Refreshingly clean salt-watered taffy tartness promoted by limey strawberry pucker. Mildly sour sea-salted lime briskness combines with strawberry spritz and less prominent agave-cologned herbage for White Claw hard seltzer appeal, but Graham Cracker wheat bottom’s outta place.
On tap at Draught Industries, lactose-aided wild ale promotes tart passionfruit-guava adjuncts and mild vanilla bean creaming for veritable “dessert sour.” Limey guava-passionfruit souring gains ancillary coconut-milked grapefruit, orange and mango tang to jazz up snazzy tropical fruiting.
Eccentric green glob-hazed sour ale lets salty lactobaccilus acidity infiltrate puckered blue raspberry rasp and tangy orange-tangerine juicing. Limey sorbet tartness seeps into Sweet-Tart candied berry compote finish. Uniquely designed lactose-driven gooey green gunk.
Tangerine Smoothie knockoff becomes increasingly tart as high lactose milk acidity and salted lemon pucker gain grapefruit-embittered frozen concentrated orange juicing. Sweet ‘n sour ambrosial tangerine continuance gains slight vanilla-creamed sweetness at the citric-steadied finish.
On tap at Draught Industries, salted mango souring overwhelms lactic coconut milking of tropical medication. Acidic mango tartness gains mild guava-gooseberry pucker as well as spritzy lemon lime juicing – but coconut adjunct falters.
Zestful aluminum yellowed lactobacillus-soured ale explodes with salted lime cologne barreling forth above tart lemon juicing and mild grapefruit sass. Heightened lime influence brings acidic sourness to the briskly clean citrus seltzer setting.
Soured fruit punch of engaging wild ale provided by lemon-limed oaken cherry, strawberry, raspberry, orange and tangerine tartness for spritzy sea-salted hard-candied sucker.
On tap at Hoover’s Tavern, bitter lime-salted pomegranate puree gains mildly tart strawberry-boysenberry-cranberry-raspberry rasp as well as oaken cherry-laced green grape esters for brisk kettle-soured moderation.
Sour-styled golden ale aged on foraged chanterelle mushrooms brings musty earthen soiling to vinous lemony white-wined tartness and salty ocean spray in naturally refermented bottle-conditioned blend. Briskly dry oaken white grape esters retain prominent sour-candied pucker.
On tap at Ambulance, raspily tart ruby reddish fruited sour lets powdery strawberry, blueberry and raspberry adjuncts gain mildly lactic acidulated malting for lambic-like luster. Tart berry jam continuance picks up tertiary cherry, cranberry and boysenberry subtleties for further sour-candied resilience.
On tap at Poor Henry’s, offbeat brettanomyces-enhanced sour ale lets lemon-limed raw coconut and unripe fig adjuncts build limestone wall against pilsner-like rye and oats breading. Fermented with foraged wild yeast, lightly acidic citric souring overwhelms fig-coconut conflux.
Aggressive flagship blonde sour ale only recommended to true ‘sourheads.’ Mightily vinous lemon-limed white wine souring permits hard-candied citrus pucker and musky floral tinge to venture into salty brettanomyces-bound gueuze lambic-like acidity above unmalted white wheat base.