December 3rd - December 7th, 2014 | Pioneer Courthouse Square | Portland, Oregon

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

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 40 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.

TBD - To Be Determined • GTHT - Gone Today, Here Tomorrow • OUT - Sold Out

  • 10 Barrel Brewing Co.

    10 Barrel Brewing Co.
    Beernog

    Spiced Winter AleABV: 7.5% • IBUs: 28
    It's not eggnog, it's beernog! This spiced winter ale is actually nothing like eggnog, but you should drink it instead. Brewed with cinnamon, nutmeg, allspice, rum-soaked raisins and cocoa nibs, this is a dangerously easy-drinking winter ale.

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    Bend, OR 10barrel.com

  • 2 Towns Ciderhouse

    2 Towns Ciderhouse
    Barrel-Aged Nice & Naughty

    Barrel-Aged Cider (Bourbon)ABV: 10.5%
    This specialty cider is fermented with dark Meadowfoam honey and aged in Bourbon barrels. Crammed full of cheerful winter spices that mingle with the wood and sweet Bourbon aromas, this cider is sure to warm up your cold, dark nights.

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    Corvallis, OR 2townsciderhouse.com

  • Alameda Brewing Co.

    Alameda Brewing Co.
    Long Beard's Baltic Porter

    Baltic PorterABV: 6.4% • IBUs: 30
    Brewed just for the festival, this beer features a traditional malt base with a few modern day adjustments. An addition of cherry wood smoked malt lends a warm - almost sweet - smoke to the beer, while chocolate rye and Tettnang hops add a nice spice, as well as another layer, to the rich, dark malt base. This beer starts big and sweet, transitions to roast and smoke with a slight alcohol burn, and finishes smooth on the palate.

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    Portland, OR alamedabrewhouse.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Base Camp Brewing Co.

    Base Camp Brewing Co.
    White Squall

    Wheat WineABV: 10.7% • IBUs: 60
    The Base Camp brewers love a big, robust barleywine, but to really let their house ale yeast shine, they created the White Squall Wheat Wine. A HUGE grain bill showcasing white wheat spreads a deep blanket of malty goodness, with layers of yeast-derived fruity esters and spicy phenols swirling through it. The White Squall has shaped up to be one of their very favorite winter brews, and they hope you'll love it as well!

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    Portland, OR basecampbrewingco.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Bear Republic Brewing Co.

    Bear Republic Brewing Co.
    Santa's Lost Wallet

    Specialty BlendABV: 10.8% • IBUs: 34
    In the course of some off-season revelry at Bear Republic, Santa lost his wallet at the bar. Upon recovery of the wallet, Santa and the brewers crafted this dark and luscious blend of ales. The base is a brandy barrel-aged Belgian brown ale that features the sweet notes of brandy, house-made candi syrup, and a touch of nutmeg; blended for balance with Bear Republic's roasty Big Bear Black Stout and molasses-heavy Pirate Stout.

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    Cloverdale, CA bearrepublic.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • BridgePort Brewing Co.

    BridgePort Brewing Co.
    Oak-Aged Honey Porter

    Oak-Aged Honey PorterABV: 7.1%
    This is a malt-driven beer with a jet-black hue and lots of roasty flavors. The roastiness is complemented with honey, added to the kettle and in finishing. The beer is aged on American white oak to give added flavors of caramel and vanilla for a smooth finish.

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    Portland, OR bridgeportbrew.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Burnside Brewing Co.

    Burnside Brewing Co.
    It Makes Reindeer Fly

    Imperial Rye AleABV: 8.3% • IBUs: 29
    When the Burnside fellas got together to talk beer for the HAF, they agreed they had to make the perfect holiday brew: it had to be big, malty and unique. They started with loads of rye and specialty malts and continued to fortify with a reindeer's favorite treats; heirloom carrots from Prairie Creek Farms in Joseph, OR, and raisins for sustained energy. So here it is, a beer so special It Makes Reindeer Fly!

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    Portland, OR burnsidebrewco.com

  • Cascade Brewing

    Cascade Brewing
    Cherry Diesel

    Barrel-Aged Imperial Stout (Bourbon)ABV: 11.0% • IBUs: 50
    Brewed with chocolate and roasted malts, organic black strap molasses and dark Belgian candi sugar, then aged for five months in Heaven Hill Bourbon barrels on Papua New Guinea vanilla beans and blended with cherries, aromas of dark sweet chocolate, Bourbon, molasses and cherries present themselves up front, while finishing with a slight Bourbon heat and a lingering sweet dark chocolate and cherry sweetness.

