2013 Winter Welcome (Samuel Smith Brewing Company)

Style: Winter Warmer 6.0% ABV From: Tadcaster, England Brewer’s Note: “This seasonal beer is a limited edition brewed for the short days and long nights of winter. The full body resulting from fermentation in ‘stone Yorkshire squares’ and the luxurious malt character, which will appeal to a broad range of drinkers, is balanced against whole-dried Fuggle and Golding hops with nuances and complexities that should … Continue reading 2013 Winter Welcome (Samuel Smith Brewing Company)

2013 Christmas Ale (Great Lakes Brewing Company)

Style: Winter Warmer 7.5% ABV 30 IBU’s 17˚P From: Cleveland, OH Brewer’s Note: “This one’s for the annual gift exchange. For warm, crowded living rooms and steamy kitchen windows. For roasts in the oven, long meandering toasts, and longer dining room tables. For a safe homecoming. For keeping Santa secret. For horrible sweaters and footie pajamas. For wrapping paper fights, snowball fights, and the peace … Continue reading 2013 Christmas Ale (Great Lakes Brewing Company)