What is sour?

  • (verb): Go sour or spoil.
    Synonyms: turn, ferment, work
    See also — Additional definitions below

Some articles on sour:

Carbonade Flamande
... A carbonade flamande (or à la flamande) (in Flemish Stoverij), is a traditional Belgian sweet-sour beef and onion stew made with beer, and seasoned with thyme, bay and mustard ... beer or Flanders red is the beer of choice with a somewhat bitter-sour flavour ... In addition to this and to enhance the sweet-sour flavour, just before serving, it has a small amount of cider or wine vinegar and either brown sugar or red currant jelly ...
Suanmeitang
... Suanmeitang or Sour prune drink is a traditional Chinese beverage made from sour plums (specifically, smoked Chinese plums), rock sugar, and other ingredients such as sweet osmanthus ... Due to the sour plums used in its production, suanmeitang is slightly salty in addition to being sweet and rather sour ...
List Of Strawberry Shortcake Characters - 2003 - Year 4 - Sour Grapes
... In the 2006 "Sweet Dreams Movie," Sour Grapes was reintroduced as the Purple Pieman's sister ... Unlike her '80s form, however, Sour Grapes had a greater sense of morality this time around ... In the finale, the Purple Pieman is at last reformed, thus inevitably sealing Sour Grapes' own reformation ...
Sour Soup - Slavic Origin
... Sour rye soup, known as żur, żurek in Poland or kyselo in Slovakia and Czechia ... ur śląski Styrian sour soup (Slovenian cuisine) Vipava sour soup (Slovenian cuisine) Sorrel soup Sour cabbage soup called sour shchi in Russian Solyanka, thick, spicy and sour soup in the ... of Russian/Ukrainian borscht have appreciable sour taste due to adding (sour) tomatoes, sour beet (or fermented beet juice) and sour cream ...
Stone Sour Discography
... The discography of Stone Sour, an American alternative metal band, consists of five studio albums, one live album and fourteen singles ... Stone Sour formed in Des Moines, Iowa in 1992, and comprises vocalist Corey Taylor, guitarists Jim Root and Josh Rand and drummer Roy Mayorga, who replaced founding drummer Joel Ekman in 2006 ...

More definitions of "sour":

  • (adj): In an unpalatable state.
    Example: "Sour milk"
    Synonyms: off, turned
  • (adj): Smelling of fermentation or staleness.
    Synonyms: rancid
  • (adj): One of the four basic taste sensations; like the taste of vinegar or lemons.
  • (noun): The taste experience when vinegar or lemon juice is taken into the mouth.
    Synonyms: sourness, tartness
  • (noun): A cocktail made of a liquor (especially whiskey or gin) mixed with lemon or lime juice and sugar.
  • (adj): Having a sharp biting taste.

Famous quotes containing the word sour:

    The fathers have eaten sour grapes, and the children’s teeth are set on edge.
    —Bible: Hebrew Ezekiel 18:2.

    Proverb, God’s reproach concerning the land of Israel.

    Do I terrify?—

    The nose, the eye pits, the full set of teeth?
    The sour breath
    Will vanish in a day.
    Sylvia Plath (1932–1963)

    The soldiers also mocked him, coming up and offering him sour wine, and saying, “If you are the King of the Jews, save yourself!”
    Bible: New Testament, Luke 23:36,37.