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Thanksgiving Craft Beer Shopping List

Craft beer can both satisfy and accentuate every dish on your Thanksgiving table better than any other beverage. It's also perfect for toasting and sharing amongst family and friends. The beers being produced by America's small and independent craft brewers create conversations and can add a new twist to your family meal.

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Holiday Ale Cut-Out Cookies

Dessert

Holiday Ale Cut-Out Cookies

These tender cookies use a concentrated spiced holiday ale and orange zest to create a dough that can be rolled thick and cut into all kinds of fun holiday shapes. They are perfectly enjoyable as they are, but feel free to decorate them with your favorite frosting. Choose a winter-warmer style with an IBU of less than 40 with notes of holiday spice.

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Basic Brine with Beer

Perfect for the cooler months, this basic brine with beer is an instance where the power of beer can be highlighted during the cooking process. Brining is salt's ability to denature proteins, causing some of the muscle to unwind and swell. The brine then gets trapped in these proteins and when cooked, the liquid binds to the muscle creating flavor pockets and a juicier result.

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