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The Official FHM Summer Beer Guide, 2017

With yesterday being the first official day of Summer, we thought it best to educate the masses of fine beer drinkin' gentleman everywhere with the only beer guide you'll need this season! I know there's a ton of them floating around the internet, but I can guarantee you needn't stray elsewhere from now until Labor Day (technically until October if it's Indian Summer).

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This list of 21 beautiful beverages varies from your fancier craft beers to your basic domestic brews. What you won't find on this list is Corona or Bud Light. I have absolutely nothing against those drinking staples (after all, I was a teenager once) but you can get those anytime, anywhere! This guide is about pulling out all the stops in finding new and innovative flavors to get you pass-out-on-our-lawn drunk.

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Now, naturally if you're an adult, you can't very well spend your days drinking and lounging by the pool as you once did in your youth. I mean, technically speaking you can, I just wouldn't recommend it if you plan to keep your job (and waistline, for that matter). This is why weekends and holidays are SO important for letting loose and reclaiming that sense of carefree fun. That being said, July 4th is your next chance to indulge (heavily) in this guide. Founding Fathers and great American men who have come before us practically insist! Don't believe me?

"Beer, if drunk in moderation, softens the temper, cheers the spirit and promotes health.” —Thomas Jefferson

"I am a firm believer in the people. If given the truth, they can be depended upon to meet any national crisis. The great point is to bring them the real facts, and beer."—Abraham Lincoln

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