Of all recent trends in beer – from IPA's palpitating brain – addictive mess, sobriety – rotting Barrel aged stouts – one of the most exciting is fruit infusions, we understand it, you are skeptical as you should have been, previously burned by pathologically sweet Shandy beers, Fruit-a-Ritas and bottles that need a piece of citrus fruit, Fortunately, a new class of fully flavored, fruity beers will change your mind – Plus, most of them keep the calories low, which means you can drink without sinking your diet Beers will prove that this is not just a trend, they will even drink all year round.
Founders Brewing Co. Rubaeus
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Made with bushels of raspberries, i This is your new favorite beer for the summer finale. It's sour, a little sweet and refreshing, like biting into a piece of fresh fruit. It's perfect for a richer taste like a grilled burger, glazed salmon or roasted lamb chops. Damn, it also works as a dessert.
21st Change Blood Orange Brew Free! or The IPA
Just one sip, and you'll taste three different varieties of hops (Citra, Mosaic, and Chinook (for brewery nerds who keep track) and a touch of sweet-and-sweet blood orange is the kind of beer you bring to the beach but masked in a koozie, just so no one who does not deserve it without giving your blessing a present.
New Glarus Brewing Company Serendipity
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Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Otra Vez
This is a Gose (pronounced G O-suh), a traditional German type of salt brewed beer. Prickly pear cactus, grapefruit and some cilantro help balance the salt content. The low 4.5% alcohol content makes this beer a light drinking beer. Grab one after the lawn mowing. They deserve it, damn it.
Victory Brewing Company Cherry Gose
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Unlike Sierra Nevada's Otra Vez, this palate with its citrus notes is a touch of cherry. The PA-based brewery sources the juice from the revered King Orchards of Michigan. The result? A light, non-syrupy 4.7% ABV beer that tastes great with cheese or grilled pork chops. It's the right kind of cake.
Crooked Stave Reserva Series, Surette
The Denver-based brewery brings out another fruit beer in this series every few seasons. The finished beers spend time in a second fermentation in an oak barrel, collect vinous notes and are accentuated by the use of whole fruits. This is a sipper that is best reserved for a patio after a long day at work.
The site of Crooked Stave is currently under construction. We will update this post as soon as we know that the beers are ready to be torn up and ready for use again.
Dogfish Head Something Mighty Lo-Cal IPA
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This Delaware-based brewery debuted in 2016 with SeaQuench Ale, a wildly successful, easy-to-drink beer made from black limes and sea salt. SeaQuench achieved a surprisingly low 4.9% ABV value when looking at the bright, bold acid. Some Mighty surpasses SeaQuench and only reaches 4.0% ABV. Credit Monk fruit training dogfish into the brew. The fruit gives the light beer a pleasant, refreshing sweetness.
Modern Times Fruitlands
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This 4.8% ABV-Gose tastes like a fruit basket punched in your mouth. There is guava. There is passion fruit There is even a little salt to increase the natural sweetness of the whole shebang. This is a great dessert beer after the cookout. While the fructose shines through, it leaves no saccharine aftertaste that plagues the mass-market shandies.
Boulevard Jam Band
Mmmmmmm beer. Cherries, blueberries and raspberries mingle in this fruity ale, which goes well with lamb and pork. The ale pours a deep, lush ruby red, which is particularly impressive when it is held against the light.
Golden Road Mango Car
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Out in L. A. Fresh fruit carts have juicy, seasonal produce. If you pick a mango at one of these stalls, you'll understand what inspired the tropical flavor and flavor of this 4.0% fruity wheat. Light, uncomplicated and powerfully refreshing – this is your new gardening reward beer.
Jack's Abby Blood Orange Wheat
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If you love Blue Moon with a slice of fresh orange, your followers can take a sip of this beer. This Massachusetts brewery processes a traditional German-style cyclist with blood oranges that have a special herbal sweetness that enhances the refreshment factor. It's a great picnic beer served with a simple sandwich.