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A broad spectrum of wild ales, from fruity Flemish sours to the experimental wild ales recently gaining popularity in the United States. Category includes lambics, gueuzes, and sour ales. Aromatic with earthy, fruity and barnyard notes and almost no hop bitterness or aroma. Bone dry and very refreshing, although they vary from softly to seriously sour with funky and unpredictable flavors.

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    Allagash Little Brett

    Little Brett is a hazy, straw-colored beer featuring an aroma bursting with pineapple and notes of bread crust. Pineapple continues through the flavor with additional notes of fresh cut grass. A mild tartness in the finish is nicely balan...

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    Almanac Cherry Supernova

    Cherry Supernova is an astronomically juicy sour ale brewed for the cosmically curious. Our brewers hand-selected barrels fermented with a mix of Brettanomyces, Sacchromyces, and Lactobacillus that emitted the fruitiest characteristics. O...

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    Almanac Interstellar Apricot

    Sour Blonde Ale Aged In Oak Barrels with Apricots. 6.4% ABV.

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    Almanac Strawberry & Basil

    Strawberry & Basil is Almanac’s summertime sour that finds the perfect balance between sweetness and funk. After aging a farmhouse base with our wild yeast house culture, we added a mountain of strawberries and finished this ale with fr...

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    Anderson Valley Rosy Barl

    We filled a handful of local Chardonnay “barls” with our Mowkeef Saison, then added fresh raspberries along with our proprietary “wild” culture and allowed the marriage of flavors to begin. After 14 months and dozens of barrel tas...

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    BFM Saint Bon-Chien Grand Cru

    Vintage shimmering red-amber is matured for months in oak barrels that previously contained wine or eau-de-vie. The drums give a very complex flavors this beer of a fruity red wine with a very sharp acidity. 11% ABV.

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    Bockor Cuvee des Jacobins Rouge

    Unblended old lambic, aged for 18 months or more. It has a robust character but is beautiful and sophisticated with a full body and overtones of vanilla, dried cherry, stone fruit and cocoa. It is a complex, beautiful sour beer. 5.5% ABV...

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    Boon Framboise

    Framboise Boon is a traditional Belgian Lambic fruit-beer. It is brewed according to the traditional Lambic style of spontaneous fermentation. Only fresh raspberries (25%) and wildcherries (5%)are used for this Lambic beer.  5% ABV.

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    Boon Oude Geuze

    Geuze, a mixture of old and young Lambic. The young Lambic is added to cause a refermentation in the bottle making for a delightfully sparkling and dry beer that has been likened, in all seriousness, to Champagne.

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    Brewery Techne Antiburn

    Kettle sour w/ pomegranate, cranberry, blueberry, strawberry and walnuts. 6.2%

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    Brooklyn Bel Air

    Dry-hopped with Amarillo to match the tropical fruit and citrus notes of the hop with the acidity of the beer, striking a taut harmony between sour and sweet. All of the acidity is from a natural, proprietary, house-cultured lactobacillus...

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    Brooklyn Better Angels

    Tart, vinuous & divine cuvée barrel vintage oud bruin. 9.6% ABV.

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    Captain Lawrence Muddy Kriek

    This foudre aged sour brown ale is built on a base of toasted and roasted malts. Infused with whole ripe cherries from the Hudson Valley, and aged until the flavors are married into this fruit forward and aggressively tart ale. 7% ABV.

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    Cascade Fruitopian Noyaux

    Wheat, blond, strong blond and and triple ale barrel aged with apricot noyaux, tangerine peel and red raspberries. 9% ABV.

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    Cascade Kentucky Peach

    Blond and quad ales bourbon and wine barrel aged on fresh local peaches with a touch of cinnamon. 8.3% ABV.

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    Cascade Rose City Sour

    Celebrating Portland’s reputation as the City of Roses, we are pleased to offer Rose City Sour, a blend of wheat and blond ales aged in oak wine barrels for up to 14 months with rose petals, rose hips and hibiscus tea. Rose city Sour ca...

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    Council Brewing Beatitude

    Beatitude is the French word for bliss which is what we float away on whenever we enjoy this specially brewed beer. This Tart Saison is brewed in the Belgian tradition of tart farmhouse ales. The magic happens when our house blend of Bret...

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    Crooked Stave Sour Rose

    Primary fermented with our mixed culture of wild yeast, Sour Rosé undergoes fermentation in large oak foeders on raspberries and blueberries. Showcasing bright effervescent characteristics, Sour Rosé is the perfect sour beer for all sea...

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    D9 Defying Gravity

    Defying Gravity represents an ongoing exploration and expansion of the universe of sour beer. Propelled by three distinct fermentations, these unblended ales defy gravity and will transport your consciousness to a new reality. 14% ABV.

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    D9 Whiskers

    A blonde sour ale made with a few of our favorite things. Sweet, floral and exploding with sour flavor, this ancient ale was born in Venlo, named in Düsseldorf, adopted by Vienna and reenvissioned by our brewers to capture to essence of ...

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    Devil's Backbone Glitter Bomb

    A pale, tart beer with mild fruity notes from muscat grape juice & Hallertau Blanc hops. 5% ABV.

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    Evolution Day Crush

    Evolution's first venture into a kettle soured beer. We chose a mash bill with over 50% wheat for a silky mouthfeel, rocky head, and a pleasant haze. Using our proprietary blend of Lactobacillus to lower the pH to a quenching but not puck...

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    Fair State Roselle

    Roselle is soured with our house lactobacillus strain and infused with hibiscus flowers, which lends the beer floral & citrus aromas, flavors, and its red hue. Tart, fruity, & floral. 5.7% ABV.

