344 of the Best Sour Beers, Blind-Tasted and Ranked

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Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Cherry Thrale's (75)

“Russia’s Peter the Great loved English stouts. Unfortunately, the beer could not survive the long journey until 1796, when London brewery Thrale’s increased the alcohol content and hopping rate in their stout, creating the imperial stout. We’ve ‘imperialized’ this stout by fermenting it a bit further with sour cherries.”

Untitled Art Spritzer Weisse (78)

“Kettle sour brewed in collaboration with J. Wakefield in Miami, Florida.”

Black Shirt Brewing Co. Viewmaster (80)

“Bright and refreshingly dry Berliner with aspects of a Shirley Temple and a Lime Rickey.”

Parish Brewing Co. Greetings From Holly Beach (80)

“A tropical, tiki-inspired Berliner weisse loaded with pineapple, mango, passion fruit, coconut cream, and toasted coconut.”

Destihl Flanders Red (81)

“Flanders Red is an acidic sour ale with an initial impression of tart cherries and sour candy. The dry, wine-like finish accentuates the complex malt profile and bright fruit notes showcased in this brilliant red colored hybrid of a modern Flanders and German-style sour.”

Omnipollo Bianca Peanut Butter Gose (81)

“Peanut butter jelly lassi gose ale brewed with peanut butter, lactose sugar, and strawberry-raspberry jam.”

Samuel Adams / Boston Beer Co American Kriek (82)

“Our take on a Belgian Kriek is aged on Balaton cherries for an intense black cherry character. A rich maltiness and hint of toasted oak balance and mellow the dark red fruit and tart sweetness.”

The Lost Abbey Zinners & Saints (82)

"A blonde sour beer aged over zinfandel grapes for 3 months, creating a tart, slightly sweet ale with tons of oak and Brett on the back end."

Oozlefinch Craft Brewery Sour Not Stirred (82)

“A martini-inspired sour ale brewed with gin botanicals and olive juice.”

Avery Brewing El Gose (82)

“A timeless, traditional tart gose with its zesty and salty disposition is brightened by a tangy citrus twist. A bier for every día!”

Brewery De Troch Oude Gueuze (83)

“Brewed by age-old methods which depend on spontaneous fermentation. The wort is cooled in coolships, which ex- poses the brew to micro-organisms. The ale is aged in casks for at least a year.”

Kannah Creek Apricot Sour (83)

“A session Belgian blonde ale soured with apricots. Pairs well with seasoned sour drinkers or those new to the style.”

Destihl Synchopathic (83)

“Synchopathic is the cool harmonization of a tart and acidic sour ale with citrusy, fruity, and floral dry hops normally in concert with pale ales, with totally rad aromas and flavors reminiscent of grapefruit, orange, lemon, tangerine, pineapple, and hints of pine.”

Brasserie Dupont Monk's Stout Dupont (83)

“Originally brewed in the late 1950s by Sylva Rosier, today’s Monk’s Stout captures the intense Dupont style in a dark beer—deep aromas of black coffee, roasted bitterness, and sharp, clean finish.”

Anderson Valley Brewing Co. Framboise Rose Gose (83)

“By adding rose hips to the boil and fresh raspberry puree at the end of fermentation, this...is a mélange of flavors and aromas.”

Odell Brewing Sippin' Pretty (83)

“Loaded with our unique blend of açai, guava, and elderberry, and balanced with a delicate addition of Himalayan pink sea salt.”

New Belgium Brewing Transatlantique Kriek (84)

“Transatlantique Kriek’s cherry nose gives way to a pleasingly sour flash across the palate that rolls gently into a slightly sweet finish. Crisp, effervescent carbonation keeps the mouthfeel bright and delightfully tingly.”

Destihl Raspberry Lynnbrook (84)

“Lynnbrook is a wild Berliner-style weisse with raspberries added, with the raspberry-lemony aroma giving way to hints of brie and barnyard funkiness. The flavor is absent of any hops or bitterness and instead has initial impressions of subtle lemons and yogurt supported by tart, fresh raspberries and underlying lactic sourness.”

Dogfish Head SeaQuench Ale (84)

“A session sour mash-up of a crisp Kölsch, a salty Gose, and a tart Berliner Weisse with black limes, sour lime juice, and sea salt.”

Black Project STARGATE² (84)

"For STARGATE² we take regular STARGATE and then add more fruit, for a total of more than 8 lbs/gallon. "

Firestone Walker Bretta Tangerine (84)

"A bouquet of citrus mingles with herbal notes, leading to funky, yeasty, citrus flavors. Soft cereal and oak aromas are enveloped by a firm acidity."

La Cumbre Brewing Co. Mango Pineapple Gose (84)

“Tart, not sour really but certainly lactic...and a lovely underlying aroma of pineapple and mango.”

Two Roads Brewing Co. Tanker Truck Plum Gose (84)

“Expect a classic gose sour-and-salty interplay with the unmistakable character of tart Italian plums.”

Green Flash Brewing Co. Soul Style IPA (84)

“Citra, Simcoe, and Cascade hops are layered, allowing bright tropical waves of citrus and floral notes to break gently on the palate. Get stoked on a laid back single and ride a wave to soothe your soul.”

AC Golden Brewing Company Peche (85)

“Our Peche relaxed in experienced oak barrels for nearly a year with several strains of Brettanomyces and various souring organisms. After it aged in the barrels, we added fresh, whole peaches from Palisade, Colorado.”

Aspen Brewing Company Silver City Ale (85)

“A subtly kettle-soured session ale. Tart lemon and citrus flavor leaves you wanting more.”

Maplewood Brewing Company Fizzle Drizzle Cherry Limeade (85)

“American sour fruit beer, fermented using a lactic-acid producing *Saccharomyces cerevisiae* yeast, along with cherry, key lime, and a touch of lactose.”

Imprint Beer Company Schmoojee 4 Ever (85)

“Raspberry, strawberry, boysenberry, banana, coconut, pineapple, and marshmallow.”

Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project Stay the Funk In (85)

“_Methode traditionelle_ spontaneous golden sour ale.”

Service Brewing Company Poolside Chills (85)

“Blackberries and black currant come through strong while the blueberries take a back seat. Vanilla gives it a berries-and-cream-like flavor. A hint of cherry from HBC 630 hops and hibiscus. Finishes tart and dry. Brewed in collaboration with Savannah Square Pops.”

Parish Brewing Company SIPS: Pinot Noir Black Currant (85)

“Overflowing with rich dark pinot noir–wine grapes. Bright fruit tones overlap with complex and succulent black currant atop a sweet-sour base that brightens both fruits. Intense and flavorful, this juicy sour has depth and will bring out your inner sommelier.”

Jackie O's Brewery Evelyn (85)

Oak-aged sour brown ale refermented with raspberries.

Freigeist Kopenickiade (85)

“Brewed with spelt and barley malts, Köpenickiade is a clean, fresh twist on old Berlin’s unique sour specialty weissbier.”

