Novem-Beer: Serving Up The Best Brews For Late Autumn

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Warm Up To Some Great Brews In Novem'beer'
The fun from Oktoberfest has died down, but that doesn’t mean we all can't still enjoy some great brews. CBSBoston rang up our beer expert - Jason Dunn, Beer Manager at Marty's Fine Wines in Newton. Here are Jason's top Novem'beer' picks. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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Mayflower “Autumn Wheat” (6 pack of 12oz bottles: $10)
Warm Up To Some Great Brews In Novem'beer'
Founded by the tenth great grandson of John Alden, beer barrel cooper on the original Mayflower, this brewing company brings us a great fall seasonal. Combining the fruity aromas and yeasty character of traditional wheat beers with the robustness of a rich dark ale, this well-balanced ale will please all beer drinkers.
Mayflower “Autumn Wheat” (6 pack of 12oz bottles: $10)
Straffe Hendrik “Quadrupel” (750ml bottle: $13)
Warm Up To Some Great Brews In Novem'beer'
This is a rich dark beer that surprises you right off the bat with aromas of sour cherry and a touch of molasses. The nose follows through on the palate bringing in slight hints of vanilla and coffee and just a touch of bitterness.
Straffe Hendrik “Quadrupel” (750ml bottle: $13)
St. Feuillien “Cuvee de Noel” (750ml bottle: $12)
Warm Up To Some Great Brews In Novem'beer'
Intense aromas of herbs and spices bring the rich caramelized malts into perfect harmony in this full-bodied Belgian ale. Carefully controlled fermentation and extended cold storage make this Abbey ale perfect to age for years to come.
St. Feuillien “Cuvee de Noel” (750ml bottle: $12)
Stone “Imperial Russian Stout” (22oz bottle: $8)
Warm Up To Some Great Brews In Novem'beer'
Rich and heavy on the palate with notes of anise and roasted coffee and a “pour like Siberian crude.” Strap on your Ushanka and warm up with this brew on the coldest days at the Kremlin.
Stone “Imperial Russian Stout” (22oz bottle: $8)
Port Brewing “Older Viscosity” (375ml bottle: $20)
Warm Up To Some Great Brews In Novem'beer'
If you want to really spoil yourself, reach for a bottle of Port Brewing Company’s Older Viscosity. Strong bourbon and vanilla flavors explode in your mouth and give a lingering sweet chocolate finish.
Port Brewing “Older Viscosity” (375ml bottle: $20)
Dogfish Head “Theobroma” (750ml bottle: $17)
Warm Up To Some Great Brews In Novem'beer'
Based on an ancient Honduran recipe that was used to toast special occasions; this beer is brewed with Aztec cocoa powder and nibs, honey, chilies and fragrant seeds, yet is surprisingly light in color.
Dogfish Head “Theobroma” (750ml bottle: $17)
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Warm Up To Some Great Brews In Novem'beer'
Those are Marty's Fine Wines Beer Manager Jason Dunn's Autumn picks. Prefer a brew that's not on the list? Let us know in the comment section below. (Photo by Scott Olson/Getty Images)
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