Fairhope Brewery

I’ve been preparing for Thanksgiving for weeks. I haven’t been recipe-testing; I’ve been conversation-planning. Because once we cover politics, religion and our vaccination statuses, what else is left to discuss? Well, alcohol for one. If you’re looking to lighten the mood around the table, you can share delicious beverages with fun backstories. Here are four drinks you can buy now to add banter and cheer to your meal.


Forest, the 2022 face of Fairhope’s Rescue Dog Red.

Wine: Sparkling

Alyson Sheppard can be emailed at copy@lagniappemobile.com


Alyson Sheppard is Lagniappe’s copy editor and beverage columnist. She was a Lagniappe intern in 2007. Alyson’s work has appeared in publications including Playboy, Esquire and GQ, and she has been recognized by the Tales of the Cocktail Sp

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