Four Sessionable Summer Beers that Give Back to the Planet


The four sessionable, and low ABV summer beers you need to know about that not only good to drink but are giving back to the environment.

Sunday Beer Company (Brooklyn, NY)Light And Tight Lager – Clocking in at just 3.9 % ABV, makes this the perfect beer for hot summer days. Brewed with Hallertau hops and fine pilsner malt, Light and Tight is a perfectly balanced, refreshing beer with crisp flavor and a clean finish.

As a 1% for the Planet member Sunday Beer Company donates 1% of their sales to a variety of environmental projects and organizations focused on healthy waterways, restoring natural habitats and conservation education in the region that we brew, sell beer and play in. More here:

Maine Beer Company (Freeport, ME)Post Ride Snack – The perfect session IPA for all of your summer adventures. This session IPA delivers notes and aromas of tropical fruits, citrus, mixed berries, and grassy pine. The beer clocks in at 4.9 % ABV and features some hop favorites of Amarillo, Citra and Simcoe for a refreshing post ride beverage.

As a 1% for the Planet Member Maine Beer Company has given generously to a broad range of environmental issues including: Protect Our Winters, the Appalachian Mountain Club and World Bicycle Relief.

Hopworks Urban Brewery (Portland, OR) – West Coast Pilsner – Ringing in at 5.1% ABV their Northwest-style pilsner is all malt all the time. Spicy and herbal notes from organic Perle hops balance the delicate honey flavor from organic 2-row and light caramel malts. This golden lager is dry and refreshing with surprising depth of character.

Hopworks Urban Brewery’s motto is “Good Beer Does Good” and have been committed to sustainable brewing for over a decade. Currently they are working towards the goal of becoming a zero waste brewery. Also, as 1% member they support local nonprofits that focus on forests, bikes, and water.

House Beer (Venice, CA), Lager – House Beer brews one beer and they brew it right. Their premium crafted lager is brewed just off the beach in Venice and is the perfect crushable beer for hot summer nights.

House Beer is a proud 1% for the Planet member that donates 1% of all sales to non-profits dedicated to preserving and restoring our natural resources.

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