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Anchor Christmas Ale • 6pk Bottle

$45.26 / case(4)

$11.57

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A smooth and creamy winter warmer with rich flavors of cacao toffee and roasted nuts and subtle hints of honey and herbal spice this year’s brew marks the 43rd annual release of this anchor tradition. 6. 7% abv it is sold only from early november to mid-january. The ale’s recipe is different every year-as is the tree on the label-but the intent with which we offer it remains the same: joy and celebration of the newness of life. Since ancient times trees have symbolized the winter solstice when the earth with its seasons appears born anew. With a heavily guarded secret recipe christmas ale is a highly anticipated seasonal delight complex and full in flavor with a velvety texture and alluring yet subtle spiced aroma. Our 2017 christmas ale has a strong malt profile that is enhanced with wintry spices. The beer pours a deep dark mahogany brown with a creamy tan head. It has flavors of creamy bittersweet chocolate coffee roasted malts and toasted nuts with a rich smooth velvety mouthfeel. The combination of malts spices and hops add layers of complexity to the beer and bring this year’s ale to a new level. Along with an evolving recipe christmas ale portrays a new label every year. Since ancient times trees have symbolized the winter solstice when the earth with its seasons appears born anew. This year’s tree is the santa lucia fir. Extremely rare it is native and limited to california’s santa lucia range along the central coast of california. The tree on this year’s label was hand-drawn by bay area artist james stitt who has been creating anchor’s christmas ale labels since 1975.

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