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Advent Beer Calendar 2009: Day 9: Berkshire Holidale

Today’s pick comes from western Massachusetts’ Berkshire Brewing Company: their rye barleywine, Holidale. This beer is released annually around Thanksgiving and lasts until it’s gone. A rye barleywine, you wonder? Yes indeed; this is from the full label (not pictured): This reddish copper colored Barely Wine Style Ale is brewed with Pale, Crystal, Dark Wheat and Rye malts. Medium bodied and smooth, caramel and spicy rye flavors emerge quickly. Citrus and peppery hop flavors arrive, … Continue reading →