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What is the BEST commercial beer you've ever had?


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I love beer. I've tried a ton of commercial beers. While some of my favorites have been offered at local brew pubs, let's limit this to just those beers available for purchase in a bottle off the shelf at your local grocery or wine/beer outlet.

What's the best commercial beer you've ever had?
 

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I'll go with something I can get nationally so that everyone recognizes it - Sierra Nevada Pale Ale
 

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Been a minute since I’ve consumed a beer but this mofo really stood out when I was in Germany. It’s a thicker lager that’s similar to Heineken texture wise but mucho better imo.

Bischoff, I know they had it in ample supply at Las Vegas liquor stores but not sure about other states.
 

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are sculpin and sierra nevada commercial? I always thought commercial as the big 3 (bud, coors, miller) and craft to be not that

but, I am game for any of it.
 

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I personally consider any beers available in grocery stores ‘commercial’. I would describe the big 3 or 4 as ‘domestic’ but hey those are just words. Definitely wanted to include any beers widely available in stores.
 

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are sculpin and sierra nevada commercial? I always thought commercial as the big 3 (bud, coors, miller) and craft to be not that

but, I am game for any of it.
Commercial to me is any beer produced and packaged for sale. In other words, not homebrewed.

The Big 3 (plus a few others like Corona, Heinie, Stella, etc) I refer to as macro beer when I am speaking to a group on the subject. Everything outside of macro beer is craft, although I don't like that term either because there is a lot of craft in the making of macro beer. I prefer the word artisanal or artisan to describe what most refer to as craft. The art has been beaten out of the big guys. But that is just me.
 

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