November 28th - December 2nd, 2018 | Pioneer Courthouse Square | Portland, Oregon
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More than 50 potent winter ales are featured at this year's event, all of which are created specifically to bring warmth and cheer to the holiday season. These aren't beers you'll find in the supermarket - our brewers have put together special recipes just for the Holiday Ale Festival.

Standard Release Beers

2017 Standard Release Beers

The Standard Release Beers are those for which we anticipate having available all festival long (while supplies last of course, as they do occassionally run out). We have over 50 of these select beers available at the festival. Beer locations will be updated both here and on the mobile site as the beers are tapped. Be sure to also check out the Limited Release Beers and Sunday Brunch Beers to the right.

TBA - To Be Announced • MPLT - More Pouring Later Today • GTHT - Gone Today, Here Tomorrow • OUT - Sold Out

  • 2 Towns Ciderhouse

    2 Towns Ciderhouse
    Bourbon Barrel Nice & Naughty

    Imperial CiderABV: 11.0%
    This specialty cider is fermented with dark Meadowfoam honey and aged in bourbon barrels with whole nutmeg, clove and cinnamon sticks for 12 months. Crammed full of cheerful winter spices that mingle with the wood and sweet bourbon aromas, this cider is sure to warm up your cold winter nights.

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    Corvallis, OR

  • 54*40' Brewing Co.

    54*40' Brewing Co.
    Restoration Bock

    DopplebockABV: 7.5% • IBUs: 20
    54-40 Brewing crafted this German style dopplebock in collaboration with the Columbia Gorge Refuge Stewards to raise awareness of the preservation and restoration efforts for native species at Steigerwald Lake National Wildlife Refuge, next door to the brewery in Washougal, Wash. Restoration Bock drinks smooth with a rich and warming sweetness and a toffee-like finish.

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    Washougal, WA

  • Ancestry Brewing

    Ancestry Brewing
    Horchata Winter Stout

    Spiced StoutABV: 8.0% • IBUs: 35
    This rich, smooth winter stout features cinnamon, vanilla bean, nutmeg, and lactose sugar to balance and spice the roast and chocolate malts from a classic oatmeal stout recipe.

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    Tualatin, OR

  • Anthem Cider

    Anthem Cider
    Crammed 11 Cookies into the VCR

    Unfiltered CiderABV: 6.0%
    Inspired by Belgian white ales, Honeycrisp Cider uses Northwest grown apples freshly pressed and fermented with Belgian wit ale yeast, then master blended with fresh pressed Newtown Pippin juice and finished with an array of holiday spices, including cinnamon, clove and coriander. The result is a semi-dry and hazy unfiltered cider with fresh tropical fruit aromas, a smooth sweet tart balance, and prominent notes of banana.

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    Salem, OR

  • Base Camp Brewing Co.

    Base Camp Brewing Co.
    Barrel Aged Imperial S'more Stout

    BBA Imperial StoutABV: 11.1% • IBUs: 74
    Base Camp knocked out this imperial strength version of its S'more Stout especially for the Holiday Ale Festival. A stint in Burnside bourbon barrels adds vanilla, oak, and dark sugar notes to this decadent winter sipper.

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    Portland, OR BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Bear Republic Brewing Co.

    Bear Republic Brewing Co.
    Olive the Other Reindeer

    Dark SourABV: 7.5% • IBUs: 23
    Upon learning the sad and lonely story of Santa's underappreciated steed, Olive the Other Reindeer, the Bear Republic team called barrel whisperer Preston Weesner to see if they could find any hidden treasures hidden amongst their cooperage. Lo and behold, the quest turned up the components to blend some black gold of the dark sour beer variety, including barrel aged stout, foeder aged strong stock ale, peach and apricot kissed spontaneously fermented wheat beer, and fig enhanced Big Bear. This is Olive the Other Reindeer's winter to shine.

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    Cloverdale, CA BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Burnside Brewing Co.

    Burnside Brewing Co.
    Owd Cappy Mac

    WBA Wee HeavyABV: 9.6% • IBUs: 15
    A full-bodied fireside companion chockablock with caramel, toffee, dried fruit, and warming spirits.

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    Portland, OR

  • Caldera Brewing Co.

    Caldera Brewing Co.
    Pink Peppercorn, Lavender & Chocolate Imperial Stout

    Imperial Stout w/ Pink Peppercorn, Lavender and ChocolateABV: 8.8%
    Caldera made a pink peppercorn, lavender and chocolate imperial stout. The pink peppercorns add a hint of fruitiness, complemented by the lavender and chocolate, to make a very complex, black as night imperial stout.

