The long history of the unique and broad style of beer called Christmas Beer isn’t really a style of beer — it’s a tradition. Today, hundreds of breweries celebrate the season by brewing their special Christmas Beers. There are many types of Christmas Beers so they really don’t fit into a specific style. They are special beers brewed once a year and anything goes although most will be brewed with ‘Holiday” spices.
to it in 1987 and the recipe changes a little bit each year.
Today many breweries produce Christmas Beers with some containing spices
in the Old World tradition and many having no spices at all. Some American Christmas Beers are hoppy, while some contain everything from honey to spruce tips and cranberries. Enjoy the holiday season and share some special Christmas Beers with friends and family! Cheers!