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Black Friday Beer Releases

November 22, 2018

By October Staff, November 22, 2018

  • 11/23
    Off Color collab with Side Project and Perennial's Procatstination

    Notes of white grapes, nectarines and preserved lemon perfume this wild ale, which was created as part of a fundraiser to benefit the Wildcat Sanctuary.

  • 11/23
    Lakefront Brewery's Black Friday 2018

    This rich and chocolatey imperial stout acquires hints of vanilla, oak and toasted almonds as it ages in bourbon barrels for 10 months.

  • 11/23
    Goose Island's Original Bourbon County Stout

    Aged in Heaven Hill Bourbon barrels, this midnight-black stout has been an icon in the brewing world for more than 20 years. Notes of cocoa, vanilla, caramel, almond and cherry, plus leather and tobacco, permeate this complex beer.

  • 11/23
    Highland Brewing Company's Black Watch

    A decadent dessert beer ideal for accompanying that leftover slice of Thanksgiving pie, this double chocolate milk stout gets an intense hit of flavor from cacao nibs.

  • Here's a sampling of the best beers being released on Black Friday around the nation. 

    All thanks to our releases expert Tucker Anders and Remo Remoquillo, creator of the header image.

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  • 11/23
    Crooked Stave's Mega Collab

    Available exclusively at Crooked Stave Artisan Beer Project's taproom, this double-double dry-hopped juicy imperial IPA with an 8.5% ABV is the result of an ambitious collaboration with eight other breweries.

  • 11/23
    Bearded Iris's Tunnel Vision

    This 6.8% ABV IPA showcases the multilayered juiciness of mosaic and citra hops, and a chewy, lemon starburst zing courtesy of el dorado oil.

  • 11/23
    Station 26's Nightfall of Diamonds

    This special re-release includes the original barrel-aged imperial stout, as well as multiple flavor variants and vintage batches from years past.

  • 11/23
    Fremont Brewing's B-Bomb

    A blend of winter ales aged in American oak bourbon barrels for nine, 12 and 24 months, B-Bomb features hints of cacao, oak, leather, toffee and roasted coffee. Although it can be enjoyed immediately, it will only improve over the next five years.

  • ZX Ventures, a division within AB InBev, is an investor in October
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