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    Ashland, OR

  • Cider Riot!

    Cider Riot!
    Winter Orchard Imperial Cider

    BA CiderABV: 8.5%
    Aged in rum, gin, tequila, and apple brandy barrels, this is a warming fruity dry cider with notes of marshmallow, toffee, peppercorns, oaky tannin, and stonefruit. Harry Masters Jersey and Dabinett bittersweet English cider apples form the backbone of this hearty cider that's perfect for celebrating the wassailing season. Visit the Cider Riot! pub just off East Burnside and try this mulled for an extra special holiday treat.

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    Portland, OR

  • Collaborator

    Moore Holiday Ale

    Aged Imperial Bohemian PilsnerABV: 7.6% • IBUs: 32
    Following old world traditions, this beer was cold aged over six months and through the summer, and the aging has brought a little temperance to this bold pilsner. The crisp hops have mellowed slightly, giving way to the rich malts that make this imperial version of a refreshing summer sipper a little extra something to get you through the fest. The Collaborator project is brewed in the Innovation Brewery at Widmer Bros. Brewing.

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    Portland, OR

  • Crooked Stave

    Crooked Stave
    5 Golden Rings

    BA Golden Sour AleABV: 5.5%
    In celebration of the Holiday Ale Festival, Crooked Stave collaborated with Preston Weesner to create a specialty blend in five hand selected white wine barrels. The addition of mulberries, candied ginger, California orange peel, and Muscat raisins offers the perfect balance to the oak characteristics from the barrels.

       Beer Location: OUT

    Denver, CO BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Defeat River Brewery

    Defeat River Brewery
    Firry Sweater

    Experimental AleABV: 5.8%
    Inspired by a hot toddy made on the brewmasters' backpacking trip, this adventurous holiday stout was brewed using only freshly harvested Douglas fir tips in the boil. Oregon malts from Mecca Grade Estate along with Carafa lend flavors of rich chocolate and espresso, giving way to a cheerful burst of lemongrass, rosemary, cinnamon, and allspice, and finishing with aromas of nutmeg and cinnamon. Christmastime in a glass!

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    Reedsport, OR

  • Deluxe Brewing Co.

    Deluxe Brewing Co.
    Bock The Holidays!

    PilsenbockABV: 10.5% • IBUs: 40
    Deluxe Brewing introduces this barrel aged pilsenbock, an extremely strong pilsner aged in whiskey barrels. The finest malts along with Santiam and Liberty hops were used to create this unique style of pilsner. It's time to Bock the Holidays!

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    Albany, OR

  • Depoe Bay Brewing

    Depoe Bay Brewing
    Hakari nui pia

    Wheat IPAABV: 7.0% • IBUs: 91
    This juicy wheat IPA has a touch of hop spice and a lot of body. It's perfect for the winter nights when the hot apple cider or egg nog just isn't cutting it.

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    Depoe Bay, OR

  • Drake's Brewing Co.

    Drake's Brewing Co.

    Wine Grape Fermented Imperial StoutABV: 9.0%
    Drake's took its Drakonic Imperial Stout and fermented it on Grenache grape skins with a blend of wild yeast and lactic bacteria to turn this malty monster into a completely new creature. Initial fermentation was in a stainless tank, then transferred into Zinfandel and Petit Syrah barrels, and left to condition for eight months. The final blend is a mixture of vinous grape and tart raspberry with a pleasant dark chocolate and tobacco-like malt profile. This beer walks the line between a glass of wine, an imperial stout, and a Flemish red.

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    San Leandro, CA

  • Drinking Horse Brewing Co.

    Drinking Horse Brewing Co.
    Jack Horner's Imperial Porter

    Imperial PorterABV: 10.0% • IBUs: 30
    Strong and dark with hints of plum and vanilla, this beer was blended with a Pinot Noir barrel aged porter and fortified with lots of holiday cheer. If you have been a good boy or girl this year, you are in for a treat!

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    Clackamas, OR

  • Ecliptic Brewing

    Ecliptic Brewing
    Cosmic Bog Sauce

    Sour Brown AleABV: 6.0% • IBUs: 25
    Cosmic Bog Sauce is a medium-bodied dark sour ale fermented with cranberries and blood orange. Caramel and rye malt bring out flavors of toasted grain and stone fruit that are highlighted by Mandarina and Citra hops in this easy drinking, out of the ordinary holiday beer.

