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4 Beers To Pop Instead of Champagne On New Year’s Eve

Most people will drink champagne on New Year’s Eve. Why not change it up this year? Here’s 4 beers you should drink instead of champagne on New Years.

4 Beers To Pop Instead of Champagne On New Year’s Eve

New Beers Eve is just around the corner! Most people ring in the New Year by popping open a bottle of champagne. But it’s totally okay to crack a cold one instead, if you don’t really like champagne. For those people, we’ve compiled a list of the best holiday beers to drink on New Years Eve!

Whether you’re just not the biggest fan of champagne or you’re just super loyal to beer, check out these 4 Beers To Pop Instead of Champagne on New Years:

 

Holiday Beers to Drink on New Years Instead of Champagne

 

1. Unibroue La Fin du Monde

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Appearance: Dark amber brown in colour but gets hazier towards the end of the bottle. Large, white fluffy head.

Smell: Mild smell with subtle hints of sweetness.

Taste: Slightly sweet with a medium body and nice subtle orange notes. Pour with care as the yeast is easily stirred and can change the flavor from glass to glass in a notable way. It’s very carbonated which helps lighten the overall feel of the beer.

 

 

 

 

2. Firestone Walker Brewing Company Sucaba

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Appearance: Pours a dark amber with a white head.

Smell: Big, boozy bourbon and oak aromas with soft caramel
chocolate undertones.

Taste: Complex malt flavors framed in oak, with hints of dark chocolate, vanilla, tobacco, coconut and just a touch of dark cherry. This sipping beer has a long, boozy finish.

 

 

 

 

3. Brasserie St. Bernard St. Bernardus Abt 12

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Appearance: Dark with a full, ivory-colored head.

Smell: Fruity aromas, full of complex flavours like plums, dates and honey.

Taste: A very balanced beer, with a full-bodied taste and a perfect equilibrium between malty, bitter, and sweet. Long bittersweet finish with a hoppy bite.

 

 

 

 

4. Samuel Adams Infinium

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Appearance: Pours a deep, bright golden colour. Very well carbonated, with a thick and overactive white head.

Smell: Nose is surprisingly sweet, and full of almonds.

Taste: This sparkling beer is dry like a champagne but has a strong, nutty flavour like an ale. Bold finish.

 

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