Best Sour Beers

Top 10 Sour Beers to Drink

By Bob Barnes

Sour beers are nothing new. The style originated with Trappist monks in Belgium, who have been brewing tangy-tasting lambics as far back as the Middle Ages. 

Up until a decade ago, beer fans had little interest in sour varieties. Today, nearly every major American craft brewery has dabbled in sour beer.

GAYOT's list of the Best Sour Beers includes a wide range of options, from ales crafted with wild yeast strains to those brewed with fruit. To help you pick the right beer for your palate, we've also given each entry a sourness rating. Pucker up and enjoy these tart yet tasty brews!

If you need one more reason to drink up—moderately, of course—take a look at these Health Benefits of Beer