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    Portland, OR

  • Eel River Brewing Co.

    Eel River Brewing Co.
    Conspiracy of Ravens

    Chocolate Coconut BBA Imperial Oatmeal/Milk StoutABV: 10.5% • IBUs: 40
    With German chocolate cake in mind, this beer started its life as an imperial oatmeal/milk stout. It was then aged on high quality cocoa nibs, bourbon vanilla beans, and toasted coconut, and then blended with Eel River's Ravens Eye Imperial Stout that was aged six months in bourbon barrels.

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    Fortuna, CA

  • Falling Sky Brewing Co.

    Falling Sky Brewing Co.
    There Gose the Bussmann

    Cranberry Juniper GoseABV: 4.6%
    Featuring Oregon cranberries from Bussmann Farms, this Gose contains sea salt and a blend of juniper and coriander, making for a holiday delicacy.

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    Eugene, OR

  • Finnriver Farm & Cidery

    Finnriver Farm & Cidery
    Disco Peach Cider

    Sour Fruit and Spice CiderABV: 6.5%
    Originating from a select blend of heirloom organic Washington apples with a Belgian ale ferment, this gently soured and slightly funky lambic style cider is farmcrafted with love and good cheer. The addition of organic, white donut peaches from Tonnemaker Farm adds a touch of sweetness and a juicy brightness, complemented by select organic spices including cardamom, coriander, black pepper, and cumin. The spice blend adds depth and warmth to this romantic ode to Bollywood, which is sure to put some boogie in your step.

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    Chimacum, WA

  • Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

    Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
    Winter Merlin

    BBA Oatmeal StoutABV: 6.0%
    Winter Merlin is a twist on an old favorite, Firestone Walker's Velvet Merlin Oatmeal Stout. The beer was partially aged in bourbon barrels, contributing additional depth and complexity, then blended with Mocha Merlin, a cocoa nib and coffee infused oatmeal stout.

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    Paso Robles, CA

  • Fort George Brewery

    Fort George Brewery
    Breaking the Mulled

    BA Spiced Strong AleABV: 10.5%
    Aged in Pinot Noir barrels with a merry amount of mulling spices and orange zest, this strong ale will punch you in the mouth with holiday cheer.

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    Astoria, OR

  • Fremont Brewing Co.

    Fremont Brewing Co.
    Winter Fuego

    Imperial Winter AleABV: 8.0% • IBUs: 60
    Fremont infused its Winter Ale with cacao nibs, cinnamon, and vanilla bean to wrap you in a warm, gentle embrace during this year's Holiday Ale Fest...Because Beer Matters!

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    Seattle, WA

  • Gigantic Brewing

    Gigantic Brewing
    The Cat Ate My Stash & Pissed On The Christmas Tree

    IPAABV: 7.5% • IBUs: 85
    Inspired by the enigmatic John Mallett of Bell's Brewery, this festive IPA is loaded with the dankest, sticky, drippy, and piney hops the Gigantic brewers could get their hands on.

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    Portland, OR

  • Gilgamesh Brewing Co.

    Gilgamesh Brewing Co.
    Charlie Bruin

    Oud BruinABV: 8.3%
    This Belgian inspired imperial brown ale was aged in freshly emptied Pinot Port barrels from Willamette Valley Vineyards. Gilgamesh Campus estate-grown Desert King figs were added to the barrels to enhance the noticeable fig flavor. The rich toffee and molasses notes are complemented by a touch of tartness, imparted by the refermentation of the figs in the barrels.

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    Turner, OR

  • Golden Valley Brewery

    Golden Valley Brewery
    Tickle my Dickel

    WBA Old AleABV: 8.5% • IBUs: 38
    This tawny old ale was brewed from Gambrinus ESB malt with additions of crystal malt, chocolate malt, torrified wheat, raw sugar, and molasses. It was hopped in the kettle with Nugget, Willamette, and Golding hops. Fifteen months aging in first use George Dickel barrels imparted a big toasted oak and whiskey character. Feeling ticklish?

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    McMinnville, OR

  • Hopworks Urban Brewery

    Hopworks Urban Brewery
    Yule Only Live Once

    Imperial Dessert BeerABV: 10.0%
    A liquid interpretation of Panettone Italian Christmas cake, this strong ale is creamy and rich from lactose and contains a plethora of cherries, apricots, prunes, raisins, and lemon zest. Enjoy the decadent flavors of vanilla, toffee, sugar plums, dark fruit, and sweet cake.

