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2011 Winter Seasonal Beer Guide

17 Dec

About a month or so ago, I ran down a list of some of my favorite pumpkin beers for the Fall brewing season.  Since that was a lot of fun, I decided that the Winter brews deserve some love too.  Generally, most winter brewed beers are going to be heavier in style, as well as higher in alcohol percentage (for them cold, cold nights).  There are gimmicky beers brewed with all kinds of fruit, champagne beers, spicy winter warmers, and other beers not themed so specifically for Christmas, and will sell late into the season.

Hibernator by Long Trail Brewing Co. (Bridgewater Corners, VT) – We start this list with one of my favorite beers for winter.  I am a completely biased, unabashed devotee to Long Trail for their session beers.  Hibernator is Continue reading

The SHH Guide to India Pale Ales

30 Nov

The India Pale Ale, or IPA, is a polarizing style of beer.  To some, it’s a go-to style and is considered great test of a particular brewer’s ability.  To others, it can be an overwhelming and otherwise bitter experience.  Some people Continue reading