Craft Brewing Co. launches Oh, Christmas Tree Triple IPA just in time for holidays

Craft Brewing Company recently released its Oh, Christmas Tree Triple IPA, which they say tastes like Christmas – in beer form, of course. Valley News/Jeff Pack photo
Kirk Madeiros isn’t a very good gift giver. Or is he?As the story goes, he gifted his son a spruce tree for the yard at his house, but less than a year later, the owner of Craft Brewing Company was back to take half of the tree away.However, it was for a good cause – the brewery recently released its Oh, Christmas Tree Triple IPA.“We took half the branches from it and we put it in the boil to get the piney-ness,” Madeiros said. “Cinnamon, vanilla, peppermint, juniper berry – it’s all in it, but when you drink it, it tastes like Christmas. It makes you want to put a Christmas tree and do decorations.”The concoction was created by Craft Brewing Co.’s brewmaster, Jacob Mitchell.“Last year when he told me about it, I said, ‘It’s a triple IPA an
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