The ultimate BBQ guide #6 - Get the drinks in

Tired of the usual crate of branded lager based on which deal the supermarket had on. Mix it up at your next garden party with these more unusual brews, built for summer sessions. 

1 BrewDog 5am Saint, 5%, £1.59
A Scottish beer that’s designed to be sessionable but without compromising on taste. (brewdog.com)

2 Thornbridge Wild Swan, 3.5%, £2.16
A refreshing and easy going IPA from the UK’s hottest craft brewers. (mybrewerytap.com)

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3 Greene King St Edmunds, 4.2%, £1.75
Dispelling the myth that Brits like their beers warm, this is brewed to retain its flavour even when very chilled. (greeneking.co.uk)

4 Badger Hopping Hare, 4.4%, £1.81
Responding to the UK’s thirst for all things hoppy, this new citrusy brew is just right for summer drinking. (sainsburys.co.uk)

5 Vedett Extra Blond, 5.2%, £2.19
A frothy, light and well-packaged beer from Belgian brewers Duvel. Order 10,000 and you can get the labels personalised (admittedly, that would be a very big barbecue). (beerboxx.com)