Munich Helles, at first glance, is almost identical to Pilsner. Clear and blond, they both sparkle with carbonation that rises to a creamy, white collar of foam. On a hot and muggy day, you just want to dive in and soak it up.
Sure, the salty breeze and the glare off the ocean isn’t there, but these flavors could transport anyone to the Jamaican coast in just hours. Just turn on some reggae music, and the aromas from the dishes that follow will start your vacation.
Crannóg Ales’ head brewer, Brian MacIsaac, is a very proud Irishman who toured the globe playing bass in the punk band Immoral Minority. Today, instead of mohawks and mosh pits, it’s brewing organic beer that lets him crowdsurf the world.