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Since it's mid winter, let's talk summer...

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by 4kbrianb, Jan 8, 2013.

  1. 4kbrianb

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    Seems only fitting right? So I am interested to see what you go to when a heavy, dark craft isn't available or needed. What is your go to cheap option on a 90 degree day? Let's face it, we aren't all classy beer snobs.... even as much as we want to be!

    Mine would be Primo....

    Ready, Go!
     
  2. Johnnyramirez

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    On a hot day? Probably SNPA, Kellerweis or any available hefeweizen, a good IPA, a saison, and in the last summer, NB Shift. But if I'm out with a large group, probably PBR since its cheap and drinkable.
     
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    SNPA or Boston Lager
     
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    Sierra Nevada Summerfest and lots of it.
     
  5. 4kbrianb

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    yep, cheap and drinkable is what I am curious about. I don't know about where you guys are at, but I don't always have access to awesomeness.
     
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    What do you consider cheap? I'm in California. I get 12 packs of SNPA for about $12. Less sometimes. At Costco I can get a 24 for like $20 so I usually go with that. I'll gladly take 24 SN beers for $20 over 30 BMC beers for the same price.
     
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    OMG what do you guize think the next BCBS variant is going to be?!
     
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    What I really want to know is what everybody is gonna drink next winter.
     
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    Redhook ESB. Always in my fridge in the summer
     
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    Kenzinger
     
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    Summer = Hoptimum to me
     
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    90 degrees? Affordable? Sessionable? Summer?

    [​IMG]
     
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    Heady Topper....

    works great in the winter, too
     
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    west sixth IPA
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    Hopslam
     
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    Nothing like some brooklyn summer ale by the beach
     
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    I still drink light beers in the winter.

    *cue the hate
     
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    12 pk of Schells Hefe,its great
     
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    Sierra Nevada Kellerweis or Live Oak Hefeweizen
     
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    SN: Pale Ale, Old Chico or Summerfest
     
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    Dales cans, great for sneaking on to the golf course!!
     
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    by then i'm hoping La Cumbre is canning their Jefe's Hefe.... if not then i guess growlers of it will do ;)
     
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    Narragansett Summer Ale comes in a 6pk of 16oz cans for under $9 My go to summer beer.
     
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    A Little Sumpin' Sumpin' Ale - Lagunitas Brewing Company
     
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    I drink imperial stouts by the pool. Is that a problem?
     
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    Odell's St. Lupulin
     
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    Agreed, any of the beers Brooklyn cans, actually. Lager, EIPA, Summer—all light (enough), drinkable, and still very flavorful. They might take some shit in ratings from time to time, but they're a great option for anything summertime.
     
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    I mainly drink darker beers, summer and winter but if I'm doing something in the sun like fishing or anything during the middle of the day then I go for an IPA, PA, Saison, or even a lighter abv Triple.
     
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    A beer I enjoyed last summer was New Belgium's Somersault.
     
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    Anchor Steam.
     
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    Brooklyn summer and Narragansett summer on the golf course, beach, pool, etc
     
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    Smirnoff?! Dude come on...lol.
     
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    'Gansett Summer Ale is my go to summer beer as well. Drank a couple cases this past year. Hear it might be coming out in 12pk/12oz cans this summer, according to the the owner and this pic.
    http://instagram.com/p/T_g5buyKJq/
     
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    Smutty nose star island single
     
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    Don't even get me started on my hatred of 'summer ales'… haha I usually stick with a nice juicy west coast IPA.
     
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    No, no, no, not smirnoff you dumbass! Franzia!
     
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    Mid winter ???? I think we are only into the third week of winter.....but wait , it doesnt matter for us who live in So Cal.;)

    Cheers.....
     
  38. HumphreyLee

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    I'm definitely about Kellerweis, Oberon, and Lagunitas Pilz when summer hits. Probably drink a good bit of Weihenstephaner too.
     
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    Harpoon Summer Beer was my favorite last summer.
    Anything cold, light and cheap usually gets the job done.
     
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    Something about tenacious traveler lately. I even enjoy when it's frigid out, but it is so much better when it is 90+ degrees.
     
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