A weekly roundup of local and craft beer that can be found around the area on tap, in bottles, or in cans. These are not beer reviews and should be used for entertainment purposes only.

Mad Mole Brewing

Mole School: 6.5% A throwback to a classic West Coast IPA.

Broomtail Craft Brewery

Jolly Elf: 8.9% Malt forward and 8.9% ABV for warmth, with holiday spices and tart cherry. The new brew will be released this year in 22oz bottles as well as on draft in the tasting room, at Sour Barn, and other restaurants and bottle shops around town.

Salty Turtle Beer Company

Turtle Tinsel: 7% Celebrate the holidays with their take on a Christmas Ale. Bright ginger and cinnamon marry with sweet, local hone from Shaken Creek Farms to create a cozy brew that’s just perfect for your holiday oyster roast or family get-together. (We think Santa would prefer it to milk & cookies.)

New Anthem Beer Project

Roadside Prophet: 8.9% An imperial stout with chilies, cocoa nibs, vanilla, and cinnamon. Now available in 16oz cans.

Wrightsville Beach Brewery

Tangerine Reaper Wilmywood Wit: 5.3% A Belgian-inspired witbier infused with pureed tangerines and carolina reaper pepper!

Skytown Beer Company

Donkey Thunder: 6.4% West Coast IPA brewed and dry hopped with Topaz; piney, resinous and slightly dank with subtle hints of citrus fruits.