Small and independent craft breweries all across the United States are making sour beers that can go well with regional dishes. Beers are soured by adding acidifying bacteria, such as Lactobacillus and Pediococcus, to the beer fermentation process.
The flavor from sour beers should go well with the regional foods. So, The King's Guide is from Colorado. Sour beers go well with earthy potatoes and mushrooms. And sours also pair with more delicate flavorful things like peppery-flavored arugula. When you combine citrus like lemons, limes, grapefruits and oranges, a sour beer can create a wonderful flavor and sensation. When you pair a sour beer with citrus fruits, you get a pretty powerful twang on the palate.
While developing The King's Guide to Grilling, we decided to give sour beers a close look. We performed lots of taste testing. And we found this small brewery making a sour wheat ale beer with blackberry. Acidulous Brewing Company in Colorado. The sour beer is delicious, flavorful, and refreshing. On a king's scale of 1 to 10, we give it a 7.
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