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

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New Planet Blonde Ale (63)

“Light and refreshing, our Blonde ale offers a straightforward taste profile with bright notes of honey and a subtle floral aroma with a crisp clean finish. Cascade hops.”

New Holland Brewing Company Ichabod Pumpkin Ale (72)

“Ichabod combines malted barley and real pumpkin with cinnamon and nutmeg in this brew. After dinner, try it with your favorite dessert.”

Avery Brewing Company IPA (74)

“Colorado’s hoppiest pale ale, Avery IPA demands to be poured into your favorite glass to truly appreciate the citrusy, floral bouquet and the rich, malty finnish.”

Left Coast Brewing Company Asylum (74)

“This Belgian-style tripel has a golden color and a relatively light body. It has a sweet and spicy, fruity aroma and flavor derived from our Belgian yeast strain. Asylum finishes with a subtle, warming character.”

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.”

Ahnapee Brewery Raspberry Spritzbier (76)

Our take on a craft hard seltzer, without being one. It’s razor dry, made with 350 pounds of real raspberry, barley, and hops.

Untitled Art Spritzer Weisse (78)

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

Dust Bowl Brewing Co. California Line Vanilla Blonde Ale (79)

“A crisp, refreshing blonde ale perfect for our California climate. An addition of vanilla beans to the finished beer gives this relatively sweet ale a mild vanilla aroma and flavor reminiscent of cream soda.”

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.”

New Belgium Fruit Smash Berry Blast (80)

“A seltzer that’s grown a pair ... of berries. It will blast your tastebuds with real raspberry juice.”

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.”

Harpoon Brewery Harpoon IPA (81)

“Our IPA finds harmony in the combination of hops, malt, and yeast. The sturdy malt backbone provides depth of body and color and is balanced by a pleasantly hoppy finish.”

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!”

Spindrift Spindrift Spiked Pineapple (82)

“A tropical vacation for your taste buds. Made with ripe, juicy Costa Rican pineapples.”

Full Sail Pilsner (82)

“This beer has intense aromas of citrus and pine, supported by a medium body and dry malty palate. As you savor that unmistakable aroma and long, clean hops finish, tip your hat (and your glass) to the generations of hops farmers who help us live the locavore dream every day.”

Odell Brewing Company Prop Culture (82)

“We experimented with PROPagating different combinations of Belgian yeast CULTUREs and blending them in specific primary and secondary fermentations. We let the *Saccharomyces* cultures do the heavy lifting by converting the bulk of the wort sugars while the *Brettanomyces* cultures did the fine tuning to round out the flavor profile. The result of our experimentation led to PROP CULTURE, a project of 10+ yeast strains working together to create a fruit-forward collage of flavors such as pineapple, pear, mango, and banana balanced by a clove-like spiciness.”

Otter Creek Brewing Backseat Berner (82)

“Like Oslo, Brewmaster Mike’s 150-pound Bernese mountain dog that adorns the label, Backseat Berner is your everyday companion for life’s adventures. This brew clocks in at 7 percent ABV with 68 IBUs, so load up your buds and partake in this juicy exploration of American hops.”

Glutenberg American Pale Ale (82)

“Most likely the first gluten-free beer in the world that presents such a hopped character, our American Pale Ale is the true flagship of Glutenberg beers. Its citrus and caramel notes, coupled with a mild bitter finish, come together in perfect harmony.”

The Bruery Share This: Mole (82)

“Each release in our Share This series spotlights unique ingredients and an important cause. Share This: Mole is a mole-inspired imperial stout collaboration with Chef Anne Conness, featuring ancho chiles, chipotle peppers, cinnamon, vanilla, and cacao nibs. For each bottle we produce, Free Wheelchair Mission receives one dollar.”

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.”

Upslope Brewing Company Oatmeal Stout (83)

“Smooth, roasty, and sessionable, our Oatmeal Stout packs full flavor and a robust body. Brewed with oats, roasted malts, and East Kent Golding hops, our stout is balanced with a full body and smooth finish.”

Thirsty Dog Brewing Company Barrel-Aged Siberian Night (83)

“Our Siberian Night Russian imperial stout aged for 11 months in fresh bourbon barrels. The dark chocolate malt yields a milk chocolate flavor that blends perfectly with the vanilla flavor from the barrel.”

Speakeasy Ales & Lagers Barrel-Aged Scarface (83)

“The bourbon barrel-aged edition of Scarface will assault your senses with sweet caramel, oak, and vanilla.”

Prairie Artisan Ales Pirate Noir (83)

“Pirate Noir is our Jamaican rum barrel–aged imperial oatmeal stout. This beer adds intense notes of vanilla, coconut, and rum to our Prairie Noir.”

AleSmith Brewing Company Speedway Stout (Vietnamese Coffee) (83)

“This Vietnamese coffee version of Speedway Stout is and continues to be AleSmith's most popular variation of the ever-growing Speedway Stout collection. Since 2012 we have been adding this blend of four Vietnamese coffees, known in Vietnam as cà phê sa đá, to our popular imperial stout. The coffee beans were slowly roasted at low temperatures and then brewed by AleSmith with a traditional phin-style filter that gently percolates water through the ground coffee. The result is an intensely aromatic and bold tasting coffee that complements the notes of chocolate and roast in this massive stout.”

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.”

Anchor Brewing Company Old Foghorn (84)

“Old Foghorn is highly hopped, fer- mented with a true ale yeast, carbonat- ed by a natural process called ‘bunging’ to produce champagne-like bubbles, and dry-hopped with additional Cascade hops while it ages in our cellars.”

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.”

Cellarest Beer Project Vesna (85)

“Made from a base of Riverbend pilsner and malted corn, this cold IPA was fermented in our Acacia foudre with our house lager yeast.”

10 Barrel Pub Beer (85)

“Made by the brewers for employees to be able to enjoy a light beer during the day while still being productive, now canned for your enjoyment.”

The Brew Gentlemen Beer Company Ligne Claire (85)

“Ligne Claire is a saison that’s a bit more traditional in style than our normal trend of modern, hops-forward farmhouse ales (such as those in our House Saison series).”

Vitamin Sea Brewing Seas and Desist (85)

“Our latest version of our hard seltzer, this time fermented with pinot grigio and Montepulciano grape must.”

Wolf's Ridge Brewing Daybreak (85)

We infuse our pre-Prohibition-style ale with light roast beans from Columbus’ own One Line Coffee in addition to robust vanilla.

Broken Strings Brewery Sugared Stout Gang Peanut (85)

"Our imperial pastry stout base treated with cocoa nibs and peanuts."

Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Nooner Pilsner (85)

“Nooner is our take on the classic German Pilsner, filled with bright and zesty whole-cone hops flavor with a crisp, dry finish—the perfect pick for wherever the day may take you.”

Tallgrass Brewing Company Vanilla Bean Buffalo Sweat (85)

“Vanilla Bean Buffalo Sweat is a combination of our award-winning oatmeal cream stout, Buffalo Sweat, with whole Ugandan vanilla beans. The result is the natural espresso-chocolate flavors of Buffalo Sweat infused with the sweetness of vanilla. It’s an exceptional treat on a cold winter’s night.”

Stone Brewing Company Stone Saison (85)

A taste of our homespun farm-to-tableism is provided in this farmhouse ale stoked with lemon zest, plus lemon thyme and lavender straight from Stone Farms. This spring-to-summer saison is citric and herbal on the palate with a dry, peppery finish.

River Rat Brewery My Morning Stout (85)

“Start your day off the River Rat way with notes of cacao nibs, oats, Madagascar vanilla, and a jolt from our exclusive blend of Jittery Joe's coffee. Goes nicely with a walk of shame and a Denver omelet.”

pFriem Family Brewers Rum Barrel Aged Porter (85)

"We age our Imperial Porter for a year in barrels kissed by the Caribbean, giving pFriem’s Rum Barrel Aged Porter notes of chocolate truffles, ripe cherries and vanilla beans. Drink in this captivating brew and taste luscious decadence."

