Most refreshing beer for the dog days of summer.

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  1. BH712

    BH712 Initiate (0) Jan 29, 2014 District of Columbia

    Weihenstephaner Hefe
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  2. MykeJ

    MykeJ Aspirant (251) Oct 6, 2013 Minnesota

    Always have a Saga close while out grilling
  3. JRoPA

    JRoPA Initiate (186) May 9, 2014 Pennsylvania

    Victory Summer Love
    Aviator Mad Beach
  4. Beertsipper

    Beertsipper Initiate (0) Nov 18, 2008 New York

    This year it's been Wolaver's Fresh Slice
  5. Dorbeck

    Dorbeck Initiate (0) Jul 31, 2014 Indiana

    I recently had Left Hand's Polestar Pilsner. That hit the spot pretty well
  6. BeerIslander

    BeerIslander Initiate (0) Jun 27, 2014 Washington

  7. Drumtgot

    Drumtgot Initiate (0) Aug 14, 2013 Connecticut
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    A good Gose...e.g.,

    Lost Nation Gose
    Off Color Troublesome
    Bayerischer Bahnhof Leipziger Gose

    Or Berliner Weisse...e.g.,
    NEBCO Weiss Trash
    OEC Exilis
    Bayerischer Bahnhof Berliner.
  8. JaySwaz

    JaySwaz Initiate (0) Jul 20, 2014 Pennsylvania

    Harpoon UFO White
  9. keithmurray

    keithmurray Meyvn (1,163) Oct 7, 2009 Connecticut

  10. beefandbean22

    beefandbean22 Aspirant (298) Oct 15, 2008 Washington
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    Anderson Valley's Gose is my favorite this summer, especially when I find it at the grocery store for $7.99/six pack. Gotta love it. Plus, always happy to drink Fremont Summer or if I'm really feeling like opening one, any of the De Garde bu's.
  11. Donkster46

    Donkster46 Meyvn (1,170) Jul 31, 2014 Washington

    Had this yesterday and it was awesome
  12. reaganrvltn

    reaganrvltn Initiate (194) May 24, 2014 Georgia

    St. Bernardus Wit
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    WCKDVBZ Savant (961) May 9, 2014 South Carolina
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    Allagash White
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  14. AdmiralOzone

    AdmiralOzone Meyvn (1,340) Jun 26, 2014 Minnesota
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    [​IMG]I know there isn't a lot of love for this on this site, but when it's hot and these are ice cold they are slamable.
  15. rgordon

    rgordon Crusader (792) Apr 26, 2012 North Carolina

    Wicked Weed Coolcumber. I thought it would be subtle, but it was pure fresh cucumber, right in your face. Like a great mixed drink, this beer pushes all of the buttons with a great beer, with Belgian-like originality (vegetable well done and spices). Completely refreshing, easy to drink, and allows room for more than one.
  16. Treyliff

    Treyliff Poo-Bah (3,612) Aug 10, 2010 West Virginia
    Premium Member Beer Trader

    This summer it has been Westbrook Gose.
  17. mlefebvre7

    mlefebvre7 Aspirant (227) May 25, 2013 Massachusetts

    Founders All Day.
  18. Henamonster

    Henamonster Initiate (60) Feb 2, 2007 California

    Hands down, for me, it's Abita's Strawberry Harvest. Just a great refreshing with a hint of strawberry on the back-end. Crisp, delicious and not heavy at all.
  19. BobZ

    BobZ Zealot (508) Jun 24, 2009 Massachusetts

    Any one of these.....
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  20. lewisti

    lewisti Initiate (166) Nov 7, 2001 Connecticut

    I bought some Anderson Valley Gose a while back and got thru the first couple ok then realized this beer is really horrible so i tried giving one to my brother in law, he got about halfway through and dumped the rest. Some beers that keep lingering around in the fridge i finally use for cooking like in a chili but this one i don't know.
  21. bleedblue9150

    bleedblue9150 Initiate (0) Jun 25, 2014 Ohio
    Beer Trader

    Founders - All Day
    Anderson Valley - The Kimmie, The Yink & The Holy Gose
    Fat Heads - Sunshine Daydream
    Rivertown Brewing Company - Lil' Sipa
  22. RobinLee

    RobinLee Defender (608) Feb 15, 2012 Wisconsin
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    I recently got a Westbrook Gose. Drank it on a hot day, and it was perfect. I should find Anderson Valley's gose.
  23. Travitten

    Travitten Disciple (326) Feb 8, 2014 Iowa
    Beer Trader

    I always go for a clean crisp and juicy pseudo sue.
  24. ricknelson

    ricknelson Devotee (448) Feb 20, 2010 Vermont

    Fiddlehead's Second Fiddle is not only the best IPA in the Country,
    but it is also a great Dog Days brew. Very hard to come by.

    I'll be trying Revolution's Anti-Hero and New Glarus Scream pretty soon.
    Maybe I'll change my mind.
  25. Billet

    Billet Aspirant (252) Dec 17, 2013 Michigan

  26. FatBoyGotSwagger

    FatBoyGotSwagger Meyvn (1,057) Apr 4, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Stillwater Classic Saison, Wet hop/ Fresh Hop ales are in season right now so any one of them also.
  27. ledzeppelin4

    ledzeppelin4 Initiate (0) May 18, 2011 Illinois

    Off Color Troublesome or Metropolitan Krankshaft for me.
  28. sajaffe1

    sajaffe1 Aspirant (274) Feb 16, 2013 Utah

    Victory Prima Pils and Reissdorf Kolsch
  29. halo3one

    halo3one Crusader (774) Jun 6, 2014 Georgia
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    Oberon is surprisingly good for the heat, but I'd still go with Rodenback Grand Cru or maybe Sour in the Rye
  30. beeragent

    beeragent Meyvn (1,012) Aug 16, 2005 Texas

    In the heat of south Texas, the only true beer that makes any sense this time of year is Weihenstephaner original. Light, full of flavor, and with this heat, makes you wish you were in Bavaria!
  31. TrojanRB

    TrojanRB Meyvn (1,139) Jul 27, 2013 California
    Premium Member Beer Trader

    Firestone's Pivo Pils
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