Summer just around the corner


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Joined Oct 7, 2001
Well, spring is here in full bloom and already my mind is on to summertime. I was wondering what everyone's favorite beers and wines are when the temps hit 85+ degrees and you are looking for something to drink. As for beers my first choice for this time of year are the hefewiezens and though most of the year I stay away from the typical American beers, in summertime, watching the Cubs, there is nothing better than an ice cold MGD with your dog. As far as wines go I usually forego reds for the most part, though this time of year is one of the few times that I find the fruitier merlots to be a good choice. Mostly I look for acidic whites to help quench that thirst. They also seem to go really well with many of the outdoor, picnicy types of food of summer.
Joined Jul 30, 2000
Summertime cooler -

Sprinkle a little kosher salt in the bottom of a tall glass

fill glass with ice

add 1 oz. of Premium Tequila Blanco (such as,
Herradura Silver, Don Julio, est.)

fill remainder of glass with ..... Fresca.
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