Greg Bowman is an Editor Producer with CNN Creative Services in Atlanta and is also a craft beer enthusiast. Follow his beer escapades on Twitter @gboCNN.
While you may have found the perfect costume for Halloween, you probably haven’t given much thought to what beer you will be drinking. This is Halloween, and picking up a six pack of domestic at the convenience store just will not make the cut.
On this night, everything should be a bit scarier. Homes are decked with spiderwebs and jack o' lanterns, horror movies are in constant rotation and people dress up as zombies, monsters and vampires.
So why should your beer be any different? Dive into seven wicked brews that are sure to make your Halloween night a bit more frightening and also freakishly tasty.
This beer will appeal to wine drinkers because its sweet floral notes and lack of hop bitterness. However be warned: at 9% ABV this potent brew does have the potential to awaken a monster that has been dormant for thousands of years.
Zombie Dust: Three Floyds Brewing - Munster, Indiana
Dead Guy Ale: Rogue Brewing - Portland, Oregon
DirtWolf: Victory Brewing - Downingtown, Pennsylvania
Four Witches Black Saison: New Holland Brewing - Holland, Michigan
Wake Up Dead: Left Hand Brewing Company - Longmont, Colorado
Witch Hunt: Bridgeport - Portland, Oregon
Give these spooky beers a try if you dare, and have a happy, hoppy Halloween.
And just in case you're wondering where our beloved Nathan Berrong of Berrong on Beer fame went, we miss him like crazy, but we're proud to announce that he's left to follow his passion with a full time job at Three Taverns Craft Brewery. Keep up with him on Twitter @nathanberrong.
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