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    Portland, OR

  • Kells Brewpub

    Kells Brewpub
    The Selfish Giant

    BBA Irish Stout w/ CherriesABV: 5.0% • IBUs: 22
    Kells took its original Irish stout, and aged it four months in bourbon barrels with Montmorency cherries. This rich, dark stout features a chocolaty profile that's complemented by the sweetness of the cherries. Side effects may include excessive jolliness, quick growth of a long white beard, and an instant love of the Holiday Ale Festival!

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    Portland, OR

  • Lagunitas Brewing Co.

    Lagunitas Brewing Co.
    Gin Sally

    BA Blend
    Featuring a nice, spicy nose, rounded out by juniper and lemon/lime citrus with a bracing limey tartness, this beer is inspired by the classic gin and tonic

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    Petaluma, CA

  • Logsdon Farmhouse Ales

    Logsdon Farmhouse Ales
    Gnome For the Holidays

    BBA Belgian Strong Dark w/ Cocoa NibsABV: 10.7%
    The brewery decided to barrel down this year's Cheers to Belgian Beers entry. Its original Belgian Strong Dark, brewed with Imperial's organic Gnome yeast strain, was moved to Heaven Hill bourbon barrels for eight months, with an addition of organic Belgian cocoa nibs for the last couple weeks.

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    Hood River, OR

  • Lompoc Brewing

    Lompoc Brewing
    Top Shelf, Old Sport

    Belgian DubbelABV: 7.0%
    One sip of this rich, malty Belgian style Dubbel and you'll find yourself transported to a Corinthian leather chair by a fireplace, perhaps discussing the day's business with your fellow club members. Relax and enjoy strong notes of caramel, raisins, prunes, dates, and oak. Aged for eight months in Maryhill Winery Cabernet Sauvignon, the complex and robust yet delicate flavors of this ale compel you to take a sip, then nod and proclaim to your nearest chum, "Top shelf, old sport!"

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    Portland, OR

  • Migration Brewing

    Migration Brewing
    Hazy Holidays Lager

    Imperial PilsnerABV: 7.2% • IBUs: 42
    Unfiltered like some relatives, yet not so bitter as to not be invited back. This lager is brewed with Liberty, Meridian, and Galaxy hops for bursting tropical fruit, and plentiful notes of citrus to complement a medium body. Raise a glass with family and friends!

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    Portland, OR

  • Modern Times Beer

    Modern Times Beer
    Black House Vanilla Macadamia Nut Latte

    Oatmeal Coffee Stout w/ Vanilla and Macadamia NutsABV: 5.8%
    Modern Times took its beloved Black House oatmeal coffee stout and packed it to the gills with macadamia nuts and vanilla. The result is a decadent symphony of macadamia nut and coffee laced with luscious notes of vanilla. It's a stunning display of liquid elegance, best enjoyed while wearing your sauciest smoking jacket.

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    San Diego, CA

  • Montavilla Brew Works

    Montavilla Brew Works
    Severe Concussion IPA

    Triple IPAABV: 9.5% • IBUs: 70
    It's all about the hops! This triple IPA features tons of classic "C" hop flavor, balanced with an appropriately dry finish. It was dry hopped with Mosaics for a dank herb/mango/pine/sweet berry explosion that dominates the aroma. Severe Concussion is the third offering in Montavilla Brew Works' "Concussion IPA" series.

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    Portland, OR

  • Natian Brewery

    Natian Brewery
    Old Grogham

    Wood-Aged IPAABV: 8.5% • IBUs: 86
    What was originally called a "Winter IPA" when the brewery first released this at the 2010 Holiday Ale Festival, has been ramped up from the nano recipe to accommodate the current 10 barrel system. A dark amber malt color, rich mouthfeel, and heavily hopped profile provide the base for the rum soaked Oregon oak chips that add flavor notes of caramel and vanilla to complement the bitterness.

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    Portland, OR

  • Nectar Creek

    Nectar Creek
    Top Bar

    Coffee Session MeadABV: 6.9%
    Top Bar was created by fermenting raw wildflower honey with the addition of fresh locally roasted coffee beans and bourbon cured oak chips to create an amazing clean coffee aroma and light refreshing finish.

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    Corvallis, OR

  • Ninkasi Brewing Co.

    Ninkasi Brewing Co.
    Hips Don't Lie

    Belgian-Style Pale Ale w/ Rose Hips and White PeppercornsABV: 5.4% • IBUs: 50
    Ninkasi brewed this Belgian style pale ale using a high gravity Belgian yeast that was hopped and dry hopped with Simcoe, Citra, and Mosaic hops. Rose hips and white peppercorns were added to create a bright, estery, full flavored treat with fresh floral and citrus notes.

