7 great new summer beers

Details

New summer brews

(iStockphoto)

A cold one on a hot day never goes out of style—but the experience is continually improving. And this season, aficionados have a lot of reasons to toast.










Samuel Adams Double Agent IPL
After nearly three decades, the venerable Boston brewery keeps rolling out innovations like this IPL—India pale lager—that combines the piney, grapefruit-driven DNA of an IPA with a colder fermentation process for a smooth, hop-forward hybrid with a crisp finish.
samueladams.com



961 beer lager
When you think of craft beer, the Middle East rarely comes to mind. But Mazen Hajjar, a former investment banker from Lebanon, is altering perceptions with his award-winning brewery named after the nation's calling code. Cascade hops give this gently sweet, golden-hued lager its floral aroma.
961beer.com

(See also: How fattening is your favorite beer?)


Anchor California Lager
This tribute to California's first lager (brewed in 1876) is crafted with native barley and floral, spicy Cluster hops—a favored ingredient for 19th-century brewers. The golden result is crowned by billowy foam and delivers a lingering bitterness often lacking in modern lagers.
anchorbrewing.com

New Belgium Shift Pale Lager
Inspired by workers sharing after-hours beers, the Colorado brewery's canned thirst quencher has a tropical profile. Its Nelson Sauvin hops, which come from New Zealand, supply notes of lychee and mango; Cascade hops add a kiss of citrus.
newbelgium.com

Flying Dog UnderDog Atlantic Lager
This light, biscuity thirst slayer was devised as an antidote to humid East Coast summers. Wheat creates the smooth mouthfeel, Goldings hops from England provide a grassy, floral bouquet, and rye dries out the finish.
flyingdogales.com

Ballast Point Longfin Lager
San Diego–based Ballast Point shows a deft hand with this clean-drinking take on Germany's classic Munich helles (meaning "bright" or "light"). Snappy and grassy, it has a slightly sweet, bready flavor.
ballastpoint.com

Saranac Dry Hop Lager
To give this medium-bodied lager its intense aromatics, the upstate–New York brewery turned to dry hopping, in which flavorful flowers like tangy Taurus and citrusy Opal hops are added after fermentation.
saranac.com



More from DETAILS:

12 Must-See Sneakers

Stylish Male Athletes Who Became Models

The Worst Celebrity Eyebrows of All Time

Sorry you didn't like this comment. Please provide a reason below.

Are you sure?
Rating failed. Try again.
Request failed. Try again.
We will promote constructive and witty comments to the top, so everyone sees them!
Sorry, we can’t load comments right now. Try again.

    Recommended for You

    • 'Horrifying' death of fourth man executed in Arkansas leads to demands for inquiry

      The execution of Kenneth Williams in the US state of Arkansas on Thursday (27 April) has stirred a controversy after his lawyers called for an inquiry alleging that the lethal injection procedure was "horrifying". Media persons who witnessed the procedure said that the convicted murderer coughed, trembled, lurched and jerked about 15 times after he received the first of three lethal injections. Williams' last words were "I humbly extend my apologies to those families I have senselessly wronged".

      International Business Times
    • Black-eyed mugshot of Lancaster County suspect gets national attention, disbelief

      A police mug shot taken in Lancaster County, S.C., is drawing attention across the country for what appears to be a blond woman with black eyes. The mug shot is of 24-year-old Morgan Joyce Varn, who faces charges of kidnapping, armed robbery and property damage in Lancaster County. She remained in the Lancaster County jail Friday without bond. It is the kind of case that typically doesn’t get attention beyond county lines, but the story was being picked up across the nation Friday due to Varn’s striking image: Full head of blond hair, pale forehead covered in tattoos, and the whites of her eyes appearing to be black and reflective like glass. Social media commenters quickly picked up on the photo,

      The Charlotte Observer q
    • Britney Spears standing on her BF’s shoulders in a pool is the most impressive thing we’ve seen all week

      Well, we’re definitely impressed. Britney Spears posted a pool stunt on Instagram that showed how incredible her balance is. Of course, she…

      Hello Giggles
    • This Couple's Creepy Selfie Is Seriously Freaking People Out

      What in the fresh hell is going on here?!

      Seventeen
    • North Korea test-fires ballistic missile in defiance of world pressure

      By Jack Kim and Ju-min Park SEOUL (Reuters) - North Korea test-fired a ballistic missile on Saturday shortly after U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson warned that failure to curb Pyongyang's nuclear and ballistic missile programs could lead to "catastrophic consequences". U.S. and South Korean officials said the test, from an area north of the North Korean capital, appeared to have failed, in what would be the North's fourth straight unsuccessful missile test since March. The test came as the USS Carl Vinson aircraft carrier group arrived in waters near the Korean peninsula, where it began exercises with the South Korean navy on Saturday, about 12 hours after the failed launch, a South Korean navy official said.

