Labor Day Weekend 2009 — I was driving home from work on Friday, September 4 and made my usual stop at Magruder’s on Connecticut Avenue to pick up some beer for the weekend. I like stopping at Magruder’s on Fridays because of their beer tastings. This week they were offering the Spaten Oktoberfest beer. It was a decent Oktoberfest but I decided I wasn’t ready to venture into fall beers just yet. I wanted to continue the summer vibe over Labor Day Weekend with more summer brews!
I picked up the Harpoon Brewery Summer Vacation Mix 12 pack, which offers a nice variety of their mainstays and seasonal beers:
- IPA, one of my favorite session IPAs
- UFO Hefeweizen, a delicious full-bodied wheat, even better with a slice of lemon
- Crystal Wheat, a crisp wheat beer filtered for brilliant clarity, only available in the Summer Mix Pack
- Summer Beer, a Kolsch style ale that is light and refreshing, perfect for summer
I also picked up the Sam Adams Summer Mix pack to enjoy with family and neighbors over a beautiful Labor Day Weekend. Good-bye summer – and summer beers.