11 Pride-Inspired Beers to Celebrate the LGBTQ+ Community All Year Long
You can honour Pride at any time of the year, and we want to help with your personal celebration! Here are 11 pride-inspired beers which support and celebrate the LGBTQ+ community!
By Alex St Cyr on Aug. 23, 2019
Celebrating Pride looks different to all of us, as it’s a special time to celebrate those we love and everyone’s journey in life! Beer companies, including bigger organizations such as Bud Light and down to smaller craft breweries, will often hold promotions and redesign their labels to support their local LGBTQ+ communities.
Here are 11 Pride-inspired craft beers to drink as you celebrate the LGBTQ+ community!
The 11 Best Pride Beers That Support the LGBTQ+ Community
A hoppy pale ale, this offering from the Bedlam Brewery is the perfect drink to share with friends on a warm day!
Kiitos Brewing has introduced a beer to celebrate Pride called Big Gay Ale, an American Blonde Ale. If you get the chance to try it on draft, there’s even glitter infused into the beer!
4% ABV • IBU 11
Hoppy Pride was made to make a proud statement, that love is for everyone and creates an individual experience that people can enjoy with pride.
4.6% ABV • IBU 35
Named after the infamous Dolores Park, Gay Beach is a tropical blonde ale which comes from the San Francisco-based Local Brewing Co. Best part of all, is that a certain amount of proceeds from Gay Beach goes towards the SF LGBTQ Center!
An annual Pride offering from Drake’s Brewing Company, this hazy, rye and wheat-based IPA is a tropical and vibrant experience perfect for celebrating Pride!
6% ABV • IBU 44
The Saugatuck Brewing Company wants to make sure everyone feels loved and accepted, and that’s why they made the “Lager of Love”! Part of the proceeds earned by this beer also go towards a local LGBTQ+ support centre!
4.3% ABV • IBU 12
A light, easy-drinking Berliner Weissbier, the Pride Beer is from Ridge Brewing Company’s Cause Collection!
To commemorate the excitement of Pride in Ashbury Park, the Ashbury Park Brewery created a special edition blonde lager to help celebrate!
the Pride Kolsch from Fremont Brewing isn’t meant to just celebrate what Pride means, it’s also meant to stand up for the rights, safety and self-determination for those in the LQBTQ community. The proceeds of this particular beer go towards organizations actively engaged in supporting the LGBTQ community in Seattle.
4.8% ABV • IBU 20
The Salford Pride Session Beer is a celebration of all things Pride! With an overarching tropical flavour, this light and easy to drink beer is perfect for any of the week.
Every year, the Cold Garden Beverage Company releases a new beer in celebration of Pride in Alberta in their Taste the Rainbow Series! This year’s Taste the Rainbow edition is a Watermelon Mint Skittle Ale for Pride 2019!
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