By Anthony Donatelli

Move over milk, the best thing to have with Girl Scout cookies is beer! (Only if you’re over 21 of course).

Craft Beer & Brewing Magazine has taken the time to make sure your cookie eating experience is superb by pairing girl scout cookies with the perfect craft beer.

Related: In Honor Of National S’Mores Day A New Girl Scout Cookie Flavor


  • Brasserie Cantillon Zwanze 2016 Cantillon Framboise
  • Cascade Brewing Kriek Ale
  • Upland Brewing Blackberry
  • Epic Sour Brainless on Peaches
  • Breakside Brewery Passionfruit Sour Ale

Caramel de-Lites /Samoas

  • Neshaminy Creek Bourbon Barrel-Aged Leon Russian Imperial Stout
  • Westbrook Brewing Co. 4th Anniversary Chocolate Coconut Almond Imperial Stout
  • Dragon’s Milk Reserve Coconut Rum Barrel
  • Prairie Artisan Ales Prairie Paradise
  • Modern Times Beer Monsters’ Park (Bourbon Barrel w/ Coconut & Cocoa Nibs)

Thin Mints

  • Goose Island Bourbon County Brand Stout
  • Great Divide Oak Aged Yeti
  • Deschutes Brewery Obsidian Stout
  • Dogfish Head World Wide Stout
  • The Lost Abbey Serpent’s Stout
  • Firestone Walker Parabola


  • Sierra Nevada Brewing Co. Torpedo Extra IPA
  • New Belgium Citradelic
  • Maine Beer Company Lunch
  • Green Flash Brewing Soul Style
  • Lagunitas Citrusinensis Pale Ale

Shortbread/Trefoil Cookies

  • 21st Amendment He Said
  • Uinta Brewing Company Sea Legs
  • Fat Head’s Brewery Battleaxe Baltic Porter
  • Founders Brewing Co. Backwoods Bastard
  • Surly Brewing Simpson’s Scottish Ale
  • Alaskan Brewing Smoked Porter

Do-Si-Dos/Peanut Butter Sandwich

  • Karbach Brewing Mother In Lager
  • Mikkeller American Dream
  • Great Lakes Eliot Ness
  • Devils Backbone Brewing Vienna Lager
  • Kansas City Bier Company Dunkel

Savannah Smiles

  • To Ǿl Wbeer Witbier
  • Door County Brewing Big Sister Witbier
  • Avery Brewing Liliko’I Kepolo
  • Casey East Bank
  • Side Project Brewing Bière Blanche

Cranberry Citrus Crisps

  • Ponysaurus Brewing Co. Bière De Garde
  • Funkwerks Tropic King
  • Jack’s Abby with Stoneface Brewing Friend Request
  • Scratch Brewing Chanterelle
  • Creature Comforts Before the Wood

Tagalongs/Peanut Butter Patties

  • Funky Buddha S’mores Stout
  • Belching Beaver Brewery Peanut Butter Milk Stout
  • Evil Twin Imperial Biscotti Break
  • Horse & Dragon Brewing Sad Panda
  • Founders Brewing Lizard of Koz

Rah Rah Raisins

  • Monk’s Café Flemish Sour Ale
  • Bruery Terreux Gypsy Tart
  • Stone Brewing Barrel-Aged Brown Ale w/Balaton Sour Cherries
  • Brouwerij Verhaeghe Duchesse de Bourgogne
  • pFriem Flanders Red


  • Sixpoint Brewery Resin
  • Boulevard Brewing Co. The Calling
  • Great Lakes Brewing Co. Lake Erie Monster
  • Harpoon Brewery Leviathan IPA
  • Ska Brewing Decadent Imperial IPA

Or reinforce the cookie flavors with the roasted goodness and creamy mouthfeel of these milk stouts.

  • Odell Brewing Co. Lugene Chocolate Milk Stout
  • Elysian Brewing Split Shot
  • Flying Monkeys The Chocolate Manifesto Triple Chocolate Milk Stout
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Milk & Cookies
  • Dangerous Man Brewing Co. Chocolate Milk Stout


  • To Ǿl Reparationsbajer
  • Wicked Weed Brewing Gluten FREEk
  • Ghostfish Brewing Company Peak Buster
  • Brasserie Dupont Foret Libre
  • Shubrew Glutenous Maximus with Ethopian Espresso


  • Societe The Malingerer
  • Green’s Dubbel Dark Ale

Or they can stray away from full-on gluten abstinence with these beers.

  • Brewery Ommegang Three Philosophers
  • Deschutes Not the Stoic
  • Elevation Apis IV

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