Tallgrass Brewing Raspberry Jam (85)

“Our brewpub’s original Berliner weisse was a big hit! Now the raspberry version is going on tour. Pucker up and rock on.”

Brewery Vivant Space Queen Immortal (85)

"Massive orange-citrus aroma gives way to notes of juicy peach and cantaloupe. Not aged with fruit, this beer is a study in the intersection of Lactobacillus and hops."

Dogfish Head Super Eight (85)

“Brewed with eight heroic ingredients: prickly pear, mango, boysenberry, blackberry, raspberry, elderberry, kiwi juices, toasted quinoa....”

New Realm Brewing Co. Tart's Content (85)

“This richly fruited Berliner weisse impresses with its tart, bright citrus and spiced fall flavors.”

Sonder Brewing Boggs (85)

“Enters with a candy-like cranberry aroma, followed by a tart fruity flavor and balanced acidity.”

Springdale Beer Co. Desert Solitaire (86)

"Golden sour brewed with rye and spelt, aged in red and white wine barrels."

Allagash Brewing Co. Windfall (86)

Sour wild ale fermented with Brettanomyces and aged on locally grown peaches."

Top Rung Brewing Company G'Rip It Sour Ale (86)

“Sweet passion fruit. Tart sour ale. If you know, you know. Purple power!”

Partake Brewing Mango Gose (86)

“Delightfully sweet (but not too sweet) with a twist of tartness, this fun, flavorful, 15-calorie brew will have you in anticipation of your next vacation.”

Creature Comforts Brewing Co. Neon Cylinders: Sun Glow (86)

“Neon Cylinders is an intensely fruited sour ale series. This version, Sun Glow, is a kettle sour featuring ripping bright sunshine flavors from apricot, tangerine, and cardamom.”

Oliver's Cider & Perry Bitter Sweet Funk (86)

“A dry, still cider. The full, spicy nose with a hint of blue cheese gives way to the taste of bittering tannins, sour acids, and a long apple-skin finish.”

Avery El Gose (86)

“A timeless, traditional tart Gose (goes-uh) with its zesty and salty disposition is brightened by a tangy citrus twist. A bier for every día!”

Toolbox Das Fruit (86)

“A tart wheat ale brewed with apricots and peaches.”

12 West Cuvee Verdad ALMA (86)

"Simple yet elegant table sour. Foeder-aged and bottle-conditioned."

Vista Brewing Velo de Flor (86)

"Uses a mixture of seven cultures to mimic the traditional spontaneous fermentations of southern Belgium."

Libertine Brewing That Girl is Boysen (86)

"A 2-year blend of spontaneous saison re-fermented with boysenberries."

Madtree Brewing Shade (86)

“Though nontraditional, Shade’s blackberries and sea salt quench thirst amidst any sunny day.”

Prairie Artisan Ales Rainbow Sherbet (86)

“Summer-forward sour ale with raspberry, pineapple, and orange.”

Servaes Passionfruit Distant Light (86)

“Smoothie-style gose. ... This version features passion fruit and watermelon.”

New Belgium Transatlantique Kriek (86)

“A sour blend from two continents featuring an intense cherry nose.”

Single Hill Brewing Company Pêche (86)

“A blend of golden strong ale and young house sour, refermented with white peaches.”

Soul & Spirits Brewery Hopperbolic (86)

“A medley of citrus, mango, tropical sherbet ice cream. Finishes with a gentle bitterness and lush mouthfeel.”

Brouwerij Boon Kriek Boon (87)

“For this specialty, we use old and young lambic that has aged in our oak casks for 6 months. Then we add black cherries for a second fermentation. We then clarify, filter, and bottle it.”

Funk Factory Geuzeria The Last Four Winters... (87)

A blend of our favorite 1-, 2-, and 3-year-old spontaneous barrels. Our namesake beer."

Area Two Experimental Brewing Kriek (87)

"Aging for two years in French oak delivers a subtle funk accompanied by notes of sour cherry."

Precarious Beer Project Peach Scorchard (87)

“Brewed with local grilled peaches, tamarind nectar, and a touch of fresh helios habañero pepper.”

Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project Stay The Funk In (87)

Deep, earthy funk. Medium to medium-strong sour taste. Dry and refreshing.

Kannah Creek Hop Citrus Zest Sour (87)

“Hops-forward American session sour ale with tangelo zest. Pairs well with seasoned sour drinkers or those new to the style.”

Fat Tire and Friends Fat Sour Apple Ale (87)

“Our Portland heroes at HUB pedaled Fat Tire straight to the apple orchard. This slightly sour homage starts out with a snap of tartness, courtesy of *Lactobacillus* and apple juice, then gets balanced with Fat Tire–inspired malty sweetness and a slight herbal bitterness. Nice ride, HUB!”

Barn Town Brewing Co. Move Aside & Let the Mango Through (87)

“Brewed with strawberries and mangos. Strawberry candy on the nose, followed by flavors of overripe strawberries and juicy mango. Tart and juicy!”

Smuttynose Blueberry Short Weisse (87)

“Smuttynose Short Weisse beers are made with a time-consuming two-part fermentation process. Blueberry aging adds not only a striking purple color, but a delicious flavor nuance that’s pure summer.”

Funkwerks Pineapple Provincial (87)

“We ferment with a Belgian yeast strain famous for fruity flavors and a dry finish, making it the perfect complement to fruit.”

Black Laboratory Brewing Willett BA Black is Beautiful (87)

"For our version of Black is Beautiful we adjusted some of the malts to match our house stouts. We then took a portion of it to age in a single Sour Mash Willett Bourbon barrel and aged it for 9 months. Pours jet black with aroma and flavors of chocolate, vanilla, raisin and bourbon."

Crooked Run Brewing Persica (87)

“Mixed-fermentation golden sour, barrel-fermented, then heavily fruited with peaches.”

New Glarus Brewing Company Serendipity (88)

“Wisconsin apples, cherries, and cranberries aged in oak with wild fer- mentation. Serendipity is a celebration that sparkles your senses and dances across your palate.”

The Bruery Sour in the Rye (88)

“The rye asserts itself with clove and pepper in the aroma and flavor and contributes a full body. Pleasantly sour with notes of tart cherry, rustic earth, and vanilla from a year-plus of barrel aging.”

Brouwerij Van Steenberge Monk's Cafe (88)

“Oud Bruin in style; a traditional blend of young and old beers.”

Funk Factory Geuzeria Meerts Blueberry (88)

Foeder-fermented sour beer aged on blueberries.

Freigeist Geisterzug Gose (88)

“Based on a recipe dating back at least 600 years, this is Freigeist’s quirky version of the nearly extinct traditional sour beer of Leipzig. “Geisterzug” (“Ghost Train”) Spruced Gose is unusually complex, funky, and full-bodied.”

Crooked Stave Member Berries Petite Sirah (88)

"A spontaneous golden sour ale aged in oak barrels with petite sirah grapes."

Funk Factory Geuzeria Harvest Sun (88)

"A blend of Chardonnay Cervino, spontaneous beer, and second-use peaches for a white sangria vibe."

