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Refreshing, pleasant beers?

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

  1. Providence

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    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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    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.

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  4. iKasey

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    Great Lakes Eliot Ness and Allagash White!
     
  5. TheFightingMongooses

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

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    radeberger pils
     
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  8. homebrewer88

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    Bells lager of the lakes
    Bells oarsman
     
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    Sierra Nevada Summerfest.
     
  10. dhannes

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    If you like Spotted Cow, give Lake Louie's Coon Rock a try...a better cream ale IMHO.
     
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    Maine Beer Company MO
     
  12. Cjames88

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    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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    Allagash white
     
  14. Sipchue

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

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    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

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    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

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

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    Hands down, New Glarus Moon Man for me. That stuff just has something about it that is got-damn refreshing.
     
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    I wish RR's Hill 2/Row 56 was an annual release. That is some goddamn refreshing beer.
     
  22. JoeyDankNug

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

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

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    Love me some Boulevard Tank 7.
     
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    I'm thinking a nice cold Jabby Brau from Jack's Abby will do the trick.
     
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    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

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    Ha! Damn. Took my answer from me!!!
     
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    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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    FW Pale 31.

    Cheers!
     
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    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.
     
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    A low abv Berliner Weisse.
     
  37. Onenote81

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    Anything and everything Kolsch.
     
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    Fremont Summer Solstice
     
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    Troges sunshine Pils and Reisssdorf Kolsh.
     
  40. VsTheWorld1121

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    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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