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Most refreshing beer for the dog days of summer.

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by twizzard, Jul 15, 2013.

  1. looks like somebody went to Mecca and bought a case.
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  2. Jacks Abby Leisure time lager and Jabby Brau are hot weather beers.
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  3. Nutwood

    Nutwood Savant (415) Kentucky Jun 30, 2012

    Just had a wonderful Smuttynose Farmhouse Ale, very nice after a hot day at work.
  4. trembathcraig

    trembathcraig Aficionado (120) Wisconsin Dec 9, 2010 Beer Trader

    Prairie Hop!!! That beer is refreshing and delicious.
  5. HumphreyLee

    HumphreyLee Advocate (520) Pennsylvania Jan 15, 2011 Subscriber

    So far this summer I've been using lots of Saison DuPont (regular and the dry hopped versions) to wet the whistle. Lots of Flower Power and Hacker-Pschorr Weiss too. So basically Saisons, citrusy IPAs and good old German Hefe is my schwag.
  6. willth

    willth Savant (300) Illinois Apr 2, 2013

    Its around 95 here in g.r. so a Shorts Huma sounded like a 6er may cool me down. I did just pick up some Hopping Frog D.O.R.I.S. and really wanted to drink that but its way too hot.
  7. digdug1810

    digdug1810 Savant (305) New Jersey Mar 1, 2011 Beer Trader

    Any Berliner is a good pick along with APA's, killed a sixer of ST Live on Saturday and am craving more. Will probably pick up a case in a few days. So easy to drink, tasty and cheap @ $8.49/sixer at Wegmans here in NJ
  8. CassinoNorth

    CassinoNorth Advocate (580) New Jersey Apr 5, 2013 Beer Trader

    MO's been sitting on the shelves here. People only care about Lunch in this area :rolleyes:
  9. I just enjoyed this for the first time. A great, refreshing summer brew:

  10. EnronCFO

    EnronCFO Advocate (685) Massachusetts Mar 29, 2007 Beer Trader

    When I was on the Cape for the 4th and sitting on the beach in the crazy heat, I really enjoyed Brooklyn Summer and Grey Sail Flying Jenny cans.

    And Peak Summer Session also rules.
  11. I might be in the minority on this one, but I have been digging SA Double Agent IPL like mad this summer. Super refreshing and mighty drinkable.
  12. Mersh

    Mersh Advocate (690) Connecticut Mar 10, 2013 Beer Trader

    ZD hands down.
  13. dawg1969

    dawg1969 Aficionado (140) Florida Aug 9, 2010

    Simple. Zombie Dust! So far this had been my hands down beer. Hot days or winter (not much of one here in Fla.) I can't seem to get enough.
  14. The hotter is is, the more humid it is, the more I want Oberon.
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  15. tubeman

    tubeman Savant (380) New York Jan 25, 2009 Subscriber

    Southern Tier Live hits the spot for me.
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  16. I found a ice cold stiegl was really refreshing on a hot summers day.
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  17. Jonada

    Jonada Advocate (585) New Jersey May 23, 2012 Beer Trader

    DFH Festina Peche is one of my summer favorites. Bruery Hottenroth is a good choice too.
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  18. I've been holding tight to some GI 312 and Founders All Day IPA.
  19. cjoc83

    cjoc83 Advocate (515) Pennsylvania Jul 31, 2010 Beer Trader

    That's insanity! MO is one of the best APAs I've ever had. It puts more than a few IPAs to shame, IMHO. Can't effing wait to try Lunch.
  20. SenorHops

    SenorHops Savant (475) Rhode Island Aug 10, 2010

    When I do bath salts, I get totally naked.
  21. Ri0

    Ri0 Poobah (1,155) Wisconsin Jul 1, 2012 Beer Trader

    New Glarus Wild Sour Ale or Berliner Weisse. Apologies to those who are not in driving distance to WI.
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  22. whiterabbit

    whiterabbit Savant (315) Ohio Jan 24, 2010

    This time of year, I switch from BUDWEISER to BUD LIGHT.......

    What a GREAT way to beat the summer heat!!

    I know, I am full of INBEV.........
  23. Love ice cold Sam Adams noble pils
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  24. black13

    black13 Savant (475) Oregon Apr 11, 2010 Beer Trader

    Tilquin Gueze

    Although truth be told, on love Bourbon County Stout after a hot day of work. In fact, I have one in the fridge now and I just finished working in 86 degree weather (not super hot, but its Oregon hot).
  25. surfrogue1

    surfrogue1 Savant (345) Maryland Mar 14, 2013


    Hoegaarden Witbier. Cut the grass, crack a Hoegaarden. Love the summer classics!
  26. bozodogbreath

    bozodogbreath Advocate (590) Indiana Oct 19, 2006 Beer Trader

    Bell's Oberon, Allagash White, GI 312, Founders Rubaeus all do the trick for me on a hot summer day.
  27. jborg

    jborg Savant (310) New York Dec 13, 2009

    Flower Power & Sixpoint Crisp.
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  28. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Savant (485) Illinois May 10, 2012

    Sidekick all day... it's like a lighter ZD.
  29. Buff0910

    Buff0910 Savant (400) Alabama Jan 20, 2013

    Westbrook Gose. Try it then buy it. In bulk.
  30. jzlyo

    jzlyo Advocate (500) Iowa Mar 4, 2012

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  31. billbeers

    billbeers Savant (375) Pennsylvania Jun 14, 2012

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  32. TheodorHerzl

    TheodorHerzl Advocate (535) Indiana Mar 30, 2007 Beer Trader

    I've been drinking Urban Chestnuts Zwickel this summer. What a wonderful lager.
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  33. cavedave

    cavedave Poobah (1,070) New York Mar 12, 2009 Beer Trader

    No apologies necessary for me, we get Sloop Peach Sauer and Peekskill Simple Sour, both of them remarkably refreshing on sizzling days like these.

    I do love your NG Berliner though, so tasty, tart, and refreshing.
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  34. SABERG

    SABERG Champion (935) Massachusetts Sep 16, 2007 Subscriber

    Mayflower Summer, and home brewed saison.

  35. Kadonny

    Kadonny Advocate (705) Pennsylvania Sep 5, 2007 Beer Trader

    Festina Peche, Victory Headwaters, Stoudts Pils and I've been drinking a fair amount of 60 Minute.
  36. Where to even begin? Saisons can pretty much get slammed like water, Lagers just feel right on the mouth, a good IPA is like seeing God wink and say, "cool out." But. It's ass stanky hot, so I'll go Gordon Lightfoot on this one. Edmund Fitzgerald.
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  37. ProudBeerSnob

    ProudBeerSnob Advocate (510) New York Apr 27, 2004 Subscriber

    A well made Kolsch, Prima Pils, or Troegs Sunshine pils have been my go to summer bers in the past, and will continue to be. Founders All Day IPA has now been added to the list.
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  38. Sixpoint Apollo, DFH 61, Elysian Superfuzz and Saranac Shandy have been great summer beers this year
  39. Sierra nevada pa and torpedos.
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