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These High-Alcohol Beers Are the Perfect Way to Deal With Fall

Summer’s marathon “crushing” season is over. Time to warm up with these deeply satisfying brews.
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Sadly the time for low-alcohol summer beers, the ones that you can pound all day in the sun, is over. With cold-weather months ahead in the Northern Hemisphere, it’s appropriate to head to the other end of the alcohol-by-volume spectrum—to beers with warming, double-digit ABV contents. These are ideal for cozy sipping indoors, or when you want to warm your belly at a tailgate or bonfire. We asked four American beer experts for their picks of what to stock up on now.

De Dolle - Stille Nacht, 12% ABV (Belgium)