Originally Posted by mciaio
Seems like to me that most commercial beers in the US are lagers. Hell, even Pete's Wicked Ale is a lager. Why so many lagers over ales?
Most of the major US breweries were founded by German immigrants. There are very few German ales, so it's not surprising that they brewed lagers.
Lagers dominate the marketplace in most countries.
The Fiesty(sic) Goat Brewery est. 2007 & Clusterfuggle Experimental Ales est. 2009
Primary: Brett Saison, Brett Berliner Weisse, sLambic I, sLambic II, Pils, Dunkel, Oud Bruin
Secondary: Flanders Red I, Cab Merlot
Kegged: Porter, Scottish 80, Pils, Orange Blossom Mead