Beer Advent CalendarAdvent Beer Calendar 2007: Day 16: Bocq Christmas

Today’s pick is Bocq Christmas, from Belgium’s Brasserie du Bocq. It’s a strong, spicy Belgian Dubbel (or Strong Ale, depending on which review site specs you follow) at 8.1% alcohol. Details from their site are a little skimpy, but here’s what they say: Appearance : dark colour, clear, fine and … Continue reading

ReviewsWinter’s Bourbon Cask Ale

After the brief flurry of blogging I did last month on Anheuser-Busch‘s Winter’s Bourbon Cask Ale, I found it here locally and picked up a sixpack to review. To recap, this seasonal from A-B is aged on bourbon oak barrel staves with vanilla bean for several weeks. It’s substantial at … Continue reading