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Samuel Smith's Winter Welcome - Tadcaster, England

Samuel Smith's Winter Welcome

The History of Winter Welcome - Throughout history, beer of somewhat higher alcohol and richness has been enjoyed for the winter holidays, when old friends get together to enjoy the season. Wassail, a festival to celebrate winter and the beer that goes with it, predates the Christian era. Winter Welcome is vintage-dated with a special label each year, and was first shipped to the US in 1990 - it was the first imported winter seasonal beer. Serve in a traditional Sam Smith tulip or nonik glass for the holidays.


Samuel Smith's Winter Welcome

Honey-amber colored, creamy head of small bubbles, floral aroma and delicious malt flavor with great finesse.

Serving Suggestion
Roast goose, smoked turkey with oyster dressing, rack of lamb, candied yams, Smithfield hams, fresh pears and apples, Christmas cake. Serve in crystal tumblers, or traditional Yorkshire tulip or nonik pint glasses.

Winter Welcome Accolades
Four stars, ". . . layers of fruit, malt, spice, and earth tones that marry perfectly with great balance and style. A classic that nearly begs for smoked meats and young cheddar." -

"This joyously rich, creamy, malty wonder is still the benchmark." - Christmas Beer, Don "Joe Sixpack" Russell.

Silver Medal - World Beer Championships

"Best beer I've ever had." - Northwest Brew News

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Product Sizes and Quantities

18.7 ounce (550 ml) "Victorian Pint" bottles / 12 per case
12 ounce (355 ml) bottles / 6 - 4 packs per case

ABV: 6.0% - OG: 1.056 - IBU: 32


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