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    Portland, OR cascadebrewing.com

  • Coalition Brewing Co.

    Coalition Brewing Co.
    Shenanagins

    Barley WineABV: 9.8% • IBUs: 70
    Shenanigans Barley Wine is complex yet approachable, big and bold, and highly drinkable. Five different caramel malts provide a delightful malt sweetness and fruit notes, displaying the full range of caramel colors from 15L all the way up to 140L. Northern Brewer and Willamette make up the hop profile. Warning: This beer may lead to mischief, high jinks and tomfoolery.

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    Portland, OR coalitionbrewing.com

  • Collaborator

    Collaborator
    Collaborator Hallucinator Blend

    Specialty BlendABV: 7.5%
    The base of this beer is Collaborator Hallucinator, brewed in the late spring of this year and aged until the fall, when it was blended with a Cascade Brewing blending beer that brings subtle Bourbon tootsie roll notes to this aged malty old ale.

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    Portland, OR oregonbrewcrew.com

  • Columbia River Brewing Co.

    Columbia River Brewing Co.
    Hawaiian Christmas

    Imperial PorterABV: 8.0% • IBUs: 45
    This British style Imperial Porter was made with the addition of chocolate and fresh roasted coconut.

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    Portland, OR columbiariverbrewpub.com

  • Crux Fermentation Project

    Crux Fermentation Project
    Oud Freakcake

    Oud Bruin/FlandersABV: 10.5% • IBUs: 35
    Brewed to the Oud Bruin style with orange and lemon zest, then aged in Makers Mark barrels where the brewers added classic holiday fruits such as cranberries, figs, dates and raisins. Paying homage to the fruitcakes granny used to make with the only difference being, you won't want to re-gift this one!

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    Bend, OR cruxfermentation.com

  • Deschutes Brewery

    Deschutes Brewery
    Yule Goat

    Spiced Brown AleABV: 5.4% • IBUs: 33
    This limited release special ale is a celebration of Deschutes' creative freedom. Aged one year in oak, the spiced brown ale underwent a secondary fermentation with brett in whiskey barrels. Dark, dried fruit, spice, licorice notes and the brett produced hints of cherry. This is a very limited release, enjoy it while you can!

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    Bend, OR deschutesbrewery.com

  • Dick's Brewing Co.

    Dick's Brewing Co.
    Code 1081

    Winter AleABV: 8.0% • IBUs: 70
    This recipe is a throwback to 1995, originally brewed by the late Dick Young himself on the brewery's initial three-barrel system. The brewing staff felt that by recreating this recipe for the Holiday Ale Festival, they could celebrate with friends and family and toast to Dick's memory. This beer is a heavily hopped ale with black and chocolate malts that give it a dark and rich flavor.

       Beer Location: OUT

    Centralia, WA dicksbeer.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Eel River Brewing Co.

    Eel River Brewing Co.
    Gargantua

    Imperial Strong Ale BlendABV: 11.5% • IBUs: 80
    Gargantua is first and foremost, BIG. It starts out with an Imperial strong ale that's aged on vanilla for a little holiday twist. It's then blended with Eel River's Bourbon barrel-aged version of its Triple Exultation Strong Ale to bring in notes of oak and whiskey.

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    Fortuna, CA eelriverbrewing.com

  • Elysian Brewing Co.

    Elysian Brewing Co.
    Doom (2012)

    Golden Treacle PaleABV: 7.4% • IBUs: 67
    Doom is the delicious aftershock, a variation on Sextacula, the beer brewed for Elysian's 15th anniversary. It's a giant tremor of a pale ale, brewed with pale, Biscuit, Cara-Hell and C-15 malts, with oats and additions of golden syrup and golden raisins. German Magnum hops were used to bitter, while generous amounts of prized Citra and Nelson Sauvins lend flavor and aroma through late additions and two dry-hoppings.

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    Seattle, WA elysianbrewing.com

  • Firestone Walker Brewing Co.

    Firestone Walker Brewing Co.
    Luponic Merlin

    Oatmeal StoutABV: 5.5% • IBUs: 30
    This wonderful roasty oatmeal stout has been infused with a combination of Citra, Centennial and Simcoe hops. This is a one-time only beer made just for the Holiday Ale Festival.

