This is the time of year when the breweries trot out their most special beers. And nobody follows them closer than Hugh Sisson. Click the links to purchase Cellar Notes recommendations at Kenilworth Wine & Spirits.
Price key: $=less than $20 $$= $20-40 $$$=$40-60 $$$$=above $60
Quality key: * = decent wine ** = very good wine *** = superb wine ****= elite
VALUE = exceptional quality for the money
Heavy Seas Winter Storm *** $ Extra Special Bitter style
Heavy Seas Schnee Boot **1/2 $ Eisbock style, concentrated
Sam Adams Winter Lager **1/2 Spicy bock style
Great Divide Hibernation Ale ** $ English old ale style
Southern Tier Old Man Winter *** $ Malty, hoppy intense
Sierra Nevada Celebration Ale *** $ The classic, big aromatics
N’ice Chouffe **1/2 $ Spice and herbs, Belgian Dark style
St. Bernardus Christmas Ale *** $$ Spicy, sour deep brown ale
Anchor Christmas Ale The original, subdued spice, malty full ale
Troeg’s Mad Elf **1/2 $ Powerful, mind-blowing
All of these wines can be purchased at Kenilworth Wine and Spirits.
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