This is the latest in a series of profiles highlighting the City of Asheville’s vibrant and diverse neighborhoods.
The City of Asheville maintains a list of neighborhoods who have registered as official organizations.
With ingredients that can range from juniper berries to honey to cranberries and more, and profiles ranging from malty to spicy and everything in between, Christmas Ales are a tradition and do not adhere to a hard and fast categorization.
“The terms Christmas Ale, Holiday Ale, and Winter Ale, really are homogenized at this point,” says Mike Lawinski, owner and founder of Fate Brewing Company in Boulder.
“The cold winter months bring about the desire to enjoy certain flavor profiles, smells, and spices. Styles enjoyed fireside or après ski with the goal of warming the drinker.” In order to be considered a Christmas Ale, all a beer must be is brewed with the intent and spirit of gift-giving in mind that is synonymous with the holiday season.
While Lawinski points out that it is a common practice to brew winter beer with spices similar to those you’d typically cook with during cold weather, such as orange, nutmeg, clove, and cinnamon, this is not a limitation.
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Preparing for his trip, Safran learns that Mc Gee did yard work for Barrett, then went back to his house to collect his money and use his computer.
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