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    Paso Robles, CA firestonebeer.com

  • Fish Brewing Co.

    Fish Brewing Co.
    Gingerbread Ale

    Red AleABV: 5.0% • IBUs: 21
    This is an ideal winter red ale to enjoy on a cold afternoon. Fish Tale's Gingerbread Ale will remind you of grandma's cookies during the holiday season. Well-balanced Apollo and Palisade hops combine with crystal and Munich malts. Add to that, ginger, nutmeg, cloves and cinnamon, and you have a Christmas ale even Santa can't resist.

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    Olympia, WA fishbrewing.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Fort George Brewery

    Fort George Brewery
    Hogfather

    Imperial PorterABV: 8.2%
    The mythical Hogfather flies across Discworld once a year delivering presents, this year gracing all with a bold, black Imperial Porter that bears his name. Brewed at Fort George, where they believe that there is always time for another last minute and their inner child has never met its inner babysitter. At over 8%, this beer can help you get to the place where the falling angel meets the rising ape.

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    Astoria, OR fortgeorgebrewery.com

  • Gigantic Brewing

    Gigantic Brewing
    The Scut Farkus Affair

    Holiday AleABV: 7.5% • IBUs: 70
    This is Gigantic's tribute to its favorite Hammond, Indiana Strong Man (He had yellow eyes...yellow eyes! So help me God, YELLOW EYES!). This is a malty and hoppy red beer, brewed with Haribo gummy bears and English toffee to celebrate the season.

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    Portland, OR giganticbrewing.com

  • Gilgamesh Brewing Co.

    Gilgamesh Brewing Co.
    BAHS

    Barrel-Aged Strong Ale (Bourbon)ABV: 8.1% • IBUs: 15
    This is a Scottish influenced strong ale, aged in Burnside Bourbon barrels. Bread, caramel and roasted notes, complemented by charcoal, cinnamon and oak, lace the palate.

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    Turner, OR gilgameshbrewing.com

  • Golden Valley Brewery

    Golden Valley Brewery
    Santa's Smokin' Bock

    Rauch BockABV: 7.0% • IBUs: 24
    This smoked lager was inspired by the Rauchbiers of Bamberg, Germany. Santa's Smokin' Bock was brewed using more than 60% beechwood-smoked malt, hopped with whole flower Tettnanger and Hersbrucker hops, and lagered for five weeks. It tastes like cuddling by a toasty festooned fireplace, in a glass.

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    McMinville, OR goldenvalleybrewery.com

  • Hop Valley Brewing Co.

    Hop Valley Brewing Co.
    The Wolfe

    English-Style Barley WineABV: 9.8% • IBUs: 80
    Simpson Golden Promise, Caralight and Bairds Carastan malts provide this beer its deep golden hue and depth of complex malt flavors. The English WGV and Willamette hops balance it out, giving it a classic English hop character. Hop Valley's first barleywine, The Wolfe is prime for winter sippin'!

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    Springfield, OR hopvalleybrewing.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Hopworks Urban Brewery

    Hopworks Urban Brewery
    Kronan the Bourbarian

    Barrel-Aged Baltic Porter (Bourbon)ABV: 9.2% • IBUs: 25
    Deep like the Baltic Sea and as massive as the Swedish ship Kronan sunk in its icy waters, this brew is like a buried treasure. Stowed away in a Bourbon barrel for six months, it now brings to the surface a frothy tan head and rich aroma combining malt notes of chocolate, caramel and dark fruit with the essence of vanilla, smoke and oak. Made big and bold with a smooth lager finish, it's as rich and strong as an Austrian actor, but with more complexity.

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    Portland, OR hopworksbeer.com

  • Kells Brewpub

    Kells Brewpub
    Fruit Cake Ale

    Imperial Brown AleABV: 6.7% • IBUs: 44
    Finally two Irish favorites in one: a pint and a cake! Irish fruit cake is one of the holiday staples of the country, with nuts and dried fruit mixed into the cake to give every bite a variety of flavors. Brewed with the same idea in mind, a wide range of hops were used, some adding fruity notes and others acting as spices. The malt helps add the nutty quality and sweetness in this scrumptious brown ale. One fruit cake that won't get tossed!

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    Portland, OR kellsbrewpub.com

  • Lagunitas Brewing Co.

