To pay tribute to International Beer Day on August 5, the brew rating and – survey site RateBeer.com has curated a rundown of the best lagers on the planet. some portion of our way of life particularly popular culture. We have film themed bars (like NYC’s Will Ferrell-themed Stay Classy New York) flying up with religion great motion picture cites envisioned in mixed drinks and TV demonstrates that move their own particular lord of mixed drinks (taking a gander at you, Mad Men).
The 20 brews were chosen from the RateBeer Best 2016, the site’s yearly honors show and world lager celebration, and from a rundown of likely contender for RateBeer Best 2017. From a barrel matured mix made with raspberries to a solid Russian majestic forceful served only one day every year, continue looking to discover which lagers made the cut. With some assistance from bounce talk.com, we’ve separated 10 styles and designated the main five in each. Brew crack or not, these lagers should be on your basin or half quart list.
1. Westvleteren XII (Abdij St. Sixtus)
Brewed in Westvleteren, Belgium by a group of Trappist monks, this beer is sold only at the Abdij St. Sixtus monastery. But despite its limited availability, the Westvleteren XII is a favorite among brewers and beer drinkers, who love it for its unique flavors of bitter marmalade complemented by chocolate and caramel.
2. Dark Lord Imperial Stout (Three Floyds)
A vicious Russian imperial stout served just one day each year, Three Floyds’ Dark Lord is brewed out of Munster, Indiana, with coffee, vanilla, and Indian sugar. It has an ABV of 15%.
3. Närke Kaggen Stormaktsporter Börb’n å Hallon
Brewed with raspberries in bourbon oak barrels, this special anniversary imperial stout from Närke Kulturbryggeri in Örebro, Sweden, tastes of chocolate, coffee, dark berries, cocoa, and bourbon.
4. Song of Joy (Hill Farmstead)
The top-rated Vermont brewers at Hill Farmstead created this refreshing India pale lager with perfume floral and citrus notes and a grassy hop taste.
5. Kormoran Imperium Prunum (Browar Kormoran)
This Polish imperial porter from Browar Kormoran is made with barley malts and Suska Sechlonska (smoked dried plums). It’s unique in its aromas and flavors of coffee, chocolate, and cocoa, as well as chocolate pralines and fruit liqueur.