In this month’s ExtravaCANza, we highlight breweries around the Hudson Valley that energize our summers with their sour beer releases. Whether you are a seasoned beer fanatic or a new beer explorer, these tart delights will knock your sandals off.
Pine Island Raspberry Sour
Flavor: Raspberry and berry flavors
Notes: Cooked in Pine Island Brewing Company’s boiling kettle, this sour beer has raspberry added at every stage of the process. The company uses 500 pounds of raspberries while brewing so you’ll surely have a refreshing, tart experience!
Where to Get It: Pine Island Brewing Company in Pine Island
Availability: $6 per 14 oz glass or buy 5 beers for a $25 beer token
Check the Technique #2
Notes: Aged in Nostrano Vineyards’ Pinot Noir barrel
Where to Get It: Hudson Ale Works in Highland
Availability: $8 per glass, 32 oz, 64 oz growler, 12 oz can
ðŸš¨ðŸš¨ðŸš¨NEW BEER ALERT ðŸš¨ ðŸš¨ðŸš¨ We are releasing Monkey Trials #003 tomorrow at the brewery! Our tastiest version yet, this batch is 6% abv, loaded with Citra, Simcoe, and Mandarina Bavaria hops, and finished off with a tangerine and soursop fruit purée! Ridiculously soft and incredibly delicious, this is surely one beer you won’t want to miss! #thinknydrinkny #supportlocal #craftbeer #hazyipa
Monkey Trials #003
Style: Sour IPA
Flavor: Citra, Simcoe, and Mandarina Bavaria hops finished with tangerine and soursop fruit puree
Notes: A part of the Monkey Trials series, this small-batch beer was inspired by customer feedback to add more citrus flavors.
Where to Get It: Keegan Ales in Kingston
Availability: $5 for a glass
NEW BEER ALERT!! . Hold on to your knickers folks cause HIDDEN TRACK is back, and this time…it’s fruited!! This version of Hidden Track is a Fruited Sour. Primarily fermented with Brett, and fruited with Raspberry and Pomegranate!! This brew has jammy aromatics, bright fruit flavor, and a tart refreshing finish. 4.5% ABV. Hidden Track is now on draught in the tap room, get it while it last!! #newbeer #sour #beer #craftbeer #peekskillbrewery #hudsonvalley #ny #beergeek #beerstagram #drinklocal #beerporn #beerlovers
Flavor: Fruity with raspberry and pomegranate; jammy aromatics, bright flavor, and tart finish
Notes: Using its popular “Simple Sour” recipe for the base of Hidden Track, Peekskill Brewery sours its beer in a kettle for a funky, fresh finish.
Where to Get It: Peekskill Brewery in Peekskill
Availability: $5 for 10 oz draft, $7 for 16 oz draft, $20 for 60 oz pitcher, $18 for 64 oz growler