Looking for a new favorite brew? Hibiscus sours are a perfect way to start transitioning from summer to fall.
Inspired by the slightly sour and delightfully sour wheat beers from Goslar and Leipzig, Germany that originated in the 1800’s. Boulevard Brewing Co. is made with coriander and sea salt during the boiling process with dried hibiscus added at the end. This is a great introduction to the sour beer category as its very balanced with a mild sourness.
Colorado based Avery Brewing co opened its doors in 1993 and has been brewing eccentric beers ever since. Their Cucumber Hibiscus Sour is barrel aged for a cool, lush, and vivid flavor and a bold pink hue. It’s made with a blend of aromatic honey-malt 2-row and Bravo hops.
Using a malt combination of acidulated, pilsner, and wheat, Payette Brewing’s Aura Guava and Hibiscus sour ale is a bright and refreshing take on a hibiscus beer. The brewer recommends serving this tart and complex beer in a snifter glass for optimal enjoyment.
Using a blend of cranberry puree and hibiscus, this tart and salty gose is a refreshing and adventurous take on a traditional German sour ale. The brew uses a blend of malted buckwheat, malted millet, malted rice, quinoa and a touch of salt.
Brewed with hibiscus flowers, Bell’s Unite ale was first brewed on International Woman’s Day 2019. The Saison style beer has fruity, floral, ad slightly spicy notes making it the perfect brew to transition from summer to fall.