Your Filters

Clear all

Filter By

Product Type




Price Range

Sour & Lambic

(37 items)

What are Sour & Lambic Beers?

Chilled glass of sour lambic beer, showcasing a deep amber hue and frothy head, served on a rustic wooden table, highlighting the unique craft of Belgian spontaneous fermentation.

Explore Sour & Lambic Beers at | Craft Beer Ireland

Welcome to our dedicated category for Sour and Lambic beers at, your premier source for exploring some of the most intriguing and complex beer styles from around the world. Whether you're a seasoned enthusiast or a curious newcomer, our selection of Sour and Lambic beers, delivered right to your doorstep in Ireland, promises a palate-expanding experience unlike any other.

Understanding Sour and Lambic Beers

Sour Beer, characterized by its intentional tartness, ranges from mildly tart Berliner Weisse to the deeply complex Gueuze. These beers undergo 'mixed fermentation' with wild yeast and bacteria, offering a refreshing alternative to traditional beer styles with their complex, often wine-like flavours.

What Makes Lambic Unique?

Lambic, a jewel in the crown of Belgian brewing, is brewed exclusively in the Pajottenland region using spontaneous fermentation. This process allows the beer to interact with wild yeasts and bacteria native to the area, producing a uniquely tart and funky profile recognized worldwide. From the robust Gueuze to the fruit-infused Kriek and Framboise, each Lambic beer tells a story of tradition and craftsmanship.

Sour vs. Lambic: Unraveling the Mystery

Delve into the fascinating world of traditional Lambic and contemporary sour beers with our detailed guide on "Lambic vs Sour." While Lambic beers are revered for their centuries-old brewing techniques involving spontaneous fermentation in Belgium’s Pajottenland region, modern sour beers offer a broader spectrum of styles and brewing methods, including controlled souring techniques like kettle souring.

While all Lambics are sour beers, not all sour beers are Lambics. The distinction lies in the fermentation: Lambics are crafted through spontaneous fermentation, giving them a distinctive tartness and complexity tied to their geographic origin. Other sour beers, such as Gose and American Wild Ales, might employ different souring techniques but share the sour profile that makes these beers stand out.

Traditional Lambic beers are a testament to the historical brewing practices of the Pajottenland region, utilizing wild yeasts and bacteria naturally present in the air to ferment the beer. This process imbues Lambics with a distinctly complex, sour, and often funky flavour profile, making them highly prized among connoisseurs.

On the other hand, Innovative Sour Beers represent a diverse and creative category. Brewers worldwide experiment with various souring methods to achieve the desired acidity and tartness. This category includes styles like Gose, Berliner Weisse, and Sour Kettle Beers, which can be crafted with precision using lactobacillus or other cultured bacteria. These beers often present a cleaner sourness compared to the deep, intricate flavours of traditional Lambics.

Our guide explores how these styles compare in terms of brewing techniques, flavour complexity, and overall drinking experience. Whether you are a die-hard Lambic enthusiast or a lover of the sharp and refreshing qualities of modern sours, understanding these differences enriches your appreciation of each brew’s unique characteristics.

Join us at to explore more and uncover the subtle nuances that distinguish these captivating beer styles. Our selection of Lambic and Sour beers invites you to taste the legacy and innovation within each sip, delivered directly to your doorstep in Ireland.

Explore Our Selection

  • Gueuze: A sublime blend of young and aged lambics, offering a dry, cider-like taste with earthy undertones and a sharp tartness.
  • Fruit Lambic: Enjoy the harmonious blend of sourness with the sweet and tart notes of cherries in Kriek or the vibrant raspberries in Framboise.
  • Berliner Weisse & Gose: Experience the refreshing sharpness with a hint of salt or coriander, perfect for those exploring the lighter side of sour beers.
  • Flanders Red Ale & Oud Bruin: Dive into the deep, vinegar-like acidity paired with dark fruit flavours, offering a robust alternative within the sour category.

Craft Beers Delivered: Sour and Lambic Edition

At, we are proud to offer an extensive collection of Sour and Lambic beers. Each selection is a testament to the diversity and innovation within these beer styles. Order today and have these exquisite brews delivered directly to your home in Ireland—experience the rich, complex world of sour and lambic beers from the comfort of your own home.

Explore traditional and modern Sour Beer Styles at, including Sour Kettle Beer, which showcases a simpler, controlled souring technique. As part of Sour Beer Ireland, we also feature homegrown interpretations that are reshaping how Irish craft beer enthusiasts enjoy these complex brews.

Whether you're captivated by the traditional Lambic or the adventurous range of sour beers, is your gateway to some of the most exceptional and distinctive beers available. Explore our collection and indulge in the unique, intricate flavours that only Sour and Lambic beers can offer.


POP-IN HTML goes here


Your Basket

Your basket is currently empty