Dogfish Head's Festina Pêche is an homage to Berliner Weisse, one of the world's lightest bodied beers.
The brewery is known for their monster brews that frequently top 10 percent alcohol, but this light brew is one of their finest achievements. A wheat beer brewed with special lactic cultures, Berliner Weisse is sour and dry. Traditionally, it's spiked with fruit syrup to offset its oddly yogurt-like lemonade tang. Dogfish Head chooses to add the fruit for you — in the form of fresh juicy peaches that add flavor (though not sweetness) to the beer. Festina Pêche manages to combine the dry refreshment of great beer with the tart and fruity tastiness of cider. At only 4.5 percent ABV, this lithe beauty is a terrific partner for al fresco lunches, such as a spinach salad or Chesapeake crabs.