    Lagunitas Brewing Co.
    High West Whiskey Barrel-Aged Cappuccino Stout

    Barrel-Aged Espresso Stout (Whiskey)ABV: 12.5% • IBUs: 30
    Brewed with boatloads of roasted coffee in each batch for that extra Krunk, this mondo coffee stout will leave you wondering whether you're coming or going. Then the brewers decided to age it in some High West Whiskey barrels, just in case the coffee didn't wake you up.

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    Petaluma, CA lagunitas.com

  • Lagunitas Brewing Co.

    Lagunitas Brewing Co.
    Hairy Eyeball

    Strong AleABV: 9.4% • IBUs: 57
    A roasty, toasty, malty, hangover-halting beer. Especially formulated for when you wake up feelin' like you need to shave your eyeballs to see the new day.

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    Petaluma, CA lagunitas.com

  • Lagunitas Brewing Co.

    Lagunitas Brewing Co.
    Rye Barrel-Aged Cappuccino Stout

    Imperial StoutABV: 12.0%
    A foamy curtain of lace coats the glass on the drink down. Smell is of dark roasted malt, coconut, vanilla, macaroon, and slight whiskey aromas. Taste is much the same with cocoa, coconut, and whiskey flavors on the finish. There is a mild amount of roasty and woody bitterness and an alcohol kick on the palate with each sip.

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    Petaluma, CA lagunitas.com

  • Laht Neppur Brewing

    Laht Neppur Brewing
    St. Dorothy's Peach Cordial Ale

    Strong AleABV: 8.8% • IBUs: 18
    St. Dorothy of Caesarea is a patron saint to both brewers and fruit orchards, making her a fitting tribute to this strong amber ale. In addition to real peaches and concentrated peach juice, a generous amount of honey, cinnamon and nutmeg have been added to spice up the holiday season. Noble Tettnanger hops add an underlying mild spiciness to round out the balance between malt, fruit and alcohol.

       Beer Location: OUT

    Waitsburg, WA lahtneppur.com

  • Lompoc Brewing

    Lompoc Brewing
    Revelry Red Ale

    Barrel-Aged Sour Red Ale Blend (Wine)ABV: 8.0%
    This custom blend takes Lompoc's Big Bang Red aged in Big Bottom Whiskey barrels with 80 pounds of sour cherries for nine months, and blends it with Big Bang Red aged in Maryhill Winery Port barrels for 11 months. The resulting beer is crimson in color, malty in body with notes of cherry and oak, and finishes slightly tart.

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    Portland, OR lompocbrewing.com

  • Mazama Brewing Co.

    Mazama Brewing Co.
    Mazamanator

    DoppelbockABV: 9.9% • IBUs: 30
    A Munich classic made local at Mazama, this doppelbock features big, sweet toasted malt flavors upfront, with warming alcoholic cheer and a roasty, toasty finish with just a hint of Noble hops. This strong lager is just the thing for toasting the good health of your warmest friends on the coldest nights.

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    Corvallis, OR mazamabrewing.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • McMenamins (John Barleycorns)

    McMenamins (John Barleycorns)
    Mele Kalikimaka Coconut Stout

    Barrel-Aged Imperial Coconut Stout (Whiskey)ABV: 9.0% • IBUs: 30
    Christmas in the Northwest might not be exactly green & bright. We may not see the sun all day or the stars at night, but we can still enjoy a little island life. Flaked coconut was added to mingle with lightly roasted chocolate malts. This stout was then aged in whiskey barrels that once held McMenamins Hogshead Whiskey. The result is a smooth, sweet stout with hints of oak and vanilla flavors that mix perfectly with the coconut. Mahalo!

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    Tigard, OR mcmenamins.com/272-john-barleycorns-home BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Migration Brewing

    Migration Brewing
    Big Sipper

    Belgian Dark Pale AleABV: 7.8% • IBUs: 75
    This mahogany colored strong ale features a deep, layered body of chocolate, honey and caramel malts coupled with choice Northwest hops. Big Sipper is fermented with relatively neutral Belgian yeast that creates a restrained ester and phenolic profile, allowing the malt and hops to shine bright like the big dipper in the winter night.

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    Portland, OR migrationbrewing.com

  • Natian Brewery

    Natian Brewery
    McGuinness

    Imperial Milk StoutABV: 9.2%
    This roasty black ale was brewed with unfermented lactose to give the flavor profile a rich creaminess. It was then aged on Kahlua soaked Oregon oak; Kahlua is a liquor made with Arabica coffee beans that impacts the roasted malt and coffee flavors with a mild sweetness that blends well with the silkiness imparted by the lactose.

