ç Back to Styles Sour/Wild-Fermented Ale 56 Beer(s) in this Style

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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    2SP Ruby Rouge

    This is a cross between Flanders Oud Bruin & Flemish Red. It was aged in barrels for well over 2 years. The beer is tart & acidic, with notes of charred oak and black cherry. 

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    Allagash Coolship Resurgam

    Coolship Resurgam is brewed with Pilsner malt, raw wheat, and aged hops. The beer is cooled overnight using outside air temperature in a traditional, large shallow pan known as a coolship. During the cooling process, naturally occurring ...

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    Allagash Helena

    Modeled after a traditional, Flemish-style sour red ale, Helena combines aromas of apple and pear with hints of caramel. Its subtle fruit notes and underlying tartness make it an excellent base for many of our fruited beers. We’re lett...

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    Allagash I Believe In Love

    A beautiful ruby beer that's jam-packed with berry notes and balanced tartness. To make it, we blend together wild ales aged on raspberries and cranberries in oak barrels.

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    Almanac Peach Sournova

    Sour ale aged in oak barrels with nectarines and peaches.

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    Big Oyster Marley

    JUICY KETTLE SOUR BREWED WITH PUREED MANGOES, PASSION FRUITS, STRAWBERRIES, AND ORANGES. NOTES OF FUNKY TROPICAL PARADISE, CAPRI SUN AND FRESH-SQUEEZED OJ.

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    Boulevard Berry Noir

    Pouring a deep purple with electric magenta foam, this brand-new, juicy ale features notes of blueberries and blackberries with a crisp tartness reminiscent of lemonade. A light, spritzy body amplifies the refreshing qualities of this fr...

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    Brewery Techne Pink PhLower

    blood orange & cranberry kettle sour 3.5%

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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 Rosé de Ville

    Rosé de Ville is an elegant sour ale that can upgrade any average day to a celebration. We used perky raspberries to achieve the right balance of sweet fruit with tart acidity, and lend the beer its bold pink hue. Don't sleep on this on...

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    Cantillon 20 Ans D'Amitié

    A raspberry and rhubarb lambic blend, produced for the 20th anniversary of Monk's Cafe.

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    Cantillon Fou'Foune

    Due to the success of our provençal beer, 1200 kgs of apricots are delivered now every year to the Cantillon brewery. The fruits are stoned by hand before being soaked in 2 years old lambic. The beer extracts the taste and the aromas ver...

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    Crooked Stave Mama Bear's Sour Cherry Pie

    Burgundy sour ale aged in oak barrels with Colorado montmorency cherries.

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    Dogfish Head Vibrant P'ocean

    Vibrant P’Ocean is a complex, ruby-colored ale with tart, dry flavors of jammy berries and floral lemon. To create this trans-oceanic potion, we carefully combined two unique base beers – one developed by Rodenbach and the other by o...

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    Evolution Liger

    Well balanced, tart yet soft kettle-soured hazy ipa. Tangy acidity provides a perfect companion to the pillowly- softness of oats and juicy american hops

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    Firestone Walker Rolling Bones Batch 001

    Rolling Bones Batch 001 is the most recent release from Firestone's BarrelWorks series of wood-aged beers. American Wild Ale fermented with plums, black currants, cherries and grapes. Matured 12-26 months in French Oak, American Oak, and...

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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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    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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    Half Acre Volo

    A lagered wheat beer that's ultimately smooth and round with subdued citrus and floral undertones. A portion of the barley used to brew this beer was grown especially for Half Acre at a family member's farm, in Marion County, IL.

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    Henniker Sour Flower

    As the weather warms, our palates drift from robust, bracing beers towards drier, brighter and tarter styles. That's where Sour Flower comes in. ​5% ABV.

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    Hermit Thrush Party Jam Strawberry

    Kettle soured pale ale with strawberry

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    Highway Manor Mr. Nectarine

    Barrel aged house sour with nectarines

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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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    LoverBeer BeerBrugna

    Wild ale fermented with plums.  6.2% ABV.

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    Modern Times Octagon City

    Tart, fruit-laden Super-Berliner stuffed to bursting with black raspberries, red raspberries, and guava for an explosion of berries and tropical magic fit to rival any NYE fireworks display.

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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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    NOLA Arabella

    Inspired by peach lemonade on the porch after a hot summer day, Arabella is sour fermented with 100% Lactobacillus and peach puree to give it refreshing peach aroma. Arabella is sweet at first glance, but incredibly tart, funky and co...

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    Pizza Boy Ice Dreamz

    A sour ale blended with creamy lactose and roughly 2 pounds of raspberries per gallon. Intensely berry forward and tart with a fresh baked, raspberry turnover finish. 5% ABV.

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    Platform Sure Bert

    A modern sour take on a beloved dessert. This berliner weisse is brewed with Lime, Raspberry, and Orange that helps lend a refreshing and sweet fruit fusion.

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    Rodenbach Fruitage

    Oak aged Flanders red ale with fruit juice. 4% 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 Intinction

    The base beer is a Pilsner aged in wine barrels with the addition of  grape juice for a secondary fermentation. There is no lactobacillus or pediococcus added to the beer, only brettanomyces. The tart acidity comes from the wine grap...

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    Russian River Sanctification

    Sanctification is one of the most unique beers you will ever taste! It was fermented with 100% Brettanomyces, rather than the traditional Saccharomyces. 6.25% ABV.

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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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    SingleCut KIM

    Refreshingly tart and infused with hibiscus for a pleasing round herbal flavor and gorgeous pink hue. Black currants are also added to give a complementary deep fruit flavor and aroma. Wheat malt provides a sweet and dry template and fina...

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    Southern Tier Cherry Crush

    Cherry Crush is the perfect choice for a refreshing, juicy balance between tart and sweet. Brewed with tart cherry puree and rich milk sugar, this gose style ale provides a refreshingly smooth drinking experience.

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    Thin Man Minkey Boodle

    Sour ale aged on raspberries

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    Tilquin Mure Rullquin

    6 percent ABV ale fermented with blackberries at a rate of 260 gr per liter before being refermented for six months in the bottle.

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    Tröegs Blood Orange Cranberry Tart Ale

    The classic Madras cocktail was our inspiration for this beer. Lactobacillus fermentation lays down a tart canvas, then a second fermentation with our house ale yeast makes way for the sweet citrus of fresh blood orange and the tangy bit...

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    Troegs Raspberry Tart Ale

    Tart red raspberries are the star of this refreshing show. A first fermentation with lactobacillus gives this beer its pucker, while a second pass with our house ale yeast produces soft, fruity esters. A hint of Himalayan pink salt amplif...

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    Une Annee Framboise

    American Raspberry Wild Ale. 6.5% ABV.

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    Une Année Le Seul I (Tart Cherries and Cranberries)

    Wild ale fermented with tart cherries and cranberries

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    Une Annee Le Seul VI (Elderberry)

    Wild ale fermented with elderberries

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    Une Annee Le Seul VII (Mango)

    Wild ale fermented with mango

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    Upland Darken

    Belgian-style sour ales heavily influenced our Sour Program in the beginning, and Darken is a take on an "old ale" or Flanders Oud Bruin style. We add nearly the entire spice rack to this ale, including star anise, ginger, grains of parad...

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    Victory Heavy Drop

    This super juicy sour NE IPA pours opaque, with a heavy aroma of fresh juice and drinks with a danky, tangy distortion that will leave you wondering if that all just really happened.

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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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