'Tis the Season for Winter Brews!

The days are getting shorter and the temperature is dropping, which means winter is here and so are our winter seasonal beers! While shopping for that perfect holiday gift don't forget to grab a winter seasonal. This year there are many great styles and brands to choose from. See below for our most current list of available products. Make sure to ask your Frank Beer Rep for more information on any of these beers. Happy Holidays!

2017 Winter Seasonals

ALASKAN WINTER 4/6 NR
ALASKAN WINTER 1/6 BBL

ANCHOR CHRISTMAS ALE 4/6 NR
ANCHOR CHRISTMAS ALE 6/50.7OZ MAGNUM
ANCHOR CHRISTMAS ALE 1/2 BBL

BLUE MOON APRICOT WHEAT 4/6 NR
BLUE MOON APRICOT WHEAT 2/12 NR
BLUE MOON APRICOT WHEAT 1/2 BBL
BLUE MOON APRICOT WHEAT 1/6 BBL

CENTRAL WATERS SLAINTE SCOTCH ALE 4/6 NR

CIDERBOYS MAD BARK 4/6 NR

DOGFISH HEAD LIQUID TRUTH SERUM 4/6 NR

HOFBRAU DELICATOR 1/2BBL
HOFBRAU WINTER SPEZIAL 4/6 NR

LAKE LOUIE MILK STOUT 4/6 NR
LAKE LOUIE MILK STOUT 1/2 BBL
LAKE LOUIE MILK STOUT 1/6 BBL

LEINIE SNOWDRIFT VANILLA PORTER 4/6 NR
LEINIE SNOWDRIFT VANILLA PORTER 2/12 NR
LEINIE SNOWDRIFT VANILLA PORTER 1/2 BBL
LEINIE SNOWDRIFT VANILLA PORTER 1/6 BBL
LEINIE POMEGRANATE SHANDY 1/2 BBL
LEINIE POMEGRANATE SHANDY 4/6 NR
LEINIE POMEGRANATE SHANDY 6/4 16OZ CAN
LEINIE POMEGRANATE SHANDY 2/12 CAN
LEINIE POMEGRANATE SHANDY 2/12 NR
LEINIE POMEGRANATE SHANDY 1/6 BBL

MIKES HARDER PASSION ORANGE GAVA 24/16OZ CAN
MIKES BLACKBERRY PEAR 4/6 NR

NEW GLARUS SNOWSHOE 4/6 NR
NEW GLARUS SNOWSHOE 1/4 BBL
NEW GLARUS SNOWSHOE 1/2 BBL

POINT SNOW PILOT 4/6 NR

SAM ADAMS WINTER LAGER 4/6 NR
SAM ADAMS WINTER LAGER 2/12 NR
SAM ADAMS WINTER LAGER 1/2 BBL
SAM ADAMS WINTER LAGER 1/6 BBL
SAM ADAMS WINTER FAVORITES 2/12 NR
SAM ADAMS WINTER LAGER 2/12 CAN

SIERRA NEVADA CELEBRATION ALE 4/6 NR
SIERRA NEVADA CELEBRATION ALE 2/12 NR
SIERRA NEVADA CELEBRATION ALE 1/2 BBL
SIERRA NEVADA CELEBRATION ALE 1/6 BBL
SIERRA NEVADA CELEBRATION ALE 24PK NR