Weyerbacher Brewing Company Sunday Molé Stout (85)

“This brew captures everything you’d expect from a traditional mole—coffee, chocolate, heat, and smokiness. Foremost is coffee, which is followed by layers of chocolate, courtesy of the chocolate malt, cocoa powder, and cacao nibs. Finally, a subtle lingering heat and smokiness from our blend of ancho, pasilla, mulato, and chipotle peppers, as well as cinnamon, which is gone by the time you’re ready for your next sip.”

TRVE Brewing Company Stout O))) (85)

One of our original recipes. A classic American-style stout: dry and robust with enough dry hopping to be crisp, but not hoppy.

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.”

Burial Beer Hellstar (86)

“Hellstar is a dark lager. Someone told you that all black beer is heavy. Well that’s just stupid. Oh, we’re as heavy as the chains of hell. But this beer ain’t. Open your heart to evil. Sip on the depths of our black souls.”

MadTree Lift (86)

“Whether you’re taking a break from a hard day of work or just a huge day of hops, this crisp refreshing beer with a hint of orange will lift your spirits without lowering your expectations for what a craft beer should be.”

DESTIHL Brewery Deadhead IPA Series: Steal Your Haze (86)

“Features pilsen malt, flaked oats, and wheat with Citra, Cascade, and El Dorado to strike a chord of citrus, floral, and pine aromas and flavors.”

West Sixth Brewing Co Pennyrile Pale Ale (86)

Our pale ale has a big, fruity hop aroma with a taste that follows suit. A subtle and balanced malt character creates a canvas for the hops to shine.

Four Saints Brewing Potter's Clay (86)

Our take on the American amber: malt-forward caramel sweetness with a bit of hop bite on the back, though not hoppy.

The Referend Bier Blendery Mont Sainte-Victoire Houblon (86)

Our spontaneously fermented impression of saison, brewed with New Jersey wheat, rye, buckwheat, and oats, dry hopped with Strisselspalt and Saphir.

Breakside Brewery #DistantFriends #DistantMemories (86)

Blend of 4 wild ales from our cellar. Conditioned on Oregon-grown raspberries.

Copper Kettle Brewing Company Mexican Chocolate Stout (86)

“A rich black ale with dark roasted malt flavors blended with bittersweet chocolate, our own blend of three Mexican chile peppers, and cinnamon.”

Fort George Brewery The Optimist (86)

“With its radiant golden body, a lively buoyant head, and floral aroma, your glass will always be half-full.”

Four Peaks Brewing Company Sirius Black (86)

“Sirius Black is our Russian lmperial Stout to which we have added more complexity by adding locally roasted Indian Monsooned Malabar coffee and licorice root to the beer. It has an intense roasted malt and coffee aroma with flavors of toffee and caramel as well as a slight alcoholic "heat."

Uinta Brewing Baba Black Lager (86)

“This black lager has flavors of dark coffee, chocolate, and subtle wood smoke. Our black sheep’s color stands out and leads the herd in drinkability.”

12 West Brewing ZONA (86)

"ZONA is our tribute to the Grand Canyon State. This Pilsner is light, crisp, and refreshing."

Weihenstephaner Original Premium Lager (86)

“Crisp taste with mild hoppy notes. Brewed according to our centuries-old brewing tradition.”

Ecliptic Brewing Barrel-aged Oort (86)

"Named after the mysterious region of our solar system that breeds comets, Oort Imperial Stout has massive amounts of roasted barley combined with three types of Caramel malts for a rich, full mouth feel. Chinook, Cascade and Sterling hops lend a balanced bitterness and subtle hop flavor. This barrel-aged version slumbered for twelve months, imparting notes of rich, bitter chocolate, vanilla and oak."

Lakefront Brewery Inc My Turn Series: AL American Stout (86)

"Brewed _in memoriam_ of our beloved friend and co-worker, Al. Stronger and fuller-bodied than its British counterparts, this pitch black American Stout sports a hefty roasted malt and caramel flavor."

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.”

Red Brick Brewing Company Laughing Skull Craft Lager (87)

“This light-bodied lager is crisp and dry on the palate with a clean finish. That’s beer-geek speak meaning this is possibly one of the most easy drinkin’ beers you’ve ever poured in your face.”

Black Lung Brewing Company Your What Hurts (87)

“Coffee aroma with flavor notes of chocolate and toffee and a nice, dry finish.”

Elevation Beer Company Little Mo' Porter (87)

“No frills, just like our local ski mountain featuring its namesake run.”

North Park Beer Co. Cool Stache (87)

“Our first foray into the style of cold IPA.”

Our Mutual Friend Brewing Apricot Ovale (87)

“Foeder-fermented, mixed-culture _Brett_ beer aged on Colorado apricots.”

The Eighth State Brewing Company Launch Mode: Barley Stoutland (87)

Blend of Barleywine and Stout finished with Ugandan Vanilla, Palo Santo, Caramel, and Toasted Coconut. This iteration of one of our past favorites, comes to light anew. No longer stout, but not entirely Barleywine this complex being reemerges as a light bringer. 

Hoplark 0.0 Really Really Hoppy (87)

“Our HopTea double dry-hopped with Simcoe and Citra hops. This is our take on a West Coast IPA.”

Highland Park Brewery Training Bines (87)

“Originally brewed at Pinthouse. Our take has aromas of blueberry, plum skin, big grapefruit zest thanks to Citra, Mosaic, Motueka, and Simcoe hops.”

Prison City Brewing 4 Piece with Strata (87)

Our single-hop pale-ale series features Strata from Oregon. Nice dank flavor and aroma. Great fruity and citrusy undertones as well.

Wise Man Brewing Wise Water Cherry (87)

Our debut house-made hard seltzer features 100 percent real cherry juice.

Bend Brewing Hophead Imperial IPA (87)

"Loaded with copious amounts of our favorite hops."

Council Brewing Company Prickly Pear Beatitude (87)

“Aged on prickly pears and bottled with precision and care—this yields a beer with a Lacto-forward nose an intensely tart prickly pear flavor, a dough complexity from our no-boil process, and takes the word ‘refreshing’ to a whole new level.”

Stillwater Artisinal Ales Cellar Door (87)

“A base of German wheat and pale malts accented with Sterling and Citra hops that provide a blend of herbal grass and tangerine flavors and aroma. Gently finished off with white sage, lending a mild earthy spice character, and, of course, our house saison yeast.”

Funky Buddha Brewery Hop Gun IPA (87)

“Hop Gun IPA delivers a payload of American hops to your palate, bursting forth with the flavors of grapefruit and pineapple. A careful dose of smooth caramel malts swoops in to balance out the finish.”

Captain Lawrence Brewing Company IPA (87)

“This beer is brewed using only the finest U.S.-grown hops from our good friends out West. With a robust hops aroma from the dry hopping process, this beer delivers on its promise to provide a full sensory assault on your taste buds.”

J.K.'s Scrumpy / Almar Orchards Orchard Gate Gold Organic Hard Cider (87)

“Only two ingredients comprise this cider: apple juice and yeast. We press our organic apples and let them ferment for up to six months. We then bottle- condition for several weeks.”

Stone Brewing Mint Coffee Milk Stout (87)

“We decided to take our classic brewhouse Stone Coffee Milk Stout and make our own riff by adding fresh chocolate mint and peppermint. The bright, intoxicating aromatics of the chocolate and mint emanating from this smooth-drinking, caffeinated libation are palpable.”

Southern Tier Brewing Company Creme Brulee (87)

“How, you may ask, would a brewery determine a likeness to hard-coated custard? Our response is simple: it’s all in the power of history, and of course, the extra finesse needed to top off a contentious treat with definition. It was the French Crème Brûlée that survived to represent our deliciously creamy brew!”

Stone Brewing Xocoveza Winter Spice (87)

“Our chocolaty, winter-spiced mocha stout is back. This delicious take on Mexican hot chocolate is crafted with cocoa, coffee, pasilla peppers, vanilla, cinnamon, and nutmeg. ¡Claro que sí!”

Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Kinsale Stout (87)

“Named for the southern Ireland town boasting a Caribbean sister town of the same name, this foreign export-style stout has become an Irish-perfected, Caribbean-loved style of beer. Historically generously hopped and full of roasted malt flavors, our version leans toward the creamy, sweet side of things.”

