Cinco de Mayo is right around the corner, and you have choices to make. There is an ocean of Mexican beers from which to select. This is your guide to making the right choice from our Cinco de Mayo beer suggestion list. Mexican beers are largely lagers, lagers, and more lagers, with the occasional pilsner (which is essentially a lager). Most beers from our southern neighbor have a similar taste, including Corona, Sol, Tecate, Montejo, Victoria, Modelo Especial, Dos Eques, Bohemia, and Leon.
The shandy is the coolest beverage of the summer. This refreshing concoction is making appearances in bars, restaurants, summer parties, weddings, backyards, front yards, beaches, lakes, swimming pools … basically, anywhere you can drink a summer beer. The homemade summer shandy just may be the perfect summer refresher.
Beer has long been a part of American sports culture. Drinking a cold one at the ballpark with a hot dog in hand is part of the baseball fan experience. Professional teams celebrate championships with beer. Competitive and amateur runners, triathletes, cyclist, and swimmers alike punctuate a long distance accomplishment with beer.
One weekend in June my wife and I host an extended happy hour to kick start the summer. Every year I am naturally tasked with purchasing beer, wine, and other beverages. In the past I’ve had a difficulty determining how much beer to purchase and serve at our party. Our “happy hour” gatherings generally last until 10:30 or 11:00. At each event I can only hope to purchase the right quantity of beer. The goal is to have as few beer bottles as possible as the last guests depart. I am considering a beer keg vs bottles or cans this year.
If you are planning a trip to the islands, you’re going to want to drink Caribbean beer. On some islands your options are limited, and sometimes you will have several from which to select. Either way, it is best to know what Caribbean beer is available in advance of your visit. What is the best Caribbean beer? That is for you to decide.
So you are looking for a 2017 summer beer festivals list. Well, that is a difficult list to assemble. We don’t have a full list, but here are some tips on how to find a great summer beer festival in your area.
BeerFests.com allows for you to search for festivals based on city name and date. The results are up to date and accurate. You may also enter your email address and region to get email updates.