SUMMIT WINTER ALE 4/6 NR
SUMMIT WINTER ALE 2/12 NR
SUMMIT WINTER ALE 1/2 BBL
SUMMIT WINTER ALE 1/6 BBL

TYRANENA SHEEP SHAGGER SCOTCH 4/6 NR
TYRANENA SHEEP SHAGGER SCOTCH 1/2 BBL
TYRANENA SHEEP SHAGGER SCOTCH 1/6 BBL

2017 Winter Variety Packs

ALASKAN VARIETY 2/12NR
ANGRY ORCHARD VARIETY 2/12 NR
BALLAST POINT VARIETY 2/12 NR
BLUE MOON VARIETY PACK 2/12 NR
CENTRAL WATERS SAMPLER 2/12NR
CIDERBOYS VARIETY 2/12 NR
DOGFISH HEAD IPA FOR THE HOLIDAYS 2/12NR
GUINNESS VARIETY 2/12 NR
LAKE LOUIE VARIETY 2/12 NR
LEINIE WINTER EXPLORER 2/12 NR
NEW GLARUS FRUIT BEER VARIETY 12/750ML NR
POINT WINTER VARIETY 2/12 NR
REDD'S VARIETY 2/12 NR
SAM ADAMS WINTER FAVORITES 2/12PK NR
SIERRA NEVADA SNOW PACK VARIETY 2/12 NR
SUMMIT PENALTY BOX VARIETY 2/12 NR

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Cavit Collection

Cavit combines more than a half-century of winemaking expertise, the dramatic landscape and terroir of northern Italy, and a profound enjoyment of the good things in life to produce their quality product.

Cavit swept onto the radar of American wine lovers in the 1970s as a pioneer of a then little-known white wine called Pinot Grigio. Prized for its crisp, elegant character, fruit flavors and delicate floral aroma, Pinot Grigio is a demanding grape to cultivate, but has flourished in northern Italy for over a century. Cavit has consistently championed this varietal in the U.S.

Cavit produces a full range of high-quality, approachable and food-friendly wines including Pinot Noir, Riesling, Chardonnay, Merlot, Moscato, Cabernet Sauvignon, and Red Blend.

Check out Cavit's website to learn about their wines that will be perfect for the holidays

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Stoli

As the creator of the world’s first commercially produced flavored vodka back in 1962 who better to make some of the best flavored vodkas on the market? Check out these recipes or these flavor profiles to plan your next cocktail party!

Blueberi

Citros

Ohranj

Crushed Pineapple

Peachnik

Crushed Ruby Red Grapefruit

Razberi

Salted Karamel

Vanil

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La Crema

When La Crema was founded in 1979, the Russian River Valley had yet to establish itself as one of California’s most important regions for Pinot Noir and Chardonnay. The first few vintages at La Crema were devoted to learning the intricacies of cold-climate viticulture and winemaking along with the task of procuring first-class vineyards for fruit.

La Crema’s vineyards are all harvested by hand. The winemaking techniques are primarily traditional to ensure that the wines are true to both the variety and the terroir. The Chardonnays are whole-cluster pressed and fermented and aged in French oak on the lees with bi-monthly battonage to add texture and complexity. The Pinot Noirs are cold soaked for five to eight days before fermentation in small, open-top fermenters and aging in a combination of new and used French oak barrels. As with the Chardonnay, La Crema’s Pinot Noirs are pure, accurate and reflective of their origin.

Take La Crema's Wine Quiz to see what type of wine would suit your taste!

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Titletown Brewing Company Honored at NBWA Convention

Las Vegas, Nev. – The National Beer Wholesalers Association (NBWA), which represents America’s 3,000 independent beer distributors across the country, is pleased to present the NBWA Brewer Partner Marketing Innovation Award to Titletown Brewing Company of Green Bay, Wisc. Now in its third year, the Brewer Partner awards recognize brewers for building strong partnerships, providing valuable education and growing their brands through supportive partnerships with beer distributors.

“It’s great to see the relationships Titletown Brewing Company has built with its distributors,” said NBWA President & CEO Craig Purser. “Together, Titletown is no longer just a cozy little spot to have a beer in Green Bay. This brewer is doing some really innovative things and making pretty big waves throughout Wisconsin.”

Titletown Brewing Co. recently changed to a brewery with statewide capabilities after 20 years as an 1,800 barrel per year brewpub. Since making the conversion two and one-half years ago, it now produces 7,500 barrels per year.

Its primary focus was on growing its brand in local markets once it entered distribution. Sponsorships of local farmers’ markets, festivals and tap takeovers resulted in going from zero to more than 30,000 cases of distributed beer in Titletown’s first two years in Green Bay.