Revelry Brewing Co. Ramblin’ Rubus (88)

"Bottle-conditioned, spontaneously fermented wild ale aged on French oak with raspberries."

Pure Project Everything Gold May Stay (88)

"Bright sourness, flavors of tart raspberry. Finishes with light barrel notes."

Our Mutual Friend Brewing The Consul (88)

“Foeder- and barrel-aged mixed-culture sour with apricots.”

Uhl’s Brewing Co Blackberry * Peach Fruit Compote (88)

“Bursting with blackberry tartness and fleshy peach flavors on the tongue.”

Inbound Brewco To Be Continued. . .Blueberry Lemonade (88)

“Juicy blueberries bring sweetness and depth to tangy, refreshing lemonade. A fruited sour that can be hand picked right from your fridge.”

Alvarado Street Brewery Howzit Punch (88)

“Passion fruit, orange, and guava kettle-sour ale. Same recipe, same POG-juice combo since 2015.”

Pontoon Brewing Company Nightmare Fuel (88)

“Fruited sour with raspberry, tart cherry, black currant, and lactose.”

West Sixth Brewing Co Valencia Berliner Weisse (88)

A crisp, refreshing sour German ale with Valencia orange added.”

Sun King Brewing Party Energy (88)

Barrel-aged golden sour ale with funky pineapple and citrus character.

Urban Artifact Dilophosaurus Paw Paw (88)

A spontaneous sour ale with foraged Ohio pawpaws. Barrel aged and bottle conditioned.

Finback Brewery Totality (88)

Mixed-culture sour ale with pineapple and blueberry.

Brasserie Cantillon Kriek Bio 2020 (88)

Blend of lambics and sour cherries.

The Rare Barrel Avec des Amis (88)

Golden sour aged in oak barrels with white peaches and white nectarines.

pFriem Gose (88)

“Inspired by a thousand-year-old recipe, pFriem Gose Ale is brimming with notes of lemon meringue, summer fruit, and a lingering citrus tartness that will please palates from any century.”

Original Ritterguts Gose (88)

“Our Original Ritterguts Gose is an old-style beer specialty of Leipzig, brewed to the authentic recipe by traditional methods. Ritterguts Gose has won several accolades, including a gold medal at the World Beer Awards.”

The Dudes' Peach Berliner Weisse (88)

“Behold the nectar of the beer gods, our seasonal peach ale! This Berliner weisse–style brew is a little sweet, a little sour, and a whole lot of refreshing. With big flavor and a low alcohol content, it’s the perfect dude to soak in that summer social sun with.”

Madtree Shade (88)

“If a shortcut through the woods beats the heat, why not take it? Though nontraditional, Shade’s blackberries and sea salt quench thirst on any sunny day.”

Perennial Artisan Ales La Boheme (88)

Belgian-style ale aged in wine barrels with Michigan tart cherries."

Dogfish Head Seaquench (88)

“A session sour mash-up of a crisp kölsch, a salty gose, and a tart Berliner weisse brewed in sequence with black limes, sour lime juice...”

Left Hand Brewing Co. Wheels Gose Round (88)

“Crisp lemon and raspberry gose.”

Reuben's Brews Razzmatazz (88)

“Berliner weiss-style beer fermented with raspberries. Crisp, refreshing, tart and balanced”

Wooden Robot Saison de Peche (88)

"This sour peach saison is lovingly aged in our oak foeder, then re-fermented on Clemson peaches."

Hacienda Beer Co Soul Memory (88)

“Our nontraditional black lager with a super pronounced roast profile.”

Soul & Spirits Brewery Grist Ain't Groceries (88)

“Brewed with 60 percent rye, Talus, and HBC 630 hops.”

De Cam Geuzestekerij Oude Lambiek (89)

“Oude Lambiek is like a fine white wine and its stillness is a mark of this. De Cam’s Oude Lambiek is aged for a minimum of three years in oak casks and then bottled.”

Black Project Oxcart (89)

"Blend of 1-, 2-, and 3-year-old turbid-mashed, spontaneously inoculated beers."

Jester King Brewery Coolship Roadtrip (89)

"A 100% spontaneously fermented blend with our friends from American Solera."

The Veil Brewing Co. Covered in Nothing (89)

"Pilsner malt, oats, spelt, and unmalted wheat, co-fermented... in French oak red wine barrels."

Perennial Artisan Ales Funky Wit Apricot (89)

"Foeder-aged witbier with apricots."

Twin Barns Brewing Company Red Hill Raspberry Sour (89)

“American sour fruit beer brewed with malted wheat, raw wheat, and raspberries.”

Russian River Brewing Beatification (89)

100 percent spontaneously fermented wild, sour, and tasty handcrafted beer!"

Greater Good Imperial Brew Co Blueberry Lemonade Sour 55 Funk (89)

“A spin on a summer favorite: blueberry lemonade. A perfect blend of crisp, tart lemons, and jammy juicy blueberries.”

Broad Brook Brewing Company Sour Squeeze—Passionfruit, Pineapple, Mango (89)

“Berliner weisse–style sour brewed with passion fruit, pineapple, and mango.”

Vitamin Sea Brewing Coconut Pineapple Dream (89)

“Fruited sour with pineapple, coconut, and marshmallow.”

WeldWerks Brewing Co. Beachside Boba (89)

“Imperial sour with raspberry, guava, passion fruit, and natural flavors.”

Roses by the Stairs Brewing Blackberry-Picking (89)

“Quick sour with active and mixed culture of _Lacto_ and kveik. Berliner-style with Arizona-grown blackberries.”

Amalgam Brewing Oloroso (89)

Unblended, mixed-culture golden sour stock, selected from one of our Mastro Bottaio puncheons. Finished in a single Oloroso Sherry cask.

New Belgium La Folie Holiday Edition 2020 (89)

A special run of our iconic sour brown ale, La Folie, in 750mL cork-and-cage bottles.

Odell Brombeere (89)

“Our blackberry Gose is a balance of tangy and sweet, and as crisp and lively as some of our favorite late summer evenings.”

Birds Fly South City Bus (89)

"Blended foeder sour aged on muscadine grapes."

Freethought Temporal (89)

“Sour ale with plum, cardamom, and rosewater.”

Narrow Gauge Brewing Meersalz Raspberry (89)

“Gose-style ale brewed with sea salt, coriander, lactose, and aged on raspberries.”

Reuben's Brews Holiday Gose (89)

“Includes more than 10 pounds of cranberries per barrel, along with sweet orange zest, a touch of coriander, and a hint of sea salt.”

Urban Artifact Trivet (89)

“Cranberry lemonade gose, blending tart and sweet real fruit into a drinkable—and sharable—sparkling package.”

Jackie O's Berliner Weisse (89)

“Sour wheat ale fermented with our house Lactobacillus and Brettanomyces cultures.”

Good Word Brewing & Public House Gran Gran (89)

“Blackberry cobbler fruited sour.”

Humble Forager Brewery Coastal Sunset V4 (89)

“Inspired by pineapple upside-down cakes.”

