Mexican Lagers: A History Of Good Taste
Jul13

Mexican Lagers: A History Of Good Taste

What do Mexican and Vienna lagers have in common? The answer requires a history lesson. The story begins in France with Napoleon III (the nephew of the O.G. Napoleon Bonaparte). The French Constitution prevented him from running for a second presidential term, so he decided to stage a coup and named himself emperor in 1852. As a part of his foreign policy, he offered Mexico to the Austrian Archduke Ferdinand Maximilian, who accepted...

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Pounder Pils – Heavy Seas
May11

Pounder Pils – Heavy Seas

Pounder Pils Heavy Seas  | ABV: 5.0% Appearance: A bit foamy from the can with a serious off-white head that slowly recedes. The color is a golden orange with crystal clear clarity. Aroma: Hoppy with notes of pine, citrus peel, and lemon. Taste: Fairly balanced with hints of honey and grain coming through. Mouthfeel: Silky with medium carbonation. It’s clean with not much lingering on the palate. Drinkability: Great for the beach or...

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Shine Runner – Chaos Mountain Brewing
May11

Shine Runner – Chaos Mountain Brewing

Shine Runner Chaos Mountain Brewing | ABV: 5.3% Appearance: Pours a deep golden color with orange undertones and a pearly white diminishing head. Aroma: Sweet with hints of molasses and syrup. Taste: As classic to Czech pilsners, it’s a bit maltier, with notes of cereal, grain and candied orange peel. Mouthfeel: Very clean, almost dry, leaving no trace on the palate. Drinkability: Perfect for someone looking to break away from macro...

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Prima Pils – Victory Brewing Company
May11

Prima Pils – Victory Brewing Company

Prima Pils Victory Brewing Company | ABV: 5.3% Appearance: Pale golden color with a bright white quickly diminishing head. Aroma: Herbaceous and grassy with a bit of pineapple. Taste: Crisp and refreshing, but has a hoppy bitterness that lingers. Mouthfeel: Soft with medium carbonation. Drinkability: On the bitter side of pilsners with an IBU count of 64. That makes this beer a great option for IPA lovers who are looking to take it...

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Safety Dance – Smartmouth Brewing Company
May11

Safety Dance – Smartmouth Brewing Company

Safety Dance Smartmouth Brewing Company ABV: 5.3% Appearance: Pours a rich golden rod hue with a bright white head. Aroma: Slightly floral with hints of lime. Taste: Refreshing and balanced. It has a nice bite that satisfies thirst on a warm day with a grainy aftertaste that rounds everything out. Mouthfeel: Classic German pilsner hop bitterness that lingers on the palate with a medium-high carbonation. Drinkability: Smartmouth’s...

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Red Dress – Moonlight Meadery
Mar09

Red Dress – Moonlight Meadery

Red Dress Moonlight Meadery | ABV: 13.9% Style: Melomel Appearance: Blood orange and a bit hazy. Aroma: Pure honey and sugar. Taste: Less sweet than expected. Citrusy with hints of raisins coming through in the aftertaste. Mouthfeel: Medium, accompanied by a citrus bitterness in the finish. Drinkability: A great sipper for an after-dinner drink with dessert or as a dessert. Food Pairing: Ice cream or...

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