What was your go to summer beer this year?

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  1. Bhoward0698

    Bhoward0698 Aspirant (213) Apr 2, 2014 Kentucky

    I drink a lot of different beers, but each season I usually have a go to beer as well. This summer it would definitely be Westbrook Gose. How about you?
  2. TonyLema1

    TonyLema1 Poo-Bah (1,886) Nov 19, 2008 South Carolina

    I know it's not a seasonal release, but a lot of Sweetwater Take Two Pils went down range this summer, along with my usual hefeweizens...also Full Steam Cackalacky, a ginger IPA
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  3. Hophazzard

    Hophazzard Aspirant (292) Aug 16, 2014 California

    This summer for me was all about Hoptimum.
  4. fx20736

    fx20736 Initiate (0) Mar 7, 2009 New York

    Naragansett Summer Ale
  5. TongoRad

    TongoRad Poo-Bah (2,879) Jun 3, 2004 New Jersey
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    Anchor California Lager and Bells Two Hearted cans. There was also a lot of Beer Camp and Straub Sunshine Sampler beers, but those were the two mainstays through it all.
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  6. bluehende

    bluehende Poo-Bah (2,440) Dec 10, 2010 Delaware

    Prima Pils from Victory
  7. raulstotle12

    raulstotle12 Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2014 California

    I probably drank Jai Alai the most this summer
  8. BostonHops

    BostonHops Initiate (0) Sep 21, 2011 Massachusetts

    Whatever fresh IPAs I could get my hands on. From a beer perspective, I'm glad summer is over. Bring on stout season.
  9. gillagorilla

    gillagorilla Initiate (0) Feb 27, 2013 Maryland

    Dead Rise Ale by Flying Dog (first non-ageable beer that I've bought multiple six-packs of)
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  10. LMT

    LMT Initiate (0) Oct 15, 2009 Virginia

    1) Carton Boat Beer (when I went to NJ)

    2) Some low-ABV brew that I grabbed from the fridge that I wished was Carton Boat Beer (when I was home in Virginia).
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  11. Zetcha7x

    Zetcha7x Initiate (0) Feb 17, 2014 Pennsylvania

    Victory Summer Love
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  12. misternebbie

    misternebbie Initiate (0) Aug 24, 2014 Pennsylvania

    Loved Yuengling summer wheat this year,and my std summer fare SN Torpedo, Franzi and other hefe's
  13. bleakies

    bleakies Disciple (367) Apr 11, 2011 Massachusetts

    I drank a lot of different stuff this summer but usually had one or more of the following (lower-abv and mostly local) brews on hand:

    Notch Session Pils
    Notch Left of the Dial IPA
    Notch Hootenany [Berliner Weisse]
    Troegs Sunshine Pils
    Mayflower Summer Rye

    Alas, Pretty Things didn't put out an iteration of their Magnifico this year, of which I consumed boatloads last summer.
  14. hillind

    hillind Aspirant (268) Apr 24, 2010 Pennsylvania

    Jai Alai & Summer Love
  15. sajaffe1

    sajaffe1 Initiate (0) Feb 16, 2013 Utah

  16. H0PHead108

    H0PHead108 Initiate (0) Aug 16, 2014 New Hampshire

    Peaks Organic Summer Session was my favorite this summer.
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  17. ChrisL24481

    ChrisL24481 Initiate (0) Jul 15, 2012 New Hampshire

    Stoneface IPA, couldn't get enough of it...also, SNPA and DFH 60 are always classic summer go-to's
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  18. Rob315

    Rob315 Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2010 Kentucky

    Bells Oberon and Rhinegeist Zen
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  19. WesMantooth

    WesMantooth Poo-Bah (3,111) Jan 8, 2014 Ohio
    Society Trader

  20. Eddiehop

    Eddiehop Defender (633) Jun 28, 2014 Texas

    Ballast Point Sculpins
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  21. 2Xmd

    2Xmd Initiate (0) Apr 19, 2013 New York

    Fresh canned IPAs:
    Jai Alai
    Port Jeff Party Boat
    A few Headys when I could get them
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  22. CassinoNorth

    CassinoNorth Initiate (0) Apr 5, 2013 New Jersey

    Sixpoint Crisp.

    Got really into saisons and pilsners this summer. Feel like I'm becoming a more well rounded beer fan rather thant he typical double IPA! BA stout! Double IPA! BA Stout! fan that's all over these dats.
  23. HeartofMiami

    HeartofMiami Champion (802) Sep 20, 2014 Florida

    Cigar City Invasion pale ale
  24. goingbrokeonbeer

    goingbrokeonbeer Poo-Bah (1,738) Dec 4, 2013 South Carolina
    Society Trader

    These were my beach beers for the most part
    WB Gose
    Terrapin Hi-5 IPA
    Bells Oberon
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  25. chipawayboy

    chipawayboy Devotee (446) Oct 26, 2007 Massachusetts

    Fort point pale baby!!!!!
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  26. ToddSoonerFan

    ToddSoonerFan Disciple (316) Aug 23, 2013 Iowa

    Founders All Day IPA
  27. chipawayboy

    chipawayboy Devotee (446) Oct 26, 2007 Massachusetts

    I gotta ask ...u live in Cali and drank Jai Alai the most this summer? What the???
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  28. Averwo

    Averwo Initiate (0) Jul 4, 2013 Iowa

    Sam Adams Summer Ale. From late July on I could get it for $9.99 a 12 pack. :wink:
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  29. AirBob

    AirBob Defender (671) Jul 15, 2014 Massachusetts

    Peaks Organic Fresh Cut and DF 60
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  30. Comparison_Ford

    Comparison_Ford Initiate (0) Apr 4, 2014 New York

    Westbrook Gose
    Two Hearted
    All Day IPA
  31. beeragent

    beeragent Meyvn (1,057) Aug 16, 2005 Texas

    Weihenstephaner Original.
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  32. gatheredwaters

    gatheredwaters Initiate (0) May 1, 2014 Vermont

  33. rynegne

    rynegne Initiate (0) Sep 10, 2014 Illinois

    New Glarus Spotted Cow when the summer began and a lot of Revolution Anti-Hero towards the end of summer...more Anti-Hero than anything.
  34. Biggtriksta

    Biggtriksta Initiate (0) Aug 7, 2013 New York

    I think that I'm going to go with Victory's Dirt Wolf. That was such a delicious DIPA!
  35. khall62

    khall62 Initiate (73) Jul 1, 2010 New Jersey

    Victory Headwaters Pale Ale
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  36. chrunck

    chrunck Initiate (0) Jun 12, 2013 New Mexico

    Anderson Valley Gose. I was really bummed last time I went to Total Wine (the only place around me I could find it) and they were sold out.
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    SINKTIPS_N_SUDS Initiate (0) Sep 9, 2014 Ohio

    Hefeweizen, hefeweizen,...oh and hefeweizen. It was a summer of the weizen farts.
  38. Tigre

    Tigre Initiate (0) Jul 8, 2014 California

    Firestone Walker Easy Jack
  39. randylangford

    randylangford Initiate (0) Jun 11, 2008 Pennsylvania

    Two Hearted cans
    All Day IPA cans
  40. Billet

    Billet Devotee (479) Dec 17, 2013 Michigan

    Frankenmuth Twisted Helles cans, priced right and tastes great
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