Crooked Stave Coffee Baltic Porter (87)

“Through conditioning our Baltic porter with freshly roasted coffee beans, we strive for a balanced coffee character, adding dark sugar, plums, and cocoa notes to the robust porter base.”

Melvin Brewing Eureka (House of Flying Barrels) 2 Years (87)

"Imperial Smoked Wheat Stout aged for 18months in Weller Bourbon barrels with Coconut and toasted Pistachios added. Made to commemorate our 2 year anniversary."

Four City Brewing Company Four City Brewing Company St Cloud Belgian Style Dubble (87)

“Our Belgian ale made with pilsner, pale, and Munich malt with a generous amount of dark Belgian candi syrup.”

Commonhouse Aleworks Wise One Hefeweizen (87)

“Our interpretation of the classic South German–style hefeweizen.”

Live Oak Brewing Co Old Treehugger Barleywine (87)

“Wine-strength ale made entirely with our base barley malt.”

Arizona Wilderness Brewing Refuge (87)

“Our flagship IPA has evolved into a balanced IPA with a 100-percent Sinagua malt base and citrus-forward American hops.”

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.”

Burial Beer Co Our Hearts of Ruin Double Dry-Hopped Pils (88)

Mash up of delightful keller-pils with dank West Coast IPA. Double dry-hopped with our hand-selected lots of 2020 Motueka, Wai-Iti, and Citra.

Port Brewing Churchill's Finest Hour (88)

"Smooth with tons of cocoa and a hint of bourbon."

BlackStack Brewing Where Dreams Go To Die (88)

“Aged in American oak with our house culture. Dry hopped with Nelson Sauvin. Bottle-conditioned.”

Flatland Brewing Company Rubberboots and Party Pants (88)

“Our Oktoberfest märzen lagerbier.”

Liquid Mechanics Brewing Company Marshmallow Milk Stout (88)

“Our imperial milk chocolate stout base with a blast of marshmallows.”

Vitamin Sea Brewing Company We Keep (88)

“We took our base stout recipe and conditioned it on cinnamon toast cereal, stroopwafels, cacao nib, vanilla bean, marshmallow, cinnamon.”

Big Grove Brewery and Taproom Richard the Whale (88)

“Our bourbon barrel–aged Russian imperial stout.”

Little Fish Brewing Company Come at Me, Beau (88)

A “Beau-hemian” pilsner dedicated to our good friend and taproom manager Beau Nishimura.

Ahnapee Brewery PB Hobo (88)

PB Hobo is our imperial stout made with lots of peanuts, and then more peanuts. Enjoy rich peanut-butter notes mingled with a deliciously roasted and full bodied imperial stout.

Birds Fly South Ale Project Saison is Dead: Mosaic (88)

Open-fermented house saison using our own _Brett_ blend and single-hopped with Mosaic.

Tampa Bay Brewing Co Production Brewery Reef Donkey (88)

Our acclaimed dry-hopped American pale ale that drinks like a session IPA. Motueka, Ekuanot, and Citra hops give this beer a lemon/lime aroma with a citrus/tropical fruit flavor.

Reuben's Brews Aeir (2020) (88)

Spontaneously inoculated with wild yeast and microflora native to our Ballard neighborhood. Ferments in oak for at least a year before being blended.

Smuttynose Brewing Company Hayseed (88)

“Hayseed is a delicious sessionable farmhouse ale, also known as a grisette. Light-bodied, yet flavorful, Hayseed is like liquid sunshine: perfect after a hike, floating in the lake, or while playing fetch with your old brown dog.”

Council Brewing Co. Beatitude Mango Tart Saison (88)

“Aging on mango and bottling with precision and care yield a beer with a Lacto-foward nose, an intensely tart mango flavor, a dough complexity from our no-boil process, and takes the word ’refreshing’ to a whole new level.”

Otter Creek Brewing Over Easy (88)

“Straight from our stash to your glass, we’ve created a chronically crushable ale that turns over easy without exhausting the palate.”

Drake's Brewing Company Drakonic Imperial Stout (88)

Our malty beast. Two-row malt, chocolate malt, roasted barley, and dark crystal malts make up the grist. Columbus hops, added for bittering only, let the abundance of malt in this beer shine through. Drakonic is smooth and dense with flavors of licorice, coffee, and chocolate and a slightly dry finish.

Mjödhamnen Höst i Vänge (88)

“This mead is made of a crystallized little darker honey containing nectar from rapeseed, white clover, cornflower, and sallow. It is one of our sweetest meads.”

Terrapin Watermelon Gose (88)

“Tart and refreshing, our Gose is sure to blow any picnic out of the water...melon.”

Lawson's Finest Liquids Above the Clouds (88)

“Our crisp, clear golden ale features notes of straw and fresh grain along with a subtle citrusy hops aroma. An approachable and light-bodied brew.”

Squatters Chasing Tail Orange Golden Ale (88)

“An English-style summer ale, this tail-wagger has already fetched a real name for itself in competition. Our premium barley rolls over with domestic and imported Golding hops for a delicate bitterness and cold, wet nose.”

WeldWerks Chai Baltic Porter (88)

“A Baltic porter brewed with black tea, ginger, cardamom, cinnamon, and anise. This is our first Baltic porter, which we lagered (of course) to provide a crisp, clean base beer for showcasing the complex spice profile.”

1623 Brewing Hefeweizen (88)

“This refreshing ale is pale in color, with a pillowy mouthfeel that finishes bright and dry. Our Hefeweizen is distinctively German, with prominent banana and clove flavors.”

Ecliptic Brewing Orange Giant (88)

“Three malts create a hearty malt profile with robust character. Copious amounts of Chinook and Nugget hops combine for a nice resiny hops flavor. Perfect for aging in your cellar.”

The Brew Kettle Big Woody (88)

“Rooted in tradition, this malty lager is inspired by some of our favorite German brewers.”

Blackberry Farm Brewery BFB IPA (88)

"Our unfiltered IPA is a celebration of New World hops and all of their versatility."

Lakefront Brewery Inc Oktoberfest (88)

“Heaps of Munich malt give our Oktoberfest its nutty, caramelly flavor.”

Great Lakes Brewing Company Edmund Fitzgerald Porter (88)

"Robust and complex, our Porter is a bittersweet tribute to the legendary freighter’s fallen crew—taken too soon when the gales of November came early."

Wise Man Brewing Shape Shifter Pumpkin (88)

“Seasonal one-off of our coffee blonde featuring pumpkin spice.

Odd Side Ales Rye Hipster Brunch Stout (88)

Fudge cookies dipped in your favorite rye whiskey, decadent and rich.

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.”

Hardywood Park Craft Brewery Sidamo Coffee Stout (89)

“Our quest to brew the quintessential coffee beer began over a cupping with the coffee gurus from Richmond’s Lamplighter Roasting Company. Their Ethiopia Sidamo coffee was masterfully roasted to highlight the single origin bean’s bright, crisp body and distinctive blueberry undertones, making it harmonize beautifully with our Russian imperial stout. May this beer warm your spirits in the brisk winter months.”

Offshoot Beer (The Bruery) Escape [it's your everyday West Coast IPA] (89)

“Clean, crisp, and clear, this concoction of Mosaic, Strata, Simcoe, and Amarillo hops offers notes of tropical passion fruit, grapefruit zest, and pine.”

Sideward Brewing Co Know Your Enemy (89)

“Big, juicy, tropical IPA. Brewed with Citra Cryo and Mosaic hop oil, then double dry hopped with Citra, Nelson, and Vic Secret.”

Our Mutual Friend Brewing Fixed Blade (89)

“Laws whiskey barrel–aged barleywine.”

Cellarest Beer Project Mangata (89)

“Fermented in our acacia foeder and then rested for four months in … oak puncheons.”

Green Bench Brewing Co Bus Beer (89)

“Our Světlý Ležák 12º, triple-decocted and brewed with Moravian malt and whole-leaf Bohemian Saaz hops.”

Maplewood Brewing Company Giallo (89)

"Our modern interpretation of a classic Imperial Stout. Wheat is added for body and creaminess which plays perfectly off the rich and intense notes of dark chocolate and hints of plum and fig."

