If you’ve followed @dcbeer, the #dcbrews hash tag, any of DCBeer’s contributors, or even paid attention to craft beer trends in general, you know Radler is a really hot beverage right now. Radler, a mix of fruit soda and beer, is a low-alcohol, thirst-quenching, highly carbonated beverage that is perfect for summer, sessioning, and also sessioning in the summer. The beverage that started the trend in the DC area is Stiegl Radler, made with Stiegl Goldbrau lager and grapefruit soda. Since then, both Boulevard Brewing Company (Ginger Lemon Radler) and Right Proper Brewing (Kodachrome Dream(ing)) have also contributed to the portfolio. Now, 3 Stars Brewing Company is getting in on the action, just in time for Independence Day and DC’s scorchingest season.
“It’ll likely get worse before it gets better, so we are working on some beers to help beat the heat for the upcoming months. We have a prototype Radler, known simply as ‘51, our Statehood Radler,” says 3 Stars President Dave Coleman. “T
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