Lagers make for excellent social drinks: many of us remember being introduced to lagers by our friends at a party, ordering lagers at the pub and chatting with the bar staff, sinking lagers at the family barbecue while our younger cousins try to get us to jump in the pool and play water polo (which we rebut by offering to be the umpire from our spot on the pool lounge).
But, while this is a fine beer for the above scenarios, it’s also just right for sipping when there’s not a single other person in sight.†
Mexican Lager shines with the pale yellow of the beating sun in the desert; it’s as clear as the bare sky that scares away every cloud; it’s as clean as the endless road is clear of cars. The use of corn and agave give this beer its light body, its crisp dryness, and the gentle sweetness of a freshly pressed tortilla. But after this sweetness, a little earthy bitterness brings each sip to a satisfying conclusion.
† Though I may be biased, as I first tasted this beer after a few days in the South Australian outback and started looked at every beer through the lens of: “Could I drink this in the desert?”