Hoppin' Frog Brewery in Akron will release its Frosted Frog Christmas Ale starting at 10 a.m. Friday (Nov. 1) at the brewery.



The Holy Frijoles food truck will be at the brewery from noon to 1:30 p.m. for the release. Frosted Frog will be available for $8.99 for a 22-ounce bottle. The Tasting Room also will have the beer on draft starting at 5 p.m.



"Come taste why Christmas ales have made a strong foothold in Northeast Ohio, with our super-tasty version spiced just right for a Hoppin' Frog kind of Christmas," the brewery said in an email.



The Tasting Room at Hoppin' Frog Brewery also will hold a Halloween party starting at 5 p.m. Thursday (Oct. 31). A costume contest begins at 8 p.m., with three prizes of $100 gift cards in individual, couple and employee categories.