Here are a few of my favorite beers, at least those than can be obtained fairly easily. I like pretty much every kind of beer, and enjoy everything from the “pedestrian” Miller Lite to some of the more snotty barley wines available from craft breweries.I’ve got a couple of rules when I’m drinking beer:
- Always drink draft over bottles.
- Drink it in a glass when drinking from the bottle.
- No jawing about how someone’s beer they’re drinking is “gross” or “weak” or “stupid” or “American.” I have drunk a lot of different beers, and often drink what some would consider to be expensive or sophisticated beers, but I also really enjoy Miller Lite. Especially on a hot day. Even better if I’m watching baseball.
So with that said, here’s the list of beers I really like to drink, in no particular order:
- Miller Lite
- Michelob Ultra
- Old Speckled Hen (not so easy to find)
- Blue Moon
- Sam Adam’s Summer Ale (tap only)
- Sam Adam’s Cherry Wheat (tap only)
- Sierra Nevada (not so easy to find)
- Abita Purple Haze
In general, I like to drink the light beers when it’s hot out or if I’m outside and it’s bright and sunny. I enjoy the rest when it’s a little cooler or if I’m inside. I enjoy the darker beers with a meal. If you can ever find Kronenbourg on tap, I highly recommend you try it and the same goes with Old Speckled Hen from the bottle (I’ve never had it from the tap).
Drinking Beer in South Florida
Here’s a list of some of the best places to drink beer in South Florida:
- The Field (Fort Lauderdale / Hollywood) – unmatched ambiance and character, with a great beer selection and good Irish food. They have amazing live Irish music most nights.
- The Lodge (Boca Raton) – quirky ambiance with great beer selection and decent food.
- Ye Olde Falcon Pub (Davie) – great food, over 50 beers on tap, great character.
- Shuck ‘N Dive (Fort Lauderdale) – really good cajun style food, Abita beer on draft, be prepared for a rowdy if you find yourself there when LSU is playing.