Episode #120: Canned American Lagers

Even for the beer connoisseur, hot summer days cry out for a crisp, easy-drinking lager. In the past, people would reach for a can of their favorite macro. Today, more and more craft breweries are putting together their versions of this easy going brew.

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Breweries and Beers

tootiNew Belgium Shift
New Belgium Shift
tooti Sixpoint The Crisp
Sixpoint The Crisp
tooti Avery Joe's American Pilsner
Avery Joe's American Pilsner

Comments 4 

    • From "ChrisQ" :

      Hey Russ, thanks for the typo notice, that has been fixed. As for the #116 we actually filmed this show a while ago, and I forgot to import it from the camera! I was about to delete the footage when I realized it had never made it “live”.

      In terms of the lager vs Pils, the New Belgium isn’t calling itself a pils, although it is a crisp, hoppy lager, so who knows….

  1. From "Michael Ford" :

    i was so happy to see a Sixpoint beer on here. I had the Bengali Tiger IPA on draft and was extremely impressed. One of the best new beers i have had in a while. I have been looking for their other offerings on a one at a time basis so i don’t have to shell out $9 for a 4 pack. Have you had New Glarus Spotted Cow? We don’t get it here, so I was going to try and clone it. Is it worth the effort?

  2. From "Jonathan" :

    If you liked these you should try Underdog Atlantic Lager by Flying Dog. Its really good and its in a can. Cheers!

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