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    Eugene, OR

  • Oakshire Brewing

    Oakshire Brewing
    Florgia Borgia

    Chocolate Milk Stout w/ Orange and CoffeeABV: 6.5% • IBUs: 20
    Inspired by the famous coffee house drink, Oakshire's brewers concocted an oatmeal stout brewed with lactose (milk sugar), cocoa nibs, and chocolate buttons. The beer was then conditioned on sweet and bitter orange peel and real oranges, before being finished with locally roasted coffee. The result is a complex and deliciously decadent sipper for the holiday season!

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    Eugene, OR

  • Pelican Brewing Co.

    Pelican Brewing Co.
    Dark Hearted Blonde

    Pale StoutABV: 6.5% • IBUs: 27
    The brewery team collaborated with local coffee roaster Sleepy Monk Coffee to make this intriguing blonde stout, which features all the roasted coffee and chocolate aromas and flavors of a stout, but in a color you wouldn't expect. Its unassuming light gold color packs an aromatic and flavorful punch of a much darker beer.

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    Pacific City, OR

  • pFriem Brewing

    pFriem Brewing
    Juicy Winter Ale

    Winter AleABV: 7.5% • IBUs: 45
    This is a juicier version of the brewery's award winning winter ale, made specifically with the Holiday Ale Festival in mind. This IPA showcases a ridiculous amount of Amarillo, Citra, El Dorado, Mosaic and Vic's Secret hops.

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    Hood River, OR

  • PINTS Brewing Co.

    PINTS Brewing Co.
    Christmas Down Under

    Session IPAABV: 4.9% • IBUs: 50
    While Pacific Northwesterners are traipsing around in the snow (or more likely, in rain puddles) at Christmastime, the good people of Australia are baking in the summer sun. So the brewers at PINTS thought they would transport their taste buds down under and create a super-sessionable, Australian hop infused IPA. This should hit the spot between the bouts of bourbon and rum at the Holiday Ale Festival!

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    Portland, OR BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Portland Brewing Co.

    Portland Brewing Co.
    The Dude Abides

    White Russian Imperial StoutABV: 8.0% • IBUs: 55
    Careful man, there's a beverage here. Portland Brewing crafted a tribute to Portland's favorite sweater-wearing dude and his drink of choice. Made exclusively for the Holiday Ale Festival, this hearty Russian Imperial Stout was fermented with coffee and lactose for a creamy, roasty interpretation of a White Russian cocktail.

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    Portland, OR

  • Portland Cider Co.

    Portland Cider Co.
    Cranberry Sauced

    Spiced Fruit CiderABV: 9.5%
    Get sauced on some winter spice packed Cranberry cider! Portland Cider fermented its Northwest apple cider alongside fresh, pureed cranberries from Everest Farms in Bandon, Ore. for a unique - and high ABV - version of its seasonal cranberry cider. Infused with a spice blend of clove, ginger, allspice, coriander, and just a touch of cinnamon and nutmeg, this fresh cranberry cider will refresh your tastebuds with a tart finish.

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    Clackamas, OR

  • Reverend Nat's Hard Cider

    Reverend Nat's Hard Cider
    Warm Abbey Spice with Cranberry

    CiderABV: 7.4%
    First it was orange blossom honey, followed by prune juice, and last year, whole apple pies. This year, Reverend Nat is bringing his winter seasonal Abbey Spice cider, made with raisins, cinnamon, and oak, and spiked with Holiday Ale Festival exclusive fresh cranberry juice. Served warm, like all the previous years, from the piping hot and steamy jockey box.

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    Portland, OR

  • Rogue Ales Brewery

    Rogue Ales Brewery
    Woodsman's Wine

    WBA BarleywineABV: 10.9% • IBUs: 102
    Woodsman's Wine is a Rogue twist on a classic barleywine. Brewed with birch syrup, maple syrup and Oregon spruce tips, Woodsman's Wine was then conditioned for a year in Rogue's Dead Guy Whiskey barrels. Full-bodied with layers of complexity, Woodsman's Wine features notes of oak and whiskey up front that give way to robust malty sweetness and bold hop bitterness, with nuances of molasses and resin throughout.

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    Newport, OR

  • Santiam Brewing Co.

