Do your holiday spirits need some more lifting? These beers will keep you warm as roasting chestnuts with their holiday-ified ABV, spices and rich barrel aged flavors. These seasonally appropriate flavor profiles featuring chocolate, ginger, cinnamon and winter fruits are a welcome respite from ugly Christmas sweaters and that Neil Diamond Christmas album your mom insists on playing every year. Bring goodwill and joy to your fellow man with the gift of the following holiday beers.
(Juneau, AK) – There’s still snow on the ground in Juneau, but in other parts of the country it’s already getting downright warm, and Alaskan Brewing is releasing their always-anticipated seasonal Alaskan Summer Ale in April for all their fans dwelling in warmer climates – and those of us still dreaming of summer in Alaska.
JUNEAU, AK (December 2011) – Alaskan Brewing Co’s limited release Barley Wine is returning a month earlier than years past for craft beer fans to celebrate the holidays in Alaskan style. A big beer for big Alaska winters, this award-winning brew releases December 1 and is ideal for sharing with friends during the coldest season.
Alaskan has been brewing in the coastal town of Juneau, Alaska for the last 25 years. To celebrate this tradition, a Russian Imperial Stout brewed with Alaska birch syrup, fireweed honey and alder-smoked malt called Alaskan Perseverance Ale was created.
[ Alaska - December 2009 ] This may be its third bottled vintage, but the 2009 release of Alaskan Barley Wine is anything but old news among the crew at Alaskan Brewing Company. Walk through the cellar or past the offices at the brewery in Juneau, Alaska and you're likely to be asked, "Have you tried this year's Barley Wine?"
“We are not in a bubble, we are knee deep in foam & the foam is still rising.” – Charlie Papazian
The author of The Complete Joy of Homebrewing, founder of the Great American Beer festival, the American Homebrewers Association and the Association of Brewers welcomed regional craft brewers, microbrewers, pub brewers, allied trade and media alike.
Thousands of people in the beer industry came to San Diego to network with one another at the 29th Craft Brewers Conference at the Town & Country Resort and Conference Center. Thirty five countries were in attendance, totaling approximately 4,500 people.