Bartender Approved: 7 Lagers To Drink All Winter Long

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In the craft beer world, there’s no disputing that the IPA (in some form) is king. These hop-fueled, sometimes slightly bitter beers aren’t going anywhere anytime soon. But, in recent years, there’s been an increase in appreciation for the simple and classic lagers, with breweries like Founders, Stone, Sierra Nevada, and Firestone Walker all getting in on the action.

Since so many new lagers have entered the market in the last few years, we’re having trouble figuring out which ones to try and which ones to avoid. That’s why we talked to some of our favorite bartenders to find out what lagers they enjoy. And, if you can’t trust bartenders when it comes to beer, you can’t trust anyone. Check out all of their choices below.

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