The combination of rapid statewide growth through distributors, renovation of old historic buildings in Green Bay and rebranding led to Titletown Brewing Co. winning the Best Brewpub in America, not one year but two, from the USA Today's People Choice Awards.

“The selection of a network and development of a distribution strategy was a challenging process,” said Jim Kratowicz, CEO of Titletown Brewing Company. “We have a great product, a great brand story and tremendous upside; however, we would not be where we are today without the advice, guidance and partnership of our distributors.”

Bell’s Brewery of Kalamazoo, Mich., was honored as NBWA’s 2017 Brewer Partner of the Year and Catawba Brewing Company of Morganton, N.C., was recognized with the Brewer Partner Sales Execution Award. The awards were announced during NBWA’s 80th Annual Convention and Trade Show at Caesar’s Palace in Las Vegas, Nev.

Jägermeister

Jägermeister really needs no introduction, nearly anyone who has been to the bar lately knows what it represents. It's a popular shot, maybe one of the most popular shots of the season, but what other great drinks can be made with it? From the clubs of Berlin to the mixology bars of New York, Jägermeister enthusiasts have found plenty of unique ways to unlock the bold flavors in our elixir. Rewrite the rulebook at your next party with these future classics, perfect for everyone from the ice-cold purist to the most daring trailblazers of taste.

Start Your Jägermeister Adventure Here

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Help Us Fight Childhood Cancer!

The Halloween season is upon us and with that brings our St. Jude Halloween Promotion! Each year Frank Beer, Coors Light and St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital team up to raise money to fight childhood cancer. The program began in 1992 when St. Jude introduced the “Cool Ghoul” pinup to local Coors Brewing Distributors. In its first year the program raised $174,000. Since then MillerCoors distributors, together have raised over $95 million! Frank Beer is proud to have contributed to that total, and we look forward to helping grow that amount this year.

All money raised through this program goes directly to St. Jude and the families they serve. Families NEVER receive a bill from St. Jude for treatment, travel, housing or food because all they should worry about is helping their child live. It is because of programs like ours that this continues to be possible. Ask your Frank Beer Rep. how you can participate today! For more information on St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital visit www.stjude.org
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Red Cat Wine

There are a lot of urban legends circulating about Red Cat, and on behalf of everyone at Hazlitt Vineyards, we’d like to take this opportunity to set the record straight.

They’re all true.

Well, mostly.

See, when the Red Cat comes out to play, things get interesting. There are more smiles and laughs (lots more laughs), more crazy toasts and more of the kinds of things that become part of the stories you’ll never tell your grandkids.

There are also more off-key karaoke performances, but you can’t blame that on us.

One urban legend we can confirm has to do with the history of Red Cat. Before he founded the vineyard, Jerry Hazlitt used to make wine at home for family and friends using the New York-native Red Catawba grapes. Jerry’s sons, renowned for their gracious hospitality, “borrowed” some of Dad’s grape juice and hosted a waterfront bash, complete with a bonfire and homemade hot tub. Historians note that as more Red Cat was consumed, less apparel was worn in the hot tub. This is how HHJ—the original hot tub wine—was born.

Why is Red Cat the best original sweet red wine? It’s high quality, locally grown, and of course it tastes delicious!

Check out Red Cat's website for recipes and more information about its products.

Aviation Gin

Watch the creators of Aviation Gin tell its story


Learn about the process of making Aviation Gin


Check out Aviation Gin's website for cocktail recipes and more information about its products.

Veuve Clicquot

Veuve Clicquot Yellow Label Brut has been the symbol of the House since 1772. A perfect balance between power and finesse, its complexity comes from the predominant presence of Pinot Noir and Reserve Wines. It showcases our superb vineyards and the consistent style of our House

Grapes from as many as 50 to 60 different Crus are used for the blending of Yellow Label. The predominance of Pinot Noir provides the core structure of Clicquot, while a touch of Meunier rounds out the blend. Chardonnay adds the elegance and finesse essential to a perfectly balanced wine.

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