At Purée Arete, quality is everything. We carefully source our fruit to make the purest, freshest purées from ripe, high-quality produce to be used by chefs, brewers, and other craftsmen in the food and beverage scene. For Dave Hallam, co-owner and head brewer of Abjuration Brewery in Pennsylvania, Purée Arete offers unparalleled quality.
“I love the pineapple. It’s so good that I’m already trying to figure out how to get another pineapple beer on the schedule,”
says Hallam. Their newest release from the Botanical Sour series features Puree Arete’s pineapple purée with a wheat hops base and brewed in a sour style. It was released in late January, 2021, and brings a brightness to the mid-winter blues.
The beer, named BSR v1.1, pairs Puree Arete pineapple with both fresh and dried sage for an earthy, botanical flavor that blurs the line between craft beer and cocktail. Blurring the lines is where Hallam and his partner anchor their experimental-driven brewing style. Abjuration means the process of abjuring, which is to say, a renouncement or solemn rejection. The Pittsburgh microbrewery’s roots are in homebrewing and entered the commercial scene with a clear nod to the tech world. Every beer is named for the correlating recipe version and all of their recipes are posted on their website à la open source. Hallam and his partner are mad scientists looking for the next most delicious ale they can craft. Which is how Hallam landed on Purée Arete for his botanical fruit source.
“They’re making really good products, really fresh,” says Hallam of his pineapple experience. “They’re customer service is great, too. They’ve been really good to us.”
Our pineapple purée is made from 100% pineapple and nothing else. We searched the tropics for the best fruit from the best growers to deliver a carefully crafted fruit for quality-minded chefs, brewers and gelato-makers. It’s available year-round and comes in a variety of packaging sizes to best suit your needs. Read more about our pineapple purée here.