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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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    Against the Grain Kamen Knuddeln

    This historical anomaly is one of the only styles of beer indigenous to the USA and it was originally brewed right here in the Bluegrass! Much like our more beloved and covet cousin sour mash bourbon, this ale is brewed in the manner of â...

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    Allagash Cuvee d'Industrial

    Cuvée d’Industrial is comprised of a blend of twenty-four select barrels from our wild beer cellar. Our Brewmaster chose each barrel based on the specific characteristics it would bring to the blend. Barrel types used in this blend inc...

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    Allagash Emile

    Émile is aged in foudres that once held Pineau des Charentes, a French aperitif made famous by the man whose name graces this beer’s label. We brew Émile with a blend of 2-row malt, local oats, local raw red wheat, Special B, and Midn...

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    Allagash Tom's Blend

    No commercial description.

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    Allagash Uncommon Crow

    Ale Aged On Blackberries. 7.7% ABV.

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    Avery Ginger Sour

    Verdant fresh ginger is artfully rooted in radiant tartness, peaking in the unmistakable burst and bite of this bright barrel-aged sour ale. 6% ABV.

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    Avery Raspberry Sour

    Sour ale with raspberries added. Aged in oak barrels. Luscious ripe red raspberries are elegantly intertwined with a bountiful amount of lactic acidity and delicate barrel nuances to cultivate this stunning sour ale. 7.2% ABV.

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    Bear Republic Cuvee de Bubba

    A custom blend of the beers of Bear Republic, Cuvee de Bubba is refermented in oak wine barrels using only the wild micro flora and fauna native to the Alexander Valley. A bouquet of stone fruits with a complex flavor profile of malt, tob...

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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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    Brewery Techne Bramblehands

    Blackberry sour. 4.8% ABV.

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    Bruery Gypsy Tart

    Gypsy Tart is a Flanders-style brown ale with a California touch. A beer that can trace it's origins to Great Britain, but more famously perfected in western Belgium, has been updated through our own modern techniques, delivering the swee...

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    Bullfrog Jong Bruin Kriek Vieux Foudre

    West Flanders style reddish-brown ale fermented with 100% wild yeasts in our 900 gallon oak foudre. 6.5% ABV.

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    Bullfrog Old Gold Druiven

    100% barrel aged (20 months)golden Flemish sour. 7.5% ABV.

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    Bullfrog Old Gold Kriek

    100% barrel aged (20 months) golden Flemish sour with cherries. 7.5% ABV.

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    Cantillon Cuvee St-Gilloise

    Not a traditional gueuze, in that it is made from only two year-old 2001 lambic, not from a blend of older and younger lambics. It is also dry-hopped in the cask for three weeks with fresh Styrian Goldings hops. Re-fermentation in the bot...

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    Cantillon Gueuze

    The world's classic Gueuze. A blend of one, two, and three year-old lambics creates a second fermentation in the bottle. The champagne of Belgium.

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    Cantillon Kriek

    This kriek 100% lambic is blended lambic beer brewed with cherries. 5% ABV.

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    Cantillon Nath

    Rhubarb was mixed with a blend of one and two years old Lambic before conditioning.

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    Cantillon Saint Lamvinus

    Merlot grapes. Aged in oak Burgundy wine barrels. 5% ABV.

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    Cantillon Vigneronne

    Vigneronne is a blending muscat grapes and lambic, the brewers and beer merchants produced the druivenlambik (grapes lambic). White grapes soaked in lambic. The fructose, which abounds in these fruits, enables us to make a beer which is m...

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    Cantillon Zwanze 2017

    Lambic-Oolong tea blend. The beer is delicate and round, with notes of fruit and slight bitterness.

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    Cape May Corrosion

    Sour. IPA. Boom. A beer geeks dream beer. Bitter and sour, two flavor profiles that more often clash then compliment, are brought together in a harmonious blend via the guiding nature of ample amounts of Citra and Centennial on the dry ho...

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    Captain Lawrence Barrel Select Gold

    Golden Ale aged in barrels that once housed Cuvee de Castleton. All the fruit was removed from the barrel, it was given a brief hot water rinse and then filled back up. Aged for close to a year. Brettanonmyces was the only souring yeast/b...

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    Captain Lawrence Barrel Select Green

    A blend of several oak barrels that we have been patiently aging in the back room for up to 3 years. The result is a beer with flavors that are sour, wine like, and very assertive. 6.5% ABV.

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    Captain Lawrence Barrel Select Red

    A blend of several oak barrels that we have been patiently aging in the back room for up to 3 years. The result is a beer with flavors that are sour, wine-like, and very assertive. 6.5% ABV.

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    Captain Lawrence Pomme Sauvage

    American Sour Ale aged in French Oak Fourdres with New York grown apples sourced locally from Harvest Moon Orchard in North Salem. Bright and acidic, with notes of apple and funk. 7.2% ABV.

