Skip Nav
Cooking Basics
The 1 Homemade Condiment You Should (and Can) Make Immediately
Trader Joe's
Pick This Up, Not That: Trader Joe's New Foods
Summer
A Last-Minute Party Dip That Looks Like You Tried Hard

What Temperature Do You Like Your Beer?

The Los Angeles Times ran a story this week about the growing popularity of cask-conditioned ales, which are yeastier, unpasteurized beers usually served at 55 degrees. Some people don't like drinking beer that lukewarm, though I have one friend who loves cask ales because he prefers the taste of beer when it's room temperature. What about you?

Source

Around The Web
Join The Conversation
Blackwidowchick Blackwidowchick 8 years
ice cold to chilled. The warmer it gets the flatter and nastier it tastes. It's like drinking champagne or soda warm. Yuck!
LilGlamDiva LilGlamDiva 8 years
cold cold cold. Cold beer is amazing in the summer. Warm beer = ewwww
ayuninur ayuninur 8 years
I don't drink beer.
AKirstin AKirstin 8 years
I agree with the few people before me, if you only like your beer super cold, you probably don't really like beer much. Some beer is best chilled, others not. I love beer, to an inappropriate degree. :)
Swedeybebe Swedeybebe 8 years
i like it suuuuper cold... like, i would make a popsicle out of beer if i could... gotta have it in a frosty beer glass or mug too!
Megatron Megatron 8 years
I am possibly the weirdest college student on the face of the planet. Maybe it's because I am older. Anyway, I HATE beer and pizza.
ally14 ally14 8 years
I like room temperature, I guess its the Brit in me.
Spectra Spectra 8 years
If it's cheap beer like Keystone Light or Milwaukee's Best Light, I like it really really cold so it's a little less cheap-tasting, lol. But if I'm savoring a nice Leinie's Honey Weiss or a Fat Tire, I like it chilled but not super cold...I think the flavor comes through better.
Nyrina-Windu Nyrina-Windu 8 years
I don't drink beer. But if I ever did I would think the colder the better would taste better. But NOT ice cold of course.
luxington luxington 8 years
I'm with jogar on this one- if you drink beer ice cold, you probably don't like beer. I personally only really enjoy stouts and porters, so around 50 degrees fahrenheit is my ideal. Also, beer has been "the new wine" in places like Philadelphia and Portland for a while now.
mswender mswender 8 years
I agree that it depends on the beer and the cheaper the beer the colder. I am a big stout fan, so definitely not ice cold. Beer is becoming the new wine and I love it.
jogar jogar 8 years
The temperature of the beer depends entirely on the type of beer (http://www.beerutopia.com/?p=187). Proper beer temp can be anywhere from 32-61 F (http://www.ratebeer.com/Story.asp?StoryID=479). Those that say they like their beer ice cold probably don't really like beer and numbing their taste buds is the only way they can choke it down.
Marci Marci 8 years
I have about one beer a year, and I want it iced cold. Once it starts getting to room temperature, I lose all interest in it.
zombielove zombielove 8 years
i like my beer uber cold. for some reason it tastes better to me.
Entertainment Entertainment 8 years
I'm with esk -- the cheaper the beer, the colder I drink it!
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 8 years
I don't drink beer but I know that a lot of people prefer their beer cold. Some of my friends actually prefer it warm which just sounds so gross to me.
will205 will205 8 years
ehh i'm not a fan, but i would like to try chocolate beer - i saw it once on style network.
Jude-C Jude-C 8 years
No beer for me. I like my whiskey room temperature.
verily verily 8 years
I tend to drink my beer at about cellar temperature. That's basically a beer kept in my pantry that's tossed in the fridge for 5-10 minutes before drinking. Sometimes I drink them straight out of the pantry and they're never actually warm.
soulight soulight 8 years
I like my beer chilled, not ice cold (there's a reason why Coors light has an indicator when it's ice cold)
soulight soulight 8 years
I like my beer chilled, not ice cold (there's a reason why Coors light has an indicator when it's ice cold)
MsMO MsMO 8 years
Same for me, what kind of beer are we talkin' here? I'll say my fav., Killians, I like chilled and if it gets room temp it's still good.
esk4 esk4 8 years
Ice cold beer? only cheap beer that you'd rather not taste.... I prefer my beer to be chilled, but not cold or super cold, I buy my beer for the tatse so I like to actually be able to taste it..
Hootie Hootie 8 years
I don't drink beer, but if I did I would want it ice cold.
milosmommy milosmommy 8 years
I want my beer cold unless it's a guiness. I only like it icy if it's a Michelada made with a Corona, lots of lime and salt.
Chicken and Beer Recipes
Latin American Beers
Bestselling Beers at Whole Foods
Facts About Corona
Ben and Jerry's New Belgium Chocolate Chip Cookie Dough Ale
Beer and Peach Cocktail Recipe
Easy Grilled Chicken Breast Recipe

POPSUGAR, the #1 independent media and technology company for women. Where more than 75 million women go for original, inspirational content that feeds their passions and interests.

From Our Partners
Latest Food
X