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    Portland, OR natianbrewery.com

  • New Belgium Brewing Co.

    New Belgium Brewing Co.
    Barrel-Aged Cascara Quad

    Barrel-Aged Belgian QuadABV: 11.0% • IBUs: 22
    This is a dark, strong and surprisingly delicate ale made with dates and coffee cherries. Channeling the Trappist tradition, it's brewed with an ethereal malt bill and spiced with the fruit of the coffee bean (cascara). The aroma brings dates, cherries and pipe tobacco right to the nose and builds layers with hints of spice and fruity Belgian yeast. Once on the palate, Cascara Quad starts swinging clove, fig and molasses.

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    Fort Collins, CO newbelgium.com

  • Ninkasi Brewing Co.

    Ninkasi Brewing Co.
    Belgian Single

    Belgian Single AleABV: 5.0% • IBUs: 20
    Think Session Tripel: This beer features all of the flavor, finesse, smoothness and subtle clove esters of a Belgian style tripel, at a drinkable lower alcohol level.

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    Eugene, OR ninkasibrewing.com

  • Oakshire Brewing

    Oakshire Brewing
    Swiss Mrs. Alpine Alt

    Milk Chocolate Sticke AltABV: 7.8% • IBUs: 30
    Swiss Mrs. is a Sticke Alt, a darker and stronger variation of a traditional German Altbier. This version was mashed with toasted marshmallows - of course - and has a small addition of lactose and cocoa nibs in the kettle and bright tank for a full flavored and indulgent finish.

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    Eugene, OR oakbrew.com

  • Old Town Brewing Co.

    Old Town Brewing Co.
    Pa Rum Pum Pum Pum

    Barrel-Aged Olde Ale (Rum)ABV: 7.5% • IBUs: 40
    This old ale is fit for a king, so in his honor, the poor boys at Old Town lay before you the finest gifts of dark caramel, toffee, and raisin malt flavors. Dark rum and oak notes from the barrel aging keep time and drum up the layered character of this ale. If you're a poor boy too, sing along: Come, they told me, Pa Rum Pum Pum Pum.

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    Portland, OR otbrewing.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Oskar Blues

    Oskar Blues
    Black Mamba

    Dunkel WeizenABV: 5.6% • IBUs: 20
    Roast malts, crystal malts and a copious amount of wheat were used to make this dark wheat beer fermented with Andechs Weizen yeast. Malt aromas blend nicely with banana and clove aromas and flavors.

       Beer Location: 1

    Longmont, CO oskarblues.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • PINTS Brewing Co.

    PINTS Brewing Co.
    Hibernator

    WeizendoppelbockABV: 7.6% • IBUs: 18
    Brewed just for the Holiday Ale Festival with all German malts, hops and yeast. Wheat malt provides the basis for the beer (and great head retention), while Pilsner, Munich and dark caramel malts make up the rest of the rich, malty and sweet profile. German Magnum hops contribute to the sense of spiciness alongside the phenolic clove note from the authentic Bavarian Hefeweizen strain, which also imparts the classic banana fruitiness to the brew.

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    Portland, OR pintsbrewing.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Rock Bottom Brewery (Portland)

    Rock Bottom Brewery (Portland)
    You'll Shoot Your Eye Out Kid

    HellesABV: 4.8% • IBUs: 25
    Just shut up, put on the bunny suit, and have another helles.

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    Portland, OR rockbottom.com

  • Rogue Ales Brewery

    Rogue Ales Brewery
    Big Ass Rye Strong Ale

    Barrel-Aged Rye Strong Ale (New Oak Foudre)ABV: 7.5% • IBUs: 73
    Big Ass Rye Strong is a big, American ale dedicated to Rogue's Dream rye, grown on its farm in Independence, OR. The generous amount of rye gives this beer a thick body. It was subtly spiced and then aged 60 days in a Rogue Big Ass white oak barrel to round out the Meridian and Rogue Liberty hops and Rogue roasted chocolate malt.

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    Newport, OR rogue.com

  • Seven Brides Brewing

    Seven Brides Brewing
    Blonde in a Bottle

    Belgian Strong Golden AleABV: 8.8% • IBUs: 30
    Fermented with Belgian strong ale yeast, this beer pleases with mild Belgian notes and a golden straw hue. What lies beneath is the conditioning tank addition of fresh ginger. The spicy nature of this root will greet the palate as one taste slides into another. Ginger always wanted to be a blonde, and this winter, she went for it!