Barn Town Brewing Co. Higher Grounds (89)

“Fresh roasted coffee and toasted coconut added to our Weller barrel–aged stout.”

Single Hill Brewing Company Overstory with Hazelnuts, Vanilla, & Chocolate (89)

“Dessert flavors of hazelnut, vanilla, chocolate with our blend of barrel-aged imperial stout.”

AB-InBev Bud Light Seltzer Grapefruit (89)

Our natural carbonation and ingredients like sparkling water, real cane sugar, and natural fruit flavor create a light and bubbly seltzer for any occasion.

Blackberry Farm Brewery Spring Saison (89)

“Large portions of floor-malted wheat give our refreshing Spring Saison its creamy mouthfeel and hazy straw color. Smooth, slightly tart, and delicately hopped, this beer is also spiced with orange peel, coriander, and grains of paradise.”

Ballast Point Brewing & Spirits Big Eye IPA (89)

“You’ll revel in Big Eye’s bitter, hoppy flavor thanks to the American Columbus and Centennial hops that are used to flavor and dry hop our flagship IPA. We thank our hops every day that the English loved their bitters—or else the IPA style may not have been born.”

Neshaminy Creek Brewing Company Barrel Aged Concrete Pillow (89)

“Our first Anniversary barleywine, was born out of the spirit and ethos of this brewery: no boundaries, no limits, punk as f**k. Aged for a year in bourbon barrels, it’s hardly something to take lightly.”

Deep Ellum Brewing Numb Comfort (89)

“We use four of our favorite malts and enough of our favorite resinous piney and fruity hops to balance. We use English ale yeast, and we age a portion in oak whiskey barrels.”

Big Sky Brewing Olde Bluehair (89)

“Imagine a tango, a man and woman dancing, their eyes locked upon one another, then take your rst taste of Olde Bluehair. Like many things in life, Olde Bluehair just gets better with age.”

Southern Tier Brewing Company Grand Arbor (89)

We add real maple syrup from our friends at Big Tree Maple. Grand Arbor is hazy pale straw in color with a thick rocky white head and persistent lacing. Aromatically earthy with distinct fruity esters and low-to-moderate noble hop character. Balanced fruity character blends into crisp biscuit notes with a dry tart finish.

Southern Tier Brewing Company MOKAH (89)

As scientists, our brewers use their materials to exacting standards. As artists, they couldn’t resist the temptation to combine two of our Blackwater Series Imperial Stouts: Jahva and Choklat. Together as Mokah they are an inimitable expression of two of the world’s most sought-after flavors. Enjoy Mokah stout with, or as, your favorite dessert!

Urban Chestnut Brewing Stammtisch (89)

“Our crisp and dry golden straw–colored pilsner has a pronounced herbal and spicy hop aroma.”

Crooked Run Group Therapy (89)

"This IPA was made with fresh-squeezed lemon, lime, and orange juice from our cold-pressed juice machine."

Big Grove Brewery and Taproom Easy Eddy (89)

“Our juicy IPA with Simcoe and Mosaic.”

pFriem Family Brewers Cold Brew Coffee Barrel Aged Stout (89)

"It’s officially cold brew season, and our Bourbon Stout is ready for its afternoon pick-me-up. The stout base, boasting bakers chocolate and dark raisin notes, is bursting into Summer when layered with Coava Coffee’s Sulawesi Gowa Topidi, swirling qualities of mango, juniper, and brown sugar into this lively brew."

Cloudburst Brewing Birthday Czech (89)

“Brewed for our anniversary, clean and simple and snappy.”

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.”

Bootstrap Brewing 1956 (90)

This crisp, dry golden ale is our lightest, most drinkable beer, balancing a light pilsener malt body with mild, pleasant German hop aroma.

Boulevard Brewing Co. The Calling (90)

“The Calling is our most heavily hopped beer ever, bursting forth with unmistakable tropical fruit and pine hops aromas and flavor supported with a slightly sweet malt character, tapering to a crisp, dry finish.”

Perennial Artisan Ales Pharmacy (90)

This beer reminds us of our favorite watering holes, cool days in August, and Bavarian chocolate chip raisin cookies.

Our Mutual Friend Brewing Jan And James (90)

“Mixed-culture beer spritz with rosé of merlot and raspberries.”

Our Mutual Friend Brewing Neon Nail (90)

“Juicy/hazy IPA hopped with Galaxy, Citra, and Vic Secret.”

Rockwell Beer Company Party Hat (90)

Clean saison fermented in stainless with our favorite saison strain along with another expressive ale yeast. Hopped with Hallertau Mittelfrüh and Michigan Crystal.

Terrapin Beer Company Cinnamon Roll’d Wake-n-Bake (90)

“Like your favorite breakfast treat and a great cup of coffee, Cinnamon Roll’d Wake-n-Bake hits on all cylinders. Starting with a delicious coffee aroma, a touch of cinnamon gives way to a sugary sweet icing flavor as a buttery nuttiness fills out the last drop of this breakfast in a glass.”

Our Mutual Friend Brewing Co. Fixed Blade (90)

“Barleywine aged in Laws Whiskey bourbon barrels.”

Denizens Brewing Company Cool Breeze (90)

“Our English-style oatmeal stout. Flavors reminiscent of coffee and chocolate-chip cookies.”

New Belgium Fruit Smash Pineapple Punch (90)

“Made with real juice, Fruit Smash Super Hard Seltzer is a bolder, great tasting, high-ABV seltzer that will have you saying bye to your basic seltzer.”

American Solera Quench: Fruit Punch (90)

“Our 5% Fruit Punch hard seltzer.”

American Solera BA Turtle Sundae (90)

“Aged in bourbon barrels with cacao nibs, caramel, milk sugar, vanilla, roasted pecans. Brewed with our friends at Angry Chair.”

Barn Town Brewing Co. Vanilla Chocolate City (90)

“Our Weller barrel-aged stout conditioned on Madagascar and Comoros vanilla, Haitian and Philippine cacao nibs.”

Triple Crossing Brewing Company Falcon Smash IPA (90)

“Our flagship IPA hopped with Falconer’s Flight.”

Idle Hands Craft Ales Helga (90)

Helga is our representation of the classic rauchbiers of Bamberg, but with an added twist from the use of cherrywood-smoked malt.

Central Standard Brewing Gamma Squeeze (90)

Brewed with European pilsner malt, malted wheat, and toasted oats, fermented cool with our house lager yeast, and dry hopped to the moon with Nelson Sauvin and Grüngeist.

NoDa Brewing Co - NE Brizo Spiked Seltzer: Raspberry Lemon (90)

We use pilsner malt, whole fruit, zest, and fresh ingredients in our craft spiked seltzer, so you know exactly where everything in it comes from.

Adelbert's Brewery Contemplating Waterloo (90)

“Philosophizer, our spicy and citrusy saison, aged in Treaty Oak Distilling Co.’s Waterloo Antique Gin barrels. A complex array of lavender, juniper, and oak from the barrel balanced with the Philosophizer to create a smooth, warming ale.”

Port Brewing Company Santa’s Little Helper (90)

“Our imperial stout starts with an emphasis on dark cocoa and roasted coffee aromatics. The finish lends hints of sweet crystal malt, warming tones of alcohol, and a touch of hops.”

New Belgium Brewing Company Slow Ride (90)

“A pour of sheened gold and fluffy, white foam. A blend of eight hops varieties, led by Mosaic and Nelson Sauvin, twist together tropical scents of melon, peach, lime, and grapefruit. The flavor mirrors the aroma.”

Avery Brewing Company Raja Double IPA (90)

"Brazenly bitter. Dashingly dry-hopped. Raja is an audacious addition to our lengthy lineage of intrepid IPAs. Hops for all! All for hops!"

Deschutes Brewery Pinedrops IPA (90)

“This IPA delivers a crisp and light malt body with ample citrus and pine notes from Chinook and Equinox hops. Inspired by the aromas and silence we experience in the pine forests near our brewhouse.”

Judaculla Nantahala Brewing Company (90)

“Judaculla (pronounced JOOda KULLa) is our Russian imperial stout made with local sorghum syrup and wildflower honey and aged in Jack Daniels barrels for three months. Judaculla, or Tsul'kalu, is a Cherokee beast of legend. This slant-eyed Master of Game was said to have had seven toes on each foot and left marks in earth and rock when he jumped up and down.”

