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: Saison, Berliner Weisse, sLambic I, sLambic II, IPA, 70/-
Secondary: Orange Blossom Mead, Flanders Red I
Kegged: Fat Man Porter w/ 1469, Fat Man Porter w/ 005, Centennial Falcon w/ Conan, Centennial Falcon w/ Denny's, Barrel-aged Fat Man Porter, Belgian Dark Strong, Dark Mild