I had been wondering about this for a couple of weeks as it was around this time last year that the '08 came out, but as of yet, not a word regarding the '09. I gave Caddell-Williams a call just now and they do have the '09 - it's been getting labeled this past week. It's not on the website...
Paulaner Oktoberfest is classic as is the Spaten mentioned by GreatDane. Also be sure to check out any Märzen you may see as it is the same style as Oktoberfest (per the BJCP style guidelines.)
I'm a fan of the Sam Adams Oktoberfest as well. It's a bit unusual for the style as it has...
Menu della Cena
Assortment of mixed appetizers
Frank Family Signature Champagne, 1998
Zucchini e Ripiene al Tartufo Nero
Zucchini stuffed with quail egg, alfalfa sprouts and black truffles in a vellutata sauce
Frank Family Chardonnay, 2007
Stone 13th Anniversary Ale
Some of this nectar arrived at my local BevMo (~500ft from my current workplace). Picked up 6 and will lay down a couple. I'm curious to compare this with a bottle of the 10th anniversary ale.
This one is definitely hoppy on the nose and front palate. The malt...
Got a few bow ties for the holidays from Wild Ties.
Christmas Wreaths and Candles
2008 Holiday Special Edition
I'm wearing the "Christmas Wreaths and Candles" one for today's tree trimming at the in-laws.
I celebrated Repeal Day with the following:
(2) Old Speckeled Hen
(1) Belhaven "Twisted Thistle" IPA
(1) Fuller's Winter Ale
(1) Affigem Noel
followed by by a bit of wine tasing. :biggrin:
Happy Repeal Day!