Perennial Artisan Ales Pils (90)

"Pils is our dry-hopped, unfiltered lager. Spicy noble hops character over sweet Pilsner malt. Pepper, lemon ice, black tea."

Zebulon Artisan Ales House Saizon (90)

"Fermented with our house saison blend. Dry-hopped."

Resident Culture Brewing There Is No Light (90)

“Our take on a traditional German black lager.”

Reuben's Brews Tmavétor (90)

“Our interpretation of a Czech-style doppelbock, partially fermented in second-use bourbon barrels.”

Alvarado Street Brewery Motor Oil No. 5 (90)

Motor Oil No. 5 is our incredibly decadent, rich, and roasty imperial stout treated with sweet orange, vanilla, and cacao nibs. Like a Lindt orange chocolate bar.

Mother’s Brewing Native Oak Version 2 (90)

A blend of four imperial stouts selected from our favorite barrels.

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.”

pHriem Family Brewers Down Under IPA (91)

“Say g’day to a grog brewed with some of Australia’s finest hops. pFriem Down Under IPA is a bright copper beer overflowing with notes of strawberry, kiwi, citrus, and huckleberry. So let’s raise our pints to a beer packed with more hops than a western brush wallaby.”

North Park Beer Co. Disciples of Fu Mosaic Mob (91)

“The second in our series of single-hopped beers featuring the hops used to make Hop-Fu!.”

Burial Beer Co The Shadow of Our Final Days Triple India Pale Ale (91)

“Made with oats and barley. Triple dry-hopped with Riwaka, Galaxy, Citra, Eldorado, Amarillo Cryo.”

Our Mutual Friend Brewing Big Soot (91)

Three way collab with Colorado Farm Brewing, Laws Whiskey House and Our Mutual Friend Brewing Company. Whiskey barrel aged strong ale brewed with Colorado Malting Company smoke malt smoked with Laws whiskey barrel staves

Goose Island Beer Company Goose IPA (91)

“Our India Pale Ale recalls a time when ales shipped from England to India were highly hopped to preserve their distinct taste during the long journey. The result is a hops lover’s dream with a fruity aroma, set off by a dry malt middle, and long hops finish.”

Barrique Brewing & Blending Second Voyage (91)

“Fermented with our mixed culture on second-use wet hops and peaches.”

Best Day Brewing West Coast IPA (91)

“Our nonalcoholic West Coast IPA. A rich malt backbone provides structure for the grapefruit Cascade notes to shine.”

Dovetail Brewery Rauch Doppelbock (91)

A strong version of our Rauchbier, to warm your heart a little more. Chocolatey-er, Smokier, Bock-ier.

Free Will Brewing Company Decadent Chocolate Ralphius (91)

In collaboration with Pierre’s Chocolates (New Hope, Pennsylvania), we carefully selected a blend of responsibly sourced Central and South American cacao nibs and chocolate to age with this particular variant of our bourbon barrel–aged imperial stout, Ralphius.

Uinta Brewing Co. Westwater Hard Seltzer: Raspberry (91)

Each gluten-free can of Westwater is packed with natural fruit flavors and nothing artificial to dampen your spirits or weigh you down.

Roaring Table Brewing Elizabeth (91)

Saison fermented in stainless, aged one year in neutral oak wine barrels with our house mixed culture.

DESTIHL Brewery Dosvidanya Rye (91)

"Our Dosvidanya Rye has deep, rich, dark-chocolate maltiness and earthy, spicy rye flavors."

Green Bench Brewing Co. Saison de Banc Vert (91)

“Dry and crisp, Green Bench Saison is packed with fruity esters similar to citrus fruits and spicy, peppercorn-like phenols from our farmhouse yeast strain.”

Funkwerks, Inc. Tropic King (91)

“Originally designed to be a hoppier version of our flagship Saison, the accidental addition of two extra bags of Munich malt balanced the hops bitterness. Tropical fruit flavors come from the New Zealand hops variety, Rakau.”

Rhinegeist Brewery Barrel-Aged Ink (91)

“Our Ink imperial stout aged in bourbon barrels.”

Wicked Weed Brewing Freak of Nature (91)

“Our intent was to create a hops delivery vehicle. We dry hop with almost 4 pounds of hops per barrel. The resulting blend of dank and citrus-forward hops makes for a palate changing experience.”

Tröegs Independent Brewing Perpetual IPA (91)

“Artisanal meets mechanical in a state of IPA we call Perpetual. Cycling through our HopBack vessel and dry-hopping method, this imperial pale ale emerges rife with sticky citrus rind, pine balm, and tropical fruit.”

Melvin Brewing Hubert MPA (91)

“A welcomed handshake to your taste buds. Light, crisp, fresh, and a little bitty bitter. Lets just say he won’t be that jerk that leaves you at the bar at 2 a.m. He’s low in alcohol. What a nice guy, that Hubert.”

Anderson Valley Brewing Winter Solstice (91)

“Boasting a deep amber hue and rich mouthfeel, the creamy nish will lift your spirits. Hints of toffee, spice, and caramel tease the senses making this the perfect ale to share during the cold days and long nights of winter.”

Hi-Wire Brewing Strongman Coffee Stout (91)

“Inspired by our head brewer’s café con leche-fueled travels in Key West, this is a milk stout with some kick. Local coffee from Dynamite Roasting Co. is cold-extracted and added post fermentation to this sweet, creamy beer.”

Marin Brewing Co. San Quentin's Breakout Stout (91)

“The ultimate stout, this ale is big, rich, and malty. Our stout has a creamy texture unsurpassed by any of our other ales. Black in color, with a thick, long-lasting tan head. Its dark color and deep-roasted flavor come from the use of roasted and black barleys.”

Alaskan Brewing Co. Perserverence (91)

“Alaska birch syrup … lends a deep almost-tart character to the dark malt profile, while wildflower honey adds a delicate sweetness and floral notes. Our alder-smoked malt alludes to the distinctive roasted flavor of turn-of-the-century malting practices.”

Trillium Secret Stairs (91)

“Secret Stairs is our signature Boston Stout. Bold and balanced; satisfying with a substantial body, but not syrupy or sweet. Roasted malt provides a nutty, earthy backdrop to bitter cocoa and little hints of caramel. Smooth mouthfeel with a drying sensation on the finish.”

Cigar City Golden Ale (91)

“Built for the warmer months, our Golden Ale is brewed with American Willamette hops and pale wheat malt to create a low-alcohol American golden ale that balances bread-like malt flavors with herbaceous hops and a vibrant carbonation.”

Hardywood Baltic Sunrise (91)

“Hardywood Baltic Sunrise is conditioned on locally roasted coffee beans from Black Hand Coffee Company in Richmond, Virginia. Our Baltic porter is an invigorating, full-bodied lager with a bold aroma of freshly brewed coffee preceding notes of bittersweet chocolate, hints of dark cherry, and a malty smooth finish.”

Perennial Artisan Ales BA Vermilion (91)

“Our English barleywine aged for 18 months in Heaven Hill Rye Whiskey barrels.”

Deschutes Brewery Fresh Haze (91)

"A hazy twist on your main squeeze, this juice bomb explodes with notes of orange citrus sweetness and a soft malt body."

Girdwood No Woman No Cryo (91)

"Our flagship NEIPA has the distinction of being the first beer brewed with Cryo hops in Alaska."

Pure Project Lost Monarch (91)

"We added organic Huehuetenango coffee from Guatemala (roasted by our friends at Mostra) and organic Oregon hazelnuts to this imperial stout, resulting in a myriad of aromas including nutty coffee, pizzelle, vanilla, bakers chocolate and toffee. Flavors of rich hazelnut and mocha mingle among a decadent, velvety mouthfeel."

Vitamin Sea Brewing Atlantic Sunset (91)

“Our hazy IPA hopped with Citra and Pacific Sunrise.”

Russian River Brewing Co DDH-Pliny the Elder (91)

“Two stage double dry-hopped version of our standard Pliny the Elder recipe.”

