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Toronto's 10 Best Sour Beers

Toronto's 10 Best Sour Beers

Toronto's 10 Best Sour Beers

Sour beers have been all the rage in recent years. With spring just around the corner (we hope), here are 10 of Toronto's best sour beers brewed right here in the city.

Bottoms up and pucker up, fellow sour-lovers!

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The order of the results in our guides are solely determined by our users.

2

Left Field Brewery

Squeeze Play: Blueberry 

Squeeze Play: Blueberry 

The Squeeze Play line is Left Field’s sour series. Currently in the rotation is their Blueberry Sour. Pouring a deep indigo, this tart berry sour is simultaneously juicy and thirst-quenching.

3

Bandit Brewery

Anomaly Sour Stout With Cherries

Anomaly Sour Stout With Cherries

Can’t decide on a sour or a stout? At Bandit Brewery you can have your cake and eat it too with their sour cherry stout. Pouring a rich dark brown with ruby red highlights, this stout evokes the flavours of a black forest cake; dark chocolate, dark roast coffee and soft cherry. 

6

Rorschach Brewery

Collective Unconscious Peach Barrel Aged Sour Saison

Collective Unconscious Peach Barrel Aged Sour Saison

Aged with peach puree in burgundy wine barrels, this deliciously sour, stone-fruit forward beer will knock you unconscious on the first sip.  

7

Junction Craft Brewery

Huckleberry Sour

Huckleberry Sour

This juicy and jam-like sour with wheat ale is infused with huckleberry puree -- pouring a bright red with light tanginess and a dry finish.

8

Black Lab Brewing

Spiced Raspberry Cranberry Kennel Sour

Spiced Raspberry Cranberry Kennel Sour

Nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon complement the fruit forward notes of cranberry and raspberry in this spectacularly sour beer.

9

Halo Brewery

Shape Shifter ++

Shape Shifter ++

Grapefruit is infused with lactose and Madagascar vanilla beans resulting in a tropical hop milkshake: smooth, creamy and ridiculously crushable.

10

Godspeed Brewery

Yuzu Saison

Yuzu Saison

If you’re just getting acquainted with sour beers, Godspeed’s Yuzu Saison is a good place to start. This saison combines fragrant Yuzu and peeled clementines -- resulting in a lively beer with mild tartness and a crisp, memorable finish. 

Toronto's 10 Best Sour Beers

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Sour beers have been all the rage in recent years. With spring just around the corner (we hope), here are 10 of Toronto's best sour beers brewed right here in the city.

Bottoms up and pucker up, fellow sour-lovers!

2

Left Field Brewery

Squeeze Play: Blueberry 

Squeeze Play: Blueberry 

The Squeeze Play line is Left Field’s sour series. Currently in the rotation is their Blueberry Sour. Pouring a deep indigo, this tart berry sour is simultaneously juicy and thirst-quenching.

3

Bandit Brewery

Anomaly Sour Stout With Cherries

Anomaly Sour Stout With Cherries

Can’t decide on a sour or a stout? At Bandit Brewery you can have your cake and eat it too with their sour cherry stout. Pouring a rich dark brown with ruby red highlights, this stout evokes the flavours of a black forest cake; dark chocolate, dark roast coffee and soft cherry. 

6

Rorschach Brewery

Collective Unconscious Peach Barrel Aged Sour Saison

Collective Unconscious Peach Barrel Aged Sour Saison

Aged with peach puree in burgundy wine barrels, this deliciously sour, stone-fruit forward beer will knock you unconscious on the first sip.  

7

Junction Craft Brewery

Huckleberry Sour

Huckleberry Sour

This juicy and jam-like sour with wheat ale is infused with huckleberry puree -- pouring a bright red with light tanginess and a dry finish.

8

Black Lab Brewing

Spiced Raspberry Cranberry Kennel Sour

Spiced Raspberry Cranberry Kennel Sour

Nutmeg, allspice and cinnamon complement the fruit forward notes of cranberry and raspberry in this spectacularly sour beer.

9

Halo Brewery

Shape Shifter ++

Shape Shifter ++

Grapefruit is infused with lactose and Madagascar vanilla beans resulting in a tropical hop milkshake: smooth, creamy and ridiculously crushable.

10

Godspeed Brewery

Yuzu Saison

Yuzu Saison

If you’re just getting acquainted with sour beers, Godspeed’s Yuzu Saison is a good place to start. This saison combines fragrant Yuzu and peeled clementines -- resulting in a lively beer with mild tartness and a crisp, memorable finish.