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Refreshing, pleasant beers?

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by BJasny, Feb 3, 2013.

  1. jimmyr78

    jimmyr78 Aficionado (175) Missouri Jan 26, 2013 Beer Trader

    +1 on Polestar. Very solid, session-worthy pilsner. Boulevard's pilsner is equally good.

    Deschutes Red Chair Northwest Pale Ale is also very tasty and refreshing if you want a bit more bite but don't want a total hop bomb or high abv. This has been my go to session beer of the winter.

    A couple more ideas from the STL area: Urban Chestnut Zwickel, Schlafly Summer Lager (available in cans), Schlafly Kolsch, Perennial Peach Berlinner Weisse
  2. JLoPMac

    JLoPMac Aficionado (220) New York Jan 2, 2013

    Lagunitas Sucks for me.
  3. Chinon01

    Chinon01 Savant (485) Pennsylvania Jan 23, 2007

    Pale Ale is not a light style. A wit or hefeweizen should hit the spot.
  4. Lagunitas Day Time
  5. Hanzo

    Hanzo Champion (975) Virginia Feb 27, 2012

    Most recently I had a few Bell's Oarsmans and a Sneak Attack Saison from 21st Amendment, both were very refreshing.
  6. HokiesandBeer

    HokiesandBeer Savant (390) Pennsylvania Jan 10, 2013 Beer Trader

    After a long day on the bike I'll often make myself a Radler. (Beer/lemonade) very refreshing and often speeds up the time it takes me to ease into a real beer.
  7. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Champion (800) Colorado Jan 20, 2012 Beer Trader

  8. ipas-for-life

    ipas-for-life Savant (495) Virginia Feb 28, 2012 Beer Trader

    DC Brau Pale Ale
  9. bnuno

    bnuno Aficionado (200) California Feb 8, 2011 Beer Trader

    Firestone Walker Pale 31, Lagunitas Day Time.
  10. craft_shannie

    craft_shannie Savant (465) Indiana Nov 9, 2012 Beer Trader

    agree on the spotted cow. love, love, love new glarus.
    also - would recommend cigar city's white cracker. had some during the superbowl, and all i could think about is how good this beer would be in the summertime sun & heat.
  11. --Dom--

    --Dom-- Savant (425) Missouri Dec 22, 2012

    Two Brothers Outlaw IPA, Zombie Dust, Victory Headwaters
  12. djaeon

    djaeon Champion (755) California Oct 2, 2006

    Ballast Point - Wahoo Wheat. After working my ass off for 8 to 12 hours a day re-doing my roof, I swear that was the best and most refreshing beer I've ever had;)
  13. Boulevard Tank 7 is amazingly poundable, the only problem is high ABV. If I want post-activity refreshment, I gotta go with Flying Dog Tire Bite, New Albion Ale, or SN Kellerweiss.
  14. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Advocate (745) Oklahoma Oct 22, 2010

  15. dougfur

    dougfur Savant (355) New York Jan 24, 2011

    Troegs hopback amber.
  16. weihenstephaner hefe
    stiegl pils
    mirror pond ale
  17. duobob

    duobob Savant (305) Illinois Oct 10, 2012

    Zombie Dust for me! :)
  18. Manoftyr

    Manoftyr Savant (270) New York May 6, 2009

    Saison Dupont or perhaps Lagunitas Czech Pilsener.
  19. duobob

    duobob Savant (305) Illinois Oct 10, 2012

    Also Daisy Cutter from Half Acre
  20. menso1981

    menso1981 Aspirant (40) Feb 3, 2013

    Alpine Nelson of course if you just worked out a protein shake is better for you
  21. BJasny

    BJasny Savant (430) Texas Jul 10, 2011

    Haha well technically I mean a few hours after I work out; hours after I've had a post-workout protein shake.