Seasonal Beers to Try This Year
Do you consider yourself a beer connoisseur, a taste-tester, a draft-lover, or a self-proclaimed admirer of ales? Do you savor the smooth sensation of a crisp lager, the aromatic zest of a hoppy pale ale, or the rich creaminess of a stout? Then you are in the right place! When it comes to fantastic flavor, nothing can satisfy you and your customers more than quality craft beer. The best brews are the ones specifically created to complement respective seasons throughout the year.
A new trend is taking hold of the adult beverage world: seasonal beers styled specifically to emulate winter, spring, summer, or fall.
What is a Seasonal Beer?
A beer can be considered seasonal because of the lightness or darkness of its structure, the incorporation of seasonal flavors, or the suitability of pairing it with particular foods. Are you looking for seasonal beers to try this year? We’ll recommend the best.
Seasonal Beers for 2023
If current trends continue, 2023 will bring with it another year of diverse craft brews. There seems to be a push for beers and brews that don’t cater to the “typical” beer taste. Sours, in particular, have gained a cult-like following in recent years, with breweries citing their growing influence. Other scene-dominators include beers mixed with enhancements, such as rosé wine or CBD, a non-psychotropic chemical in marijuana. However, classic hazy brews and fresh hop favorites will still remain on menus as staple drinks.
Continue reading to see our top seasonal beer picks for 2024 and 2023.
2024 Winter Beers
As the days get shorter and darker, let your beer tastes follow suit. Dark and heavy-bodied beers will help you stay warm by the fireplace and complement those sweet, nutty treats that make the season special. Below are some winter beers that pair perfectly well with any holiday dinner.
Top Seasonal Beers to Try This Fall
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2023 Summer Beers
As the heat kicks into full gear, cool off with a well-balanced sour or even a canned cocktail. When we’re on our way to the poolside lounge, we make sure one of these beers is in our beach bag!
2023 Spring Beers
When the weather starts warming back up, welcome in spring blooms with a crisp, hoppy brew like a fruity beer. During spring, we shift from darker and heavier beers, such as stouts, to lighter and brighter blends, like Blondes and Fruit beers. We have compiled 18 seasonal beers to complement the incoming warm weather and blooming flora. We have quite a few different beer styles, including non-alcoholic beers, so there is most definitely a drink for you. Happy sipping!
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