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Jan 30, 2017

Anchor Brewing 2016 Christmas Ale

Every Winter, I look forward to two annual releases. Sierra Nevada’s fresh hop Celebration is always a nice break from porters and […]

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Jan 13, 2017

Starr Hill Warm Up Winter Ale

I’ve run across many winter warmers/ales through the years that have been brewed with spices — a good number of them come […]

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Feb 22, 2016

Great Lakes Brewing Christmas Ale

This is the time of year (well, late December when these notes were taken) that I really enjoy a good Winter warmer […]

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Feb 5, 2016

AleWerks Brewing Marley’s Lament

I understand that there are certain spices that are seasonally appropriate for the cold weather months. I get it — I do. […]

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Jan 5, 2016

Brothers Craft Brewing Eight Bells

I didn’t know much about Brothers Brewing Eight Bells when I bought it other than what the label was telling me. Self-described […]

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Dec 7, 2015

Widmer Brothers Brrr Seasonal Ale

Back in 2013, I was lucky enough to receive variants of Widmer Brothers’ Brrrbon — the bigger, barrel-aged version of their winter […]

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Jan 28, 2015

Lancaster Brewing Winter Warmer

I’ve reviewed a few products from Lancaster Brewing over the years, but none of their products particularly struck me in the way […]

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Jan 27, 2015

Lost Coast Winterbraun

You don’t see too many Lost Coast products on Virginia shelves all that often. In fact, I believe the last time I […]

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Nov 3, 2014

Sweetwater Brewing 2014 Festive Ale

Sweetwater Brewing’s Festive Ale is a 8.5% ABV winter warmer that is rich in body, maltiness and carries a touch of spices […]

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Nov 26, 2012

Flying Dog K-9 Winter Ale

Ah, the cold weather has finally arrived in full bluster around the homestead. Temperatures are dipping down into the low 30s at […]

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Nov 16, 2012

Guinness Generous Ale

The folks behind the Guinness brand of beers (Diageo, in this case) have been trying their best in recent years to expand […]

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Oct 15, 2012

SweetWater Brewing Festive Ale

It’s just about that time… Maybe… The Winter holiday beers are starting to show up on shelves, right next to the pumpkin […]

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