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Christmas Ale First Pour Poetry Contest

Posted October 9, 2012

"Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse"? The mouse must not have heard that Christmas Ale is on its way!

Are you Christmas Ale's biggest fan? Do you have the heart or the wit of a poet? We want to hear your words, beer-loving scribe!

Send your ode to Christmas Ale to marissad@greatlakesbrewing.com by Friday, October 19. It can be a silly limerick, an understated haiku, an epic piece of free verse, a spirited rap, or just your own personal version of "'Twas the Night Before Christmas." Any poem that captures your love of our spiced holiday ale is acceptable, provided you keep it classy and avoid inappropriate language (we encourage cheerful and responsible consumption of our beer).

The winning author will receive the first glass of Christmas Ale at our Brewpub's First Pour Christmas Ale Release Party on October 25 at 11AM. Co-owner Pat Conway will read the winning poem aloud for all to hear as we officially kick off Christmas Ale season.