Beer Style: Winter Beers

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Bell’s Brewery’s Song Of The Open Road clone


Song of the Open Road will pour a nice shade of brown with garnet notes. The hearty ale is best served in a snifter glass and will pair well with rich desserts, a fine cigar or, of course, the literary works of Walt Whitman.

Gordon Strong’s Winter Seasonal Beer

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I’ve been making Christmas beers since my fifth batch and this version has several of my favorite ingredients and combinations, and is richly malty, complex, and spicy for the season.

Collision Bend Brewing Co.’s 8 Crazy Nights clone

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(5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.078  FG = 1.018 IBU = 25  SRM = 13  ABV= 8.2% 8 Crazy nights is a full-bodied spiced winter ale brewed with cinnamon, honey, and apples. Ingredients13 lbs. (5.9 kg) 2-row pale malt1 lb. (0.45 kg) Munich malt (8 °L) 13.5 oz. (0.38 kg) Gambrinus honey malt5 oz. (0.14 kg) crystal

Tröegs Brewing Co.’s Mad Elf clone

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Back in 2002, Owners Chris and John Trogner decided to brew a special beer — a big Belgian-style ale with cherries and honey — for the holidays, and thus, a superstar named Mad Elf was born. The calculated SRM is the color prior to the cherry puree addition. The final color of the beer will be ruby red.

Weekend Welcome (Samuel Smith’s Winter Welcome Homage Brew)

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Weekend Welcome (Samuel Smith’s Winter Welcome Homage Brew) (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.056  FG = 1.010IBU = 32  SRM = 16  ABV = 6% Samuel Smith’s Brewery holds the recipe for Winter Welcome — a beer first brewed over 30 years ago by retired Head Brewer Steve Barrett — close to the chest. This recipe for

The Lost Abbey Brewing Co.’s Gnoel de Abbey clone

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The Lost Abbey Brewing Co.’s Gnoel de Abbey clone Gnoel de Abbey is a blend of two different beers. To re-create Gnoel de Abbey at home, brew both base beer styles, then blend in a 70/30 blonde-to-stout ratio. Bottle or keg what you don’t blend as standalone beers. Gnoel de Abbey Blonde (Blending Beer) (5 gallons/19

Great Lakes Brewing Co.’s Christmas Ale clone

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Great Lakes Brewing Co.’s Christmas Ale clone (5 gallons/19 L, all-grain)OG = 1.070  FG = 1.012IBU = 30  SRM = 19  ABV = 7.5% By Cleveland tradition, the annual release of Christmas Ale effectively marks the official start of the holiday season in The Forest City. Ingredients10.5 lbs. (4.76 kg) American Pilsner malt1 lb. (0.45 kg)

Lompoc Brewing Co.’s C-Sons Greetings Ale clone

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According to Lompoc Brewing Co.’s website, C-Sons Greetings Ale features “A deep copper colored ale brewed and dry-hopped with all seven “C” hops for a piney, citrusy, floral and resinous aroma. Offers a full hop flavor with a rich caramel malt finish and an endless developing hop presence.”

Odell Brewing Company: Isolation Ale clone

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Pouring a beautiful amber-red, this beer consists of a pretty typical blend of base malts (British pale malt and Vienna) and a complex blend of specialty and caramel malts. The result is a beer that is nutty, toasty, bready and rich with caramel and toffee notes — a true winter warmer.

Samuel Adams Brewing Company: Holiday Porter clone

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This holiday release features a deep dark color, with rich chocolate and coffee flavors, as well as cinnamon, and nutmeg.

Deschutes Brewery’s Jubelale clone

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Available from October through December, Jubelale features a deep red color and notes of cocoa, dried fruit, and toffee.


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It’s arguably the most famous holiday beer in the world – Samichlaus. Learn from homebrewers who have made it how to clone this Christmas classic.

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