This piece originally appeared on Liquor.com.
The picnic’s packed and the sunscreen’s been liberally applied. What’s missing from your beach kit?
A crisp, cool six-pack chilling under a blanket of ice. Where to start, though? It depends on your beachfront activity of choice. If you’re into competitive sand-castle construction, you might want to experiment with a tangy hibiscus-laced Gose. Prefer a seaside clambake? Then it’s time to break out a blonde ale licked with Atlantic sea salt.
No matter your beach-bound agenda, these highly-drinkable summer beers will serve you well. All of them hover right around 5 percent ABV or less, which means you can enjoy a few of them in a row as the sun beats down. Your cooler was born for this.