Bhramari Brewing Company Origami Dream (89)

“Imperial Berliner weisse with dragon fruit, tangerine, lemon, marshmallow, and vanilla.”

Big Grove Brewery and Taproom Strawberry Cherry Swirl (89)

“Luscious strawberry and cherry aromas meld with a sweet vanilla base.”

Garage Brewing Company Fruitopia Berliner Weisse (89)

“Tropical fruit notes and a light, refreshing finish.”

Revolution Brewing - Brewpub Freedom of Expression (89)

“Strawberry- rhubarb version of our session sour.”

Westbound & Down Brewing Company Meta Blackberry (89)

“A blend of golden sour ales refermented on whole blackberries.”

Hangar 24 Craft Brewery Chandelle (90)

“Our blonde ale is aged for a year in white-wine barrels with our house sour- ing culture. Then we add fresh apricots. The tart flavors and aromas of the fresh fruit balance the sour base.”

The Bruery Oude Tart (90)

“Oude Tart is a Flemish-style red ale aged in red wine barrels for 18 months. It’s pleasantly sour with hints of leather, dark fruit and toasty oak.”

Brouwerij Bockor N.V Cuvee Des Jacobins Rouge (90)

“Cuvée des Jacobins Rouge has a robust character but is beautiful and sophisticat- ed with a full body and overtones of vanil- la, dried cherry, stone fruit, and cocoa. It is a complex, beautiful sour beer.”

Beachwood Blendery We Are Who We Pretend to Be (90)

"100% spontaneously fermented ale. Blend of one-, two-, and three-year-old barrels."

Fonta Flora Brewery 2019 AWAS Blend #1 (90)

"A blend of fruits and reishi mushrooms inspired by bold, funky natural red wines."

West Sixth Brewing Sixfold VI: Blackberries (90)

"Aged in red-wine barrels with whole blackberries."

Brewery Vivant Angelina (90)

"Aged in barrels. Notes of stone fruit with an underlying Brettanomyces and lactic character."

Birds Fly South Ale Project Graffiti Heart (90)

"Our foeder-aged Flanders red aged with cherries."

Yazoo Brewing A Travers Le Plateau Fruité (90)

Fermented... in Willett rye whiskey barrels. Conditioned on Italian plums and dark sour cherries."

Prairie Artisan Ales Funky Gold Amarillo (90)

“Funky Gold Amarillo is the second beer in our dry-hopped sour-ale series. We took our sour golden ale, Gold, and gave it a heavy dosing of Amarillo hops. The result is a beer that is a mix of tropical fruit and Prairie funk. Notes of peach, orange, white wine, and citrusy *Brett* can be found in the flavor and aroma.”

Primitive Beer LLC Meadville Formal (2023) (90)

“Features Michigan sour cherries. Matured in a cherry-brandy barrel.”

Barn Town Brewing Co. Gluten Free Peanut Butter And Jelly Sour (90)

“Gluten-free sour conditioned on peanuts with Concord grape juice added to make it taste like a PB&J sandwich.”

DESTIHL Brewery Wild Sour Series: Blueberry Crumble (90)

“Brewed with blueberry purée, vanilla, cinnamon flavor, and lactose.”

Modern Times Beer Fruitlands (90)

“A heavy dose of passion fruit and guava turns the whole thing into a wall-to-wall tropical fruit fiesta.”

Ecliptic Brewing Tucana Tangerine Sour Ale (90)

“A bright twist of tangerine plays nicely with the balanced tartness and dry finish.”

Deschutes Brewery Catharina Guava Raspberry (90)

“Brewed with real guava and raspberry purée.”

Cerebral Brewing Bird of Paradise - Dragonfruit, Lemon, Ginger (90)

Fruited sour with dragon fruit, lemon, and ginger.”

Modern Brewery Disco Punch (90)

“Kettle sour fermented with raspberry and blackberry.”

Brouwerij Hof Ten Dormaal Saison (90)

“As a saison, this is as old-school as they get. Lightly sour, brewed only with grain and hops made right here! Brewed for before, during, and after hard labor in the fields!”

Wicked Weed Brewing La Bonte with Figs (90)

“La Bonte is open-fermented with our house _Brettanomyces_ culture, then blended with a portion of Golden Sour and onto a half pound per gallon of whole figs. La Bonte is then aged in our Foeder until it reaches perfection.”

Great Notion Zest (90)

“Zest is our take on a German-style Berliner weisse. The lemony tartness in this refreshing wheat beer comes from a two-stage fermentation with *Lactobacillus* and *Brettanomyces*.”

New Belgium La Folie Grand Reserve PX (90)

"Our iconic sour ale acidified in premium Pedro Ximenez Sherry casks, infused with Tahitian vanilla beans and bottled on nitro."

Standard Brewing VooDoo Funk (90)

['"Berliner weisse', 'style ale, fermented and aged in oak for 3 months, then bottle conditioned."']

Perennial Artisan Ales La Cosecha (90)

['"Racked into French oak barrels for 9 months, then racked onto 1', '500 pounds of fresh Missouri peaches."']

August Schell Astral Fusion (90)

"Mango and raspberry."

Transmitter Harvest 7 (90)

"Mixed- fermentation sour aged in oak then conditioned with blueberries and blackberries in secondary."

Ninkasi Brewing Co. Brightberry (90)

“The smell of ripe berries in the air, the salty mist... Sweet and tangy with a tart finish.”

Prairie Artisan Ales No Way Frosé (90)

“Sour ale with lime zest, strawberry, and pineapple puree, and juniper.”

Brix Brewery & Taphouse Pink Raptor (90)

“Sweet plum complements the bright, tart notes of soursop and raspberry.”

Broad Brook Brewing Company Berliner Weisse Style-Blueberry (90)

“Kettle sour with blueberries, lemon zest, lemons, lactose, vanilla, and Lemondrop hops.”

Melvin Brewing Eureka (House of Flying Barrels) Mystic Tigers (90)

“Dragon fruit, passion fruit, pineapple, and lime.”

The Lost Abbey Tiny Bubbles Key Lime (90)

“Brewed with key lime and sea salt, a slightly tart beer inspired by a German gose.”

Tampa Bay Brewing Co Production Brewery Key Lime Pie in the Face (90)

Bright key-lime citrus aromas … with subtle hints of graham cracker.”

Three Taverns Brewery Cream Weaver (90)

“A tart liquid expression of the orange creamsicle.”

Allusion Brewing Fourth Wall (90)

"Red Berry Sour Ale. This Sour Ale was brewed with a large amount of your favorite Sour then Sweet Candies. Taste and aroma of cherry, raspberry, and strawberry form the candies with a sweet and tart finish."

Antiques On High Righteous Patina (90)

“Sour blonde ale with Ohio-grown black raspberries.”

Tiny Haus by 10 Barrel Soul Candy (90)

“Conditioned on Brazilian amburana wood infused with flavors of gingerbread and holiday spices.”

