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Christmas Draft Lineup Announced at Dupont Circle

Christmas Drafts, 2011Anchor (USA/CA) Our Special Ale 5.5% – Spiced Winter Ale – classic American Holiday Ale, brown ale spiced each year w/ a different wintery spice blend $6/16oz

Bell’s (USA/MI) Christmas Ale 5.5% – Scottish Ale – amber-hued w/ toasty, malty notes of toffee & oatmeal; subtly spicy, earthy, herbal hops $6/16oz

The Bruery (USA/CA) 4 Calling Birds 11% – Belgian Strong Ale – robust, dark & spicy w/ flavors of gingerbread, banana, licorice, dark fruit, cocoa & molasses $10/10oz

De Struise (BELGIUM) Tsjeeses Reserva 2010 10% – Tripel – aged on oak for 6 months, strong yeast forward characteristics, flavors of stone fruit & dry wood $10/10oz

Eggenberg (AUSTRIA) Samichlaus 14% – Doppelbock – brewed once a year on December 6th, potently sweet flavors of dried fruit & brown sugar $10/10oz

Evil Twin (DENMARK) Christmas Eve at a NYC Hotel Room 10% – Imperial Stout – brewed at De Molen, enduring flavors of dark roast coffee, bittersweet chocolate & dark fruits $10/10oz

Goose Island (USA/IL) Christmas Ale 6.2% -  Brown Ale – subtle wintry spice flavors of cinnamon & nutmeg w/ ample caramel malts & citric hops $6/12oz

Jolly Pumpkin (USA/MI) Noël de Calabaza 9% – Belgian Strong Ale – sour, earthy, woody & acidic w/ flavors of oak, spice, prune, pine, sour grape & apple $10/10oz

La Rullés (BELGIUM) Cuvée Meilleurs Voeux 7.3% – Belgian Dark Ale – spicy, warming, fruity flavors of toffee, molasses, dates, cherries, apples & honey $10/12oz

Tröegs (USA/PA) Mad Elf 11%- Belgian Strong Ale – pours a radiant red w/ sweet, potent, candied fruit flavors of cherries, honey, spice $6/10oz

Silly (BELGIUM) Christmas Ale 9% – Tripel –  equal parts fruit & spice w/ yeast-driven, peppery notes of coriander pear, apple, lemon, pineapple $10/10oz

St.Bernardus (BELGIUM) Christmas Ale 10% – Belgian Strong Ale – a decadently rich & fruity w/ estery, sweet flavors of banana, toffee, cloves & brandy $10/10oz

Cask Ale:
Lost Rhino (USA/VA) Rhinoel 7.5% – Dubbel – a special cask version of this sweet & spicy Belgian-style brown ale w/ flavors of dark fruit & cocoa $7/12oz