Best Beers For Spring Season
After a wet, cold winter, folks along the Grand Strand are ready to welcome in spring. The warmer temperatures and days filled with sun are a welcome sight after a soggy February. While we prepare to battle the pollen and allergies, we can also delight in great beer selections for the spring season from the best Pawleys Island restaurants.
Whether you’re looking for a night of fine dining or you’re taking a seat at an outdoor dining location, the light, fruity beer flavors are a great option. The industry’s largest breweries often create summer-specific flavors, but Chive Blossom is happy to offer great flavors that should be enjoyed while you take in the first bids of spring.
The season itself is about a fresh, relaxing state, so we’ve selected some of our favorite beers to match that aura. Choose from the list below and take a seat in the Courtyard. We’ll keep your glass filled and the atmosphere inviting.
Spring Beers With Flavor
Revelry Never Sunny IPA is a slightly fruity choice out of Charleston, SC. The hazy IPA “comes from massive whirlpool and dry hop additions and provides a very ‘juicy’ expression, often associated with tropical fruit,” Revelry Brewing Company describes. You’ll experience a light, hoppy taste without the bitterness. Expect a medium-full body that easy to drink and offers an enjoyable aroma.
Holy City Washout Wheat is named after a portion of Folly Beach. The wheat beer is perfect for the warmer weather. Enjoy notes of banana and clove and without the normally overbearing flavors of orange peel often crafted in a wheat beer. This is a light, easy-drinking no-frills beer that you can enjoy with nearly any meal.
Westbrook One Claw amps up the zestiness with this tropical pale ale. The Charleston-based beer is brewed with a touch of malted rye and Citra hops. The medium bodies beer drinks with flavors of grapefruit, orange, rye bread, pepper and a touch of grassiness. It’s well balanced with moderate bitterness.
Shotgun Betty Hefeweizen is a wheat beer brewed in Raleigh, NC. The hazy, golden colored beer offers flavors of banana-clove. If you’re looking for a refreshing dry finish, Shotgun Betty is your choice. This American Hefeweizen is as close to the German make as you’ll find.
Imperial is Costa Rica’s number one selling beer and one you’ll want to sip this spring. You’ll enjoy a mix of specialty malts, grains, and hops, for a pleasing touch of bitterness. The beer is golden yellow in color, with a light body and silky texture. Imperial has a clean, refreshing taste.
There’s something classically spring about sipping a flavorful light beer with hints of fruit and wheat. The blonde, medium-bodied beers easily found at any Pawleys Island restaurant are often paired with a variety of dishes. As the temperatures warm, don’t be afraid to ask for the outdoor seating area and the beer menu to choose one of the best flavors for spring sippin’.