Thanksgiving is just a few short weeks away, and nothing says Thanksgiving more than food, family, and some great Thanksgiving beer. This year, there are so many things to be grateful for: health, American football, and beer. This Thanksgiving, we’ve get a special treat for your tastebuds, in the form of some new flavorful beers. If you are struggling to find the perfect beers for Thanksgiving, you have come to the right place. Here are 5 tasty beers to drink over Thanksgiving weekend.
Real Ale Brewing Lost Gold Indian Pale Ale
If you are looking for something to pair with that juicy turkey, you have come to the right place. Try this locally brewed Lost Gold Indian Pale Ale from Real Ale Brewing Company. Made with German Vienna, and English crystal malts, this IPA is filled with loads of flavor. The Texas IPA is available year-round, so no need to rush to the store.
New Belgium Trippel
This Trippel is malty sweet, dark, and crisp. Basically, it’s all things Thanksgiving in a bottle. This gem was awarded the Gold Medal in the 2018 US Open Beer Championships and is a perfect addition to try surrounded by family. It’s not the most widely produced style of beer, so run to the store while you can.
Schramm’s Cranberry Mead
If you are looking for something sweet and tart to drink this Thanksgiving, then Schramm’s Cranberry Mead is where it’s at. This cranberry mead is tart and earthy. It is full of body with a touch of honey sweetness. This mead makes a delicious addition to any Thanksgiving dinner table.
Deschutes Brewery Black Butte XXIX
Deschutes is celebrating 29 years of brewing by adding chocolate malt, cocoa, and cinnamon to their Brewery Black Butte XXIX for another layer of flavorful experience. This brew is fruity and sweet. It has a tase of chocolate, cinnamon, and rum with a little vanilla. To top it all off, 50% of it is aged in bourbon and rum barrels. There’s no doubt that you will enjoy this in a bottle during Thanksgiving. This beer is no longer being produced by the brewery, so be on the lookout for this unicorn.
Paulaner Oktoberfest Marzen
Paulaner makes a crisp German lager. This Oktoberfest Marzen has an earthy and sweet caramel taste. It is full-bodied with an underlying fruitiness that makes you begging for more. This light beer is everything you want to balance out that heavy Thanksgiving meal. It is available all year round and can be found at your local Zipps Liquor store.
There are several beers out there and trying to find the perfect one to pair with a Thanksgiving feast can be difficult. Hopefully, our list made it easier for you to choose one for Thanksgiving weekend. This Thanksgiving, be thankful for family and a nice tasting beer. Thanksgiving is a time to count your blessings and catch a break from everyday life. We hope you have a great Thanksgiving with your family!