13 Local Winter Beers to Soothe Your Cold Body


Whether it's a traditional Christmas ale brewed with honey, cinnamon, ginger and nutmeg, like Great Lakes Brewing Company's well-known original — bottled for the first time in 1992, and what many think of when they think of winter beer in Cleveland — or something a little more edgy, like Buckeye Brewing Company's Christmas Girl Belgian Blond, there is something for everyone's taste in this year's bumper crop of local seasonal creations. - Rachel Hunt