Five Winter Beers For Your Christmas Feast

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Smuttynose Winter Ale
This New Hampshire-based brewery rolls out this rich, fruity beer annually. Brewed with a rare Trappist ale yeast, this chocolatey brew is reminiscent of sweet, dark fruits. Think prunes and dates. Score some for a cozy night in.

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Rogue's Santa's Private Reserve
In addition to being so dang adorable, this double-hopped red ale has a strong, piney appeal. Apparently the big man likes his beer hoppy, citrusy and bitter, to boot.

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Blue Point Winter Ale
This Long Island-born amber ale is made with the following malts: pale Vienna, crystal and chocolate. The combo creates a hearty, caramel taste. It offers 7% ABV, so it packs a little more of a punch than some of its brethren. Perfect for that winter chill (from the AC, natch).

Most of the above beers were purchased at Stop N Shop, ;5885 Ponce de Leon Blvd in Coral Gables. Other fine beer retailers are listed below. Tis the season to be merry, so get to drinking already.

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Total Wine & More

8851 SW 136th St., Miami, FL

Category: General

Sunset Corners Fine Wine & Spirits

8701 Sunset Drive, Kendale Lakes, FL

Category: Restaurant

Total Wine & More

14750 Biscayne Blvd., North Miami, FL

Category: General

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@MiamiMaltBomb Haha, thanks! Workin' on it. ;) My faves were the Shiner Holiday Cheer and the Smuttynose, btw.

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