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Tuesday, November 21st 2011

How to Survive Your Thanksgiving with the Help of Canned Craft Beer

Let's face it, beer is a very integral part of Thanksgiving! It provides the potentially perfect pairing with all the food you're stuffing in your face, it goes extremely well with football, and it makes all your crazy relatives that much more bearable. So, what goes well with turkey, canned cranberries, mashed potatos, stuffing and the like? Here are some options that will hopefully hit the spot. Cheers and Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at CraftCans.Com!

         

These are the types of beers you'll want to crack open as you mill around waiting for food to be done cooking. You want to drink something light on the palate so you are ready to cram your gob with lots of heavy-flavored, calorie-laden, buttery goodness. Drink these session-type brews while catching up with the relatives and watching some football.


       

Whether you're scooping up a big heap of mashed potatoes, spooning some gelatinous can-shaped cranberry sauce on your plate or enjoying mounds of healthy vegetables made totally unhealthy by the careless addition of butter and/or cheese - these are the types of beers that will help guide those sides into your belly without leaving you too full for the main attraction.

 

          

Here it is! What you've been trying to hold out for without much luck. It's Turkey Time! Turkey sometimes needs a helping hand when it comes to finishing your plate and for that we recommend something with a little strength and perhaps a little sweetness to go with the savory-ness of that flightless bird meat. These might be the types of beers you'll want to go for when it comes to the main course.


       

The gluttony is certainly not over yet my friends. Your belt may be stretching but you've got still got plenty of pie, cake, ice cream and cookies still to come. Might we suggest pairing those sugar-laced goodies with these types of beers? Sure, why not. If you're wondering why we put Porkslap Pale up there it's because it's brewed with ginger. Seriously, that is why it tastes a little different - but in a good way.


       

What goes well after a nice meal? Perhaps some coffee? Or something equally as roasty and delcious. Try one of these types of brews to help you avoid the tryptophan-induced coma you feel coming on - or is that diabetic shock from all the dessert you wolfed down?  

  

       

At this point anything goes. You're probably eating stuffing with your hands and fighing over the last piece of pumpkin pie. Right? Well, if you're still up trying to get your calorie intake into the 5 digits then we say try one of these types of BIG beers. Thanksgiving is only once a year and you've got plenty of time to work it all off! 

 


Posted by Russ


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