Best Knock-’em-Back Beers
Just appreciate these beers for what they are — quaffable.
By Don McSwiney for Avenue Calgary's June edition.
Don McSwiney’s beer drinking resume includes 25 years of enthusiastic consumption, as a private citizen and member of The Dino Martinis. Turn-ons include long walks on the beach, beer, discovering great new beer and talking or writing about beer. Turn-offs include beer snobs and those unwilling to give different beer styles a chance.
Sabeco, HCM City, Vietnam
4.9% American Adjunct Ale
In brewing lingo, “adjunct” is another word for budget-stretching #$%@. Rice is a common adjunct, which is why this brew has that sour, cheap, beer taste spoiling an OK light lager. W
here to drink it: When you’re touring southeast Asia, or when you want to feel like you’re touring southeast Asia, at your favourite, local Vietnamese restaurant.
Pairing: Asian food — refreshing and dry.