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    Cascade Crazy Navel

    A blend of sour wheat and blond ales aged in oak wine barrels for 14 months with fresh orange zest. Using both Cara Cara and Heirloom varietals, Crazy Navel captures the essence of the navel orange balanced with a refreshingly tart and dr...

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    Cascade Figaro

    This NW style sour ale is a strong blond ale aged in chardonnay barrels for up to 12 months, then aged with dried white figs and lemon peel or up to 12 more months. Aromas of sweet figs, golden raisins, and citrus zest are the first to be...

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    Cascade Kriek Ale

    Winter Seasonal. Brewed with 4 types of cherries, aged in oak for one year. Cascade Kriek Ale spends over 6 months of lactic fermentation and aging in small oak barrels. This "Belgian Flanders Style Red Ale" is refermented with a blend o...

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    Destihl Syncopathic

    Synchopathic is the combination of a refreshingly tart and acidic sour ale with robust-citrusy, fruity & floral dry-hops one would otherwise find in a pale ale, with aromas and flavors reminiscent of grapefruit, orange, lemon, tangerine, ...

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    Destihl Vuile Blonde

    Sour Blonde ale aged in a French Oak Foudre. 6.1% ABV.

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    DuClaw Sour Me This

    A 5.7 percent ABV ale that is kettle-soured before being dry-hopped with Motueka hops.

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    Epic Oak and Orchard

    Epic's cellar contains many curiosities and one of kind beers. These extremely limited sour releases are fruited and aged in oak for months until our brewmaster decides they're at their peak. Each release is unique and range from light to...

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    Fordham 11th Hour Sour

    This ale is a kettle sour that uses lactobacillus, fermented on house ale yeast and then aged on concord grapes. Typical to any sour, this ale is pleasantly flavored and zings your tastebuds over and over. 3.8% ABV.

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    Goose Island Halia

    Goose Island Halia is a sour peach saison aged in wine barrels with Brettanomyces Claussenii and fifty pounds of peaches per barrel. 7.5% ABV.

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    Goose Island Madame Rose

    A sour brown kriek made with Michigan sour cherries aged in oak barrels for over 2 years with a roselare yeast culture. 6.5% ABV.

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    Hermit Thrush Flemish Sour Brown

    The Flemish Sour Brown is an exquisitely tart brown ale in the traditional Flemish style of Belgium. Bold and complex malts help to balance and support the sourness and keep you wanting more once the initial puckering subsides. This is no...

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    Hermit Thrush Green Street SIPA

    Our Green Street Sour IPA is the sour take on the beloved hop-centric beer Vermont is known for. We focus on a balance of hop and malt flavors with a citric tang from a few days of kettle souring. It's not the jolt to your taste buds that...

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    Hermit Thrush Tall, Dark & Handsome

    Tall, Dark & Handsome is a Belgian take on a classic English Style. This is a big, bold, barrel aged beer with a deceptively strong kick. Its deep red-brown color hints at malty caramel notes that are dominated by bright fruit tartness, s...

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    Lagunitas Aunt Sally

    We soured the wort on the Hot Side with Lactobacillus for a few days and then brewed up this smooth and hoppy sour. It tastes like a big bowl of fruity candy or some chewable flavored vitamins, but what's the difference? It's sweet, tart,...

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    Lagunitas Dark Swan

    It’s a sour ale fermented with dark red wine grapes, giving it its uniquely deep and rich purple hue. Then it received the signature Lagunitas treatment with a healthy dose of experimental dry hops. 8.7% 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 Cuvee de Tomme

    This bold Belgian Style Ale is a blend of 4 sources of fermentable sugars. American Oak, sour cherries, and three seperate strains of brettanomyces. It takes over a year to make each batch because a beer like this requires patience, creat...

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    Lost Abbey Genesis of Shame

    We've blended oak aged beer from one of our foeders, married it with a fresh blond base beer, and kissed the whole thing with peaches. 6.5% ABV.

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    Lost Abbey Red Poppy

    Red Poppy Ale is a veritable celebration of Sour Cherries in an explosion of aromas and tastes. Brewed from a brown ale base and aged in our oak barrels for over 6 months, this beer is not for the faint of heart. 5% ABV.

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    LoverBeer Pruss Perdu

    Pruss Perdu is another LoverBeer interpretation of the famous fruit lambic produced on the southwest side of Brussels. fermented thanks to lactic bacteria and yeast (including brettanomyces), it matures 12 months in oak barrels with Buré...

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    Manayunk Rye Ask Rye

    Our complex American sour ale, Rye Ask Rye, is brimming with fruity and spicy rye malt which helps tame the earthy Brett funk. Cloaked within the lactic sourness are notes of dark cherry, clove and black pepper. After you try it, you will...

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    Manayunk Upshitz Kriek

    We added a boat-load of the most exquisite sweet dark cherries we could find, giving Upshitz Kriek an abundance of sweet and tart fruity flavors, balanced by a far from modest grist bill. Both our house Belgian yeast and a select strain o...

