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Top 10 Spring Beers

Bright Young Things

Uinta Brewing Tinder Rauchbier is brewed with German Bamberg beechwood-smoked malt

The Best Spring Beers, Maibocks and More

If Groundhog Day heralds the end of winter, setting the clocks forward signals the beginning of spring. The additional daylight hours call for brighter flavors and sharper textures to wake up slumbering tastebuds. Choose from crisp saisons to German style rauchbier and American IPA to robust Belgian ales. GAYOT's Top 10 Spring Beers won't last till summer, so grab these fan favorites now while there's still time.

by Bob Barnes

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Celebrate the arrival of spring with the season's finest special releases, including a grapefruit DIPA, a smoked beer and a sour saison ale.

Enjoy the recent rye Renaissance by downing these fine whiskeys straight or hearken back to their heyday and mix them in an Old-Fashioned.