4 Hands Passion Fruit Prussia (90)

“The Passion Fruit Prussia is our nontraditional look at the classic Berliner weisse style. Brewed with a generous amount of passionfruit, this beer pours golden in color with a nice tart finish. A perfect complement to the summer heat.”

Avery Brewing Company Spontanea (91)

“We gave our yeast a vacation. The crit- ters on the grape skins did all the work! Completely spontaneous fermentation! This ale was brewed with cabernet sau- vignon grape must and aged in cabernet sauvignon barrels.”

Odell Brewing Company Brazzle (91)

“Brazzle is aged in oak barrels with wild yeasts and golden raspberries. Behind the bubbly light mouthfeel and delicate raspberry sweetness, there’s a subtle tartness that is not quite sour enough to make you pucker.”

Three Floyds Brewing Company Skull'Ole (91)

"An American sour ale with cherries."

Brouwerij Verhaeghe Duchesse de Bourgogne (91)

“Belgian top-fermented reddish-brown ale, a blend of 8- and 18-month-old beers following the careful maturation in oak casks.”

New Belgium Brewing La Folie (91)

“La Folie is sharp and sour, full of green apple, cherry, and plum-skin notes. Pouring a deep mahogany, the mouthfeel will get you puckering while the smooth finish will get you smiling.”

Creature Comforts Athena (91)

“A refreshing, gently tart, German-style wheat beer with a blend of citric and fruit notes with nods to cider and sauvignon blanc. We go through two fermentations with this beer to offer an interesting complexity in an amazingly light and drinkable beer.”

Destihl Here Gose Nothing (91)

“Our Leipzig-style Gose is pleasantly acidic with lime-like tartness and a little funk, all balanced by the spicy character of added coriander and a mineral mouthfeel from the addition of hand-harvested French grey sea salt.”

2nd Shift Brewing Chateau la Douchebag (91)

"A wild ale fermented and aged in neutral wine barrels."

3 Fonteinen Oude Gueuze (91)

"Blend No. 51, season 17/18."

American Solera Foeder Cerise (91)

"Foeder ale refermented with Montmorency cherries."

Firestone Walker Bretta Blanc (91)

"Fermented with white-wine grapes from David Walker’s family vineyard, aged in French oak barrels."

pFriem Family Brewers New Avenues Blend #1 (91)

"Offers notes of Riesling, pine, marzipan, and blackberry jam."

The Lost Abbey Peach Afternoon (91)

"Huge peach aromatics and pleasant tartness lead to crisp tannic bite on the finish."

Oskar Blues Brewery Guava Rodeo Sour Ale (91)

“Notes of papaya, passion fruit, and melon.”

Melvin Brewing Eureka (House of Flying Barrels) Mindful Monkeys (91)

“Tropical sour with hefty amounts of the goods.”

Around The Horn Brewing Company Fluffy Tutu (91)

“Pavlova dessert–inspired fruited sour loaded with passion fruit, strawberry, kiwi, raspberry, lemon, vanilla, and lactose.”

Our Mutual Friend Brewing Memory Rediscovered (91)

A mixed-culture sour ale with peaches and vanilla. Medium acidity, dry, slightly tannic finish.

Weldwerks Apricot Gose (91)

“Starting with a traditional German malt bill consisting of 50% Pilsen malt and 50% wheat malt, we then kettle sour the wort. A generous apricot addition complements the tartness of the base beer, and the sea salt and coriander add to the complexity.”

Funkwerks Raspberry Provincial (91)

“In the summer of 2013 we took a test batch of our sessionable sour summer ale, Provincial, that didn’t quite hit gravity and decided to have some fun with it! We added a heavy dose of raspberries. This delightfully tart fruit beer is refreshing, with a citrusy raspberry aroma that transitions to a subtly sweet and tart finish.”

Finback Brewery BlueShift (91)

“Sour ale with loads of blueberry and a touch of cinnamon. Tart, lightly sweet and tangy blueberry, subtle cinnamon.”

Monday Night Vinology: Syrah (91)

"Hybridized American wild ale fermented in French Oak foeders, cofermented with syrah grapes."

Funkwerks Raspberry Provincial (91)

“This tart fruit beer is refreshing, with a citrusy berry aroma that transitions to a subtly sweet and tart finish.”

Alvarado Street Brewery Howzit Punch (91)

“Passion fruit, orange, and guava (POG) sour ale.”

St. Elmo Brewing Company Roxanne (91)

“Tart, dry, tropical, and ready to brighten your day.”

Woven Water Brewing Company Æther (91)

“Conditioned on plum, black currant, elderberry, and a touch of vanilla.”

Unsung Brewing Company Punch Bowl 2021 (91)

“With fresh blackberry, raspberry, and tangerine puree.”

De Ranke Cuvée de Ranke (91)

“Full-bodied sour flavor, with notes of oak.”

3 Fonteinen Homage Blend No. 110, Season 18/19 (91)

“Blend No. 110, Season 18/19. We have blended raspberry lambic and sour-cherry lambic.”

Amalgam Brewing Blushing Star (91)

“Golden sour aged on Blushing Star peaches.”

Soul & Spirits Brewery Knock On Wood (91)

“Vanilla, caramelized brown sugar notes with rich dark chocolate, hints of roasted coffee.”

Funkewerks Hibiscus Provincial (91)

“The addition of hibiscus adds a pink hue and an interesting berry-rich flavor, while uniquely floral. A bright lemon citrus flavor from the hibiscus complements the lemon characteristic of our Provincial. Notes of lemon and berries with floral aromas.”

Nantahala Brewing Company Chocolate-Covered Cherry Stout (91)

“Our Chocolate Covered Cherry Stout aged in bourbon barrels for more than a year. It emerged velvety with hints of oak, vanilla, tart cherry, and chocolate. A monster of a beer, best enjoyed fireside, this beverage will warm your soul and vanquish winter’s howling winds and icy breath.”

Gueuzerie Tilquin Oude Quetsche (92)

“A spontaneous fermentation beer of destoned fresh purple plums and a blend of 1- and 2-year-old lambics. The aroma is of plum brandy, and the taste is slightly tart but fruity with a slight dryness.”

Wicked Weed Brewing Genesis (92)

“Genesis is brewed with mango, papaya, guava, and pineapple and aged for 6–12 months in a white-wine barrels. Each batch is blended to accentuate the tropical and wild nature of the yeast and fruit.”

O'so Brewing Company Door Kriek (92)

“A lambic blend aged in French oak wine barrels, then refermented with Wisconsin tart cherries for 3 months. Expect this Kriek to be tart yet balanced, complex yet delicate, and bursting with pie-cherry flavor!”

Calusa Brewing Foederhead (92)

"Foeder-fermented mixed-culture wild ale, with light funk and oak."

Jester King Brewery 2019 SPON Three Year (92)

"A blend of 100% spontaneously fermented beer from 2018, 2017, and 2016."

The Rare Barrel Blurred T (92)

"A golden sour beer aged in oak barrels with Tempranillo grapes."

