Drinks

Good Winter Brews

North Carolina is a craft beer paradise––so it’s no surprise that its winter beers are a cut above

illustration: Tim Bower


Foothills
Moravian Porter 

Molasses, ginger, and cinnamon are the key ingredients in Winston-Salem’s beloved Moravian spice cookies—and Foothills’ seasonal brew.
blog.foothillsbrewing.com

 

Fullsteam
First Frost

The sweet flavor of foraged Tar Heel State persimmons perks up this offering from the Durham sudsmasters.
fullsteam.ag

 

Haw River
Hiverna

Not your typical pumpkin beer—this one starts with three hundred pounds of local pumpkin, squash, and sweet potato, plus turmeric and cinnamon.
hawriverales.com

 

Highland
Cold Mountain

For twenty years, Cold Mountain—a winter ale with hints of hazelnut, vanilla, and cranberry—has been an Asheville holiday favorite.
highlandbrewing.com


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