The art of brewing beer sour has taken hold of the craft beer world and no event showcases this more in town than Tap & Bottle
’s (403 N. Sixth Ave., #135) annual Sour Fest. Now in it’s third year, the two-day tap takeover of all things tart will showcase more than 20 different sour beers from all over the country.
Arizona brewers included in the event are 1912, Arizona Wilderness, Historic, Iron John’s and Fate, while national brew contributions come from Ninkasi, Funkwerks, Ballast Point, Stone, Firestone Walker and more.
Tap & Bottle’s weekend of sour beer kicks off on Saturday, May 21 at 11 a.m. with a sipping session led by Almanac Brewing’s Phillip Emerson. The tasting will offer six different Almanac beers. It is a ticket event with limited space, so send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org for more information and to secure your spot.
Otherwise, you can just head into the bar on Saturday or Sunday to try out some of the many beers offered in the 3rd Annual Sour Fest.