The holidays is a time for family, friends, and traditions - and craft beer definitely can't be forgotten! Fortunately, the breweries in town have us covered, so we've got a list of some holiday brews to keep an eye out for this year!
My First Christmas | ABV 7.8%
This imperial brown ale has notes of sweetness and spice, making it the ideal beer for the holidays or drinking by the fire.
Dark Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Stout | ABV 7.2%
Ass Clown's Dark Chocolate Dipped Peppermint Stout has light peppermint notes along with a rich, dark chocolate flavor that makes this seasonal brew the perfect holiday staple.
German Chocolate Cake | ABV 8%
This coconut pecan stout from D9 Brewery has notes of dark chocolate, coconut, vanilla and malt for a surprisingly light finish.
Campfire Bandit | ABV 5.4%
This perfect crisp Wild Sour Ale made with chocolate, marshmallows, and graham cracker brings you smack dab in the middle of fall!
Holidaze Christmas Ale | ABV 7.6%
Described as "Christmas in a glass", this holiday ale has a solid malt backbone with hints of spices and honey. Cinnamon around the rim makes this drink the perfect end to a cold winter day.
Cassia Spiced Ale | ABV 6.8%
With aromas and flavors of cinnamon, clove, nutmeg and Madagascar bourbon vanilla bean, it’s the perfect beer for the winter months and just in time for Thanksgiving. It is fermented with a Norwegian Kviek strain of yeast that adds a honey character and rounds it out.
Old Hag Gingersnap Ale | ABV 6.5%
Get in the Christmas spirit with Primal Brewery's Old Hag Gingersnap Ale! With a strong ginger aroma and taste, this brew is reminiscent of one of Christmas' favorite cookies. This ale is rich and malty with hints of molasses. Ginger and spices combine for a taste perfect for the holiday season.
What's your favorite holiday beer? If we missed one of your favorites, please comment down below and make sure to tag us on social media @VisitLakeNorman!