Westbound & Down Metaberry + Vanilla and Cognac (92)

"Golden sour aged in a single Cognac barrel + raspberries + Madagascar vanilla beans."

Yeast of Eden Vinisimilar: Pinot Noir (92)

"Blend of barrel-aged mixed-fermentation saisons, cofermented with Gabilan Pinot Noir grapes."

The Ale Apothecary El Cuatro (92)

"El Cuatro with cherries, aged in a port barrel."

Broad Brook Brewing Company Sour Squeeze - Cherry, Lime (92)

“Berliner weisse–style sour brewed with cherries and limes.”

Vitamin Sea Brewing Sour Pipe Project Shave Ice (92)

“Hawaiian shave ice–inspired sour with mango, pineapple, passion fruit, and marshmallow.”

Ebb and Flow Fermentations Shake it up Front (92)

“Barrel-aged sour with raspberry, oolong tea, orange peel, white peppercorn.”

The Lost Abbey Peach Afternoon (92)

“Wood-aged sour with white peaches and tea.”

Hi-Wire Brewing Big Top Production Facility Dragon Fruit Kiwi Margarita (92)

“Uses lime peel, dragon fruit, and kiwi to create a sweet, tart, and tangy beer. Vanilla and lactose round out this ‘adult limeade.’”

To Øl Sur Simcoe (92)

“At 4.5 percent ABV, this is sure to be a winner, a low pH means the beer stays fresher longer and offers everyone the chance to knock back glass after glass of session sour IPA.”

Perrin Brewing Dragon Fruit Berliner (92)

“Dragon Fruit Berliner is a session sour brewed with dragon fruit, kiwi, and Michigan hops.”

Rodenbach Vintage 2015 (92)

"Black cherry, raspberry, and a hint of lime, but also some richer burgundy aroma. All that fruit is buoyed by a splash of biscuity malt. The gentler tartness emphasizes the red-wine character."

Rowley Farmhouse Ales I live for Merlot (92)

"This is a golden sour ale aged in chardonnay barrels then referemented to dryness on local organic merlot grapes."

Ballast Point Brewing Co. Citrus Cove Gose (92)

“Captures the salty spray of an ocean wind mingled with a bright tropical character.”

Dankhouse That Purple Passion (92)

“This is our Passion the Sour Flower, with blueberry...”

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Otra Vez (92)

“The bright lime flavor helps wake up the palate while the mild sweetness of the agave rounds out the tangy zip of the citrus fruit.”

Brooklyn Brewery Bel Air (92)

“Our sour ale starts up with bright notes of tropical fruit yet finishes crisp and gently tart.”

Pure Project Hydra (92)

“A multidimensional sensory experience.”

Wise Man Brewing Tropical Shirts (92)

“Flooded with a mix of blackberries and raspberries.”

Maplewood Brewing Company Brunch Punch Fruit Punch (92)

“Features strawberries, pineapple, cherries, tangerine, and passion fruit.”

Baere Brewing Company Bring The Greenback (92)

“Mixed-culture sour ale aged on spruce tips.”

Black Project Spontaneous and Wild Ales Kilter (93)

"Spontaneous honey ale with raspberry and vanilla."

Vista Brewing Grato (93)

"Fermented and aged on Italian plums for 18 months in barrels from nearby Bending Branch Winery."

Unsung Brewing Company Psionic: Raspberry Sour (93)

Single-batch sour with extra raspberry puree!

Silver City Brewery Sultry Siren (93)

Barrel-aged raspberry sour ale.

Wicked Weed Brewing Fille de Ferme (93)

“A tart farmhouse ale brewed in the rustic spirit of Belgian-style farm beers. Primary fermented with our house Brett culture and blended with golden sour ale. We then add honeysuckle and fresh orange peel and age the beer in our foeder.”

Wicked Weed Brewing Company Amorous (93)

“This beer is a blend of both Brett barrels and sour barrels, dry hopped with a bouquet of American hops to accentuate the tropical and citrusy profile of our wild yeast.”

The Libertine Brewing Company Our Intention is War (93)

“Inspired by one of our favorite Calypso songs, we brewed an imperial Russian stout with molasses. Letting our natural microbes do most of the work, we then laid it down in tequila barrels for an additional year. Big, boozy, and wild with notes of chocolate.”

Wicked Weed Dark Arts (93)

“The third incarnation of this annual imperial stout has been aged since October 2015 in rum barrels. This beer was brewed with brown sugar, agave, and honey, then fermented using our house Brettanomyces culture.”

Black Project OXCART (2018) (93)

"Traditionally made blend of 1-, 2-, and 3-year-old spontaneous ale. The beer had an average age of 22 months at bottling and has since aged in the bottle for about 1 year."

Funkwerks Kriek (93)

"Produced from a blend of beers aged in a variety of oak barrels with the addition of Montmorency tart cherries."

Amalgam Landscapes (Orchard Blend) (93)

"Blend of golden sours aged on Colorado-grown Red Globe Peaches and Ovation Nectarines."

Area Two Experimental Blood Peach (93)

"A balanced tartness from the stone fruit and wild cultures mingles with an oaky character to produce... lambic-style funk notes."

Off Color Brewing Yuzu Fierce (93)

“Our kettle-soured, free-rise-fermented Berliner weisse with yuzu fruit.”

West Sixth Brewing Co. Meadoweisse Berliner Weisse (93)

“A crisp, refreshing sour German ale that is light in body and very tart with flavors reminiscent of sourdough bread.”

Two Roads Brewing Co Persian Lime Gose (93)

“Dominant fresh lime flavor with a backdrop of salt and light sweetness.”

West Sixth Brewing Co Tart Cherry Crumble (93)

“Cherries, cinnamon, vanilla, and lactose.”

Omnipollo Even More Bianca (93)

“Raspberries, vanilla, milk sugar, marshmallow.”

Aurora Ale & Lager Stay Out of Malibu! (93)

“Fruited Berliner weisse with milk sugar; steeped with cardamom, Earl Grey tea, and pomegranate.”

Uhl’s Brewing Co Raspricot Shleemies (93)

“With raspberry and apricot puree, local wildflower honey, and Lotus, Nelson, Wai-iti, and Mosaic hops.”

Cerebral Brewing Lucidity 01 (93)

“Oak-aged sour ale with blackberry, black currant, and Ugandan vanilla beans.”

Wiley Roots Brewing Co. Orange Blossom Slush (93)

“Sour ale with pureed mandarin oranges and vanilla.”

Pivotal Brewing Company Soul Fire (93)

“Aroma of bright lychee, tangerine, fresh cannabis, strawberry. Tropical-punch flavors, subtle berry undertones.”

Jester King Brewery Colour Five (94)

“To make Colour Five, Texas blueberries were added to mature, sour, barrel-aged beer and allowed to referment to dryness. Unfiltered, unpasteurized, and 100 percent bottle-conditioned.”

Sun King Brewery Leap Year (94)

"One-year, two-years, and three-years spontaneous golden ale, aged and fermented in... oak."

Allagash Brewing Co. Coolship Red (94)

"A blend of spontaneously fermented beer aged on raspberries."