      Reuters
    • Mom's alone, and the kids don't come around

      Dear Amy: I have three grown children. They are all gainfully employed, with good educations and good relationships. I feel we have a good relationship, and when we are together, we seem to have fun. My husband travels internationally and is gone frequently. Never once has it ever occurred to any of my children (who live an hour or less away) to call me and ask me to go out to grab a bite to eat or even to visit. They know I am here alone. They are perfectly happy to let me come to them and treat them to a meal, but they never reciprocate. I am 62 and retired. I have activities and friends, but my family is important to me. I was always involved in all my children's activities. I worked part

      Chicago Tribune q
    • Scarlett Johansson Invites Granny Look-Alike to Movie Premiere: 'Let's Have a Drink'

      Scarlett Johansson is on a mission to meet and bring her 72-year-old look-alike to her movie premiere of "Rough Night."

      Inside Edition
    • Girl scalped on carnival ride speaks out

      12-year-old Elizabeth Gilreath is speaking out nearly one year after she was scalped on a carnival ride in Omaha, Nebraska. WOWT has more.

      CNN q
    • Fox Anchor Taking Surprise Vacation After Ivanka Remark Backlash

      A Fox News host who was accused of making an inappropriate sexual remark about Ivanka Trump has announced he is taking a vacation. Presenter Jesse Watters said on-air with a smirk that he "really liked how she was speaking into the microphone" while the president’s daughter appeared on a panel in Berlin last Tuesday.. Last week Fox news host Bill O’Reilly, who is widely regarded as Watters’ mentor, was sacked by the network after a slew of sexual harassment allegations.

      Newsweek
    • Trump speaks at NRA meeting and more: April 28 in photos (22 photos)

      President Trump arrives to speak at the National Rifle Association Leadership Conference in Atlanta. The Japan Maritime Self-Defense Force destroyers JS Samidare and JS Ashigara, along with the U.S. Navy Arleigh Burke-class guided missile destroyers USS Wayne E. Meyer and USS Michael Murphy, the Ticonderoga-class guided missile cruiser USS Lake Champlain and the Nimitz-class aircraft carrier USS Carl Vinson, transit the Philippine Sea. And Pope Francis meets with Ahmed al-Tayeb, the grand imam of al-Azhar, during an international peace conference at Cairo, Egypt. These are just a few of the photos of the day for April 28, 2017. See more news-related photo galleries and follow us on Yahoo News Photo Tumblr .

      Yahoo News Photo Staff
    • People
    • USA Today q
    • Business Insider
    • A recent Oval Office photo perfectly illustrates Trump's revelation that being president is hard

      No one thought it would be easy, except, apparently Donald Trump. Nearing his 100th day in office, the US president sat down for an interview with Reuters on Thursday (Apr. 27) and spoke candidly about the trials of his job. “This is more work than in my previous life. I thought it would be easier,”…

      Quartz q
    • 'Horrifying' execution of US inmate: lawyer

      The last of four US prisoners rushed to death by the state of Arkansas after intense legal battles, jerked and convulsed in a "horrifying" end to his life, his lawyer said Friday, as the UN and EU renewed their opposition to the death penalty. Kenneth Williams, a 38-year-old convicted multiple murderer, was the last of four inmates put to death over the space of a week -- the first such executions by the conservative southern state since 2005. "Press reports state that within three minutes into the execution, our client began coughing, convulsing, jerking and lurching with sound that was audible even with the microphone turned off," lawyer Shawn Nolan said in a statement.

      AFP
    • Mom Says Stranger Pulled Her Daughter Out of Class, Berated Her

      A Virginia mother is demanding answers from officials at her daughter`s high school after she says a school resource officer helped a complete stranger pull her daughter out of class and confront her about an alleged stolen phone.

      Tribune
    • Seoul: North Korea test-fires missile from western region

      South Korea's Joint Chiefs of Staff says North Korea has apparently failed in a missile test firing near the capital Pyongyang

      ABC News q
    • Hard times for Whole Foods: 'People say it's for pretentious people. I can see why'

      Whole Foods’ share price has dropped by almost half since October 2013. Lunchtime customers at Whole Foods in Manhattan’s Union Square had little trouble expressing the shortcomings that have led the once high-flying, organic-focused retailer to become linked with a takeover. “I love the sushi, but I wouldn’t shop here except maybe for a special ingredient,” said Argentinian software designer Benjamin Vinas.

      The Guardian
    • Man kicked off Delta Air Lines flight for needing to use the bathroom

      Kimi Hamilton was travelling from Atlanta to Milwaukee on a Delta Air Lines plane when he urgently needed to use the toilet as take-off proceedings were underway. In fellow passenger Krista Rosolino's view, Hamilton's removal from the April 18 flight was an outrage and so was everyone else's forced exit from the plane when it returned to the gate in Atlanta. The Delta Air Lines quick-take on this incident is that federal law requires passengers to comply with crew instructions or run the risk of being seen as a security threat.

      International Business Times
    • Friends hail woman, 86, killed trying to stop attack as hero

      NORTH HIGHLANDS, Calif. (AP) — A young man was identified Friday as the suspect in the sexual assault and beating death of an 86-year-old California woman remembered as a hero by investigators and neighbors after she used a walking stick to try to stop an attack on her friend.

      Associated Press