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What Beer You Should Drink According to Your Favourite Christmas Song

Craft beer and Christmas songs are on odd pair! What’s your favourite holiday song? Find out what craft beer you should drink according to your favourite Christmas songs!

What Beer You Should Drink According to Your Favourite Christmas Song

It’s the most wonderful time of the year! Christmas is the best time for a winter warmer or a Christmas ale, but if you can’t decide what to drink this winter – let your favourite holiday song decide! Here’s what beer you should drink according to your favourite Christmas tune:

 

9 Christmas Song and Beer Pairings to Get You in the Holiday Spirit

 

 

Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer
Pairs with Amber / Red Lager

If Rudolph the Red-Nose Reindeer is your favourite holiday tune, then you’ll need a brew that shines as bright as his nose. This song pairs with a delicious Amber / Red Lager.

A Christmas Red Lager We Recommend: Holiday HoneyOld Credit Brewing Co. (Ontario, Canada)

Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer (VIDEO & LYRICS)

Looking for a boozy remix? Check out Brewdolph the Red-Nosed Reinbeer!

 

Frosty the Snowman
Pair with a Pilsner

If Frosty the Snowman is your favourite Christmas song, you should pair it with a crisp, ice-cold, “frosty” Pilsner.

A Christmas Pilsner We Recommend: Yellow Snow PilsnerRogue (Oregon, USA)

Frosty the Snowman (VIDEO & LYRICS)

 

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus
Pair with a Spiced Ale

Things are getting spicy near the mistletoe! If “I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus” is your favourite Christmas song, well, then you deserve a spiced holiday ale.

A Christmas Spiced Beer We Recommend: Holly Jolly Christmas AleFat Head’s Brewery (Oregon, USA)

I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus (VIDEO & LYRICS)

 

This Christmas
Pair with a Doppelbock

“This Christmas” is a classic, taking the holidays by storm in the 80s. This is why a classic doppelbock is the best pairing for “This Christmas” (Terrible pun, intended.)

A Christmas Doppelbock We Recommend: Frost Beak Winter LagerBlack Raven Brewing Company

This Christmas (VIDEO & LYRICS)

 

All I Want for Christmas is You
Pair with a Porter / Stout

Mariah Carey’s “All I Want for Christmas is You” tops the Billboard charts every year around the holidays, so its no surprise this would be your favourite holiday tune. Pair this tune with a nice holiday stout or porter.

A Christmas Porter We Recommend: Holiday PorterSamuel Adams (Massachusetts, USA)

All I Want for Christmas is You (VIDEO)

 

Winter Wonderland
Pair with a Winter Warmer

Winter Wonderland is a great holiday tune. Whether you’re dreaming by the fire or you’re “walkin’ in a Winter Wonderland”, you’ll need a winter warmer.

A Christmas Winter Warmer We Recommend: Fireside Winter AleSalt Spring Island Ales (British Columbia, Canada)

Winter Wonderland (VIDEO & LYRICS)

 

Mary’s Boy Child
Pair with a Barleywine

Boney M’s “Mary’s Boy Child” is a Christmas classic and a song you probably heard playing on repeat at your Grandmother’s house during the holidays. This song aged pretty well, so which is why we think it pairs perfectly with a barrel-aged barleywine.

A Christmas Barleywine We Recommend: Yuletide BarleywineWellington Brewery (Ontario, Canada)

Mary's Boy Child (VIDEO)

 

Santa Baby
Pair with an Amber / Red Ale

If all you’re asking Santa for this year is a brew, well, make sure it’s an Amber / Red Ale!

A Christmas Red Ale We Recommend: Santa’s Private ReserveRogue (Oregon, USA)

Santa Baby (VIDEO & LYRICS)

 

Sleigh Ride
Pair with an IPA

If “Sleigh Ride” is your favourite Christmas song, then for you, it’s lovely weather for an India Pale Ale!

A Christmas IPA We Recommend: Sleigh All Day IPAMasthead Brewing Company (Ohio, USA)

Sleigh Ride (VIDEO & LYRICS)

 

Wanna check out more Christmas Song and Beer Pairings?
Check out Food and Wine’s article here.

 

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