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Craft Beer Winter Seasonals 2014

2014 Craft Beer Winter Seasonals

America’s brewers are ready to help you ring in the holiday season with a line-up of craft beer winter seasonals that will keep you warm and provide the perfect complement to your holiday meal. These seasonals are often bigger and bolder styles with flavors common to the holidays like chocolate, coffee, all-spice, cinnamon and citrus. “Winter seasonals embody the spirit and flavors of the holiday season,” said Julia Herz, publisher of...

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Craft Beer Winter Seasonals 2015

winter seasonals 2015

...ing some their most inventive and celebration-worthy beers. Winter seasonals often highlight flavors of the season like cinnamon, spruce, allspice, gingerbread and smoke, which compliment our favorite holiday dishes. “Winter seasonals are a beautiful way to add warmth to your holiday gatherings,” said Julia Herz, publisher of CraftBeer.com and Brewers Association craft beer program director. “The bolder tastes of winter seasonals add new meaning...

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Craft Beer Summer Seasonals 2014

...—lighter foods, outdoor activities, vacations and of course craft beer. Brewers are designing craft beer summer seasonals to enjoy in warmer weather that pair well with summer foods and activities. When looking through these seasonals, we’re noticing adjectives like light, citrusy, crisp, refreshing and bright used to describe these beers. Session beers are another trend in this year’s summer beer lineup. Brewers have readily...

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Craft Beer Summer Seasonals 2015

Craft Beer Summer Seasonals 2015

...—lighter foods, outdoor activities, vacations and of course craft beer. Brewers are designing craft beer summer seasonals to enjoy in warmer weather that pair well with summer foods and activities. When looking through these seasonals, we’re noticing adjectives like light, citrusy, crisp, refreshing and bright used to describe these beers. Session beers are another trend in this year’s summer beer lineup. Brewers have readily...

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Craft Beer Fall Seasonals 2015

2015 Craft Beer Fall Seasonals

Now we know what you’re thinking, fall seasonals—it’s not even September yet! But like it or not, American craft brewers have been hard at work brainstorming and creating these special beers all summer, and they are starting to hit shelves as we speak. Fall seasonals are the most popular of the seasonal styles—most in thanks to the polarizing pumpkin beer. Read more about our love-hate relationship with pumpkin beers in...

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2016 Craft Beer Summer Seasonals

2016 Craft Beer Summer Seasonals

...raft brewers want to make sure you have the perfect beer to accompany all of your summer activities, and you’ll notice their creations hitting shelves and draft towers near you in the upcoming weeks. Most of the summer seasonals featured in this list are lighter in body and aim to be refreshing and more sessionable. You may notice the frequent use of fruit, especially citrus, in some of these selections. Not only is summer the peak season...

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Craft Beer Winter Seasonals 2013

Winter Seasonals Are Coming to Town

...ful time of the year—for craft beer! To share the spirit, passion and imagination of America’s small and independent brewers, we asked Brewers Association member breweries to provide information about their craft beer winter seasonals. “Winter seasonals are a favorite among beer lovers and craft brewers alike. With such a variety of styles to choose from, this craft seasonal category has contributed to two of the top three sales weeks during the...

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Craft Beer Spring Seasonals 2015

Spring seasonals

America’s brewers are set to help you dig out of the snow and ease into warmer weather with a diverse line-up of craft beer spring seasonals. In this set of seasonals you’ll notice quite a few examples of German-style Maibock, (Mai = May in German) a style brewed to welcome spring and bridge the gap between stronger cold-weather beers and lighter summer styles. “Spring craft beers help bring to life the change of seasons,...

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Craft Beer Summer Seasonals 2013

Summer Seasonals

...craft brewers have planned ahead and are set to help you celebrate the warmer weather with craft beers that embody the summer months. Whether you’re headed to the beach, a music festival or just mowing the yard, summer seasonals from your local brewery will be the perfect partner. “It’s that time of year when beer lovers seek out lighter-bodied and sessionable craft beers,” said Julia Herz, craft beer program director of the Brewers...

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Craft Beer Spring Seasonals 2013

Hop on board with spring seasonals

While it may still be cold in many places, the anticipation for warmer temps and time outside make beer lovers thirst for craft beer spring seasonals by America’s craft brewers. These diverse beer offerings will start hitting the shelves soon. “The first signs of spring come every year when craft brewers across the country announce their specialty crafted gems which take advantage of the springtime’s light, refreshing and thirst quenching...

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