Refreshing, pleasant beers?

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

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  1. Providence

    Providence Initiate (0) Feb 24, 2010 Rhode Island

    Count me in on the Noble Pils vote. That stuff is amazing.

    SAM ADAMS, if you're listening, put it in 16 oz cans!!!
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  2. Brodie91

    Brodie91 Initiate (0) Jul 13, 2012 New York

  3. MammaGoose

    MammaGoose Initiate (0) Jan 10, 2013 Wyoming

    Grand Teton's Sweetgrass APA is an incredibly delicious and easy to drink beer. Just hoppy enough to be interesting and balanced by mildly sweet pale malt. Just a really accessible and refreshing beer. I had kind of forgot about it once Fall and Winter came and I was drinking darker beers, but I had one the other day and I loved it all over again.

  4. iKasey

    iKasey Initiate (0) Sep 2, 2012 Pennsylvania

    Great Lakes Eliot Ness and Allagash White!
  5. TheFightingMongooses

    TheFightingMongooses Initiate (0) Nov 14, 2012 New Jersey

    Search out some keller beer or zwickel beer. Southampton Keller Pils is a refreshing pilsner and the unfiltered yeast gives it an interesting dynamic. Also, Berliner Weisses generally have low ABVs and a really refreshing sour twang.
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  6. llckeller03

    llckeller03 Initiate (0) Jan 20, 2012 Illinois


    Can't go wrong with the Vitus!
  7. gatornation

    gatornation Poo-Bah (3,805) Apr 18, 2007 Minnesota
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    radeberger pils
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  8. homebrewer88

    homebrewer88 Initiate (0) Aug 18, 2011 Virginia

    Bells lager of the lakes
    Bells oarsman
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  9. dhannes

    dhannes Zealot (505) Feb 14, 2010 Wisconsin

    Sierra Nevada Summerfest.
  10. dhannes

    dhannes Zealot (505) Feb 14, 2010 Wisconsin

    If you like Spotted Cow, give Lake Louie's Coon Rock a try...a better cream ale IMHO.
  11. amp138

    amp138 Initiate (0) Dec 21, 2011 Rhode Island

    Maine Beer Company MO
  12. Cjames88

    Cjames88 Initiate (0) Mar 6, 2011 Pennsylvania

    Victory Prima Pils
    Troegs Sunshine Pils

    My secret 'like' was hofbrauhaus' seasonal Bohemian pils......was perfect after a few races I had.
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  13. Savage1005

    Savage1005 Initiate (32) Feb 8, 2012 North Carolina

    Allagash white
  14. Sipchue

    Sipchue Devotee (455) Mar 26, 2009 Pennsylvania

    Voting for Headwaters as a clever, refreshing Pale Ale.
  15. ESeab

    ESeab Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 New Jersey

    Hit the nail on the head. I thought Saranac white IPA was very crisp as well, Shafly APA, oh yeah and Pillzilla. That was so awesome drinking in the middle of a sea of DIPAs/RIS we had at a tasting.
  16. dianimal

    dianimal Initiate (161) Apr 18, 2012 California

    Totally agree with this! I just had one last night and thought it was a very refeshing beer!

    I also think saisons are light and refreshing.
  17. Loganyoung

    Loganyoung Initiate (0) Jul 16, 2011 Georgia
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    Sweetwater 420 or lowryeder
    Any good wheat or fruit lambic
    I'm not picky at all. I usually go for a ipa of some sorts in this situation though.
  18. mudbug

    mudbug Defender (624) Mar 27, 2009 Oregon

    Full Sail Session lager or a nice Saison/Farmhouse ale
  19. alucard6679

    alucard6679 Aspirant (271) Jul 29, 2012 Arizona

    I work outside, and in the summer things got pretty brutal. So, sometimes on the way home I'd pick up a six pack of Alaskan White, always hit the spot : )
  20. UnderJoath

