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

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

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  1. BoardwalkBock

    BoardwalkBock Devotee (490) Aug 18, 2012 New York
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    On a 90+ summer day, I'll usually grab Brooklyn Summer Ale and walk on down to the beach. Also, when the brewery is open, local brewery Barrier Brewing Co. makes an amazing Belgian IPA (or three) that makes for a perfect summer beer. If I go cheap, PBR. If I'm back down in North Carolina, Oberon Ale is my number one choice bar none. Unfortunately, they do not distribute to NY. That picture made me jealous!
  2. Vonstein15

    Vonstein15 Initiate (0) Jan 15, 2010 Ohio

    Bitburger 16oz cans do it for me.
  3. LivingWeapon

    LivingWeapon Initiate (0) Oct 29, 2012 Illinois

    Usually if I am sitting out on a hot summer day by the pool or beach I go with something I can drink lots of easily and spend very little, so I usually grab cans of Bud, 312, or PBR...i drink alot of Bells Oberon in the summer too.
  4. highdesertdrinker

    highdesertdrinker Disciple (367) Nov 5, 2012 Arizona
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    When it's time to put on the shorts and flip flops I really like Sam Adams Noble Pils a lot! It's kinda like the Boston Lager but hoppier and lighter and it goes down oh so good. I also like the hefs a lot including Kellerweis, Weihenstephaner, and my value Hef is Spaten Franziskaner @ 15.49 per 12 pack and you can't beat it. I also make my summer trip to San Diego and love that fresh Stone IPA along with myriad other choices in greater SD!
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  5. drocpsu

    drocpsu Initiate (195) Dec 25, 2006 New Hampshire

    So YOU are the one who gets them to keep that beer around!!
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  6. YogiBeer

    YogiBeer Initiate (0) May 10, 2012 Illinois

    Weihenstephaner Pils, Kristalweiss.

    Two Bros Cane & Ebel, Ebel's weiss

    Zombie Dust

    Hoppin Frog BA BORIS, because YOLO.
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  7. WYVYRN527

    WYVYRN527 Initiate (0) Jan 8, 2007 Minnesota

    Sierra Nevada Pale in cans is a go-to for me when I'm out on the water, also Surly Bitter Brewer. However, Indeed Day Tripper is now going to be on that list. I like to watch the ballgames on tv out on my screen porch, and the fridge out there is almost always stocked with these beers, and plenty of Victory Prima Pils for post-lawn mowing enjoyment.
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  8. lsummers

    lsummers Initiate (0) Jun 21, 2010 California

    I kinda want to explore saisons more this summer also possibly maibocks. I primarily drank ipa's and dipa's last year.
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  9. Derranged

    Derranged Devotee (479) Mar 7, 2010 New York

    Hefeweizens, Pilseners, Witibiers, good/decent Pale or Adjunct lagers are what I like. Preferably beers that are below 6.0 if I'm gonna be drinking all day at a backyard party/shindig/hootinany/box social.

    Sam Adams Summer Ale sucks.
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  10. musicman7070

    musicman7070 Disciple (357) Aug 26, 2012 New Jersey
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    You know I was joking, right? Obviously I knew you weren't talking about Smirnoff!
  11. jmchinch

    jmchinch Initiate (0) Dec 22, 2012 Massachusetts
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    my buddy and I thought it was pretty good, something you could "pound" in warmer weather.
  12. BigCheese

    BigCheese Defender (689) Jul 4, 2009 Massachusetts

    Narrangansett Summer Ale
    Sam Adams Noble Pils
    Allagash White
    Any good IPA.
    Any Good Beer.
  13. Longstaff

    Longstaff Initiate (0) May 23, 2002 Massachusetts

    It's Jan 8th today - so that means Leinenkugal Summer Shandy should be hitting store shelves any day now....

    I drink a lot of lager in the summer - (would drink more in the spring too if I could find some decent blonde bocks for a reasonable price. RIP Glissade) - St Pauli Girl, Pilsner Urquell, or SN Summerfest are always in the fridge come warmer temps. I drank plenty of Widmer mixed 12 packs last summer too.
  14. omniscientcause

    omniscientcause Initiate (0) Jun 4, 2010 District of Columbia

    Its been winter for all of 3 weeks?

    But SN Summerfest and lots of other IPAs...but when isnt it IPA time?
  15. EyePeeAyBryan

    EyePeeAyBryan Crusader (703) Dec 20, 2011 Arizona
    Beer Trader

    This is my addiction! Wonderful on a 115 degree AZ summer day.
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  16. TheSixthRing

    TheSixthRing Poo-Bah (2,409) Sep 24, 2008 California

    I got a feeling Jim Koch is behind this thread, since the summer mix pack is probably only a week away from release...
  17. Dtapeski

    Dtapeski Initiate (36) Oct 26, 2012 Colorado

    Oskar Blues Mama's Little Yella Pils and Great Divide Nomad on a hot day.
  18. 4kbrianb

    4kbrianb Initiate (0) Jan 2, 2013 California

    ya I guess we have it tough. I am saying it is cold when our high is 65 or something. I probably wouldn't last very long in the mid west. But then again we arent lucky enough to have nice big basements to convert in to cellars. Must be nice....
  19. DelMontiac

    DelMontiac Initiate (0) Oct 22, 2010 Oklahoma

    I prefer winter. Stock up and try to make it last all summer.
  20. keithmurray

    keithmurray Meyvn (1,138) Oct 7, 2009 Connecticut

    Hacker Pschorr Hefe
    Weihenstephener Hefe
    Konig Pilsener
  21. luisc123

    luisc123 Initiate (173) Oct 20, 2011 California

    I drank a ton of Allagash White and Dale's last summer. I'm thinking tons of Scrimshaw will be consumed this year.
  22. ScottUCF84

    ScottUCF84 Initiate (0) Apr 7, 2006 Florida

    Lagunitas Daytime!!!! Can't wait for it to come back out.
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  23. benjaminahudson

    benjaminahudson Initiate (0) Sep 29, 2012 North Carolina

    Imported, Bros!!
    Look at that NASCAR style signature!!
  24. SFACRKnight

    SFACRKnight Meyvn (1,104) Jan 20, 2012 Colorado
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    NB sommersault. I don't know why but I can't get enough of that.
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