AleSmith Sublime Mexican lager (355ml Can)
The team is pairing up with Sublime to create a Mexican-style lager. You heard that right — the brewery is working with the remaining members of the legendary SoCal-based ska-rock band Sublime to craft a Mexican-style lager in celebration of the 25th anniversary of their iconic debut album.
Your typical macrobrewed Dark Lager, often rendered dark with either brewer’s caramel or black patent malt, but each brewery will have a different approach. Aside from caramelly notes, these beers will not typically resemble other dark lager styles so much as they do the lighter styles, due to low amounts of hops, malt and body. Vienna as a beer style was theorized by Michael Jackson, but his oft-cited example was Negra Modelo, which is a macro dark lager like all the others. Some beers have taken on the idea of a Vienna lager as a distinct style, loosely based on the 1840 Anton Dreher beer, and these can be expected to be all-malt, with a fuller body and more character than the average macro dark.