The Brews Of Spring

Spring Beers Grapefruit Sculpin
Grapefruit Sculpin

Here are three of the best beers to usher in the spring season:

Grapefruit Sculpin, Ballast Point Brewing Company

The award-winning West Coast brewery offers this fine specimen with the tart freshness of grapefruit perfectly complementing the IPA’s naturally citrus hop character.

Sure, grapefruit is a winter fruit, but this easy-drinking brew tastes like sunshine.


Spring Beers Spring Fling Ale
Spring Fling Ale

Spring Beers Glimmerglass Spring Saison
Glimmerglass Spring Saison

Spring Fling Ale, Blue Point Brewing Company

Long Island’s most successful craft brewery offers this balanced amber ale for a short time, like a fleeting spring romance. The uniquely blended malts mingle with subtle flavors of honey and nut as a delicate hop aroma makes this an easily drinkable brew.


Glimmerglass Spring Saison, Brewery Ommegang

This Cooperstown brewery swings into spring with this sweet orange peel and pink peppercorn brewed beer. It nestles a delicate floral hop character and a touch of spiciness with a crisp finish and lingering notes of yeast and touches of fruity pepper.

 


Can’t get enough of spring beers? Find out more about the 10th annual Spring Craft Beer Festival in Beer Springs Ahead.

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Steve Mosco
Steve Mosco, the former editor-in-chief at Anton Media Group, is a columnist for Long Island Weekly's food and sports sections. He fancies himself a tastemaker, food influencer and king of all eaters.

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