This weekend, don’t grab the bud light or natty light, grab something that has some character to it. As Spring is in full force, A lighter beer may be what you want, but there is no need to settle for a “light” beer. You can just as easily grab a white IPA or a Wheat. Here are the 6Picks For Your 6Pack.
Stone Go To IPA: 4.5% ABV, IBU 65, Beer Advocate Score 90
With an Overwhelming initial smell of hops, this beer is a refreshing take on a beer. As it reaches your lips, this hops still are a predominant feature with a little bit of fruity undertones that allow you to get the full feel of the beer.
Boulevard Unfiltered Wheat: 4.4% ABV, 14 IBU, BA Score 80
Boulevard Brewing Co. is the heart of Kansas City with its iconic unfiltered wheat. The Wheat is a great beer that is definitely a great spring/summer beer that can be an easy drink for the day outdoors. This refreshing beer will keep you satisfied as you can drink them all day.
Lagunitas Sucks (Brown Shugga Substitute Ale): 7.85% ABV, BA Score 97
The type of beer says it all, Brown Shugga. This beer has quite a story to it as it was so popular, Lagunitas couldn’t efficiently make this beer in the winter season. As soon as your take your first drink, you find yourself grabbing the second drink, the third drink, fourth drink, and so on. This beer is incredibly made, it was by far my favorite on the list. With a sweet taste, while still hold true to its ale roots, this truly is a beer to have.
Deschutes Chainbreaker White IPA: 5.6%, IBU 55, BA Score 82
By far, the most refreshing beer on this 6pack. The Chainbreaker has a very balanced smell as you can find hints of citrus in it. This beer is so refreshing for it’s lower bitterness as far as IPA’s go and its hints of citrus.
Horny Goat’s Wizconsin IPA: 7.1% ABV, BA Score 83
When you think of a traditional IPA, this is exact style that most think. With a very neutral take on an IPA, this beer takes hints of citrus and hops to create the ideal IPA.
Odell Brewing’s Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout: 8.5% ABV, BA Score 91
With a creamy feel of a thick glass of chocolate milk, this Stout effectively has earned it’s title as a chocolate milk stout. The taste of chocolate milk is the first and last thing you taste in this beer, while also still holding true to its beer roots.