Cherry Sour

Bright, Tart and Refreshing!

Cherry Sour returns to the lineup (previously known as Short Weisse) with the clean, tart acidity of our lactic fermentation process that provides massive refreshment to beer drinkers. Aging the beer on cherries adds a delicious flavor nuance that’s pure summer deliciousness. The lightweight can package means you can take this fruity refreshment hiking, sledding or just right to your comfy chair. Smuttynose Sour beers are made with a time consuming two-part fermentation process that happens in both the brewhouse and the fermenter. The first stage takes place in the kettle with a dose of our house lactobacillus, a bacteria that’s a key component in making yogurt and sour cream. The second phase takes place in the fermenter with a German-style hefeweizen yeast. This time consuming process means we can only make limited amounts of Sour beers.

Availability: Year Round

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Vital Stats






Rosy Amber

Malt Bill

North American 2 Row, White Wheat, CaraFoam, Acidulated




German Weizen


Cherries, Lactobacillus

Now & Then

Seasonal & Rotating