Three Weavers Brewing Knotty DIPA (91)

Juicy and hops-forward, Knotty is our bold, sunny, and indisputably dank DIPA, just like our friends at Knotty Woods in San Diego.

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.”

BarrieHaus Beer Co. Ice Works Cold IPA (92)

“Citra, Mosaic, and Cashmere hops. Made with our Haus lager yeast and fermented at traditional ale temps.”

Our Mutual Friend Brewing The Fizz (92)

100 percent Colorado-ingredient keller-pils.

Green Cheek Beer Company Passionfruit Party (92)

Our passion-fruit seltzer is dry, super bubbly, and hits with a kiss of passion fruit.

New Image Brewing Co Small-Tober (92)

“Our Oktoberfest-märzen, but at a very drinkable ABV.”

Great Lakes Brewing Company 35th Anniversary Barrel Aged Imperial Amber Lager (92)

Join our 35th anniversary celebration with this limited edition Imperial Amber Lager inspired by one of our original 1988 recipes, aged in Bulleit™ bourbon barrels.

The Lost Abbey Church on the Hill 2021 vintage (92)

“Making its return with help from our friends at Mostra coffee.”

COVA Brewing Company Coffee snob (92)

“A tribute to our best-selling in-house latte, Coffee Snob is a vanilla latte stout.”

Westbound & Down BA Western Justice (92)

"A blend of 21-, 15-, and 10-month imperial stout from some of our favorite barrels."

Squatters Hop Rising Tropical DIPA (92)

"Our much-loved double IPA tests the tropical waters with notes of mango and citrus derived entirely from exotic hops."

Green Flash Brewing Company Cellar 3 Natura Morta Cherry (92)

“This refined evolution of our Belgian-style saison is foeder-fermented with _Brettanomyces_, then aged and re-fermented in red wine barrels with sweet, dark cherry puree. After six months, a crimson ale with champagne effervescence is released, offering notes of ripe stone fruit and barrel-drawn tannins. Retaining hints of earthy wild yeast, Natura Morta Cherry finishes like a fine Beaujolais.”

Revolution Brewing Coup D’etat (92)

“Our interpretation of this classic French-style saison is naturally fermented at a higher temperature, which creates more citrus hops character and a stronger, earthier aroma of spice than most traditional saisons.”

Left Hand Brewing Company Bittersweet Imperial Milk Stout (92)

“Allegro Coffee’s exotic Mocha Java blend’s dark cherry flavors and spicy undertones weave into the milky sweet stout like a chocolate-covered espresso bean melting on your tongue.”

Bear Republic Brewing Company Big Bear Black Stout (92)

“Big Bear is a big black stout you can really sink your teeth into. The bold, roasty, caramel malt flavor is balanced by Centennial and Cascade hops.”

Green Flash Brewing Company Jibe Session IPA (92)

“Well-balanced, floral, citrus, and vibrant hops character defines our idea of what a perfect session ale should be.”

Stone Brewing Company Ruination Double IPA 2.0 (92)

“For the second incarnation of our India pale ale, we employed dry hopping and hop bursting to squeeze every last drop of piney, citrusy, tropical essence from the hops...”

Burnt City Brewing Freight Handler (92)

“Our milk stout is full-bodied and smooth, with rich chocolate flavors and complex maltiness, along with a touch of subtle lactose sweetness.”

Samuel Adams Nitro Coffee Stout (92)

“Noted by a strikingly vigorous cascade and thick foam head, nitro beers are known for their rich and smooth texture. With Nitro Project, we explored recipes that held the integrity of the style while being gassed with nitrogen. The result, in our humble opinion, is awesome.”

The Lost Abbey Carnevale (92)

"Our seasonal Brett saison... a celebration of wild yeast and myriad of flavors they impart."

Hoppin' Frog Brewing Extended Barrel-Aged D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer Double Oatmeal Imperial Stout (92)

"Extra-long aging in select Bourbon Barrels adds intense flavors and aromas of oak, toasted vanilla, and fine tobacco to the deep-roasted and full-bodied character of our infamous Double Oatmeal Russian Imperial Stout."

Civil Society Brewing Co Tracks (92)

“Brewed with two-row and a healthy dose of oats. Hopped with our hand-selected Citra.”

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.”

Schlafly Beer/The Saint Louis Brewery, LLC Pale Ale (93)

"This English-inspired classic helped spark the country’s craft beer revolution. The copper-colored, mildly spiced session ale offers a hint of fruitiness a refined balance of hops and malt, giving drinkers a taste of our genuine approach to brewing great beer."

Deep Ellum Brewing Company Darkest Hour (93)

“We mash enough grain to overflow our mash/lauter tun, augment it with raw cane sugar and Belgian-style dark candi syrup, balance it with tasty hops, and then feed the resulting wort to our favorite ale yeast.”

Burial Beer Anno Domini MMXIX (93)

Working the angles of several of our favorite flavors while taking direction from tasty little coconut-lemon-curd cakes at our favorite baker. Aged with coconut, freshly zested Meyer lemon, Counter Culture Morita cof-fee, and a dose of Madagascar vanilla bean.

Reuben's Brews Three Ryes Men: Apple Pie (93)

Brewed with three kinds of rye malt and aged in a blend of apple brandy barrels and cinnamon whisky barrels, this homage to a classic American pie adds notes of baking spice and caramel apple to our award-winning barleywine.

Old Thunder Brewing False Kingdom (93)

“Our house IPA brewed with a blend of American hops.”

Top Rung Brewing Company Winter Lager (93)

Made using malt exclusively from our friends at Mecca Grade Estate Malting, creating what we call a PNW-style doppelbock.

Upland Brewing BBA Teddy Bear Kisses (93)

"We made our Teddy Bear Kisses even more cuddly on the palate by aging it in bourbon barrels."

DESTIHL Brewery Dosvidanya Vanilla Rye (93)

"We took our Dosvidanya Rye and added vanilla to bring out the sweetness."

Brasserie St. James Red Headed Stranger (93)

“Our gold medal-winning red farmhouse ale uses a lesser-known Belgian yeast strain at higher temeratures to create a rich palate. A blend of spices and whole-cone hops add a peppery floral nose, and finest specialty malts create a smooth delicate body that finishes dry.”

Transient Artisinal Ales Ardent with Apricot (93)

“Our flagship barrel-fermented saison, aged on apricots and fermented with a mixed culture.”

Oskar Blues Brewery Barrel-Aged Ten FIDY (93)

“Our titanic, immensely viscous Ten FIDY stout aged in bourbon barrels.”

WeldWerks Brewing Co. Coffee Coconut Stout (93)

“Coffee Coconut Stout, as you may have guessed, features loads of toasted coconut and freshly roasted Peruvian coffee from our friends at Zoe’s Cafe here in downtown Greeley. The sweet, creaminess of the toasted coconut offers a perfect complement to the complex character contributed by Mama Nelly’s coffee, a blend of four different roasts of the same direct-trade Peruvian beans. These delicious, unique flavors are supported by a full-bodied, yet balanced, base stout brewed with both lactose and flaked oats for mouthfeel and a variety of chocolate malts, crystal malts, and roasted barley.”

Hardywood Park Cassowary (93)

“Cloaked in black and crowned with vibrant color, the cassowary is the embodiment of prehistoric grace and primal ferocity. Our imperial milk stout is equally bold and unapologetically rich, presenting a balanced aroma of chocolate truffle and dark fruits followed by leather, toffee, and almond that linger on the palate and earn the name Hardywood Cassowary; a graceful behemoth in the beer world.”

Wibby Double Dunkel (93)

“One of our most popular seasonals, Double Dunkel is an imperial dunkel brewed with lots of chocolate malt and cacao nibs. We lager it on Madagascar vanilla beans. This is a highly drinkable, slightly dangerous lager that is smooth and has a nice crisp lager finish.”

Pinthouse Pizza Fog Runner (93)

"Our brew team focused on creating a vastly tropical IPA."

Uinta Brewing Grapefruit Nosh (93)

"Tangy, juicy and slightly sweet, the latest twist on our flagship IPA features an aromatic burst of fresh-squeezed white grapefruit."

Starr Hill Brewery LLC Festie (93)

“Smooth and malty with a clean finish, this is our tribute to the German tradition.”

