is one of this summer’s 13 best beers, according to CNN’s food websiteEatocracy.
The limited-edition Smokestack Series brew “would make for a perfect housewarming gift or picnic beer this summer,” writesEatocracy’s
beer columnistNathan Berrong
. Berrong adds that Reverb Imperial Pilsner, unlike many pilsners, has “no flaws” and is “the work of craftmanship.”
Berrong also recommendsFirestone Walker Pils
,Samuel Adams Boston Lager
andNew Glarus Brewing Company’s Thumbprint Berliner Weiss
as “refreshing” and “easy to drink” summer beers. Read the full listhere.
Reverb Imperial Pilsner is sold at liquor stores in 750-mL bottles and on tap at bars that carry Boulevard’s seasonal Smokestack Series releases. According to the brewery, it should be available for a few more weeks.
On my list of super-refreshing summer beers: Boulevard’sKC Pils
(previously known as Boulevard Pilsner), Tallgrass Brewing Company’sHalcyon Unfiltered Wheat
, Free State Brewing Company’sStormchaser Summer IPA
, Deschutes’sTwilight Summer Ale
, Bell’sMidwestern Pale Ale
, Unibroue’sEphemere Apple
andGrapefruit Stiegl Radler
, acanned summer shandy
made with pleasantly tart grapefruit soda.Enterprise reporter Sarah Gish writes dining and bar guides for Ink magazine. She also writes regular dining columns for Ink and 913. Tweet her your favorite summer brew @sarah_gish.