Monthly Archives: December 2012

So long 2012, we hardly knew ye!

As I sit in my office on this bright, final Monday afternoon of 2012, I can’t help but get a little nostalgic about the year that just passed. In many parts of the world, 2012 is already a memory as … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 12 – Celebration Ale 2012 from Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

On the 12th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Celebration Ale 2012, Sierra Nevada Brewing Company, 6.8% Another year is almost over, and with this final beer review, another 12 Beers of Christmas  series of holiday beer … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 11 – Yulesmith from Alesmith Brewing Company

On the 11th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Yulesmith Holiday Ale, Alesmith Brewing Company, 8.5% ABV It’s the home stretch! Only 2 more holiday beers to review, including this one. This holiday beer comes to us … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 10 – Arctic Circle Ale from Malmgard Brewery

On the 10th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Arctic Circle Ale, Malmgard Brewery, 7.3% ABV During the holiday season, it’s easy to look towards the great brewing countries to see what holiday ales they’re brewing up. … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 9 – Page 24 Biere de Noel from Brasserie St. Germain

On the 9th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Page 24 Biere de Noel, Brasserie St. Germain, 6.9% Up until this review this was a beer that I hadn’t tried, let alone seen prior to this holiday … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 8 – Coming Home 2012 from Grand Teton Brewing Company

On the 8th Day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Coming Home 2012 Holiday Ale, Grand Teton Brewing Company, 10% ABV Continuing in the tradition of spreading the wealth, this review of Coming Home 2012 was done with Andy … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 7 – Mouette a Trois from Karl Strauss Brewing

On the 7th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Mouette a Trois, Karl Strauss Brewing Company, 8.5% ABV Like The Bruery, Karl Strauss Brewing Company produces a series of holiday ales inspired by the Christmas carol The … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 6 – Sleighr from Ninkasi Brewing Company

On the 6th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Sleighr (Dark Double Alt), Ninkasi Brewing, 7.2% ABV Peter: Dark brown, with reddish hues, and a beige colored head. Aroma is fruity, like plums and dates, with toasty malt … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 5 – 5 Golden Rings from The Bruery

On the 5th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… 5 Golden Rings, The Bruery, 11.5% ABV Southern California based craft brewery, The Bruery, came up with the fantastic idea of creating a line of holiday beers themed … Continue reading

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12 Beers of Christmas 2012 – Day 4 – Santa’s Butt Winter Porter from Ridgeway Brewing

On the 4th day of Christmas, my true love gave to me… Santa’s Butt Winter Porter, Ridgeway Brewing, 6.0% ABV Santa’s Butt is one of many “Holiday” themed beers from Ridgeway Brewing. Many of these holiday beers showcase the twisted sense … Continue reading

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