Updated for 2019
Time to head outside, hops fans, because it’s National Picnic Day! A perfect picnic outing means good company, tasty food and most importantly, refreshing libations. If you want to get your basket…ahem…cooler ready to go but aren’t quite sure what to pack yet, you’ve come to the right place! We’ve picked out some awesome brews that are conveniently both tasty and totally picnic-ready. And the best part? They come in cans and are ideal for casual day drinking outside while making the most of this sunshine-soaked holiday! Lastly, we’d like to give a shout-out to the folks at Oskar Blues for pioneering craft in a can – that’s our kind of innovative thinking!
In case you didn’t get the memo, this Gose pairs perfectly with spring weather. The combination of a Gose’s unique salty, sour flavor combined with fresh grapefruit purée makes this beer the perfect companion on a warm day.
Sun’s out, fun’s out! Picnic weather is begging for this tasty Radler’s exceptional combo of tart cherry and crisp lime refreshment. This brew is a definite go-to for picnics because it’s a delightful splash of flavor nostalgia delivered in a golden beer that just doesn’t stop quenching our thirst. Yum!
We’ll get to the point – Neato Bandito is a serious treato! Deep Ellum’s take on the Mexican lager is big on flavor and easy on the palate on a hot day. Put this one into your picnic lineup now and keep it straight on through summertime.
Looking for one heck of a smooth, clean lager? This mighty can of beer holds your crisp, golden ticket to refreshment town. Slightly sweet at first, it’s the tangy hops that will have you wishing you had a bigger cooler.
Delicately tropical with a splash of hops, this tasty blonde is a perfect picnic day refreshment. Low in bitterness, this blonde’s natural pineapple and mango notes pair well with sunshine and afternoons spent outside.
This mighty can packs a whole lot of flavor–tropical fruits, citrus, spices, along with a hefty dose of hops and malts. Do we have your attention yet? Adding this brew to your picnic packing list is definitely a no-brainer.
Heading to the beach for your picnic or just dreaming of the sea from a local park? Your ship has come in – Dogfish Head’s SeaQuench is a tart, citrusy, easy-sipping sour ale made with lime peel, sea salt, and coriander. All aboard!
*Bonus* – It also hydrates: https://www.usatoday.com/story/money/business/2017/07/03/beer-hydrates-you-no-really-does/441629001/