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28 Feb

What is a Mexican Lager? A Guide to the Misunderstood Beer Style

In this Guide:

  • Note from our Head Brewer, Brodie Pierce
  • Intro to the Mexican Lager Style
  • Mexican Brewing Traditions and a Quick History of Mexican Lager
  • Mexican Beer Production
  • Best Mexican Lagers brewed by Microbreweries and Brewpubs in Mexico
  • Clara Lager
  • Vienna Lager
  • Mexican Lagers Brewed in Mexico
  • Mexican Lagers Brewed in the United States
  • Mexican Lager Overview
  • Opinion: Mexican Lager in Beer Competitions

 

Note from our Head Brewer, Brodie Pierce

“When I first got to Silver Bluff Brewing Company and we were going over what the first beers would be, I was given one note about the Mexican Lager: “More Modelo than Pacifico”.

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7 Dec

Silver Bluff Brewing Company medals as Georgia Breweries win big at 2020 U.S. Open Beer Championships

Sixteen Georgia breweries brought home twenty-nine medals from the annual U.S. Open Beer Championships, one of the country’s largest brewing competitions.  In addition to the individual medals, Monday Night Garage Brewing from Atlanta was awarded second place in the Grand National competition, which features the breweries that receive the most medals in the event.

Over 6,000 beers were entered into the U.S. Open Beer Championships, one of the most prestigious international brewing industry competitions of the year.  Deschutes Brewery earned the Grand National title, and Deschutes became the first three-time winner of the award with previous wins in 2009 and 2011.

Silver Bluff Brewing Company, from Brunswick, GA, was awarded a Silver Medal in the International Style Pilsner category with Silver Bluff Mexican Lager.  Silver Bluff Mexican Lager is one of Silver Bluff’s flagship offerings and is distributed year-round. Learn more about Mexican Lagers here!

Silver Bluff Brewing Company Head Brewer, Brodie Pierce, commented, “We are excited to share the podium with so many great breweries. Through their ability to not only brew classic beer styles but to push the boundaries of flavors and techniques, Georgia’s breweries have shown that the Peach State didn’t just come to play.”

Silver Bluff Co-founder, Kevin Coyle, added, “The U.S. Open Beer Championship shows that Georgia breweries are producing world-class beer.  We’re delighted that Mexican Lager was recognized along with so many amazing breweries from around the world.  We’re especially excited for Monday Night Garage Brewing’s second-place in the Grand National and our nearby Jacksonville, Florida neighbors, Main & Six, for their top-ten Grand National achievement.”

 

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8 Jul

Silver Bluff Grand Opening on First Coast Living

It was a pleasure speaking with Curtis Dvorak of First Coast Living about Silver Bluff’s grand opening.

Watch the entire segment here.

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26 Nov

Brunswick, Georgia’s Historic Brewery

Brunswick’s historic brewery was located downtown, and it was a short-lived experiment by a German entrepreneur named Peter Herman Wolters.

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8 Nov

Silver Bluff’s Historic Preservation Efforts

Over the past year, we’ve had a lot of fun with the brewery’s design elements—light fixtures, wall accents, paint colors, everything. We take a lot of pride in our location—a historic district set against a unique coastal landscape—and for this reason, creating a sense of place in the taproom has been very important to us.

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