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sour

1. made acid or bad, as in the case of milk or alcohol, by the action of microorganisms
2. (esp of the weather or climate) harsh and unpleasant
3. (of oil, gas, or petrol) containing a relatively large amount of sulphur compounds
4. Chiefly US any of several iced drinks usually made with spirits, lemon juice, and ice

sour

[sau̇r]
(chemistry)
Containing large amounts of malodorous sulfur compounds (such as mercaptans or hydrogen sulfide), as in crude oils, naphthas, or gasoline.
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Further recommendations made on the reverse side of the packet said "Avoid highly seasoned, sourish, body-healing food (sheep flesh), ice, coffee and alcoholic drinks".
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I could hang them up so that they'll dry out," said someone to his denim pants, sniffing their sourish odor.
WINEY The agreeable sensation of Burgundy wine-like character found when sugars and acids in the coffee eliminate any sourish elements in the flavor.