Liquid Mechanics Brewing Company Single Barrel Anarchy Project (93)

"Our Imperial Stout aged 15 months in a Laws whiskey barrel."

Roadmap Brewing Co Plain Black T's (93)

"Named for our brewer's attire, this American Stout has notes of dark chocolate and a nice roasted flavor. The only thing more solid than this recipe is Daniel's biceps."

Odd Breed Wild Ales Meandering Thoughts (93)

“Fermented with our mixed culture of wild yeast and bacteria.”

4 Noses Brewing Company Foeder Helles (93)

“The newest lager to come out of our oak foeder.”

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.”

Mikkeller George! (94)

“Ever been punched in the face by a beer? Our pal George offers anyone willing to try, a thick and oily fist right to the nose. His balance skills are off the charts, but we went ahead and soaked him in bourbon barrels, just to shake things up even more. Good for as many rounds as you can muster up to.”

Urban Chestnut Brewing Company Black Lager (94)

This lager might be black, but it drinks like your favorite light-colored beer: smooth, sessionable, crisp, and clean.

Jester King Le Petit Prince (94)

“Le Petit Prince is a dry, unspiced, highly attenuated table beer unique to our land in the Texas Hill Country. Naturally occurring wild yeasts impart a sense of place to this unfiltered, unpasteurized, 100 percent naturally conditioned ale.”

Wicked Weed Brewing Bretticent (94)

“This traditional saison is brewed using North Carolina–grown barley, wheat, and rye from Riverbend Malthouse and is open fermented. The beer is then finished with our house culture of _Brettanomyces_.”

Hoppin' Frog Brewing Rye B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher - Batch # 400 (94)

"A wonderful, crisp, old-world beer flavor is imparted to our flagship Imperial Stout from an abundance of both sweet malted rye and spicy non-malted rye to add variety and celebrate brewing our 400th batch of B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher Oatmeal Imperial Stout."

Russian River Brewing Co - Santa Rosa Jannemie (94)

Using our standard Saison Robert as the base beer, we bottle-condition Jannemie with a mild strain of _Brett_.

Burial Beer Co Ulfbehrt Foudre-Aged Baltic Porter (94)

Forged from German and British malts and traditionally lagered in our American oak foeder, our Baltic porter is made with respect for those that came before it.

Our Mutual Friend Brewing Biere Ovale (94)

Mixed-culture _Brett_ saison brewed with aged hops. Fermented and aged in an American oak foeder.

Wayfinder Beer Export 66 (94)

“A stronger version of our classic Hell but made with richer malts, alt- und neu-Bavarian hops, and a proprietary lager yeast.”

Burial Beer Co. Pitiless Indifference (94)

“Hopped exclusively with Saaz and aged for seven weeks in our American oak foudre.”

Incendiary Brewing Company Our Darkest Days 2021 (94)

"Imperial dessert stout aged in Weller barrels and conditioned on chocolate covered malt balls."

12 West Brewing Company Zona Pilsner (94)

Our pilsner is light, crisp, and refreshing, for those hot days or night in the desert.

Pure Project Lief (94)

Our second batch of our Méthode Traditionnelle (M.T. III) blend of one-, two-, and three-year-old spontaneously fermented ale.

Jackie O's Brewery BA Dark Apparition (94)

"A truly decadent brew that is intended to be poured into your favorite snifter."

Two Roads Brewing Holiday Ale (94)

["“Our Holiday Ale is inspired by the little known bière de Noel style, a subset of bière de garde. Bière de Noel, which translates as 'Christmas Beer", "' tends to exhibit a more malty profile than a typical bière de garde.”\n"]

Stillwater Artisanal Ales Surround (94)

“Like a sound system that fills the room with audibles swarming in every direction, this massive smoked wheat stout overtakes your senses with aromas and flavor of dark chocolate, caramel, roast, smoke, earth, and wood, It’s heavy, but you have to drop that bass every once in a while if you really wanna get down.”

Otter Creek Brewing Co. Couch Surfer (94)

“Brimming with darkly roasted malts and rich notes of chocolate and coffee, this velvety-smooth oatmeal stout lingers and lounges into your heart. Gone before you know it... ”

High Hops Brewery Dr. Pat's Double IPA (94)

“We use the finest hops grown from our farm to craft this malty, heavily hopped beer.”

La Cumbre Brewing Company Project Dank (94)

“Project Dank is an ever changing expression of our hoppiest endeavors. Each recipe is different, featuring different hops and hopping techniques. One thing will remain common—HOPS INSANITY.”

Left Hand Brewing Company Milk Stout (94)

Dark and delicious, America's great milk stout will change your perception about what a stout can be. Preconceived notions are the blinders on the road to enlightenment. Udderly delightful.

La Cumbre Malpais Stout (94)

“Brewed with seven different malts—you should be ready for a full onslaught of creamy stout intensity. Broadly in the style of a foreign extra stout, this is our heaviest and most intense year-round offering.”

Enegren Brewing Lagertha (94)

"Lagertha is our take on a classic Czech-style Pilsner. Brewed with traditional European ingredients plus American Mosaic Hops, this is a hoppy twist on a classic style."

Fox Farm Brewery Tiddly (94)

"Tiddly is our take on a Dark Mild."

The Bruery Thr3e (94)

“We blended Black Tuesday and our Anniversary ale into our barleywine-style ale base.”

Finback Brewery Crispy Morning (94)

“Our core pilsner dry-hopped with Tettnanger, Hallertau Blanc, and Citra.”

Riverlands Brewing Company Kayak Pils (94)

“Our flagship German-style pils hopped with Hallertau Mittelfrüh, Tettnang, and Saphir.”

Liquid Mechanics Lucid AF (94)

Our vision of the perfect West Coast IPA. Mosaic, Citra, and Amarillo hops.

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.”

Burgeon Beer Company Treevana (95)

“Our flagship West Coast IPA carries a balanced bitterness boasting flavors of citrus, berry, and orange marmalade.”

Triple Crossing Brewing Company Skyless Moon (95)

“Our West Flanders–inspired red-hued ale.”

Great Lakes Brewing Company Cookie Exchange Milk Stout (95)

“Treat yourself to our seasonal milk stout brewed with a special rotating cookie-inspired flavor.”

Westbound & Down Brewing Company Acid Jazz Vol. 3 (95)

A fusion of our two house mixed-cultures, old and new, aged in large format oak vessels.

Fort George Brewery Vortex IPA (95)

“With generous additions of Amarillo, Simcoe, and Centennial hops throughout the brewing, fermentation, and conditioning phases, balanced with heaps of organic pale malt, Vortex is designed to not rip the taste buds off your tongue, but rather vigorously stimulate them and your palate into a lupulin-ecstasy of pleasure.”

Humboldt Brewing Company Black Xantus (95)

“Our imperial stout is infused with fair-trade, organic coffee from a local roaster, Jobella, and aged for 6 months in a combination of bourbon, retired Firestone Union, and wine barrels.”

Hoppin' Frog Brewery T.O.R.I.S. The Tyrant (95)

“Freedom from alcohol limitations in Ohio has finally been granted in 2016, allowing us to brew T.O.R.I.S.!! This super-tasty triple oatmeal Russian imperial stout is rich, dark, and flavorful—the way we like it—this beer is intense! It has been long-awaited by our brewery as well as our fans. There comes a day when you break out of your shell and stretch your wings.”

Casey Brewing & Blending Casey Family Preserves: Raspberry (95)

"Blend of our oak-fermented and -aged Saison with whole raspberries."

Brewery Bhavana Brisk (95)

“Our version sets itself apart with two important distinctions: it’s hopped with Crystal for a nuanced aroma and has just a touch of oats to build its body.”

Side Project Brewing à la Table (95)

“Fermented with wild Missouri yeast and our house saison blend before being aged in Missouri oak for several months, then naturally conditioned.”

Triptych Brewing Batch 600 (95)

A hazy triple IPA dry hopped three times with Citra. Layers of silky oats and our favorite British malt combine to form this smooth beer that overflows with sherbet, mango, peach, and citrus.

