Looking for a brewery to enjoy Christmas beers with some good holiday cuisine? Each year, the local breweries in Colorado bring unique and secret recipe for Christmas ale and the bottles feature colorful Christmas vibe. From holiday milk stouts to winter IPAs to ciders and everything in between, this year will be one of the most dynamic years for the Coloradans to enjoy local beers because the market is flourishing with new holiday drinks for everyone! Among so many local breweries, we have prepared the first series to look and dive into our Coloradan local beers.
◦Diebolt Brewing Joyeux Noël Spiced Winter Lager
Located on the Mariposa street in Denver, Diebolt Brewing’s eccentric beer collection ranges from spicy dark beer to various lagers. This year, the company has taken a slightly different approach to its winter season selection. One of the most representative is its Joyeux Noel Spiced Winter Lager. Although it is spiced with sweet orange peel and Ceylon cinnamon sticks, Joyeux Noël was brewed as a lager, which means it has a lighter feel on the palate. The addition of Belgian candi syrup gives it a sweet kick that complements its rich malt bill. It is on draft and available in cans to go.
◦ Great Divide Brewing Gingerbread Yeti Imperial Stout
A Denver-based brewery, Great Divide is well-known for its ales to Coloradans and has added to its already extensive lineup of seasonally flavored Yetis by canning ‘Gingerbread Yeti’ for the first time. According to the company, made with a blend of holiday spices, honey and vanilla, the 9.5% ABV beer is backed by the brewery’s classic roasty imperial stout flavors of chocolate malt and coffee. It is on draft and available in 19.2oz cans. From traditional American lager to hazy pale ales, there are numerous beer choices you can choose from!
◦ River North Brewery Chocolate Peppermint Candy Cane Imperial Porter
River North Brewery is located on the North Washington street in Denver and has been loved by the locals for a long time. For this Christmas, their fans are waiting for the Chocolate Peppermint Candy Cane Imperial Porter. This fun collaboration is between a century-old Denver stalwart, Hammond’s Candies, and a newer one, River North Brewery, both of which have operations along North Washington Street. According to the company, inspired by Hammond’s chocolate cream-filled candy canes, their 12.5% ABV porter has been on tap and in bottles at both River North taprooms which started on Saturday, Dec. 3. They also have a dog-friendly taproom and bottles and cans available to-go so why not grab a holiday beer at the River North Brewery?
◦ Burns Family Artisan Ales Buche de Noel
Burns brewery notably specializes in making high-octane beers, and their Buche de Noel, which has been on sale starting last Saturday is spreading words very quickly. According to the Burns Family Artisan Ales, the 15.6% ABV bourbon barrel-aged imperial stout was designed to taste like the traditional Christmastime chocolate log cakes served in France, Belgium and other European countries. It boasts a hint of cocoa, vanilla and dark fruits. With over 30 years of experience professionally crafting collector’s brews, Burns family invites all beer lovers to the world of their exquisite craft beers.