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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- XI

St. Nick’s Oak Spiced Porter   A few days before Christmas an early present arrived on my desk: a couple of bottles of Christmas beer that I had not been expecting or had even heard of.  The mystery beer was … Continue reading

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The Twelve Beers of Christmas- X

From Santa’s fridge to yours Christmas beer number 10 sees us visiting Newport, Oregon.  The hardworking crew at Rogue Ales has been  supplying the thirsty masses with quality craft brews since 1988.  And since it is currently December 25, it seems only … 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- VII

Tree Brewing Spiced Ale For Christmas beer number seven, we make our way to the fair city of Kelowna, British Columbia.  The brewers at Tree Brewing release their Spiced Reserve Ale each year in limited quantities (a Christmas “Tree” if … 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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