By Benn Ray (The Mobtown Shank, 9/25/2011)
One of my all time favorite beers was National Premium.
Specifically, National Premium Dark (but I'm also fond of the regular National Premium as well).
Sure, locally, National Bohemian gets all the love. But my preference was always National Premium.
I remember drinking it at Memory Lane back in the early '90s. In fact, I think the last time I ever had it was from a pitcher at the Mount Royal Tavern.
I have long missed the taste. And while Hugh Sisson's Heavy Seas' Classic Lager is loosely based on the original National Premium recipe, and is quite good, it's still not the same.
In December 2010, Easton entrepreneur Tim Miller bought the rights to National Premium at auction.
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