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Auber: Get warm and toasty this holiday season with craft beer bombers

By Arianna Auber - American-Statesman Staff

Some of them were wrapped neatly in holiday-themed paper; others, like mine, were simply in gift bags sans the tissue paper. We set them all under a tiny Christmas tree in a tiny apartment, helped ourselves to some beer and waited as numbers 1 to 7 were written down and cut into squares.

It was our white elephant swap a week or so before Christmas — except that instead of tossing bows onto random, mostly useless items we’d found around the house or in a store, we had taken care to find each other either really rare, or just really tasty, craft beer. There was one four-pack, Sierra Nevada’s Narwhal Imperial Stout, in the mix. The rest of the beer was in bombers, 22 oz. bottles. All of it we wanted.

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