Winter Beer Sightings (2022)

Discussion in 'Beer Talk' started by CentralPABeerDude, Sep 12, 2022.

  1. CentralPABeerDude

    CentralPABeerDude Initiate (6) Sep 1, 2022

    It’s only a matter of time before we start seeing Winter seasonals on the shelves. Has anyone seen any yet (fresh, not leftover from last year)? Saw Celebration is scheduled for an October release and that’s usually not the first Winter seasonal I see.
     
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  2. zid

    zid Poo-Bah (1,778) Feb 15, 2010 New York
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    I'm still wearing shorts.
     
  3. DCH

    DCH Disciple (304) Jun 12, 2013 New York

    Winter beer in September is not surprising these days. I personally haven’t seen any myself yet, but I’m sure it’ll be out real soon. Like back to school in June.
     
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  4. bsp77

    bsp77 Poo-Bah (2,404) Apr 27, 2008 Minnesota
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    Celebration is always scheduled for October. Usually shows up for me a few days before Halloween.
     
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  5. Fordcoyote15

    Fordcoyote15 Meyvn (1,213) Nov 19, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    I think great lakes dropped barrel aged christmas ale 2 months ago.
     
  6. steveh

    steveh Poo-Bah (3,572) Oct 8, 2003 Illinois
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    Marketing ploy for "Christmas in July," no?
     
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  7. Fordcoyote15

    Fordcoyote15 Meyvn (1,213) Nov 19, 2011 Pennsylvania
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    I do believe.
     
  8. BBThunderbolt

    BBThunderbolt Poo-Bah (9,923) Sep 24, 2007 Kiribati
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    It's still summer.
     
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  9. Chaz

    Chaz Poo-Bah (2,265) Feb 3, 2002 Minnesota
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    Wake me up when it’s BOCK season!
     
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  10. steveh

    steveh Poo-Bah (3,572) Oct 8, 2003 Illinois
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    And we still have another season to navigate before winter! :wink:
     
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  11. BeerVikingSailor

    BeerVikingSailor Meyvn (1,177) Nov 19, 2009 Ohio
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    Yeah, next week marks the autumnal equinox - let's not start talking about winter beer when it is still summer, jeez
     
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  12. steveh

    steveh Poo-Bah (3,572) Oct 8, 2003 Illinois
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    FWIW -- I just stepped outside to prep the grill for dinner. It's 75 and sunny in Northeastern Illinois -- and the cicadas are still singing -- my biggest barometer for it still being summer.

    Until they're quiet, no winter talk for me! :wink:
     
  13. CentralPABeerDude

    CentralPABeerDude Initiate (6) Sep 1, 2022

    Saw somebody check in Winter Lager at Pizza Boy today. Looks like they’re starting now that Winter begins tomorrow.
     
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  14. PapaGoose03

    PapaGoose03 Poo-Bah (3,630) May 30, 2005 Michigan
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    Fall. Fall. Fall! Not winter. Don't hurry it up. You must live at the North Pole? :wink:
     
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  15. steveh

    steveh Poo-Bah (3,572) Oct 8, 2003 Illinois
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    (no emoji, but I kinda' thought he was being sarcastic. :wink:)
     
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  16. PapaGoose03

    PapaGoose03 Poo-Bah (3,630) May 30, 2005 Michigan
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    That was my knee-jerk reaction on this chilly morning. (39 degrees here) :slight_smile:
     
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  17. steveh

    steveh Poo-Bah (3,572) Oct 8, 2003 Illinois
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    But it's not winter, right? :wink:
     
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  18. beer_beer

    beer_beer Defender (655) Feb 13, 2018 Finland
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    I'm already using my winter coat, really chilly in the morning! So the winter beer thing isn't totally alien.
     
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  19. steveh

    steveh Poo-Bah (3,572) Oct 8, 2003 Illinois
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    Well, dude -- you live where reindeer are common -- don't you just have two seasons; winter and not winter? :grin:
     
  20. beer_beer

    beer_beer Defender (655) Feb 13, 2018 Finland
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    Reindeer are 1000 kilometers up north, your Gulf stream keeps weather ok though, on the chilly side 8 out of 12 months, but we usually have four seasons!
     
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  21. MistaRyte

    MistaRyte Defender (686) Jan 14, 2008 Virginia
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    I'm personally ready for stout/sbarleywines/strong ales/winter warmers...
     
  22. CentralPABeerDude

    CentralPABeerDude Initiate (6) Sep 1, 2022

    I actually did that on accident. Meant to say Fall and Winter came out probably because I was thinking of Winter seasonals lol.
     
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  23. JackHorzempa

    JackHorzempa Poo-Bah (5,615) Dec 15, 2005 Pennsylvania
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    Is this a winter beer?

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  24. HammsMeASAP

    HammsMeASAP Initiate (151) Jun 14, 2012 Minnesota

    @Chaz knows what's up....
     
  25. beer_beer

    beer_beer Defender (655) Feb 13, 2018 Finland
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  26. ZAP

    ZAP Poo-Bah (4,737) Dec 1, 2001 Minnesota
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    Hopefully Schells doesn't dump theirs for a pastry stout replacement or something. It wouldn't surprise me if they are indeed dropping their hefe for them to dump the bock for a candy cane, starburst maple pecan whipped cream latte stout or something. As long as it sells better right?
     
  27. Reidrover

    Reidrover Poo-Bah (4,694) Jan 14, 2003 Oregon
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    Pelican Bad Santa .Cascadian Dark Ale.
    Mighty hoppy and mighty malty
    Superb
     
  28. MistaRyte

    MistaRyte Defender (686) Jan 14, 2008 Virginia
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    The world today needs more black IPA
     
  29. steveh

    steveh Poo-Bah (3,572) Oct 8, 2003 Illinois
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    Jayzus -- my brother just told me he saw 2022 Anchor OSA at the Kenosha, WI Woodman's. :confused:

    Way too freakin' early.
     
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