Crooked Stave Mama Bear's Sour Cherry Pie (94)

"The result of blending carefully chosen batches of Origins with a heavy-handed addition of Montmorency cherries."

Alvarado Street Brewery Double Howzit Punch (94)

“Crammed with tropical-fruit flavor, but still well balanced. An unapologetic island vacation in a can.”

Barebottle Brewing Company Mango Flossie (94)

“A riff on a mango lassi, this gose is ripe with creamy mango but still tart and refreshing.”

Goose Island Brewery Bourbon County Brand Stout Regal Rye 2015 (94)

“A unique blend of Bourbon County Brand Stout aged in rye whiskey barrels with blackberries, Luxardo candied cherries, fresh sour cherries, and sea salt.”

The Libertine Brewing Co. Stocking Stuffer (94)

“This wild stout is a continuation of our famous Christmas stout aged in spirit barrels for 12 months. This stout is tart with a smooth finish.”

Lindemans Oude Gueuze Cuvee Rene (94)

"Dry, appetizing, complex, energizing blend of aged and young lambic." What our reviewers thought:

Monday Night Pervasive Species (94)

"A wild ale fermented with Lacto, Brett, and a saison yeast strain in a French oak foeder."

Yeast of Eden Native Ghosts (94)

"Inoculated with native microflora in our coolship."

Cascade Brewing Peche Fume (94)

Pêche Fumé is a blend of wheat ales brewed with cherrywood-smoked malt and aged in oak barrels for up to 14 months."

Great Notion Brewing XL Jammy Pants (94)

“With boysenberry, marionberry, and blueberry.”

Cerebral Brewing Ultra Modern (94)

“Smoothie- style sour brewed with kiwi, watermelon, lime, marshmallow, and lactose.”

Kros Strain Brewing Company Ratio 79 (94)

“Flavors of fresh-picked tart berries, peaches, and hints of vanilla.”

Drowned Lands Brewery Soir (94)

“Foeder- fermented black lager.”

Dustbowl Brewing Co. Barrel-aged Blend (94)

“A blend of whiskey barrel–aged Great Impression Stock Ale, Soul Crusher, Black Blizzard, and brandy barrel–aged Public Enemy Baltic Porter.”

Sonder Brewing Cuvee #1 (95)

"A blend between three different beers individually fermented and aged in puncheons."

Area Two Experimental Brewing Hexotic 2019 (95)

"Notes of exotic tropical fruits with the lactic and acetic funk of a classic lambic."

Cerebral Brewing Common Ancestry (95)

"Golden sour base went into oak barrels with both of our house cultures, apricots, and nectarines."

Side Project Coexpressionalism Kriek (95)

"This lambic-inspired beer expresses the house character of both Side Project and de Garde."

Perrin Brewing Co. Lazarus Sour (95)

"Sour blonde aged in used French oak wine barrels and naturally soured."

10 Barrel Brewing Co. Crush Cucumber Sour (95)

“A kettle sour to complement the easy-drinking qualities of cucumber.”

Templin Family Brewing Foeder-Yuzu And Buddha’s Hand (95)

“Dirty Dozen _Brett_ Blend. Made with yuzu and Buddha’s Hand.”

COVA Brewing Company Aloha State of Mind (95)

“Passion fruit and hibiscus gose—a crowd favorite and a World Beer Cup gold medal winner!”

Japas Cervejaria Sawa Yuzu (95)

“Sour ale with yuzu. Amarillo and Cascade hops in dry hopping, further enhancing the citrus.”

Beachwood Blendery Latent Owl (95)

Belgian-style sour ale aged in gin barrels.

Sun King Brewing Midnight Choir (95)

Dark sour ale with tart flavors of raspberry and cherry, balanced with a full body and finish.

Area Two Experimental Brewing Second Life (95)

The ultimate sour experience of black raspberry, sour cherry, and funk!

Tallgrass Brewing Co. One-Eyed Jacques (95)

“With big, roasted malt character and notes of bitter dark chocolate and coffee, One-Eyed Jacques goes rogue from the fleet of stouts with bold fruity esters, and raisin and fig-like qualities from Belgian yeast and Belgian candi sugar used in the brew.”

New Image Brewing Apricot & Peach Maceration (95)

“A heavily fruited sour with apricot and peach added.”

Urban South Brewery Tangerine Pop (95)

“A kettle-soured wheat ale, aged on 450 pounds of tangerine juice.”

Wolf's Ridge Brewing Moscow Nights (95)

“Inspired by putting a cucumber twist on the Moscow mule.”

Roaring Table Brewing Whirlycaster (95)

“Fermented with _Lactobacillus plantarum _and kveik.”

Firestone Walker Brewing Co Primal Elements (95)

“Pineapple, mango, and tangerine sour ale ripened in oak barrels.”

Vanberg & DeWulf LambickX De Troch (96)

“Aroma of sweet grass, smoke, peaches, sour apples with a background barnyard funk. Big, round acidity in the mouth with notes of lemon, tangerine, grape- fruit. A rich, sour-sweet finish, balanced by tannic and wood notes.”

TRVE Brewing Co. Halfway There (96)

"Mixed-culture blend, dry-hopped with Mandarina Bavaria, brewed in collaboration with Threes Brewing in Brooklyn, New York."

Creature Comforts Yonah Skins (96)

"Made with local grape skins from Yonah Mountain Vineyards. The result is a beautiful rosé beer."

Urban Artifact Triceratops (96)

"Barrel-aged spontaneous ale with black raspberries."

Lone Pine Brewing Dark Truce (Cherries) (96)

"Flavors of sweet cherry and complex oak fade into moderately tart finish."

Radiant Beer Co Baby Flamingo (96)

“Hibiscus, passion fruit, and dragon fruit.”

Bottle Logic Brewing Titan of Tokyo (96)

“Tart wheat ale featuring jasmine rice specialty malt with dragon fruit and loquat.”

COVA Brewing Company Peach Vibes (96)

“Brewed with almost 200 pounds of peaches and fresh Thai basil.”

Roses by the Stairs Brewing Sherri Dear (96)

“Prickly pear and lemon juice for natural souring.”

New Image Brewing Co Fruitlegger - Hawaiian Bonfire (96)

“Fruited sour ale with pineapple, lemon juice, and jalapeño.”

Arizona Wilderness Brewing Puffy w/ Passion Fruit (96)

“A decadent dessert sour with flavors of paletas dipped in sweet cream. Soft, comforting body.”

New Belgium Brewing Clutch (96)

“A pronounced bass line of dark chocolate, coffee, and black malts bridges the sourness of our dark wood ale for a fluid riff.”

Springdale See You in the Pit (96)

"Cherry and raspberry get rowdy with our barrel-aged golden sour for sweet and sour riffs of fruit, funk, and acid."

Garage Brewing Co. Black Currant Gose (96)

“A delicious blend of rich dark berries and light...sour.”

New Terrain Brewing Co. Walk in the Parfait (96)

“Layered with lemon peel, raspberry puree, vanilla, and lactose sugar.”