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    Firestone Walker Peachy Bones

    Another offering from our “Bones” series, featuring the fermentation of fresh fruit. In this instance California white peaches from Sanger, CA are fermented with a brett’d saison that has been maturing four months in French oak barr...

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    Firestone Walker UnderCurrants

    In 2018 we challenged ourselves to using an array of fruit new to our palettes and practices. When offered a high quality freshly picked Black Currant sample, we couldn’t resist. We present to you a metamorphosis for your senses. Using...

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    Free Will Bitter Buddha

    Brewed with passion fruit, hibiscus, and pink Himalayan sea salt and hopped with Lemon Drop and Galaxy. Bursting with floral aroma, followed by notes of passion fruit, citrus, and mixed berry jam. Subtly tart with a dry and salty finish. ...

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    Free Will Blushing Apricot

    Barrel aged sour ale with apricots blended from up to 3-year-old vintages. Notes of stone fruit, white peach and ripe apricot are complemented by subtle vanilla oak, with a pleasantly tart finish. 5.3% ABV.

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    Free Will Olly Oud Bruin

    Sour brown ale. Blended 2 and 3 years old. 7.8% ABV.

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    Highway Manor Microflora Diaspora

    No commercial description. 4.2% ABV.

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    Hof Ten Dormaal Kriek

    Beer made with real cherries! The beer ripes during several months in original used barrels. 6.5% ABV.

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    Hof Ten Dormaal Zure van Tildonk

    Zure Van Tildonk is an original Belgian Sour Ale from Farm-Brewery Hof Ten Dormaal. With this beer, the brewery strived to create a special, spontaneoussly-fermented beer via traditional methods using ambient yeast from the brewery-farm i...

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    Levante Limeberry Punch

    This tart fruit ale walks a berry fine lime between sweet and tart. A light base of wheat malt is blended with blueberry, a touch of apricot and pineapple sure to please the Kool-Aid man. Inspired to brew a margarita, we added a touch of ...

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    Levante Lucid Daydream

    Czech Saaz and Hallertau Mittelfruh hops deliver deep citrus and noble earthiness. gentle kettle souring that lends a bouquet of tart fruitiness 7% ABV.

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    Lindemans Framboise

    Magnificent aroma, delicate palate of raspberries with undertones of fruity acidity; elegant, sparkling clean taste.

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    Lost Abbey Citrus Sin

    Beginning with a base wild ale that evolved in Oak Foeders for over a year, Citrus Sin was then transferred to freshly-emptied wine barrels where it matured for six more months. The barrel-aged brew was then combined with a fresh golden a...

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    Modern Times Elemental Magic

    Tart saison with blackberries and raspberries.

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    Monk's Cafe Flemish Sour Ale

    Medium body, red color, somewhat fruity nose, malt flavor with a slight lactic sourness. A real thirst quencher and palate cleanser. 5.5% ABV.

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    New Belgium Oscar

    Oscar is New Belgium’s dark sour ale aged in oak foeders at the brewery. It is blended in various proportions in many of New Belgium’s sour wood-aged beers, such as La Folie. 6.8% ABV.

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    Ommegang Pale Sour

    Pale Sour is an elegant, drinkable sour beer, unique in that it’s not wood-aged. It has a well-balanced blend of sweet and sour. Pale Sour begins with a mixed culture fermentation in open copper vats. Aged over several months in stainle...

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    Pizza Boy Alphonso

    This beer underwent a mixed-culture fermentation in stainless steel tanks for approximately 12 months before loading it up with fresh Alphonso mango puree. Then we let it re-ferment and condition for an additional 6 months before bottling...

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    Rodenbach Alexander

    Extra-fermented beer with a fruity bouquet and a sharp, sweet and sour flavor. Matured for two years in oak casks. 6% ABV.

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    Rotunda SweetTART

    No commercial description.

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    Russian River Temptation

    Blonde Ale aged in French oak chardonnay barrels with Brettanomyces. Flavors of wine and oak absorb into the brew throughout its aging.

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    Second District Entropy

    Oak aged blended sour ale consisting of three beers. The first component was brewed with a base of pilsner and rye malt, and has been resting in a red wine oak barrel since February of 2016, pulled from our oldest barrel stock. The second...

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    Stillwater Action Bronson's 7000

    Dry hopped sour ale with muscat grapes. 5% ABV.

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    The Larimer 99 Problems

    99 problems jumps forward with mouthwatering notes of peach, and then follows up with subtle hints of ginger. Don’t let the “Sour Ale” description fool you, this well balanced and sessionable ale rolls as more of a tart peach, than ...

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    Troegs Blackberry Tizzy

    One day, we muddled some fresh blackberries with brown sugar, lemon juice and bourbon. “Mmm,” we thought. “This should be a beer.” Blackberry Tizzy is that spirited daydream come true. Sour fermentation tempers the juicy blackberr...

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    Une Annee Le Seul

    Fruit sour. 6.5% ABV.

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    Verhaeghe Duchesse de Bourgogne

    Duchesee de Bourgogne is the traditional top fermented reddish-brown ale from the West-Flanders region of Belgium. This refined ale also known as "The Burgundies of Belgium" is a blend of 8 and 18 months old ales following careful maturat...

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    Victory Sour Monkey

    This electrifying transformation of our famed Golden Monkey may just blow your mind. Tastefully twisted to offer nuances of sweet fruit, and a sharp tang of tartness, this exhilarating combinations of flavors makes this brew a monkey all ...

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    Yards Pynk

    Yards proudly donates $1 from every case sold to breast cancer research and awareness. So when you drink PYNK, you are helping us do more good. Cheers to that! Yards PYNK is a beer like no other. We add 3,300 pounds of sour and sweet che...