These crafty cans look as good as they taste – crack open a refreshing sour beer and kickstart your summer!

With the weather heating up it’s time to swap out your heavy drafts with lighter, tarter, and more refreshing sour beers.

Mikkeller Brewing – Raspberry Blush

The San Diego based brewery starts with their core sour range and adds whole coffee beans and fresh raspberries for a unique but stunning flavor combination. Expect a finish similar to classic toaster pastries as the flavor profile opens with bold raspberry jam leading into light roasted cacao nib notes thanks to the coffee.

Mikkeller Brewing - Raspberry Blush

Mikkeller Brewing – Raspberry Blush


Prairie Artisan Ales – Vape Tricks

With its pink and playful label, Vape Tricks is a fruity number hailing from Oklahoma. This classic sour ale is aged on cherries which bring a delightful red hue and flavor. Moderate carbonation and a slightly dry finish make this a refreshing number great for the summer.

Prairie Artisan Ales - Vape Tricks

Prairie Artisan Ales – Vape Tricks


Union Craft Brewing – Southside Sour

Inspired by cocktails and the Preakness horse race, lemon ginger and mint come together in this Baltimore, MD made sour ale. This summer-ready can is a balanced blend of classic cocktail ingredients in a mixed-fermentation style sour capped at 5.4% ABV.

Union Craft Brewing – Southside Sour

Union Craft Brewing – Southside Sour


Thin Man Brewery – Minkey Boodle Raspberry Sour

With a bold 7%, Minkey Boodle is a fruited kettle sour that pours out a bold pinkish-red to match the fruit forward flavor palate. Aged on raspberries, the red fruit is the star of the show, but tasting notes also include apple, lemon, and hints of rhubarb. Keep an eye out for other brews from the Buffalo, NY based distillery as they create a range of seasonal sours each year.

Thin Man Brewery – Minkey Boodle Raspberry Sour

Thin Man Brewery – Minkey Boodle Raspberry Sour


Odell Brewing – Sippin’ Pretty Fruited Sour

Created with a blend of guava, açai, and elderberry and balanced with a hint of pink Himalayan sea salt, this stunning hued beer is finished at 4.5% ABV. The Odell Brewing Company has been operating out of Colorado for the last 30 years and is still independent and 100% employee-owned.

Odell Brewing – Sippin’ Pretty Fruited Sour

Odell Brewing – Sippin’ Pretty Fruited Sour