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    Mikkeller Spontan Series

    Spontan is 100% spontaneously beer fermented in oak barrels for 1 to almost 3 years. It is made with wort produced by lambic producers, not with wort and microbiological cocktails. Brettanomyces is then added for refermentation in the bot...

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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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    Monk's Cafe Grand Cru

    Private label brewed for Monk's Cafe outside of Ghent, Belgium. A blend of a dark Tripel aged for 3 years and a freshly brewed Tripel, then aged for 6 months in Oak Foeders. A highly attenuated lager is blended in just prior to bottling. ...

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    New Belgium La Folie

    La Folie Wood-Aged Biere, is our original wood-conditioned beer, resting in French Oak barrels between one and three years. Brewmaster, Peter Bouckaert, came to us from Rodenbach, home of the fabled sour red. Our La Folie emulates the spo...

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    New Belgium Love Oscar (Falling Monk's blend)

    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. This special blend is a collaboration to celebrate the 20th...

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    North Country Tina

    A Sour IPA.

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    Ommegang Brunetta

    Brunetta is a 5% ABV traditional Oud Bruin, or sour brown ale, developed by our brewmaster Phil Leinhart, and the master blenders at our sister brewery, Liefmans, in Oudenaarde, Belgium. Brunetta pours a deep amber-brown with clarity and ...

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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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    Ommegang Rosetta

    Perfectly balanced blend of old (aged on cherries at least three years) and young Flemish brown ale (or oud bruin) with a lively and fruity kriek, or cherry beer. The result is a complex yet refreshing mahogany-brown brew that is an intri...

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    Perennial Funky Wit

    Funky Wit, our wild take on a traditional Belgian Witbier! The wort is spiced with coriander, black peppercorns, and sweet and bitter orange peel before beginning a mixed fermentation with ale yeast and an array of Brettanomyces and Lacto...

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    Petrus Aged Pale

    Petrus Aged Pale is an undiluted old beer, only to be exported to the US. 7.3% ABV.

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    Petrus Sour Passion Fruit

    Petrus Sour Passionfruit is a blend of the famous Petrus Aged Pale sour (a 100% foederbeer that is aged 24 months in foeders) and passionfruit. The result is this genuinely marvelous Sour Passionfruit, a harmonious union of tart and sweet...

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    River Horse Cranberry Sour

    Wheat ale aged with cranberries in white wine barrels.  4.6% ABV.

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    Rodenbach Grand Cru

    A blend of 1/3 young beer and 2/3 of beer aged 2 years in large oak vats. The more important proportion of oak matured beer contributes to its fruity taste, complexity and intensity. The finish is worthy of a great wine.

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    Rodenbach Rosso

    Rodenbach Rosso is a refreshing fruit beer based on the unique Rodenbach beers aged in oak barrels, partly macerated with full red fruits. Its unique fruity flavor thanks to the sour cherries, raspberries and cranberries that oaked beer e...

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    Rogue Paradise Pucker

    A Hawaiian inspired sour beer brewed with passion fruit, orange, and guava. 6% ABV.

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    Russian River Consecration

    Dark Ale aged in Cabernet Sauvignon barrels from local wineries. It is aged for 4 to 8 months with black currants, brettanomyces, lactobacillus, and pediococcus added to each barrel. Rich flavors of chocolate truffle, spice, tobacco, curr...

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    Russian River Supplication

    Brown Ale aged in French oak Pinot Noir barrels with three strains of Brettanomyces, Lactobacillus, Pediococcus and sour cherries. 7% ABV.

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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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    St. Louis Framboise

    No commercial description. 4.5% ABV.

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    Tilquin Gueuze

    Pierre Tilquin is Belgium’s newest lambic blender.  Great balance to this oaky, sour Gueuze.  It is blend of 1 and 2 years old lambics, with a specific lambic low in alcohol called Meerts. 4.8% ABV.

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    Une Annee Framboise

    American Raspberry Wild Ale. 6.5% ABV.

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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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    Weyerbacher Sexy MotherPucker

    Inspired by a classic beverage blending lemonade and iced tea, Sexy MotherPucker is a 7.5% ABV sour ale with bright citrus notes. Amber hued, tangy and dry on the palate, this tart beer nicely balances sour and malt with a late addition ...

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    Wicked Weed Oblivion

    Oblivion is a Sour Red ale aged with blackberries and dates in red wine or bourbon barrels for up to 12 months. This ale is then carefully blended to create depth and balance that will envelope you in its complexity. 10.5% ABV.

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    Wild Beer Shnoodlepip

    Kelly Ryan from Good George Beer in NZ, Brett Ellis from the Wild Beer Co, and Mark Tranter from Burning Sky Brewery have used their combined knowledge and experiences to create an incredibly unusual and complex beer, at every opportunit...

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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...