All December long, we're bringing you the recipes, tips and tricks you need to Feast your way through the holidays, no matter how you celebrate the season.
Looking to ring in holiday cheer all month long? Chocolate advent calendars are perfect if you’re between the ages of five and 12, but if you crave something with a little more buzz, we’ve got an appropriate solution: a beer advent calendar.
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During a season when Champagne is popping and liquor is pretty much everywhere, it’s only appropriate to embrace the season with a beer-fueled countdown. What happens if you get behind on the calendar and forget to drink your beer? Well, looks like you have a party on your hands. So start your countdown, crack open a bottle and, as always, remember to drink responsibly.
Bel Air Sour from Brooklyn Brewery
Kick off the month with this
sour fruity ale, which is the perfect pairing to a goat cheese appetizer.
Nutcracker Ale from Boulevard Brewing Co.
If you can’t make it to see
The Nutcracker on stage, get after this ale with molasses flavors that counterbalance spicy floral notes.
Christmas Ale from Schlafly Beer
Inspired by the flavors of
wassail and mulled wines, this winter ale will warm you for the holiday season.
Caramelized Chocolate Churro Baltic Porter from Moody Tongue
Why eat dessert when you can drink it? Flavors of
caramel, chocolate and vanilla come through with every sip.
Brrr Seasonal Ale from Widmer Brothers Brewing
The longtime seasonal favorite is the perfect combination of
bitter and sweet.
Cold Mountain Winter Ale from Highland Brewing Company
Yes, it’s getting colder (and colder), so now’s the right time to reach for this
spiced winter ale.
Timberland from Hinterland
bold, red hoppy ale brewed with dark Patagonia malt and Centennial hops gets you halfway through the month.
Backwoods Bastard from Founders Brewing Co.
Succumb to winter and curl up by the fire with this
smoky and sweet brew.
Fa La La La La from Double Mountain Brewery
Sing a Christmas carol while you enjoy a glass of this bold, malty, yet
light and hoppy brew.
Christmas Ale from West Sixth Brewing
limited-edition ale hits all the right notes: ginger, cinnamon, nutmeg, cardamom and cloves.
Jubelale from Deschutes Brewery
You’re almost there, so wrap yourself up in a blanket and grab this spicy,
bold winter ale.
Accumulation White IPA from New Belgium Brewing Company
This smooth IPA revolts against
heavy winter brews with fruit and citrus flavors followed by bitter notes.