#BeeryChristmas! Our 2015 Craft Beer Advent Calendar

For the fourth year running, I’ve assembled a craft beer Advent calendar for my husband and me to enjoy this holiday season making it another 25 cheerful and beerful December days leading up to Christmas.

Since Allan wanted to help pick the craft beer selections this year, the two of us went jingling all the way to Total Wine. However, someone must have tipped Total Wine off or sent Santa a craft beer list because this year there were so many more seasonal craft beers than previous years. With the abundance of selections to choose from, this year’s craft beer Advent calendar has a few new flavors mixed with a few of our old festive favorites.

All twenty five seasonal craft beers are stored in our spare fridge and we will sample one beer each day. Given that most Advent calendars are numbered, you could number the bottles with card stock gift tags and ribbon to correlate with a day of the month, however, I don’t bother because my husband likes to choose his own beer. It may be less festive but still as tasty!

#BeeryChristmas - Craft Beer Advent Calendar 2015

#BeeryChristmas – Our 2015 Craft Beer Advent Calendar

Seasonal Craft Beer List (in no particular order)

Tinsel Holiday Spiced Ale – Barley Mow Brewing Company

Goose Festivity Ale – Goose Island Beer Company

Nutcracker Ale – Boulevard Brewing Company

Blue Moon Gingerbread Spice Ale – Blue Moon Brewing Company

Fat Head’s Holly Jolly Christmas Ale – Fat Head’s Brewery

Snow & Tell Oak-Aged Scotch Ale – Boulevard Brewing Company

Bell’s Christmas Ale – Bell’s Brewery

Saint Arnold Christmas Ale – Saint Arnold Brewing Co

Breckenridge Christmas Ale – Breckenridge Brewery

Leinenkugel’s Snowdrfit Vanilla Porter – Jacob Leinenkugel Brewing Company

Abita Christmas Ale – Abita Brewing Company

Winterfish Seasonal Ale – Fish Brewing Company

Winterbraun – Lost Coast Brewery

Scuttlebutt 10° Below Ale – Scuttlebutt Brewing 

Snow Roller Hoppy Brown Ale – Magic Hat Brewing Company

Backwoods Bastard – Founder’s Brewing

Hibernation Ale – Great Divide Brewing Company

Old Man Winter Ale – Southern Tier Brewing

Give Shiner Holiday Cheer – Spoetzl Brewry

Mahr’s Brau Christmas Bock – Shelton Brothers

Lump of Coal Dark Holiday Stout – Ridgeway Brewing

Santa’s Butt Winter Porter – Ridgeway Brewing

Warm Welcome Nut Browned Ale – Ridgeway Brewing

Reindeer’s Revolt English Christmas Ale – Ridgeway Brewing

Bad Elf Winter’s Ale – Ridgeway Brewing

#BeeryChristmas Craft Beer Advent Calendar - Run DMT

(Some added picks for me in case a beer is too hoppy.)

Jolly Traveler Winter Shandy – Traveler Beer Company

Ben & Jerry’s Salted Caramel Ale – New Belgium Brewing Company

For more winter ale and seasonal ales suggestions, check out last year’s Craft Beer Advent Calendar.

Denise

From start to finish, Denise is Run DMT, a Tampa Bay marathon mom on the run trying to maintain an easy pace through it all between races and raising three beautiful, brilliant children (ages 13, 9, 4). In 2007, I discovered a passion for running and in February 2015, I completed my tenth marathon, however, I continue to train for a variety of races and triathlons. In my spare time, I founded Tampa Bay Bloggers, a hyperlocal blogging network.

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