Beers Brewed Especially for Halloween. Is That a Trick or a Treat?

on 27/10/10 at 11:36 am


Despite the popularity of beer for Fourth of July and Labor Day celebrations, Halloween is actually the biggest weekend of the year for keg sales. That’s because adult Halloween parties have become an increasingly big part of the autumn holiday.

Now, there are even special Halloween beers brewed just for the occasion. Rogue’s Dead Guy Ale was undoubtedly one of the first. Originally created for the Mayan Day of the Dead — or All Souls’ Day — Dead Guy became so popular, it’s now made year round. It’s a German-style maibock that’s malty sweet and lightly spiced, with hints of caramel. Also good: Dixie’s Blackened Voodoo Lager, a dark lager in the Munich-style. It’s molasses-sweet and nicely balanced with caramel and toffee notes.

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