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Beer of the Weekend #846: Stiegl Lemon Radler

On the first Friday of my vacation last month, The Loud Sister, J-Rod, and I went to an I-Cubs night game. It had been insanely hot and humid all week—upper 90s with heat indices reaching 110—so the thought of drinking a beer at the ballpark did not appeal to me at all. (It is almost sacrilegious to go a baseball game and not drink a beer.)

However, sometime during the middle innings, J-Rod returned to our seats with a can of lemon-flavored Stiegl radler. Damn! I thought. I have to get me one of those. Soon afterward, I’d bought a can of the same thing from the cool (literally) walk-in cooler on the concourse behind home plate. Oh man, did it taste good!

While many stores have Stiegl’s grapefruit-flavored radler, I did not see the lemon (Zitrone) version . . . until yesterday.

The beer of the weekend is Stiegl Lemon Radler, brewed by the Stieglbrauerei zu Salzburg GmbH of Salzburg, Austria.

Poured into my Pinkus weizen glass. (Weizen glasses, I learned, are also good for serving fruit…

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