It's not just the drink of wizards from the world of Harry Potter. As it turns out, Butterbeer is actually a genuine Tudor recipe and one that's perfect to bring a bit of seasonal cheer to any festive occasion.
If you would like to try brewing your own butterbeer, it's easier than you might think. Here's a recipe that includes ale among its ingredients. And here's a non-alcoholic version for the kiddies and teetotallers among the audience.