Weyerbacher Winter Ale

It’s back! One of our favorite local brews from Easton, PA is hitting the shelves this week ready to warm you up in the coming months. Winter Ale is a malt-lovers beer. It’s brewed with deep-roasted chocolate malt for a roasty, warming flavor. It weighs in at 5.6% ABV and has a slightly dry finish to balance out the subtle sweetness of the malts. Winter Ale is perfect to pair with a nutty cheese like aged Gouda or with a hearty meal like roast pork, smoked sausage or grilled salmon.



Pick up some extra Winter Ale to make this delicious recipe from Weyerbacher.com:
Winter Ale Caramelized Walnuts with Bacon
6 slices uncured bacon
6 oz. Winter Ale
1 c brown sugar, packed
1 t kosher salt
1/2 t black pepper
1/8 t cayenne pepper
20 oz. walnut halves

Preheat over to 350º.
Render bacon until very crispy, set aside. Crush into very small pieces.
Add all ingredients, except walnuts, to a small sauce pan and bring to a simmer. Cook for just a few minutes. Avoid boiling it over onto the stove.
Put nuts in a pan large enough for them to be in one layer and pour the sugar mixture over the nuts.
Toss to coat the nuts.
Place in the preheated oven for 20 – 25 minutes, mixing every 5 minutes or so. Cook until the liquid has evaporated and nuts have toasted and taken on a nice browned color.
Allow to cool until sugar sets and becomes hard.
Start another batch…they don’t last long.

Winter Ale is being poured at these upcoming events:

Tuesday, November 10th
Time: 7pm
Weyerbacher Tap Takeover and Bier Schule! ON TAP:
Jester’s Choice #3 – Oktoberfest (very limited!)
Winter Ale
Last Chance IPA
Double Simcoe DIPA

Wednesday, November 11th
Tasting featuring Pumpkin, DIPA Project, Monks and Winter Ale!
Time: 5 to 7pm
Wegmans Cherry Hill

Thursday, November 12th
Time: 5-7 pm
Petrock’s Liquors – Hillsborough

Friday, November 13th
Time: 7 pm
Amazing Grapes – Pompton Lakes
Merry Monks Firkin Tapping! You don’t want to miss this one!

Wednesday, November 18th
Time: 6pm
Midland Brew House – Saddle Brook
A tap takeover featuring Tarte Nouveau, Winter Ale, Merry Monks and more!

Thursday, November 19th
Time: 5-7 pm
Bourbon Street Flemington
Stop by for a tasting featuring Pumpkin, DIPA Project, Monks and Winter Ale

And MORE! Visit our Events Page for all of the details!

What else is in stock?

Here’s a list of everything else we have in stock from this fantastic brewery…

Merry Monks This Belgian-style Abbey Triple is a GABF medal winner and the best-selling Weyerbacher brew in New Jersey! 9.3% abv
Available now in 6-packs and 25oz


Tarte Nouveau Tarte Nouveau, 3.9% ABV, is kettle-soured with lactobacillus. This tart beer pours pale yellow with a large, dense, white head. Tarte is a refreshing brew with a dry finish that’s perfect for picnics, enjoying next to the pool, post leaf raking celebrations or snowball fight victory dances. Honestly, it’s pretty much perfect for every situation.
Available now in 6-packs and draft

Last Chance IPA
This assertive West Coast-style IPA is brimming with aromas of pine, citrus and grapefruit. A portion of the profits from “Last Chance” go to local animal rescue organizations. 5.9% abv
Available now in 6-packs, 1/2 kegs

Double Simcoe A double IPA brewed with 100% Simcoe hops. Chock-full of grapefruit and tropical fruit aromas.
9% abv
Available now in 4-packs 1/6 and 1/2 kegs


Blithering Idiot
Luscious, complex and warming with notes of dates and figs. 11.1% abv
Available now in 4-packs and 1/6 kegs


Old Heathen Imperial Stout aged in Kentucky Bourbon barrels! Vanilla, cocoa, coffee and oak on the nose and palate. 8% abv
Available now in 1/6 kegs



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