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    Silverton, OR sevenbridesbrewing.com

  • Slanted Rock Brewing Co.

    Slanted Rock Brewing Co.
    Panty Hose Porter

    Imperial Baltic Vanilla PorterABV: 8.4% • IBUs: 28
    Out of grain bags, a fresh pair of panty hose were the savior to the flavor and gave this brew a signature touch. Panty Hose Porter features a distinctive aroma of caramelized sugars and chocolate-like characters of roasted malt and dark sugars. Dry-hopping with Madagascar Bourbon vanilla beans added a rich, dark and creamy flavor. A very low hop aroma with still a hint of floral sweet hop complements the flavors.

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    Meridian, ID slantedrock.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Speakeasy Brewing Co.

    Speakeasy Brewing Co.
    Erotic Cake

    Chocolate Milk StoutABV: 6.8% • IBUs: 20
    This black as night chocolate milk stout was brewed and dry-hopped with TCHO cocoa nibs.

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    San Francisco, CA goodbeer.com

  • Stickmen Brewery & Skewery

    Stickmen Brewery & Skewery
    The Twerking Elf

    Northwest Sour BrownABV: 7.2% • IBUs: 21
    Experimental and debuting at the Holiday Ale Festival, this beer will get your cheeks moving with nicely puckering notes of dark cherry, dried fruit and sour plum, along with malt backing from Vienna, Pilsner and seven other specialty malts. Be careful where you shake it!

       Beer Location: OUT

    Lake Oswego, OR stickmenbeer.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • Stone Brewing Co.

    Stone Brewing Co.
    Spiced Unicorn Milk

    Chai Milk StoutABV: 7.5% • IBUs: 30
    Brewed just for the Holiday Ale Festival, this luscious, smooth and subtly sweet stout is flavored with chai spices that add amazing flavors and complexity. It is brewed with seven different grains and Columbus and Chinook hops. Lactose is added to add extra body and sweetness, while a blend of six spices, including cinnamon and cardamom, and black tea were added to provide the chai flavor.

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    Escondido, CA stonebrew.com

  • Vertigo Brewing

    Vertigo Brewing
    Barrel-Aged Polar Blast

    Barrel-Aged Vanilla Porter (Whiskey)ABV: 8.6% • IBUs: 22
    This is a bigger, bolder version of Vertigo's Arctic Blast Vanilla Porter, blended with dark chocolate liqueur and aged in seven-year-old Big Bottom Whiskey straight Bourbon white oak barrels. This beer brings a strong chocolate and caramel malt presence that is balanced with mild charred oak and Bourbon notes with a hint of vanilla from both the Madagascar beans and the white oak barrels.

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    Hillsboro, OR vertigobrew.com

  • Viking Braggot Co.

    Viking Braggot Co.
    Winter Squash Porter

    BraggotABV: 7.8% • IBUs: 38
    Winter Squash Porter is truly a winter braggot. The combination of a strong malt profile and turnip honey provides the backbone to highlight the winter squash flavor. This unique taste is achieved by the brewers hand carving and roasting 150 pounds of winter squash to be added to the mash. Chinook, Cascade and Willamette hops, as well as herbal and spice additions, provide a unique taste and aroma.

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    Eugene, OR drinkviking.com BeerAdvocate RateBeer

  • West Highland Brewing Co.

    West Highland Brewing Co.
    Highland Spiced Ale

    Spiced AleABV: 8.0% • IBUs: 30
    Spiced with cinnamon, ginger, vanilla and maple, this ale nicely complements any holiday dessert. Using harvest apples to round out the flavor, the brewers crafted this ale to warm your soul as you gather with friends and family through the winter holiday season.

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    Vancouver, WA

  • Widmer Brothers Brewing Co.

    Widmer Brothers Brewing Co.
    Biere de Noel

    Biere de GardeABV: 9.5% • IBUs: 41
    Biere de Noel is Widmer Brothers' take on the Biere de Garde style, brewed with caramelized raisins and brown sugar to celebrate the holidays. This unique winter warmer offers a caramel and toasted malt backbone with notes of port, dried fruit and a slightly sweet finish making for a great holiday brew.

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    Portland, OR widmerbrothers.com