Grab some sunscreen, shades and an extra bag of ice; because summer is here and the thermometers are on the rise. As you’re packing that cooler, reach for some cans and lighten that load. Whether you’re drinking on the boat, near the pool or just hanging out in the yard – it’s hard to beat the freshness and convenience of cans. Here are some refreshing craft brews, all available in cans and all on sale now!  

Beer Cans

 

Anderson Valley Briney Melon Gose

Anderson Valley knows gose, and Briney Melon is one of their many refreshing riffs on the style. If you’ve every salted a slice of freshly cut watermelon, Anderson Valley captures the flavor of that summertime staple in this tasty gose.  

21st Amendment Hell or High Watermelon

Hell or High Watermelon begins as a light wheat beer that undergoes a secondary fermentation with fresh watermelon. Not only do you get genuine watermelon flavor, but the finished beer is refreshingly dry. If you enjoy gin cocktails, this makes a fun mixer.  

Uinta Hop Nosh

This flagship IPA helped Uinta make a name for themselves. Hop Nosh was ahead of its time, showcasing loads of juicy hop aromatics. Citrusy, piney and a touch tropical – an iconic American IPA that continues to stand the test of time.  

Ballast Point Grapefruit Sculpin

Move over mimosas, this light and citrusy palate refresher is one of our favorite eye openers. Traditional Sculpin’s unique hop profile is definitely citrus forward, so Grapefruit Sculpin turns things up to 11. Tart grapefruit imparts a vibrancy to the finish, making this one dangerously drinkable IPA.  

Solemn Oath Lü

Kölsch is the beer of Köln, and a growing number of American brewers are trying their hand at this German specialty. Lü is one of the most loyal and refreshing interpretations we’ve ever tasted. Mellow maltiness is complemented by a subtle spicy hop character, making for an incredibly balanced beer. Have friends who refuse to give craft beer a try? Introduce them to Lü.  

Stone Ghost Hammer

Pouring a deep golden hue, Lagunitas IPA exudes lovely aromas of bright citrus and resinous pine. A touch of caramel malt is not only a solid nod to the style’s heritage, but it also provides balance and drinkability. Despite being famous for some monstrously hoppy brews, this iconic IPA is a lasting reminder that Lagunitas brews quaffable ales just as well.  

Tallgrass Raspberry Jam

Two Brothers crafted this iconic ale at the behest of a Naperville restauranteur back in 2002, and it’s been their flagship ever since. Rich malt complexity is the highlight here, with notes of caramel, fresh baked bread and just a touch of earthiness. This classic continues to impress, taking home GOLD at the Great American Beer Festival in 2016.   Check out the Beer Buzz for updates on new beer, tastings, sales and more!