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Advent Beer Calendar 2015: Day 17: Page 24 Bière de Noël

For today’s Advent beer pick we travel to France, and the Page 24 Brewery, part of Brasserie St. Germain. Every year they brew up their Bière de Noël (Christmas beer), a Bière de Garde that comes in at 6.9% alcohol by volume, with specialty malts and all locally-grown French hops. Their description (run through Google Translate): True to the tradition of the Christmas beers brewed by the end of the year, this warm beer is available from … Continue reading →

Advent Beer Calendar 2011: Day 14: Page 24 Bière de Noël

Today’s beer is another Christmas ale from France: Page 24 Bière de Noël from Brasserie Saint-Germain in the northern region of the country. Like Jenlain’s beer, this one is brewed “in the great tradition of the North”—which led me to dig around a bit and discover that the French tradition of Christmas/holiday beer originated in Northern France. (I had thought the Jenlain entry was claiming that Christmas beers in general originated there.) This Bière de Noël is … Continue reading →