The 10 Summer Beer Styles You Need to KnowBy Charles Antin | June 30, 2014 By Charles Antin | June 30, 2014
Summer beers should be refreshing. The quintessential summer time period is the long afternoon — the sun stays up, the grill stays lit, the beers are drunk by the cooler-full. Unless you have the endurance of Andre the Giant, summer beers should be low in alcohol. One, so you can drink a lot of them, and two, because no one likes a drunk in the kiddie pool. We like to stay away from brooding, heavier styles — no Imperial IPAs or barley wines here. This a list of beer styles — some you may have heard of, some you probably haven’t — to try this summer.