Schlafly Christmas Ale & Coffee Stout

Move over Thanksgiving….Christmas season is in full effect and we have two new holiday brews to get the party started! First up is the ever-so-delicious Christmas Ale – back on the scene and ready to spread some serious holiday cheer. Brimming with aromas and flavors of orange peel, juniper berries, ginger root, cardamom and cloves, this seasonal sipper will surely keep you warm on a cold winter’s night! And if you’re in need of something to help you survive the stress of the holiday season, look no further than Schlafly Coffee Stout! Schlafly blends their famous Oatmeal Stout with a local French roast coffee to produce this eye-opening and belly-pleasing concoction. Mmmm good!
 

Both styles are available NOW in 6-packs and on draft. Get ‘em before they’re gone!

25 Days of Schlafly Beer!
If you’re feeling crafty (and thirsty), check out this sweet DIY Schlafly advent calendar project! It involves drinking one Schlafly beer per day until Christmas….which we know you can handle! Snap a shot of your masterpiece and send to meredith@hunterdonbrewing.com so we can share on our site!


22 Years of Tasty Beers
Be sure to raise a glass and make a toast to Schlafly as they celebrate their 22nd anniversary in the beer biz later this month!! A big CONGRATULATIONS to Tom, Dan and the entire crew for their hard work and dedication over the years. We love having Schlafly here in the Garden State!
 
 

Christmas Ale
This is a warming winter ale that blends the spices of the season with sweet caramel malt. Orange peel, juniper berries, ginger root, cardamom and cloves are added for spiciness. We use honey in the fermentation process, which raises the ABV without producing too much heat from the alcohol content. Many breweries produce richer, higher alcohol beers for the winter holiday season, bolder than their year-round offerings. The inspiration for this beer came from spiced holiday beverages such as wassail and mulled wines. Around the holidays, the sweet and spicy aromas, not to mention the booze, in such libations tend to smooth the rougher edges of enjoying each other’s company and spreading goodwill. 8.0% abv

Coffee Stout
Our Coffee Stout is a classic combination of a traditional stout and premium French roast coffee from St. Louis roaster, Kaldi’s Coffee. Roasted barley and coffee dominate the aroma, with the sweetness from the stout balancing the acidity of the coffee. We use a unique cold toddy extraction process to brew a less acidic coffee for the beer. In the 1990’s, Kaldi’s staff started visiting the Schlafly Tap Room, asking for a pint of stout and a shot of espresso. Both Schlafly and Kaldi’s realized this was a match made in beer heaven, and soon started working together to find the perfect coffee blend to mix with our Oatmeal Stout. This collaboration continues today, with regular tastings to perfect the Coffee Stout. 5.7% abv

 

CHEERS!!

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