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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- XII

37th edition from Anchor Brewing   San Francisco’s Anchor Brewing can trace its roots back to 1849, making it one of the oldest breweries in America.  They have been leaders in the craft brewing movement long before the term “craft brewing” was … Continue reading

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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- IX

Winterbraun For Christmas beer number 9 we find ourselves seaside in Eureka, California which is home to the Lost Coast Brewery.  At this time each year the brewing staff conspire to make Winterbraun  This winter offering is a cloudy dark tea color, … Continue reading

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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- VIII

Holiday Cheer From Belgium Back to Belgium for our number eight Christmas beer  (as it turns out they brew a lot of good beer there).  Brasserie Silenrieux is again a relatively new brewery (1995) who brew organic beers and beers made with non-traditional grains, … Continue reading

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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- VI

Great Ale, Great Bottle The familiar painted white bottle of Gulden Draak takes on a different look for a short time every year.  In December the Belgian brewery, Brouwerij Van Steenberge, puts out it’s vintage ale.  Like it’s year round counterpart … Continue reading

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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- IV

Back across the pond to merry olde England for the next of our twelve beers of Christmas.  Wychwood Brewery has been producing ales in  Oxfordshire since 1983.  They are probably best known for their Hobgoblin ruby ale, but they also make … Continue reading

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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- III

Christmas cheer from Squamish We’re a little closer to home for the next of the Twelve Beers of Christmas.  The community of Squamish, B.C. is home to Howe Sound Brewing which annually produces Father John’s Winter Ale.  The “Father John” … Continue reading

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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- II

Belgian Christmas beer- with Cherubs! We travel overseas to find the second of the Twelve Beers of Christmas.  In  this case, all the way to Binche, Belgium.  La Binchoise has been brewing beer here since 1986, which in Belgian brewing … Continue reading

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