12 Beers of Xmas – Day 8 – Lost Abbey, Track #10

Lost Abbey twice in three days? Oh, go on then! This is a 13.5% imperial stout brewed with coffee and cacao nibs. It pours like you’d expect of a big impy stout; thick and syrupy with little in the way of a persistent head. The…

12 Beers of Xmas – Day 7 – Jester King, Das Wunderkind!

Boxing Day, still eating the leftovers and enjoying a day of excess. A Jester King beer and a saison are two of my favourite things, so I’ve been looking forwards to opening this one after dropping it from my lineup from last year. Even if…

12 Beers of Xmas – Day 6 – Lost Abbey, Judgement Day Ale

A bit late getting this one in… it’s still Christmas Day though so it still counts for day 6. Lost Abbey Judgement Day Ale is a 10.5% Belgian quadruple. The cork leaves the bottle with quite a pop and the initial pour is reasonably lively,…

12 Beers of Xmas – Day 1 – Wild Beer, The Blend Winter 2015

Another year nearly done and it’s time to dig through the cellar for 12 special needs to accompany the festive season. This is the starting lineup; running order still undecided… Day 1 is from what seems to be a mandatory brewery for my 12 beers…