Founders Nick Purdy and Eric Johnson have been cultivating loyal followers since 2010 with their complex yet drinkable brews. (The Avondale Estates brewery officially opened in 2014.) Introduced last spring, Emergency Drinking Beer—and its eye-catching yellow can—proved to be precisely what we needed to survive, frankly, everything. A mellowed pils-style bite mixes with a slight saltiness reminiscent of gose for a refreshing hint of citrus. 135 Maple Street, Avondale Estates, wildheavencraftbeers.com
This article originally appeared in our November 2015 issue.