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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?

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Blackwidowchick Blackwidowchick 7 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 7 years
cold cold cold. Cold beer is amazing in the summer. Warm beer = ewwww
ayuninur ayuninur 7 years
I don't drink beer.
AKirstin AKirstin 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 years
I like room temperature, I guess its the Brit in me.
Spectra Spectra 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 years
i like my beer uber cold. for some reason it tastes better to me.
Entertainment Entertainment 7 years
I'm with esk -- the cheaper the beer, the colder I drink it!
JaimeLeah526 JaimeLeah526 7 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 7 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 7 years
No beer for me. I like my whiskey room temperature.
verily verily 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 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 7 years
I don't drink beer, but if I did I would want it ice cold.
milosmommy milosmommy 7 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.
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