Beers to Try in Winter 2018

Ah, beer — one of the many ways humankind has to sample the best the seasons have to offer. Whether you’re kicking back after a full day on the slopes or obsessively binge-watching PyongChang Olympics coverage, we got you covered with PourMyBeer’s hitlist of must-have wintry brews.


  1. Good Morning — Tree House Brewing Company
    8.4% ABV; The aroma of Sunday morning; decadent flavor melding milk chocolate, sweet maple syrup, and freshly roasted coffee
    4.68/5 on Untappd
    4.79/5 on Beer Advocate
  2. Heady Topper — The Alchemist
    8% ABV; Made with a proprietary blend of six hops, there’s just enough malt to give this beer some backbone, but not enough to take the sweet citrusy hops away from the focus
    4.62/5 on Untappd
    4.72/5 on Beer Advocate
  3. Oak-Aged Vanilla World Wide Stout — Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
    16-17% ABV; Dark, rich, and roasty with a port-like complexity; great with dessert
    4.31/5 on Untappd
    4.27/5 on Beer Advocate
  4. Accumulation White IPA — New Belgium Brewing Company
    6.2% ABV; Medium-body IPA, the addition of American Wheat Ale Yeast with bright, fruity notes smooths out the bitter, hoppy flavors and provides a clean, crisp finish
    3.62/5 on Untappd
    3.72/5 on Beer Advocate
  5. Pennsylvania Tuxedo — Dogfish Head Craft Brewery
    8.5% ABV; Spruce-infused pale ale with a grassy citrus kick; made with fresh green spruce tips from the forests of north-central Pennsylvania and Georgetown, Delaware
    3.89/5 on Untappd
    3.91/5 on Beer Advocate
  6. Christmas Ale — Great Lakes Brewing Company
    7.5% ABV; Have a Yuletide’s worth of holiday spices and sweet honey, ginger and cinnamon
    3.83/5 on Untappd
    3.95/5 on Beer Advocate
  7. Santa vs. Unicorn — Pipeworks Brewing Company
    10% ABV; Medium to full body American style barley wine that’s nicely balanced between resinous hops and caramel malts
    3.87/5 on Untappd
    3.99/5 on Beer Advocate
  8. Stir Crazy Porter — Indeed Brewing Company
    6.5% ABV; Sweet and malty, cocoa, vanilla, dark fruit, and coffee notes, that 6.5% will sneak up on you!
    3.73/5 on Untappd
    3.86/5 on Beer Advocate
  9. Tres Blueberry Stout — Dark Horse Brewing Company
    7.5% ABV; Full-bodied and brewed with all malted barley and fresh blueberries added after fermentation, this pour has big blueberry aroma but tastes mildly sweet and bitter
    3.67/5 on Untappd
    3.97/5 on Beer Advocate
  10. Bourbon Barrel Aged Winter Warmer — Rahr & Sons Brewing Company
    8.5% ABV; Tastes like Bourbon aged wood, oak, vanilla bean, and tart cherry. What’s not to love?
    4.01/5 on Untappd
    4.08/5 on Beer Advocate
  11. Rosetta — Brewery Ommegang
    5.6% ABV; Three-year aged cherries combine with Flemish brown ale in an intriguing interplay of tartness and sweetness
    3.86/5 on Untappd
    4.07/5 on Beer Advocate


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