    UnderJoath Initiate (0) Jul 29, 2010 Illinois
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    Hands down, New Glarus Moon Man for me. That stuff just has something about it that is got-damn refreshing.
  21. stealth

    stealth Zealot (509) Dec 16, 2011 Minnesota
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    I wish RR's Hill 2/Row 56 was an annual release. That is some goddamn refreshing beer.
  22. JoeyDankNug

    JoeyDankNug Initiate (0) Aug 4, 2011 New York

    So basically your looking for a good pilsner or pale ale.i had a Maine peeper ale tonite and found it really refreshing but I'm also used to dipa's
  23. Nectar

    Nectar Initiate (0) Jan 17, 2013 New Jersey

    Founders All day IPA. Can't wait for the release! I usually drink a case or 4 each year lol.
  24. ThirstyFace

    ThirstyFace Initiate (0) Jan 11, 2013 New York

    I suggest unglueing yourself from that IPA/stout trap. Once you do you'll find refreshing beers everywhere. That might sound antagonistic, but its not.
  25. dannyz

    dannyz Initiate (120) Mar 4, 2010 New Jersey

    i'm a big fan of Maine Peeper... very drinkable, but a little pricy. Boat beer is also quite refreshing, but i doubt available in TX.
  26. Dogzbone

    Dogzbone Initiate (0) Dec 1, 2012 New York

    Probably Lagunitas A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' for me.
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  27. Navalartichoke

    Navalartichoke Aspirant (276) Nov 12, 2010 Virginia

    Good suggestions, thanks. I will add my newest find DB Vienna Lager. I just discovered DB, Devils Backbone a couple of months ago. Their Vienna Lager has a crisp fresh taste that is perfect for parties and ball games.
  28. pisano

    pisano Zealot (531) Sep 18, 2007 Massachusetts
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    Love me some Boulevard Tank 7.
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  29. Davepoolesque

    Davepoolesque Poo-Bah (2,862) Aug 25, 2012 Massachusetts
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    I'm thinking a nice cold Jabby Brau from Jack's Abby will do the trick.
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  30. Cugabuh

    Cugabuh Initiate (0) Dec 6, 2012 Massachusetts

    Jack's Abby makes some very tasty light, refreshing session beers.

    Their Wheat Lager and Jabby Brau are both exceptionally crisp and light on the stomach.

    EDIT: Southern Tier Live is also a very tasty and AFFORDABLE pale ale. Only $4 for a 22oz bottle? YES PLEASE!
  31. Cugabuh

    Cugabuh Initiate (0) Dec 6, 2012 Massachusetts

    Ha! Damn. Took my answer from me!!!
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  32. RyFikes

    RyFikes Initiate (0) Jan 3, 2013 New York

    Great Lakes Brewing Co. - DORTMUNDER GOLD, it has very clean taste that makes it very refreshing. I would compare it to a Molson Canadian with a more refined taste that holds up at any temperature.
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  33. FosterJM

    FosterJM Poo-Bah (2,719) Nov 16, 2009 California
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    FW Pale 31.

  34. Errto

    Errto Initiate (0) Oct 20, 2009 Connecticut

    I really like that beer, but at 5.5% it's a little strong to be truly refreshing in my book. I'd be happier if they tuned it down a notch.
  35. Zaphog

    Zaphog Poo-Bah (2,256) Sep 23, 2011 Michigan
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  36. tetu

    tetu Aspirant (295) Jan 28, 2011 Louisiana
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    A low abv Berliner Weisse.
  37. Onenote81

    Onenote81 Poo-Bah (1,897) May 27, 2008 North Carolina

    Anything and everything Kolsch.
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  38. checktherhyme

    checktherhyme Initiate (165) Apr 8, 2008 Washington

    Fremont Summer Solstice
  39. djrn2

    djrn2 Poo-Bah (1,961) Nov 4, 2009 New Jersey
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    Troges sunshine Pils and Reisssdorf Kolsh.
  40. VsTheWorld1121

    VsTheWorld1121 Initiate (0) Jul 23, 2010 Massachusetts

    The small liquor store near my house recently started carrying Left Hand Polestar Pilsner. That's my go-to now when I want something easy to drink.
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