Two Roads Brewing Co. Tanker Truck Passion Fruit (96)

“Featuring a nose of BIG tropical fruit, the taste is of light wheat and a perfect harmony of tartness and sweet fruit.”

Girdwood Brewing Company Funkberry Pie (96)

“Showcases the tartness of blackberries, peaches, and blueberries.”

Finback Brewery Rhythm of Existence (96)

“Sour with passion fruit, tangerine, and guava.”

Soul & Spirits Brewery Bring It Home (96)

“Smooth malt character and floral freshness with a crisp, clean finish.”

Beachwood Blendery Funk Yeah (97)

"We carefully selected 1-, 2-, and 3-year-old barrels... to find the perfect blend."

Speciation Artisan Ales Laurentian: Lake Michigan (97)

"Cooled in a mobile coolship... just a mile away from Lake Michigan, to capture microbes."

Russian River Intinction Merlot (97)

"A mixed-culture fermentation barrel-aged in Merlot barrels with freshly pressed Merlot grapes."

TRVE Brewing Co. Meditation is the Practice of Death (97)

"Non-traditional spontaneous beer aged on Colorado tart cherries for six months in wine barrels."

10 Barrel Brewing Co. Crush Raspberry Sour (97)

“It’s tart like the fruit but also crisp and refreshing.”

Indio Brewing Co 1-2-3 Kid (97)

“Passion fruit, orange, guava, and sea salt.”

Firestone Walker Agrestic (2019) (97)

"Wood-derived toast, lemon pith, and rosewood swirl on the nose and palate, followed by a harmony of vanilla, coconut, and Earl Grey tea."

TRVE Brewing Company Axioma (97)

"A blend of 1- and 2-year-old traditional spontaneous ales."

Upland Brewing Oak Timbre (97)

"Oak Timbre is Basis, our blonde ale, aged on Indiana-grown chambourcin grapes for 6 months in brand-new oak wine barrels. The result is a sour ale that pours deep burgundy with wine-like flavors and aromas complemented by tannins pulled from the fresh barrels."

Creature Comforts Brewing Co. Athena Paradiso (97)

“The gentle tartness and subtle sweetness of the passion fruit and guava are a perfect complement to the base beer, Athena.”

Bend Brewing Co Ching Ching (97)

“Pomegranate-and-hibiscus Berliner weisse.”

Badger State Brewing Company Tiki Tom Singapore Sling (97)

“‘Tiki Tom’ series: pineapple, orange, cherry, lime.”

Pontoon Brewing Company Franken Smiggles (97)

“Strawberry/marshmallow cereal, strawberry candy, strawberry, vanilla, and lactose.”

Exhibit 'A' Goody Two Shoes (97)

“This is our authentic tribute to a city, a people, and a beer. It is, in many ways, the soul of our brewery. Crisp and clean, with light flavors of lemon, white flour, and fresh baked crackers lead into a dry finish.”

The Rare Barrel Avec des Amis (98)

"A blend of golden sour beer, mixed-culture saison, and hopped wheat beer aged in oak barrels and fruited with fresh white peaches and white nectarines."

The Veil Brewing Co. VAST: One (98)

"A blend... conditioned on 600 grams/liter of whole Montmorency and dark sweet cherries."

Upland Brewing Oak & Red (98)

"Crimson and Basis are blended in barrels and aged in Catawba grapes. Jammy grape aromas permeate, with hints of charred oak and petite sourness."

Burial Beer Fall of the Damned (2019) (98)

"Aged in steel with marionberries and blackberries, then bottle conditioned. The final expression is sticky blackberry, jammy raspberry, and pie-spiced Beaujolais."

Burial Beer Co The Fortress of Immaculate Thought (98)

Barrel-aged golden sour with blueberries. Find Beaujolais nouveau, dried raspberries, mixed-berry smoothie, a waft of Blueberry Kush.

Brooklyn Brewery Bel Air Sour (98)

“Brooklyn Bel Air Sour is full of surprises. It starts up with bright notes of tropical fruit yet finishes crisp and gently tart. It’s a trip that’s laid back, breezy, and completely refreshing.”

Vallensons' Brewing Co. Pink (98)

“A cherry Berliner weisse with a dry palate and sour tart quenching acidity at the finish.”

Cerebral Brewing Last Scion (98)

Barrel-aged dark sour with spent Viognier, apricot, nectarine, and radish honey.

Russian River Brewing Supplication (98)

"Ale aged in pinot noir barrels with cherries."

Jolly Pumpkin The Regifted (98)

"The Regifted is a sour fruit saison with passion fruit, cherry, blackberry, raisins, dates, and ginger. Rosy-hued, packed full of ginger, berries, and passion fruit in the front followed by a bright acidity and clean finish. This is a gift you will regret regifting!"

Epic Brewing Oak & Orchard Rose (98)

"Perfectly pink with rose hips, hibiscus, and strawberry."

American Solera Coolship Roadtrip (99)

"This is a multiyear blend of Spontaneous Ale, brewed at Jester King and fermented and cellared at American Solera."

Cerebral Brewing Single Barrel: 45 (99)

"We hand-selected a single oak barrel of mature Golden Sour and dry-hopped it with Nelson Sauvin and Motueka."

3 Fonteinen Oude Kriek (99)

"This particular Oude Kriek has macerated for 6 months and 10 days. The lambics in this blend originate from 5 different barrels and 4 different brews."

10 Barrel Baywindow (99)

“This traditional sour German wheat beer has a soft wheat malt body with a clean tartness and crisp finish. Baywindow Berliner is a true sessionable sour ale. Prost!”

Urban Artifact Teak (99)

“Brewed with real pineapple, pink guava, and key limes.”

Breakside Brewery Bellwether (99)

“Stainless-soured wheat beer aged in gin barrels with Thai lime leaves. Inspired by gimlets and rickeys.”

Beachwood Blendery Sketches of Senne: Apricot & Rhubarb (99)

Belgian-style sour ale fermented and aged in oak barrels with apricot and rhubarb.

Scratch Brewing Company Strawberry Sumac (99)

Sour ale brewed without hops, fermented with our wild house culture, refermented on strawberries and sumac.

Speciation Artisan Ales Extropian (99)

"Foeder-aged sour ale with peaches, cinnamon, and vanilla."

Dankhouse Feelin' Berry Good (99)

“It’s like drinking your morning smoothie with a little something extra. This one is overly fruited with raspberry and blackberry.

Alvarado Street Brewery Hot Pink Sherburps (99)

“A sherbet-inspired sour ale with guava, grapefruit, dragon fruit, and pomegranate.”

Beachwood Blendery Coolship Chaos (100)

"Inspired by the Belgian lambic tradition, spontaneously fermented and aged in oak barrels."

Beachwood Blendery Funk Yeah (100)

"Inspired by the Belgian gueuze tradition. Blend of 1-, 2-, and 3-year-old barrels inoculated with our culture and a few barrels from our spontaneous program for the perfect blend of acidity and character."