For the 2022 release in the Sam & Dave Series – named after head brewers Sam Corbeil and Dave Lee, with a nod to the legendary soul duo – the breweries have created I Got Everything I Need For The Holidays Weizenbock (8.3% abv):
Leaving the Belgian styles we normally do, this year we tried our hand at a German inspired Weizenbock. Utilizing a traditional weizen yeast and a rich malt bill, this year’s offering is most certainly different from years past. With a fruity and spicy yeast driven aroma, a blend of 5 different malts, there is definitely lots to feel merry for about this special holiday release.
Pouring a dark brown, this unfiltered wheat ale has a fluffy white head with aromas of spice, raisin, and a hint of banana. The flavour has a ton of spice and fruit derived from the yeast, while a rich malt character from the generous use of wheat and a touch of dark specialty malt gives it the heft it requires! The elevated ABV gives a full bodied mouthfeel with a noticeable alcohol warming. A real holiday sipper to be enjoyed with family & friends.
I Got Everything I Need For The Holidays is available now at the Sawdust City retail shop and online store. It will also be one of the featured beers at Christmas Feastbound 2022, a four course beer dinner taking place at Eastbound Brewing on Thursday November 24th.
Source & Photo: Sawdust City Brewing