Thirsty Dog Brewing Co. in Akron will release its special bourbon barrel-aged 12 Dogs of Christmas in 1.5-liter magnum bottles the day after Thanksgiving.
There are only 999 hand-numbered bottles available. The cost is $50. Bottles will be available at the brewery tasting room and at select retailers. People can reserve a bottle now at the brewery.
Thirsty Dog also will have special hours and tours available over the Thanksgiving weekend. The tasting room will be open from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. Nov. 29. Tours will be available at 2, 3 and 4 p.m. The tasting room will be open from noon to 8 p.m. Nov. 30, with tours available at 1, 2, 3 and 4 p.m.
Co-owner John Najeway said the brewery also will release a new barrel-aged beer on draft at the tasting room -- a Belgian-style imperial stout that was aged in Four Roses Bourbon barrels.