Three Monkeys Beer | I’m So Sour

Three Monkeys Beer | I’m So Sour

We have Strawbeerryyy! We have Dragon Fruuuiiit! Come, shopper! In here there's fruit, malt, hop, yeast and water. But in a very different, uncommon, excentric way. But wait, we aren't that sour. I'm So Sour is the second beer of our Sour line. A fresh, sour-ish, delicious beer. A fruit juice. A visual that comes from the dragon fruit presence. Unmistakable strawberry taste and aroma. The only thing that's missing is the chickin 1 pastel 2. You'll like it. And, if you don't, I'm So Sour. (Source: Loosely translated from the beer's label.)

  • Beer: I'm So Sour
  • Style: Sour Ale (28C. Wild Specialty Beer - Pale Ale with dragon fruit and strawberry fermented with Lactobacillus)
  • ABV: 6.3%
  • IBU: 15
  • Brewery:
  • Look: reddish-pink color, semiturbid, with medium formation of a white head;
  • Aroma: strawberry notes are really evident on the aroma, but in a candy-like way. Very light grainy malt presence. As the beer heated on the glass, medicinal notes appeared in a very light way.
  • Taste: There is an evident presence of strawberry notes, and also of green, vegetal notes, reminding of a fruit skin, which I think it’s due to the dragon fruit presence. But, during the sip, medium, but unpleasant medicinal notes could be perceived. They last until the end of the sip, when the fruit skin notes take over again, along with a very light fruitiness. As the beer heated on the glass, the medicinal taste disappeared (or my taste buds got used to it).
  • Mouthfeel: Light-medium body, medium-high carbonation and a dry and short finish;
  • Overall: Comparing to the other beers from this Three Monkeys I’m <blank> Sour series, this one falls behind, and the biggest culprit is the medicinal notes presence, that bothered me during the whole tasting. It also lacked some acidity for me, as the low acidity that was perceived could be credited to the strawberry addition.
This beer review was made by somebody which is studying every day to be a better beer drinker but, despite that, isn't a specialist or a beer sommelier. In advance, pardon for any gaffe. If you have any corrections or suggestions, please mail me.
  1. Wordplay with the world "chicken", english equivalent to "flango", which is a wordplay with the word "frango". This spelling is intended to mock asian people pronounciation of the letter "r".

  2. Brazilian food which is composed by a thin fried dough filled with ground beef, cheese or pretty much anything.