Three Craft Beer Alternatives to Mass Market Lemonade Shandy Beers
Big beer is pushing their beer with lemonade concoctions again this year with several ‘shandy’s’ hitting shelves this spring and summer. These are not craft beers by any means. Why someone would find a mass produced light beer mixed with sugary lemonade appealing, is beyond belief. American’s will be blasted with marketing for these and premium shelf-space will be allocated to these beers. Lemon soda, anyone?
Citrusy aromas and flavors in craft brewed beer come naturally from many types hops, and brewing malts add natural sugar for sweetness.
Alternatives to Mass Market Lemonade Shandy Beers
Belgian Style Wit
Crisp and refreshing. Typically flavored with orange or grapefruit peel for natural citrus. Check out this list of great craft brewed Wits.
Sour Style Fruit Beer