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New Brews to Try for American Beer Day!
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New Brews to Try for American Beer Day!

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Happy National American Beer Day! Did you know there are over 2,000 breweries in the States churning out delicious brews each and every day? The majority of these are small "craft" breweries producing American originals such as American pale ale, Pennsylvania porter, American IPA, steam beer, amber ale, cream ale, and Cascadian dark ale, among other varieties.

Because we can never say no to a cold one, we're celebrating with a roundup of must-try American brews. Make sure to comment with your favorite below and review it on Influenster.com.

Popular Pick: Sierra Nevada Pale Ale

sierra nevada pale ale

Sip Tips: Consistent quality, a crisp finish, and drinkable floral notes make this a top pick for Influensters who have given it a 4.4-star rating. This all-natural beer is considered among many to be a classic American beer.

Home State: California, 1979

What Influensters are Saying: 

sierra nevada beer review

 

Influenster Staff Pick: Saint Arnold Endeavour IPA

Saint Arnold Endeavour IPA

Sip Tips: “This small brewery in Houston is best known for its flagship ‘lawnmower’ wheat beer, but its Imperial IPA is one of the best beers I’ve ever had. It’s piney, floral, and hoppy, but what makes it my favorite is that despite having such a robust pool of flavors, it’s still extremely drinkable. 5 stars!” - Jack, Partnerships Strategist

Home State: Texas, founded 1994

 

Craft Pick: Full Sail Pilsner

Full Sail Pilsner

 

Sip Tips: Inspired by European pilsners, this medium-body beer has pine and citrus notes that are a nod to its home state. This beer is a gold medal winner and according to the brewers, pairs best with Southeast Asian cuisine.

Home State: Oregon, founded 1987

 

Seasonal Pick: Shiner Ruby Redbird

Shiner Ruby Redbird

Sip Tips: This unique beer features notes of zingy grapefruit and bold ginger. It used to be available in summer, but is now available for easy sipping all year round.

Home State: Texas, founded 1909

What Influensters are Saying:

Shiner beer review

 

Popular Pick: Yuengling Traditional Lager

Yuengling Traditional Lager

Sip Tips: Subtly sweet and super sippable, this medium-body beer is crowd favorite.

Home State: Pennsylvania, Founded1829

What Influensters are Saying: 

yeungling beer review

 

Staff Pick: Victory Brewing Co. Victory Prima Pils

Victory Brewing Co. Victory Prima Pils

Sip Tips: "Victory Prima Pils is hoppy pilsner that has a ton of hop flavor without being too bitter. It’s a great everyday beer for any beer nerd. No matter how many times I’ve had it, I never get sick of it—which I don’t think I can say about any other beer." - Mike, CTO

Home State: Virginia, founded 1996

 

Craft Pick: Founders All Day IPA

founders all day ipa

Sip Tips: Brewed for a clean finish and with a focus on optimal aromatics this top-rated beer is something you can sip on hour-after-hour. 

Home State: Michigan, founded in 1997

What Influensters are Saying: 

 

Seasonal Pick: Goose Island Bourbon County Stout

Goose Island Bourbon County Stout

Sip Tips: Bold, dark and aged in bourbon barrels, this beer is best sipped on a blustery winter night.

Home State: Illinois, founded 1988

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