“A Snowball's Chance in Ale”

Holiday Beer Tasting Flight

Kris Kringle

Santa’s Flask

Little Drummer Hop

Parson Brown Maple Ale

Lady Kringle

Holiday Surprise

  • 11 a.m. ‘til late |
  • Free admission; Taster trays available for purchase |
  • All ages; 21 & over to taste

About “A Snowball's Chance in Ale”


To celebrate the release of the 2012 Kris Kringle Yuletide Ale, brewer Jen Kent will present guests with a special taster tray of Kris Kringle and several other seasonal beers for $7.50.

Seasonal beers include Kris Kringle, Santa’s Flask (Kris Kringle with oak spiral soaked in whiskey), Little Drummer Hop (Romulans-tyled IPA), Parson Brown Maple Ale, Lady Kringle (Spanish coffee porter on nitro), and a special holiday surprise ale.

Lady Kringle
For the ladies! Treat yourself to notes of roast, coffee, cinnamon and nutmeg as you kick back and reward yourself for a holiday well earned.
Malts: Premium 2-row, Munich, Organic c-60, Bairds 135/165, Bairds roast
Hops: Cascade
OG: 1.061 TG 1.014 ABV:6.3  IBU:40  SRM: 34

Santa's Flask
After a busy night delivering presents, our Ol' Saint Nick needs a reward! We took our ever-popular winter warmer and aged it on an oak spiral that was soaked in whiskey to help warm our man back up!
Malts: Pale Ale, Munich, Wheat, 15L & 120L Crystal, Chocolat
Hops: Nugget, Centennial, Cascade, Santiam
OG: 1.068   TG: 1.015   ABV: 6.84   IBU: 83   SRM: 15

Lil' Drummer Hop
Styled similar to the Romulan Ale, this guy will make you a happy ale drinker. Beautifully light in body, and packed with Chinook hops for a blast of bitterness that is topped off with a touch of Cascade hops. Simplicity at its best!
Malts: pale, 2row
Hops: Chinook, Cascade
OG: 1.058 TG: 1.010 ABV: 6.19 SRM: IBU: 122

Parson Brown's Maple Ale
Nice medium-bodied brown with a low hop profile and the addition of maple syrup brought back from the motherland of Vermont. Take off your coat and get warm with this ale!
Malts:  2 row, munich, flaked barley, c-40, c-120, black
Hops: Chinook, Santiam, Golding
OG: 1.061 TG: 1.014 ABV: 6.06 IBU: 46 SRM: 16

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