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Posted October 24, 2013
Christmas Ale First Pour 2013:
Take a vacation day on October 24—a Christmas vacation day, that is! Our beloved Christmas Ale will go on tap in our Ohio City Brewpub (only) on Thursday, October 24th at 11:30 AM. Wear your favorite Christmas sweater, don some reindeer antlers, and dust off your jingle bells. Or, you know, whatever gets you in the holiday spirit!
Other than Christmas Ale itself, here are some of the other festive things we have on tap:
- Photos with Santa in our Winter Wonderland-Themed Beer Garden
- Cinnamon and Sugar Barley Pretzels
- Christmas Ale Sausage
- Favorite Christmas Songs Performed by Local Musicians and Carolers
- Special Raffle by A Christmas Story House
- Treats from Campbell's Sweets Factory
- Santa's Elves
- 500 Candy Canes Decorating our Brewpub
- Salvation Army Bell Ringers
First Pour Contest 2013:
Congratulations to Tina and Don P, winners of 2013's First Pour Contest! They submitted the winning photo at friendsofglbc.com, and they will receive the first pour of Christmas Ale and a special prize package. Check out the Friends of GLBC gallery to see all of the great Christmas Ale-themed fan photos!
When can I start drinking Christmas Ale?
Christmas Ale will be tapped in the GLBC Brewpub ONLY at 11:30 AM on Thursday, October 24. Sorry, no growler or jug fills. 6-Packs and cases of Christmas Ale will be available in the GLBC Gift Shop ONLY beginning Thursday, October 31 at 10:00 AM. Thereafter, Christmas Ale will be available throughout GLBC’s distribution markets (distribution dates/times may vary, so check with your local distributor). Details subject to change at any time.