    Santiam Brewing Co.
    Hibernal Druid

    BraggotABV: 9.8% • IBUs: 12
    This ancient style brew, made from 50 percent wildflower honey and 50 percent barley malt, is bittered with heather and subtly spiced with ginger and cinnamon.

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    Salem, OR

  • Sixpoint Brewery

    Sixpoint Brewery
    Mad Scientists Ale #22 X-tra Thick Smoothie

    NEIPAABV: 8.5% • IBUs: 25
    This is an extra thick smoothie beer made with Galaxy, Azacca, Citra, and Idaho 7 hops. It's got a huge juice bomb aroma, a smooth body, and low bitterness.

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    Brooklyn, NY

  • Stickmen Brewing Company

    Stickmen Brewing Company

    StoutABV: 9.2% • IBUs: 30
    Tryptophantastic is a blend of three beers: a barrel soured dark beer, a whiskey barrel aged imperial porter, and a stout brewed with smoked turkey legs in the kettle and fermented with cranberries. Enjoy the tart, chocolaty, and lightly smokey flavors.

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    Lake Oswego, OR BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • StormBreaker Brewing

    StormBreaker Brewing
    Barrel Aged Kilt By Death

    BA Scotch AleABV: 8.0% • IBUs: 33
    The brewers at StormBreaker always thought Santa would prefer delivering beer in a kilt. He sure delivers with this Scotch ale aged in Bull Run Oregon single malt barrels. Santa's elves were able to achieve dark fruit aromatics with flavors of maple, toffee, some oakiness, and a hint of smokiness - making this beer the perfect way to spread holiday cheer!

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    Portland, OR

  • Three Mugs Brewing Co.

    Three Mugs Brewing Co.
    Mrs Claus's Peppermint Desire White Chocolate Ale

    Blonde Ale w/ White Chocolate and PeppermintABV: 6.5% • IBUs: 17
    Her spouse off to work, Mrs. Claus settles in for a cold winter's night with a mug of malty blonde ale, brewed with delectable white chocolate...mmm. But, something is missing. Careful not to wake the elves, she tiptoes over to her stocking - hung by the chimney with care - to get the ingredient that will fulfill her desire and make this the perfect holiday brew: peppermint!

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    Hillsboro, OR

  • Trap Door Brewing

    Trap Door Brewing

    Double IPAABV: 9.5% • IBUs: 80
    Trap Door made this year's HoliDANK exxxtra dank by hopping it with seven lbs. per barrel of Simcoe, Mosaic, Citra, Columbus, and Chinook hops, and adding hemp CBD oil (approx. 1.5 mg CBD oil per four oz. taster)! This DIPA is old school - backed with plenty of malt character and bitterness to make a big, balanced winter Double IPA. Merry Danksmas!

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    Vancouver, WA

  • Vanguard Brewing Co.

    Vanguard Brewing Co.

    Imperial Oatmeal StoutABV: 10.0%
    This is a new adaptation of Vanguard Brewing's LPR Stout, special enough to be worthy of the Holiday Ale Festival! Uninhibited is a sweet, roasty and creamy imperial oatmeal stout made with lots of roasted and chocolate malts, oats, and 100 lbs. of local clover honey to provide a special honey sweetened, dry finish that goes down silky and smooth.

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    Wilsonville, OR

  • Wayfinder Beer

    Wayfinder Beer
    Rotorvator Doppelbock

    DoppelbockABV: 7.7%
    Wayfinder's traditional Bavarian style doppelbock employs an extensive double decoction mash, two hour boil, and multiple months of lagering to make this Starkbier ready for the holiday season. The end result is a strong, smooth, and malty delight!

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    Portland, OR

  • Wild Ride Brewing

    Wild Ride Brewing
    Twist & Shout Coffee Blonde Holiday Edition

    Coffee Blonde AleABV: 4.5% • IBUs: 24
    Twist & Shout is a blonde ale mixed with a holiday roasted whole bean coffee. To the eye, this beer is light, but the aroma and flavor of the coffee is different from what most coffee beers are perceived to be. Through a unique brewing process, a light body and full coffee aroma and flavor is achieved without adding much color to the beer.

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    Redmond, OR

  • Wolf Tree Brewery

    Wolf Tree Brewery
    The Barrel Aged Belgian Dip

    Belgian Dark StrongABV: 10.5% • IBUs: 20
    Strong. Dark. It's how they drink it in Belgium. Called a Belgium Dip (or not), this smooth ale, aged in Pinot Noir barrels, is rich with hints of spices and fruit. The essence. The right stuff. What the French call a ne sais quoi.

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    Seal Rock, OR