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2019 GABF Guided Routes | Sour & Wild Beers to Try at GABF

2019 GABF Guided Routes | Sour & Wild Beers to Try at GABF

This was made possible by Molly’s Spirits, your go-to stop for some of the best local and national beer drops throughout GABF week and beyond!

For the past two months, our staff has been researching styles for each beer pouring at the Great American Beer Festival. As part of that research, we’ve sifted through that list of beers to bring you a series of themed routes to help you plan for your GABF based on various styles and flavors.


2019 GABF Routes:

Now explore some of the most intriguing wild, spontaneous, mixed fermentation and sour beers that we know will be pouring at GABF. So pucker up, and roll out the TUMS because this route is a doozy.


(READ: 2019 GABF Detailed Pour List

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Sour & Wild Route

AleSmith Brewing Co

  • Fruitgeist – American Wild Ale fermented with Passion Fruit

Allagash Brewing

  • Coolship Balaton – Lambic-style Ale on Raspberries
  • Windfall – Wild Ale Fermented with Brett Aged On Peaches

Almanac Beer Company 

  • Apricot Sournova – Sour Ale Aged In Oak Barrels With Apricots & Vanilla Beans

Ankrolab Brewing Company

  • THBTHBTHBTHBTHBTHBTHBTHB – Raspberry Brown Sour with Chocolate Malt

Area Two Experimental Brewing

  • Black Currant Synopsis – American Wild Ale with black currants

Baere Brewing

  • Frambruin – Flanders Oud Bruin with raspberries

Beachwood Blendery

  • Pyrus Rustique – Oak Aged Sour Ale aged on pears and marigold flowers

Bhramari Brewing Company

  • Atomic Pagentry – Sour Ale with passionfruit, guava, mango, strawberry, tangerine, blood orange and raspberry

Black Project Spontaneous & Wild Ales

  • Roswell: Grudge – Lambic-style Ale

Brasserie Saint James

  • Framboise – Lambic-Framboise

Brooklyn Brewery

  • MegaPurple – Sauvignon blanc barrel-aged brett sour with concentrated grapes.
GABF 2019 Events Guide
GABF 2019 Events Guide

City Star Brewing

  • Raspberry Scoundrel – Sour Brown Ale Aged in Cabernet Barrels then aged on Raspberries, Madagascar Vanilla, and Coffee

Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project

  • Framboise Traditional – Lambic – Framboise
  • Spontaneous – American Wild Ale

D9 Brewing Company

  • Systema Naturae – Sour

Deschutes Brewery & Public House

  • Tempranillo Flanders – Sour – Flanders Red Ale

Divine Barrel Brewing

  • Push Ups, Pogs & Posers – Berliner Weisse

Dogfish Head Brewery

  • In & Of Itself – Red and White Wine Barrel-Aged Brett Saison finished with Etrog, Buddha’s Hand, and Raspberries

Ex Novo Brewing Co

  • Hello, My Name is Indigo Montoya – Dry-Hopped Sour w/ Lemon & Indigo Leaves

Hi-Wire Brewing South Slope Specialty Brewery

  • Sour Brown Aged on Palo Santo – Sour Brown Aged on Palo Santo

The Lost Abbey 

  • Duck Duck Gooze – Lambic – Gueuze

New Belgium Brewing

  • Colorway – Golden Sour Ale Aged with Red Zinfandel Grapes
  • La Folie Grand Reserve PX – Flanders Oud Bruin aged in Sherry Casks with Tahitian Vanilla

New Terrain Brewing Company

  • Tributary with Raspberry – Lambic Framboise

Night Shift Brewing

  • Rickey Weisse – Raspberry and Lime Berliner Weisse

Orpheus Brewing

  • fragmentation of science – Méthode Traditionelle spontaneous coolship beer with Cherries
  • under the shadows – Wild Ale Aged in Wine Barrels with Blueberries

Our Mutual Friend Brewing

  • Contacto – Orange Roussanne Wild Ale

pFriem Family Brewers 

  • La Mure – Lambic inspired ale with Marionberries, Black Cherries aged in White Wine barrels

Pure Project

  • Lief – Methode Traditionelle 3 Year Blend

Russian River Brewing

  • Beatification – American Wild Ale

Smog City Brewing

  • 1 + 1 = 3 – Mixed Fermentation Farmhouse Ale

Speciation Artisan Ales

  • Spontaneous Generation – Lambic – Traditional
  • Saltation – Tequila Barrel-Aged Sour w/ Blood Orange, Guava, Limes, & Salt

Sun King Brewing

  • Cherry Busey – Sour – Flanders Oud Bruin

Taxman Brewing Co

  • Sour Broker: Raspberry – Raspberry Lambic

Telegraph Brewing

  • Obscura Vulpine – Sour Red Ale aged in Oak Wine Barrels

Une Annee Brewery

  • Le Grand Monde 2019-4 – Barrel Aged American Wild Ale with Watermelon & Prickly Pear

Vista Brewing

  • Laissez Faire – Brett Saison aged in Montepulciano wine barrels

WeldWerks Brewing 

  • Hot Sauce Barrel-Aged Taco Gose – Gose with fire-roasted tomatoes, sea salt, chili powder, paprika, oregano, onion powder, garlic powder, and cumin

Wild Barrel Brewing Company

  • Vice Passion Cactus Dragon Fruit – Berliner Weisse w/passion, cactus, and dragon fruit

Wynkoop Brewing

  • Peaches and Patience – Foudre Aged Peach Sour

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