Happy Thanksgiving to you! This week I received not one but three different beer packages just in time for the holiday! I’ll be drinking one or more of them today and this weekend. Here’s what arrived: The 2014 edition of The Abyss, from Deschutes Brewery. This year’s batch of Kris Kringle (Traditional Yuletide Ale) from McMenamins, along with a 32-ounce growlette. And finally this slightly more elaborate package from Lompoc Brewing, containing Pamplemousse Citrus IPA: … Continue reading →
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I hope everyone has a happy, hoppy, and beery Thanksgiving today, and enjoy the day and stay safe! We’ve got a large-ish group of family and friends coming over today and while there will be beer coming with some of them as well, I’ve got a few special ones lined up: I don’t know if we’ll get to all of these but I suppose that’s what the rest of the weekend is for! Have a … Continue reading →
Happy—or Hoppy—Thanksgiving! Hope everyone’s safe and happy and enjoying some tasty beers today. I might post something later with pictures of various beers being consumed today; we’ll see how awake I am later. In the meantime, enjoy the holiday!
The title of this post might seem redundant since I just talked about beers to pair with Thanksgiving dinner, but on the contrary: I was wondering, there are beers brewed specifically for other holidays, so does anyone actually make a beer specifically for Thanksgiving (as opposed to “beers to pair with”)? It turns out there is exactly one: Mayflower Thanksgiving Ale from Mayflower Brewing Company in Plymouth, Massachusetts, appropriately enough. The relatively young brewery (founded … Continue reading →
This week it’s Thanksgiving here in the U.S., and also coincides with Theme Week here at The Brew Site, so I thought I’d do something similar to last year and combine the two with Thanksgiving-themed blogging to round out the holiday. Thanksgiving naturally evokes the beer-and-meal pairing posts from the beer blogs, with everyone offering up great suggestions on what beer to drink with what part of the meal. Carla, the Beer Babe, short circuits … Continue reading →