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Summer Love (Victory Brewing Company)

SUMMER BEERS Day 4

I recently went and saw John Williams perform live with the Los Angeles Philharmonic at the Hollywood Bowl and I brought a six pack of this beer to keep me company. I knew nothing about it, but I saw that it was a summer seasonal and what better type of beer to keep you cool on a warm August night while enjoying live music under the stars. Summer Love is a blonde ale available May through the summer. It clocks in at an easy drinking 5.2% ABV.

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Summer Shandy (Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Co.)

SUMMER BEERS Day 3

I am a huge fan of lemonade, so obviously the shandy beer style is right up my alley (beer +lemonade = awesome). Today’s beer is Leinenkugel’s variation on the style in the form of their summer seasonal. Summer Shandy has an easy-drinking 4.2% ABV, a mere 130 calories per bottle and is available April-August. 

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Wacko (Magic Hat Brewing)

SUMMER BEERS Day 2

Day 2 brings us another beer from Magic Hat Brewing Company’s summer seasonal mix pack. Wacko is a Fruit/Vegetable beer that is available April-July. This “Summer Beer” has a 4.5% ABV and a meager 15 IBUs. 

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Jolly Rodger 2010 (Drake’s Brewing)

CHRISTMAS IN JULY Beer #4: JOLLY RODGER 2010

Drake’s Brewing’s Jolly Rodger 2010 is another beer that I received for Christmas. This Imperial Red Ale was their winter seasonal and clocked in at 8.0% ABV with 68 IBUs.

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Gingerbread Ale (Bison Brewing Company)

With the winter season winding down I figured it was time to post all the seasonal reviews I have lying around. So, today I bring you my review for Bison Brewing Company’s organic winter seasonal Gingerbread Ale! This herb/spiced beer has a 6% ABV.

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My Bloody Valentine (Alesmith Brewing Company)

With another Valentine’s Day in our rearview mirrors, I felt that I should get around to writing up my review of the seasonal brew, My Bloody Valentine. This red ale is available in February and has a “fitting” 6.66% ABV.

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Brown Shugga’ (Lagunitas Brewing Company)

Brown Shugga’ is an American Strong Ale from Laguintas Brewing Company out of Petaluma, California. This seasonal release is available in October and clocks in at 9.99% ABV.

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Hop Trip 2010 (Deschutes Brewery)

Hop Trip is a fresh hopped pale ale from Deschutes Brewing Company. Available October-December, this American Pale Ale has 38 IBUs and a 5.5% ABV.

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Telegraph Winter Ale (Telegraph Brewing Co.)

Telegraph Winter Ale is a seasonal beer from Santa Barbara, California’s Telegraph Brewing Company. This winter warmer clocks in with a modest 6.5% ABV.

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Ladyface Weizenbock (Ladyface Alehouse & Brasserie)

Ladyface Weizenbock is the autumn seasonal from Agora Hills’s Ladyface Alehouse. This Oktoberfest ale was on tap during the Ladyface 1st Anniversary week and has a 8.9% ABV.

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