Have you heard the latest buzz? A highly anticipated beverage holiday is here and thirsty folks around the globe are ready to celebrate! If you need a little something to whet your whistle or an added incentive to get you into the holiday “spirit,” get ready to raise your glasses - or pints! Nov. 6 is International Stout Day.
Whether you consider yourself a novice, weekend warrior or connoisseur, today is all about stout, a deep, dark, frothy ale that dates back to the 18th century. Traditionally made with roasted malts or barley and combined with hops and yeast, today’s stouts are available in a wide variety of flavors and hues including milk stouts, Russian Imperial, dry, Porter, coffee and even oyster stouts.
Whether you prefer to celebrate the occasion at your favorite pub with a few friends, local brewery or in the comfort of your own home, raise your glass and cheer a great tasting stout because today, stout is what it’s all about! Cheers! And as always - please drink responsibly. Today is also National Nachos Day.