We all like pleasant surprises. It doesn’t seem like all that long ago that I wouldn’t give a lager a second glance. Then, a number of lagers from craft breweries that I knew and trusted entered the market. Before I knew it, there were multiple lagers sitting among the IPAs, stouts and saisons in the old beer fridge. While a cream ale still pairs well with garage projects and to mark the end of yard chores, a nice, crisp lager also hits the spot.
For those that know me, when the grass begins to grow, that’s when I begin keeping Blackhorse Vanilla Cream Ale on hand as that’s usually my go-to once the mower is put away. When I got a chance to try Blackhorse’s new lager, I was pretty confident that the Vanilla Cream Ale wouldn’t be usurped from it’s lawn mowing throne. I may have been wrong.
Brandon Crotzer, Vice President of Blackhorse Brewery, shared with me that when they began to work on this beer, he wanted to aim for something similar in style to a Yuengling Lager. This is a
Source: Knox Beer Snobs
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