTB, sure, if you like it! The exploration is a fun interaction that we get to play with our Theme fans, and keeps me on my toes to make sure that we make Theme flavors that blend together perfectly! We’re definitely having fun coming up and researching new flavor combinations that we think will work exceptionally together!”

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