Southern Tier Brewing IPA (95)

Our IPA has a vigorous hops profile, well-balanced malt background, and a medium body. It is most akin to an English-style IPA and is an intrepid ale that’s triple-hopped on its journey to your glass.

SweetWater Brewery 420 Strain: G13 IPA (95)

Our brewers found the perfect botanically sourced, strain-specific terpenes and married them with proprie-tary natural hemp flavor, both perfectly complementing the hops.

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.”

New Anthem Beer Project Know Your Song Well (96)

“Floor- malted pils, chocolate rye, dehusked dark malts.”

Tripping Animals Brewing Company Navaho Churro (96)

"Imperial Stout brewed with Churros, Madagascar Vanilla, Cinnamon, Brown Sugar, and Mexican Mezcal Barrel-Aged Mostra Coffee. This beer is in Collaboration with our great friends from 3 Sons Brewing and Mostra Coffee."

Our Mutual Friend Brewing Gelber Rauch (96)

Balanced, smokey, and delicious.

Barrel Theory Beer Rain Drops (96)

Our original take on a Northeast-style IPA. An abundance of Citra and Mosaic hops provides its hops-driven hazy appearance, aroma, and flavor.

Green Cheek Beer The Other Brian (96)

"We let our hand-selected Citra do all the talking in this pale golden elixir."

Old Thunder Brewing Saison Never Sleeps (96)

“Brewed with wheat. Aged in wine barrels with our house mixed culture.”

Breakside Brewery Strata Strata Strata (96)

A pale ale featuring our selected lots of 2020 Strata.

Area Two Experimental Brewing Gueuze (96)

Our one-of-a-kind gueuze is a tradition-inspired blend of one-, two-, and three-year-old lambic-style ales.

Jester King Brewery Biere de Miel (96)

“Our Bière de Miel is a dry, well attenuated, unspiced farmhouse ale brewed, fermented, and bottle conditioned with raw Texas wildflower honey. Naturally occurring wild yeast and bacteria impart a sense of place in this unfiltered, unpasteurized, 100 percent bottle-conditioned beer.”

Two Roads Brewing Company Road 2 Ruin (96)

“A big, hoppy IPA with plenty of bite! Our assertive, hops-centric double IPA has a lean malt backdrop and is brewed with four American hops varieties—Summit, Palisade, Cascade, and Magnum. Piney, citrus, floral, not-for-the-timid!”

Epic Brewing Double Barrel Big Bad Baptist 2016 (96)

“Double Barrel Big Bad Baptist is the cream of the crop with only the choicest barrels selected for the blend, barrel-aged single-origin coffee, artisanal micro-batch cacao nibs, and our ceaseless passion for style.”

Prost Brewing Kölsch (96)

“Ale or lager? How about the best of both worlds? Complex yet delicate, our Kölsch has a muted touch of fruit and an elegant, dry finish. The result: the most refreshing beer you could imagine. Prost!”

Commonhouse Aleworks Barony Whipper (96)

Refreshingly tart and palatable. This version uses darker malts for added complexity and copious amounts of Montmorency cherries.” What our reviewers thought:

Smog City Brewing White Peach Saison (96)

"Our foudre saison refermented with local whole white peaches."

Baere Brewing Company OG Toasty (96)

"Our house stout and ode to all the wonderfully dry and ashy stouts of the past."

KC Bier Co. Weizenbock (96)

A pale, hazy, high-alcohol version of our traditional Hefeweizen.”

MAP Brewing Company Party! (96)

“Our Mexican-style lager is everything you could want. A hint of corn on the aroma is part of what gives this beer it’s slight sweetness and is reminiscent of summertime and tacos on the beach, but the crisp, dry finish will leave you wanting more.”

Standard Brewing OK Fine (96)

OK fine, here’s your NEIPA. Azacca, Mosaic, El Dorado, Sabro, oats, wheat, etc.

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.”

Burial Beer Co That Which Hides Behind Our Dread (97)

“A blend of barleywine aged in cognac, Calvados, and bourbon barrels.”

Burial Beer Seasoned Skillet 2019 (97)

A blend of multiple vintages of our stout aged with coffee in bourbon barrels.

Maplewood Brewing Company Barrel Aged Cuppa Cellar Select (97)

“Blend from our favorite barrels: Willett bourbon, Austin Nichols 17 Year, Russell’s Reserve, Maplewood Rye.”

Dovetail Brewery Baltic-Style Porter (97)

Our darkest lager, capped by a large stand of cream-colored foam to showcase deep and rich malt aromas of milk chocolate, raisins, and restrained coffee roast.

Wicked Weed Brewing Milk & Cookies (97)

“Hints of cold milk, sweet vanilla, and hearty oatmeal remind us that our memories are forever led by our senses. In this case, we are led home.”

Hoppin' Frog B.O.R.I.S. The Crusher (97)

“We imagined a B.O.R.I.S. brewed with the finest imported dark grain for a smoother and mellower deep-roasted flavor. When we finally made our dreams come true, it was a symphony of beautiful flavors.”

La Cumbre La Negra (97)

“2016’s La Negra is our bourbon barrel-aged Russian imperial stout, brewed with our British pale malt and an enormous amount of roasted malts. The resulting beer has a big bourbon and raisin nose, a rich body, and a bittersweet cocoa finish.”

Hoppin' Frog Brewery D.O.R.I.S. The Destroyer (97)

“This extreme Double Oatmeal Russian Imperial Stout will overwhelm, satisfy, and destroy your taste buds like no other! D.O.R.I.S. is even darker, hoppier, and stronger than our gold medal–winning B.OR.I.S. The Crusher Stout. Dry-hopped and first wort−hopped with the finest American hops for a great imperial stout experience! Enjoy the darkness!!”

Incendiary Brewing Co. Ritual Pilsner (97)

“Our classic German-style pilsner featuring Tett and Saaz hops.”

2nd Shift Brewing Sunny Cat (97)

"Brewed in honor and memory of our Sunshine Kitty. Brewed with oats, lactose, Amarillo, and Citra hops, and dried tangerine peel."

Surly Brewing Company 2021 Barrel-Aged Darkness (97)

"This special edition of our massive Russian imperial stout matured in Elijah Craig 12-year bourbon barrels and brings waves of chocolate, vanilla, dried fruit, and cherry flavors, enhanced by the oak and bourbon character of the barrel and its previous occupant."

WeldWerks Brewing Co. Double Barrel 1910 Medianoche (97)

"For this year's iteration of Double Barrel 1910 Medianoche, we utilized the same double-barrel technique as our 2020 release, which was inspired by the process used by Old Forester® to create their 1910 bourbon, but with extended aging to unlock even more barrel complexity. After aging for 13 months in freshly emptied 6-11-year-old Kentucky bourbon barrels (heavy toast, light char), we finished this special batch of Medianoche in Old Forester 1910 casks (light toast, heavy char) for an additional 10 months. After more than 23 months combined between the two casks, Double Barrel 1910 Medianoche expresses notes of toasted marshmallows, English toffee, burnt caramel, vanilla, and sweet tobacco."

Albright Grove Brewing Company Walker Valley (97)

"This imperial stout has been aged for 12 months in bourbon barrels made from American White Oak. Rich bourbon and chocolate aroma, with a substantial malt body with notes of toffee, caramel, chocolate and coffee, and complex notes of vanilla and coconut from the oak's tannins, this is a wonderful stout to share or savor all on your own."

Vitamin Sea Brewing Imperial Seven Bells (97)

"Our rotating Imperial Coffee Stout with cacao nibs and vanilla bean."

Toppling Goliath Brewing Co Shadow Raptor (97)

"Shadow Raptor reveals the intricate nuances of vanilla selected from around the world. Layered delicately so as to still allow the influence of the barrels to emerge in your glass. We get notes of vanilla waffle cone ice cream, dark chocolate, and a whisper of bourbon in the finish."

DESTIHL Brewery Triton Barleywine (97)

“Our English-American hybrid barleywine has a dark amber color, full body, high residual malty sweetness, and caramel-toffee aroma and flavor. The complexity of alcohols and fruity ester characters are counterbalanced by assertive American citrus hop bitterness and extraordinary alcohol content. English varietal hop aroma and flavor are at high levels.”

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.