The World Cup is one great big excuse to drink beer at weird times of the day. Predawn pilsners? Sure thing. After all, with early morning starts in America’s time zones, all rules of drinking are turned topsy-turvy.
Although the United States soccer team isn’t in Russia, there’s plenty of compelling action on the pitch, preferably accompanied by a beer from one of the competing countries. Here are some of the best and most appropriate beers to sip during the World Cup—and well after it’s done.