What's your favorite Sour Beer?

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  1. Todd

    Todd Founder (13,244) Aug 23, 1996 Finland
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    Simply put: What's your favorite Sour Beer?

    One of my favorites has to be Cerise Cassée from Cambridge Brewing Company, which I'm stoked to be able to try again at FUNK Boston: A Wild & Sour Beer Fest.

    How about you? And make sure to link to the beer listing on BA!


    (I also asked this question on Twitter and Facebook.)
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  2. BeastOfTheNortheast

    BeastOfTheNortheast Pooh-Bah (2,091) Dec 26, 2009 Pennsylvania

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  3. warrendietrich2001

    warrendietrich2001 Pooh-Bah (1,630) Feb 13, 2013 Nevada
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    Home Sour Home by Rare Barrel its the only sour I buy multiples of.
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  4. Beer_Stan

    Beer_Stan Initiate (0) Mar 15, 2014 California

    Untitled Art Sour Raspberry IPA
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  5. Hallbrauhaus

    Hallbrauhaus Crusader (470) Aug 4, 2008 Mississippi

    new belgium la folie
  6. SMCC73

    SMCC73 Initiate (0) Nov 19, 2018 Germany

  7. BigRedRoth

    BigRedRoth Initiate (0) Feb 4, 2017 Colorado

    For sure Bug Zapper from Avery in Boulder, CO. Had it when visiting their spot last week and went home to buy it immediately. Seasonally available but a great great summertime beer. If you don't like ginger, you won't like it.

  8. Crablouse

    Crablouse Initiate (0) Jun 8, 2018 Texas

    Sour Monkey by Victory is by far one of my favorites.

    Untitled Art Citrus Berliner is also a great choice
  9. Poboxbrian

    Poboxbrian Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2014 Colorado

    My favorite is more of a journey. Go to Crooked Stave Tap Room in Denver and have them take you on a journey from least to most sour. I can't remember each name anymore, but I'll never forget the experience.
  10. Mommala

    Mommala Initiate (0) Jul 14, 2017 Colorado

    Almost anything Paradox Brewing puts out I will drink.. I consider them the best around when it comes to sours. That being said, I have had quite a few by Local Relic, and Black Spontaneous that I have loved as well.
  11. bennygazooks

    bennygazooks Initiate (0) May 29, 2004 New Hampshire

    Anything from the Smuttynose Sours series, especially Blueberry.
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  12. wolfshield1947

    wolfshield1947 Initiate (0) Nov 16, 2011 Ohio

    Petrus Aged and Ommegang Sour Pale Ale.
  13. Haxley

    Haxley Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2015 Arizona

    Any gose.
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  14. Chuckletheturtle

    Chuckletheturtle Crusader (453) Dec 9, 2013 Delaware

    Seaquench by Dogfish Head Craft Brewery in scenic Delaware is a gateway to Sours
  15. InvasionofColloidialHaze

    InvasionofColloidialHaze Initiate (0) Apr 8, 2019 Washington

    I would have to say the Imperial Cabinet by The Bruery and Jester King, I’ve been trying to try as many sours as I can from amazing names such as Cellador, Cantillon, ToøL, and Allagash, but the Imperial Cabinet definitely took the cake.
  16. jbryant12odu

    jbryant12odu Initiate (0) Dec 14, 2017 Minnesota

    Beatnik Sour by Exile Brewing in Des Moines, Iowa. Haven't been able to find anything close to matching what made me love this style.
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  17. bierdfly

    bierdfly Devotee (353) Sep 2, 2003 Massachusetts

    The beer that first introduced me to sours 20 odd years ago is still readily available, Monk's Cafe Flemish Sour Ale (brewed by Brouwerij Van Steenberge). I find it to be the perfect balance and measure all other sours based on my love of this.
  18. afroskully

    afroskully Savant (1,094) Aug 24, 2016 New York

    Not super well versed in the sour game, but I recently had the Bellwoods Raspberry&Blackberry Jelly King and damn that was awesome.
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  19. jhavs

    jhavs Grand Pooh-Bah (3,481) Apr 16, 2015 New York
    Pooh-Bah Society Trader

    I would say any of the Flora variations from Hill Farmstead.

    Some of the wild ales from Side Project and Jester King come close.

    A recent excellent sour I have enjoyed is Composition 2 from HOMES care of @FlintB
  20. DLiteful

    DLiteful Initiate (0) May 25, 2012 Missouri

    My fave sour is Wicked Weed Cerise Morte. So delicious. Wish it was available closer to St. Louis!
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