2019 Barrel Aged Christmas Ale Release

Hark! A Yuletide favorite has gotten the bourbon barrel treatment to make this holiday season extra jolly. Barrel Aged Christmas Ale is coming down the chimney and will be released in 22 oz. bottles exclusively at the GLBC Gift Shop on Wednesday, November 27.

Aged in bourbon barrels for 11 months, our beloved Christmas Ale is now as naughty as it is nice. Holiday spices and sweet honey are wrapped up with notes of wood and vanilla, adding depth that’ll keep you a-wassailin’ all season long. 

Release details below…

Barrel Aged Christmas Ale will be presented in a beautiful screen-printed 22 oz. bottle. Limited quantities available only at the GLBC Gift Shop.

Flavor: A holiday ale brewed with cinnamon, ginger, and honey, aged in Buffalo Trace Bourbon barrels.
ABV: 7.5%
IBU: 30
Pairs with: Roast duck, spiced desserts, and ugly Christmas sweaters.

Date: Wednesday, November 27, 2019
Time: Gift Shop opens at 10:00AM. Bar opens at 10:00AM. Kitchen opens at 11:00AM.
Bottle cost: $17.95
Bottle limit: 6 bottles per customer.
Barrel Aged Christmas Ale will be on tap in the brewpub (sorry, no growler or crowler fills).
Distribution: Barrel Aged Christmas Ale will be distributed to select markets throughout the entire GLBC distribution footprint as a draft-only release. Keep an eye on our Regional Events page for special tappings and events!

Other barrel aged favorites, stocking stuffers, and gifts perfect for the holidays will be available for purchase in the gift shop. 

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Questions? Email GLBCinfo@greatlakesbrewing.com for more information.