What's Your Grillin' Beer?

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  1. thedumbphase

    thedumbphase Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2015 New Jersey

    The coals are hot. You got the meat and the tongs. You're feeling the outdoor cooking mojo. What beer do you grab? Got to have a beer when cooking on some live fire, what's your choice?
     
  2. deford

    deford Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2013 California

    Sucks....
     
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  3. thedumbphase

    thedumbphase Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2015 New Jersey

    32 or 12oz?
     
  4. deford

    deford Initiate (0) Nov 11, 2013 California

    Yes please....:stuck_out_tongue:
     
  5. Beer_pirate

    Beer_pirate Initiate (0) Jun 22, 2014 North Carolina

    Little hump by highland has a pretty decent flavor profile and is sessionable if you're manning the grill for a large party.
     
  6. Stevedore

    Stevedore Grand Pooh-Bah (5,010) Nov 16, 2012 Oregon
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    Alpha King or Yum Yum. Seriously.
     
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  7. Premo88

    Premo88 Grand Pooh-Bah (3,436) Jun 6, 2010 Texas
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    pilseners of all kinds

    (Urquell, Bitburger, Hans Pils, Konig, Nooner)

    hefeweizens might rank second, though anything goes well with outdoor grilling as far as I'm concerned ... hand me a barrel-aged stout, I'll drink it down
     
  8. CityofWind_brew

    CityofWind_brew Maven (1,338) Jan 15, 2014 Illinois
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  9. cyrushire

    cyrushire Initiate (0) May 25, 2012 Florida

  10. Beer_pirate

    Beer_pirate Initiate (0) Jun 22, 2014 North Carolina

    Hefeweizens are definitely good grilling beers
     
  11. thedumbphase

    thedumbphase Initiate (0) Mar 4, 2015 New Jersey

    For me, being a can is a must. I've cleaned up too many broken bottles and glasses outside. My go-to's right now are Union Jack, Sculpin (Grapefruit and not), 077XX and Founder's Centennial. Also, I likes me some IPA's.
     
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  12. ivorycannon

    ivorycannon Initiate (0) Feb 21, 2013 Indiana

    Today it was Zombie Dust. Only one, because I had to drive.
     
  13. Homple

    Homple Initiate (0) Nov 6, 2013 Iowa

    Köstritzer Schwarz.
     
  14. stompilator

    stompilator Initiate (0) Dec 23, 2014 Texas

    Saisons and ambers while cooking, and a big stout or quad after the meal.
     
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  15. hoptheology

    hoptheology Grand Pooh-Bah (5,293) May 12, 2014 California
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    The ultimate burger beer. If you can find it in your area, that is.
     
  16. IPAGeorge

    IPAGeorge Initiate (0) Oct 28, 2014 Illinois

    High life cuz I toss that shit all over the skirt steak.
     
  17. StartedwithSAM

    StartedwithSAM Initiate (0) Feb 17, 2015 Virginia

    A solid APA, Pils or HW
     
  18. GetMeAnIPA

    GetMeAnIPA Pooh-Bah (2,473) Mar 28, 2009 California
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    Hard to say just one beer. I usually look for something in a can and usually stick to an ipa or pale. My favorites are:
    Big eye ipa
    Blazing world
    Swami's
    Union Jack
    Torpedo
     
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  19. are_doubleyou

    are_doubleyou Initiate (0) Aug 3, 2014 Illinois

    Honestly? Whatever is on hand.
     
  20. chrisjws

    chrisjws Pooh-Bah (2,621) Dec 3, 2014 California
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    Can of one of these:

    Sculpin
    Swamis
    Fortunate Islands
    Union Jack
     
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  21. riverlen

    riverlen Pundit (766) Sep 16, 2009 Illinois

    What ever is in the fridge that day. Today it was a pint can of Oberon and then a 312.
     
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  22. McStagger

    McStagger Initiate (0) Jun 2, 2005 California

  23. joe12pk

    joe12pk Initiate (0) Mar 20, 2014 Michigan

    Heineken or Miller High Life
     
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  24. Jsteez

    Jsteez Savant (1,197) Apr 28, 2012 Utah

    SN Summerfest Pils or Deschutes River ale
     
  25. maxifunk777

    maxifunk777 Initiate (0) Feb 19, 2015 California

    Weyerbacher Nineteen or Quad
     
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  26. jesskidden

    jesskidden Pooh-Bah (2,969) Aug 10, 2005 New Jersey
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    I thought this was:
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  27. Bear1964

    Bear1964 Savant (1,045) Dec 12, 2012 Nebraska

    Modelo tall boy cans...easy to find with a crisp and clean finish. I've enjoyed many different styles while grilling which I do year round, this is the go to for Spring and Summer for sure.
     
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  28. Blueribbon666

    Blueribbon666 Pooh-Bah (1,583) Jul 4, 2008 Ohio
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    This has been a staple since it's debut...and these spring variety packs;
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  29. 5thOhio

    5thOhio Initiate (0) May 13, 2007 South Carolina

    Same beers I always drink. Grilling doesn't make any difference.
     
  30. Jmorey

    Jmorey Initiate (0) Feb 10, 2015 Michigan

    What's in the fridge? Whatever it may be, bam, good for grilling.

    Although the last few times no beer. My toddler wants to "help" grill all the time now. Which means I hold him so he can see while working the grill with the other hand. Annnnnnd.... I'm out of hands.
     
  31. PatrickBeebe

    PatrickBeebe Initiate (0) Sep 27, 2012 Florida

    SN hoppy lager from one pf their beer camp series last time i grilled.
     
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  32. Brolo75

    Brolo75 Initiate (0) Aug 10, 2013 California
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    An IPA in a can usually Sculpin, Torpedo, Union Jack but this summer I'm looking forward to enjoying Easy Jack in a can.
     
  33. 57md

    57md Pooh-Bah (2,587) Aug 22, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    Grilling beers are absolutely essential. This holiday weekend, my pick was Troegs Perpetual.
     
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  34. do_ob

    do_ob Initiate (0) Feb 12, 2015 Kentucky

    When I can find it, Gumballhead. When I can't, Centennial in cans.
     
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  35. fearfactory

    fearfactory Initiate (0) Aug 12, 2012 Massachusetts

    I'm with you OP, gotta be cans on the patio. Yesterday was Boulevard Heavy Lifting, today it's looking like White Birch Berliner Weisse!
     
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  36. lambpasty

    lambpasty Initiate (0) May 3, 2013 New Hampshire

    This summer it's going to be Nooner and AVB gose I think; generally things in a can.

    For something more aggressive, has to be Troegs Perpetual.
     
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  37. MNMike

    MNMike Initiate (0) Dec 3, 2013 Minnesota

    New Glarus Moon Man
    Summit Saga
    Surly Overrated
    Founders All Day IPA
    Grapefruit Sculpin
    Indeed Day Tripper
    Weihenstephaner Hefeweizen
     
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  38. dennis3951

    dennis3951 Initiate (0) Mar 6, 2008 New Jersey

    Whatever is at hand.
     
  39. Roguer

    Roguer Grand High Pooh-Bah (7,245) Mar 25, 2013 Connecticut
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    No specific beer, but I prefer IPAs and DIPAs when grilling. Maybe something lighter, like a Hefeweizen, but usually an IPA.
     
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  40. BaseballNBeer

    BaseballNBeer Crusader (466) Apr 22, 2015 Michigan
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