Beer Q&A: What are beer drinkers talking about when they say ‘crushable’?


Q. Some beer geeks use the term “crushable.” What are they talking about?

A. A crushable beer has low alcohol, light body and plenty of flavor. Examples: Green Flash’s Sea to Sea Lager (4% alcohol by volume); Firestone Walker’s 805 Blonde Ale (4.7%); Coronado’s Orange Ave. Wit (5.2%); and AleSmith X (5.25%).

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