This raspberry and cherry sour has won several awards for pro-brewer-in-planning Geoff Coleman, including Best of Show at the 2015 Colorado State Fair and a Gold Medal at the 2016 Big Beers Festival.
Two Rivers Brewing’s Josh Bushey and Weyerbacher’s Chris Wilson describe their first collaboration brew as a young bruin. They “quick” soured it with Lacto and cheated some of the long aging stuff with oak spirals and lots of fruit.
This Baltic porter that has been a consistent winner for Josh Weikert over the years. It sets up well as a kettle sour because the bright lactic acidity will pair very nicely with the dark fruit and chocolate flavors.
Purists beware: this CB&B recipe might offend your delicate sensibilities. However, if you want to make the quickest of quick sour beers, using fruit can help cover some of the rougher edges in a spiked lactic sour.
Taylor Caron’s beer makes a great base for adding fruit or heavy dry hopping, but it is also very refreshing on its own.